Cryptshow Festival is an initiative that promotes the fantasy genre and terror. Every July fill Badalona de Zombies, aliens, vampires and serial killiers most infamous. And to much horror ... the horror!

Awards & Prizes

Official Competition Section Jury Award: a fabulous festival trophy, a mechanical saw made by the Catalan ceramist Marta Martínez i Hortet, and an awesome prize of €666

Official Section Audience Award: a fabulous festival trophy, a mechanical saw made by the Catalan ceramist Marta Martínez i Hortet

Rules & Terms

RULES FOR ENTERING THE XII “SERRA CIRCULAR” COMPETITION FOR FANTASTY CRYPTSHOW FESTIVAL

Short film application dates: 15th October 2017 to 1st Apil 2018

We accept short films with a running time of less than 25 minutes. Films must have been made after January 2016 and pertain to genre of fantasy. All films received before April the 1st will take part in the competition. If you want to register your short our festival you can do it through this link: FilmFreeway.com

Once you have uploaded the film and completed the form you will be registered in the Cryptshow Festival and can apply for the “Circular Saw” prize of €666.

The short films may be filmed in any format but must be submitted on digital video format. Short films not in Catalan or Spanish must be accompanied by a Catalan, Spanish, Galician, English, French or Italian transcript. A photograph of the short film must be enclosed with the DVD for festival advertising purposes. We would also appreciate a press release.

The short films selected will be shown in the Cryptshow Festival 2018 Official Section. The names of the winners will be announced during the closing ceremony of the Cryptshow Festival 2018. Participants are responsible for claims from third parties regarding the works presented. The organisers of the festival reserve the right to resolve any eventuality not specified in the rules. Once selected, the film can not be removed from the programming or projection except upon payment of a penalty of € 100.

CRYPTSHOW FESTIVAL AWARD

The selection jury of the Cryptshow Festival will divide the short films chosen into two categories: the Official Section and the Official Competition Section. Short films in the Official Section will compete for the "Circular Saw" Audience Prize voted for by the audience. Short films in the Official Competition Section will compete for the "Circular Saw" Audience Prize voted for by the audience and for the "Circular Saw" Prize awarded by the Official Festival Jury.

Official Competition Section Jury Award: a fabulous festival trophy, a mechanical saw made by the Catalan ceramist Marta Martínez i Hortet, and an awesome prize of €666

Official Section Audience Award: a fabulous festival trophy, a mechanical saw made by the Catalan ceramist Marta Martínez i Hortet

TAC AWARD

All Catalan-produced short films taking part in the Cryptshow Festival are automatically eligible for PREMI TAC, awarded by Federació d'Entitats Cinèfiles Terror Arreu de Catalunya.

Small Print: all short films received will become part of the festival’s video library. The festival organizing committee reserves the right to use all material received, totally or partially, for non-profit purposes when advertising the Festival. By submitting your work it is automatically implied that you accept the above conditions.

Any physical delivery of short films as well as posters, postcards, promotional photos or gold bullion, should be sent to:

Cryptshow Festival

C/Santa Maria 71 1º
08911 
Badalona

Barcelona (España)