The third edition of "Amazing Shorts! Film Festival "will take place in Madrid (Spain) during the third week of the month of January of 2021. Specifically between days 11 and 16 of said month.

The screenings will take place in "Ways to Live" - Calle de Raimundo Lulio 10 de Madrid.

The awards ceremony will take place in "Ways to Live" on January 16, 2021.

There will be announced the winners of the following categories:

Category Shorts:
- Best short film
- 2nd Best Short Film
- 3rd Best short film
- Best Animation short film
- Best Short Film of Comedy
- Best Short Film Terror / Thriller
- Best short Film Drama
- Best Short Film Science Fiction
- Best Documental Short Film
- Best short film Students
- Best experimental short film
- Best Video Clip
- Best Medium-length film
- Best Director
- Best screenplay
- Best Actor
- Best actress
- Best actor in Supporting Role
- Best Actress in Supporting Role
- Best Cinematography
- Best Edition
- Best Sound
- Best Original Soundtrack
- Best Production Management
- Best production design
- Best Costume desing
- Best FX Make Up
- Best Scream Queen
- Audience Award
- Human rights and equality award
- Planeta 5000 Award Best Short Film With Monsters
- Best European Short Film Award
- Best American Short Film Award
- Best Asian Short Film Award
- Best African Short Film Award
- Best Short Film Oceania Award

Category movies:

- Best Movie
- Best Documental
- Best Director
- Best Screenplay
- Best Actor
- Best Actress
- Best Cinematography
- Best Actor in Supporting Role
- Best Actress in Supporting Role
- Best Edition
- Best Sound
- Best Horror Movie

During the week, short films will be screened divided into the following categories:

- Animation
- Comedy
- Drama
- Horror / Thriller
- Scifi
- Documental
- Students
- Experimental

Up to 30 <min

Also opening the festival to the categories of:

- Video clip
- Half-length film 30> 50 <min

- Movies & Documental feature > 60min

Works dated between January 1, 2018 and later may be submitted.
Short films prior to that date are excluded.

The presentation of the same will be in digital file through the FilmFreeway website paying the corresponding fees.

The festival may request a projection copy if it deems appropriate.
If the original language is not Spanish, the works must be subtitled in that language or, if appropriate, in English.

The selection committee of the festival will be in charge of deciding which will be the finalists.

Registration deadlines:

Openning Date 10/8/2018

Early deadline 07/03 /2019

Regular deadline 08 /08 /2019

Late deadline 09 /30/ 2019

Extended deadline 11 / 02 / 2019

Notification date 11/ 30 / 2019

Event date 01/ 20 /2020 – 01/ 25 /2020

The Judge:

It will be composed of 4 relevant people from the audiovisual sector designated by the festival.

Overall Rating
  • Best wishes to your festival!

    February 2020
  • saloua regragui

    it's a very interesting festival, kiko prada is very responsive with the directors, I'm happy to have participated in this fetival and thank you for the award !!

    January 2020
  • Masoud Varjavandi

    Thank you so much for screening my short film and special mention award. I wish I could have been there, but financial situations are tough at the moment. I wish all my fellow filmmakers success, don't give up, you have something to offer the world. Gracias - Masoud

    November 2018
  • Amazing shorts are truly amazing.
    I'm glad to thank you for picking it out.
    Thank you.

    October 2018
  • I'm very pleased my film Blown Away (Enchufados) was an official selection at Amazing Shorts! Film Festival. Thank you so much!

    October 2018