Manlleu Film Festival (18)


02 Dec 2019
Call for entries

15 Dec 2019
Early deadline

09 Mar 2020
Standard deadline

29 Mar 2020
Late deadline

29 Mar 2020
Festival closed

05 Jun 2020
Notification date

09 Jul 2020
12 Jul 2020


-,  08560, Manlleu, Barcelona, Spain

Festival description
Short film festival 25'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2019
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  25'<
 Any language
Catalan Spanish English
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Festival start: 09 July 2020      Festival end: 12 July 2020

Manlleu Film Festival is a short-film festival that takes place in Manlleu (Barcelona). This is the 17th edition of a festival that started in 2003. Over the last years, the Festival has selected more than 600 shortfilms, and around 12.000 directors and producers have decided to submit their shortfilms.

Nowadays, with an audience of more than 600 spectators every year, Manlleu Film Festival is an internationally consolidated film festival.

The festival focuses on those films that explore the limits between reality and fiction.

- Best shortfilm National competition: 1000€
- Best shortfilm International competition: 1000€
- Best shortfilm Osona competition: 500€
— Best youth jury shortfilm: 400€

2. The length of the film must not exceed 25’, and must be completed after January 1st, 2019.

3. We accept fiction, non-fiction, animation and experimental shortfilms. We do not make differences between film genres. They all compete in the same category based on the country of producion.

4. The films can be submitted at

5. The deadline for submission is February 18th, 2020.

6. The selection committee will select the shortfilms and they will notify it to the production companies and/or the directors around May 15th, 2019.

7. The distribution company of the film agrees to send, in a digital format, a screening copy of the film. This format will be a “.mov” file, H264 or ProRes 422 codec, Stereo, without subtitles embedded. If the film contains dialogues in other languages than Catalan or Spanish, the company must send an .SRT file with Spanish or English subtitles. The Festival will translate the dialogues into Catalan.
The deadline for sending the requested materials is May 25, 2020.

8. The jury of the Festival, previously designated by the organisation of the Festival, will issue the verdict of the International competition. The decisions of the jury will be unappealable. If the jury consider to grant an ex-aequo award, the amount will be divided between the awarded films.

9. The shortfilms selected will be screened during the festival. By accepting this, the authors or production companies of the films confirm they own the copyrights.

10. The shortfilms of the International competition will compete for an award of 1000€*.

11. All the selected films and promotional images could be used to promote the Festival, unless the production company notifies the opposite.

12. The participation to Manlleu Film Festival implies the acceptance of this regulations.



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