Maniatic, Festival Internacional De Cine Fantástico De Manises (4)

Maniatic, Festival Internacional de cine Fantástico de Manises


01 Apr 2020
Call for entries

31 Aug 2020
Festival closed

01 Oct 2020
Notification date

28 Oct 2020
31 Oct 2020


Carrer García Lorca, 6, 46940 Manises, València,  46940, Manises, Valencia, Spain

Festival description
Short film festival >1' 30'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1' 30'<
Catalan Spanish
Catalan Spanish French English
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Festival start: 28 October 2020      Festival end: 31 October 2020

MANIATIC- FANTASTIC INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF MANISES has as a fundamental objective the diffusion and promotion of short films of fantastic genre to bring the world of the short film to the new generations of spectators who otherwise would not have access to the latest creations of the future directors of cinema.

Premio al mejor cortometraje (1000€)

Premio del Público (500€)

Premio Especial del Jurado. (Trofeo)

Premio Mejor Director. (Trofeo)

Premio Mejor Guión. (Trofeo)

Premio Mejor Fotografía. (Trofeo)

Premio a mejor corto de director joven (Menos de 30 años)

Premio Mejor Actor. (Trofeo)

Premio Mejor Actriz. (Trofeo)

Premio Mejor Sonido. (Trofeo)

Premio Mejores FX. (Trofeo)



The festival is of INTERNATIONAL SCOPE. Participation in the festival is open to all filmmakers of any nationality with no age limit.

2.-Characteristics of the shorts

2.1- The festival is focused on the fantastic genre therefore the short films must belong to this genre in any of its variants: Terror, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Black Comedy, Thriller, Experimental... whether it's fiction, documentary or Animation The theme is free. The organization will evaluate all proposals received in the same way.

2.2- The maximum duration of the work to be competition will be 30 MINUTES.

2.3- To participate in the Official Section, the work must have been PRODUCED FROM JANUARY 1, 2018.

2.4- Short films may be shot in any language. Works registered for preSELECTION must be presented in their original version WITH SUBTITLES in Spanish, Valencian, English or French if the original version is in languages other than Spanish or Valencian.


The deadline for submission and registration will be AUGUST 31, 2020. Registration will be made through the online submission of the short film through one of the following platforms:

Each author or collective may submit more than one work. Enrollment fee:

Until September 8th 5th

All documentation received will become part of the festival archive.


For short films, the festival consists of the following SECTIONS: -Official Section (Competitive) and Parallel Section (out of competition). The organization reserves the right to be able to modify the categories in which the festival is divided.

5.- Payment by selection.

The organization will pay all the short films selected in the OFFICIAL SECTION TO COMPETITION the amount of 100 euros in pay per selection.

6.- Jury.

The jury will be composed of 6 people, professionals from the film world and representatives of the organization. The jury's decision will be final.

7.- Awards

The following AWARDS are established for the official competitive section, awarded by a jury made up of professionals from the sector chosen by the organization, the public attending the projections and the organization of the Festival:

Award for Best Short Film (1000o)
Audience Award (500o)
Special Jury Prize. (Trophy)
Best Director Award. (Trophy)
Best Screenplay Award. (Trophy)
Best Photography Award. (Trophy)
Young Director Short Best Award (Under 30 years old)
Award for Best Artistic Direction.
Best Actor Award. (Trophy)
Best Actress Award. (Trophy)
Best Sound Award. (Trophy)
Best FX Award. (Trophy)

The awards will be made public during the awards ceremony. Trophies will be offered to the award-winning winners (or the person authorized by them for this purpose) at such ceremony and in no case will be mailed. Such prizes will be subject to established legal withholdings. The jury reserves the right to provide as many special mentions it deems appropriate or may even declare the prizes deserted.

8.- Intellectual property

The author or owner will retain his/her intellectual right and shall be of his/her jurisdiction as long as they are not subject to any legal liability or that there are no rights to third parties. The presentation of a short to Maniatic involves, on the part of the selected participants, the non-private transfer of the material to the organizing entities for use in the different activities scheduled with the festival sponsors.

• Registration implies acceptance of these bases. Any issue not provided for in the bases will be resolved by the organization of the Festival.

• These bases are subject to possible modifications and/or annexes for reasons outside the organization.

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