FANTOSFREAK Short Film Festival Rules & Regulations


The city council of Cerdanyola del Vallès, in coordination with Fantosfreak association, opens the 25th Edition of the Fantosfreak Short Film Festival 2024.


Eligibility Requirements


Everybody can take part in without any kind of restriction.


Short films of fantasy, horror and freak genres are eligible.


A maximum of five short films per each competitor are eligible.


Short films with a maximum duration of 20 minutes are eligible.


Submission Guidelines


Short film entries in any language different from Spanish or Catalan must be subtitled in any of these two languages, or at least competitors must send to Fantosfreak association a dialogue list in English, Spanish or Catalan.




Short films selected will be publicly screened during the Fantosfreak's exhibition named Fantosfreak Fantastic and Freak Short Film Festival in Cerdanyola del Vallès, normally taking place in the month of July.


The competition organisation reserves the possibility to screen the short films selected in Fantosfreak Film Festival Competition in other festivals and exhibitions in collaboration with the Fantosfrek association. In that case, it will be informed that those short films have been selected to the Fantosfreak Short Film Festival.




 The entry deadline for submitting short films is on April 15th 2024.


Submissions services



Entries are allowed by these submission services: FilmFreeway, Festhome or Movibeta


Awards & Jury's Decisions


 1. In the 24th Edition the awards will be:


a) First Fantosfreak Award:  Trophy.


b) Second Fantosfreak Award: Trophy


c) Third Fantosfreak Award: : Trophy


d) Garmanbozian Award (for the short film whit the greatest Fantosfreak’ s spirit): Trophy


e) Audience Award: Trophy


f) Pepito de Oro Award for the best death.


g) Charlie Award for  the dearest creature.


h) Gagci Award for  the best gag.


i) Avestruz Award for  the best fright.


j) Pterodáctilo Award for  the best scream.


k) Ya se sabe o es sospechoso Award for the best sentence.


2. Jury's decisions and decisions taken by others with awards decision-making power are unappealable.


The Fantosfreak Short Film Festival will take place in Cerdanyola, a city near Barcelona, from July 15 to July 19 2024. The short film selection will be announced by email to all competitors and it will be released at the Festival website:


Submission to the Festival implies the adherence to the present competition rules and regulations. The Festival has the power to deal with all unforeseen cases in the present competition rules and regulations. In case of dispute, only the Spanish version of the present competition rules and regulations will count, and not the English translation. Further informations: