[C]SCREEN is a shortfilm exhibition proposed by the [PLAT ARTÍSTIC] cultural project platform in Cerdanyola del Vallès, in the surroundings of Barcelona (Catalunya, Spain).

Its main goal is to show the latest cinematographic trends from all around the world, with quality films in a wide budget range. In addition, it aims to sensitize those who are unfamiliar with or less informed about new ways of making cinema. We want to culturally enrich Cerdanyola -our town-. We will not charge the public with any entrance fee for watching the shortfilms, it is completely free.

The festival is presented in two parts, in two opposite year periods: in spring with screendance sessions (April) and in autumn with the rest of fiction.

This year edition 2018, we have decided to include some simbolic cash reward.

[C]SCREEN is organized by the non-profit association [Plat Artístic] and without sponsors or any other entity that gives us money. That means that the prize may depend of the quantity of submissions and the submission fee it is quite symbolic. Please read the rules and discover if you have any advantatge.

All the selected films will received a Laurel as Official Selection of the [C]Screen Festival. And the winners of the cash reward would be the ones that the Jury and the public decide are the best of each category.

There will NOT be any awards ceremony. And we do not pay any travel/accommodation expense if the selected author(s) films want to be present in the festival. Unfortunately we do not have enough resources for that.


We only accept submission via FilmFreeway, it is very easy to open an account and the registration is completely free and they will not charge any extra fee but the festival's fee.

If after reading, should you have any problem or question, do not hesitate to contact us at platartistic@gmail.com


We consider as short film any film with a duration equal to or less than 30 minutes (we are flexible).

Music videoclips, series, adverts and/or any other sort of publicitary or commercial material will not be accepted.

With the above exceptions, any short film created from 2015 onwards may participate in the [C]SCREEN festival. Short films participating in the festival are not required to be a premiere. Short films projected elsewhere and/or published on Internet may be submitted. Unfinished projects are not accepted.

Up to 3 pieces per director can be sent. Each short film is submitted in one (and only one) category:.

The nationality of the director/choreographer determines the subcategory in which the film is included. Like this, a short film produced out of Spain by a Spanish director/choreographer will be in the national subcategory of the category in which the film is submitted. If some credits could give room for confusion, do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail to make clear the category in which you submit.

We require English, French or Spanish subtitles for the selection process.

The author(s) of each short film must have both the authorship of the film and the rights of other content of third persons appearing in the film.


The following terms and conditions are accepted upon submission of each short film and apply if the film is selected for the festival.

The selected short films will be exhibited during the dates of the 2018 edition of the [C]Screen Festival and may be projected in the following editions of the festival as Selected in past editions.

Also they may be shown during the educational, formation activities and screening events organized by the [PLAT ARTÍSTIC] association and its collaborators.

For eventual projections out of the two previous situations, the author(s) will be previously notified and asked for consent. Remuneration for each projection is not guaranteed.

The author(s) of the short film agree to let extracts of a maximum of 3 minutes of their film to be used for publicity purposes relative to the festival or activities of the [PLAT ARTÍSTIC] association. An eventual trailer of the short film may be used on TV, Internet and/or other communication media.

The short film will be part of the archive of the association and of the Altis library in Cerdanyola del Vallès (closed visualization with previous author consent apply to the latter). No content will be totally published on Internet.

Physical support of short films is sent at the author(s)' own risk. The [PLAT ARTÍSTIC] association is not responsible of the damage the physical support may suffer. There will be no refunds or devolutions. After the festival, the [PLAT ARTÍSTIC] association has the right to keep any eventual physical content for the archive of the association.


This year edition, we have decided to ask for a symbolic submission fee to cover some organisation expenses. The submission is done only via FilmFreeway where you could see the fees per category (2,5$ maximum).

* If your project is realised by a non-profit organisation...
* If the director/choreographer is from Cerdanyola del Vallès...
* If you are still a student of less than 25...

...before submitting, contact us to our email: platartistic@gmail.com

Overall Rating
  • One of the best things of [C]Screen Festival is that her manager keeps you update from every little step of the Festival that involves your film. This makes you feel so good, because you receive information of every thing you want to. In addition, they sent some copies of the hand program of the festival which the same as a good communication, is something that you don't always find in festivals, specially in dance film festivals. Keep on going Eva!

    December 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you DansPXL team! I am always glad to watch your shortfilms submitted in the festival!
    And indeed I try hard to be close to the submitters, so you can know what we are doing with the selected films!
    Thanks for the review and keep going you too with you amazing energy and creativity!

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    Dani Joss

    Excellent in every way. Really happy to be a part of it!

    December 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you very much! A pleasure to screen your shortfilms!