Festival Internacional De Cine De Horror Aurora (XIV)

Guanajuato International Horror Film Festival Aurora


06 Jul 2018
Call for entries

24 Dec 2018
Festival closed

26 Feb 2019
Notification date

25 Feb 2019
03 Mar 2019


Positos 64, Zona Centro,  36000, Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico

Festival description
Short Films 59'<

Festival requirements
 Music Video
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
Spanish English
Spanish English
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Festival start: 25 February 2019      Festival end: 03 March 2019

International horror film festival based in the city of Guanajuato, Mexico. All festival activities are nonprofit.

Recognition and a trophy.

AWARDS – The International Horror Film Festival of Guanajuato Aurora will present each participant with a Diploma. The winning short film will be screened before the last film, at the closing night of the festival.

CALLING ALL FILM MAKERS to participate in the annual International Horror Film Festival of Guanajuato “Aurora” XIV Edition - February 2019.

Now accepting Short films, Feature films, and Video clips within the following GUIDELINES:

1. Film submission may be made in 35mm, 16mm, professional digital, as well as video and experimental.

2. The media should be submitted in English or Spanish or subtitled in any of these two languages, preferably Spanish.

3. 60 min - duration max.

4. Unlimited submissions per participant.

5. Submissions may be made in DVD (please send 2 copies) in NTSC or PAL system. The copies submitted will not be returned. For digital submission please visit www.festhome.com.

6. Please annex the following details in a CD: Still photo of the entry (300 dpi), synopsis of the film (English and Spanish), brief biography of the director (English and Spanish), poster or postcard (can be digital).

7. Any material submitted in prior Aurora festivals will not be accepted.


- Free registration

- Film submission deadline and registration deadline is December 24, 2018

– Time stamp will be factored in for the deadline

– All courier and postage costs are responsibility of the participant, as well as material sent like cassettes, discs, posters, photos, or others.

– The order and dates for each participating film’s screening will be decided by the Festival’s Coordinators.

– Once a film has been admitted, it may not be retrieved. The winning entries will automatically become part of the itinerant national and international film festival.


- The organizing film festival committee will be responsible for selecting the jury, conformed by a group of professionals in the cinematography field. The names of the jurors will be given shortly. The jury’s decision cannot be appealed.


- The entries could be selected for screening outside the competition.


– The winning short film will be screened before the last film, at the closing night of the festival.


Festival Internacional de Cine de Horror de Guanajuato Aurora. Positos 64, Zona Centro, C.P. 36000, Guanajuato, Gto, MEX.


For a faster entry you can send your film via FESTHOME. To learn about submission costs and procedures visit: www.festhome.com.

FOR ALL OTHER INQUIRIES contact: Festival Internacional de Cine de Horror de Guanajuato Aurora. Tel.: (473) 7353700 ext. 2722 en horario de 9:00 a 16:30 horas Cel.: 045 473 1030407 aurora.horror@gmail.com www.aurorahorror.com.mx

The International Horror Film Festival of Guanjuato Aurora is possible thanks to the “Dirección General de Extensión de la Universidad de Guanajuato”, through the “Cine Club”, and the director of the festival Alejandro Montes Santamaría.



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