Minutos De Terror 2021, Sustefest (8)

Minutes of Terror 2021, Sustefest


02 Apr 2021
Call for entries

27 Jun 2021
Final deadline


19 Sep 2021
Notification date

28 Oct 2021
31 Oct 2021


Zaragoza,  38400, Valle de Santiago, Guanajuato, Mexico

Festival description
Genre of Suspense and Terror
Short film festival >1' 30'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 March 2014
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 30'<
 Any language
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Festival start: 28 October 2021      Festival end: 31 October 2021

Bases of participation 2021

The call is open from April 2 to June 27, 2021.

All those interested in the genre of Suspense, Horror and Sci-Fi can participate without restriction of age or professional trajectory.

Short films produced or co-produced in Mexico will compete for the “Juan Mora Catlett” award in honor of the director.

Each team or participant may submit an unlimited number of works.


Sustefest will inform the selected ones of the date and place of the award ceremony
Sustefest will announce the winners via social networks and via email and at the closing
of the festival.

The short films will be divided into 5 categories

• Spanish selection
• International Selection
• Mexican National Team (Juan Mora Cattlet Award)
• Animation Selection
• Sci-FI selection

Requirements for selection:

The short films will have a minimum duration of 00:60 sec and a maximum of 30:00 min if it is exceeded.

The time will be up to the consideration of the qualifying jury.

If the short film is in a language other than Spanish, it must be subtitled. (required to participate)

The short films that are delivered to the organization of the festival will be part of the Sustefest collection.

The winners will be announced in various film shows, festivals and festival events, these screenings will be to disseminate the festival and show the winning works.


Each production must be presented with the following material:

a) Poster of the short film
b) Director's photograph
c) 2 Stills from the short film
d) Advertising material (if and only if it is available)
e) E-mail
f) subtitles in Spanish if it is in another language

* It is very important to send everything requested, since if selected they will be necessary for the festival dossier and publicity.

Online registration


SELECTED minutes of Terror.

Sustefest will agree on the date and order of showing the shorts.

Sustefest is committed to making those selected known on social networks and via email.

Sestefest reserves the right to project the selection of minutes of Terror in exhibitions

Transmission of selected short films via Facebook live from October 28 to 31, 2021.

Acceptance of the bases:

The Organization will resolve any doubts that may arise, being its decision and guidelines

The submission of works implies full acceptance of the participation bases.
The festival may make use of all the works received or a selection of them
informing the authors for a graphic exhibition before, during or after the festival.



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