Born as the Vilagarcía Amateur Film Festival in 1973, the Curtas Festival do Imaxinario, a fantastic film festival specializing in Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy, is held in Vilagarcía de Arousa, Galicia, northwest of Spain. It is the oldest film festival in Galicia and one of the most traditional events in Spain.

- Best Feature Film
- Best Latinamerican Film
- Best Direction
- Best Script
- Best Acting
- Roberto Camba Award to the Best Cinematografy or Visual / Special Effects
- Special Jury Award

- Best Fantastic Short Film
- Best Animated Short Film
- Best Galician Fantastic Short Film
- Best Director
- Best Galician Director

- Submit your feature film or short.
- All the movies will be submitted in original version with SPANISH or ENGLISH SUBTITLES.
- All the movies needs to be PREMIERE IN GALICIA.

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Overall Rating
  • Curtas undoubtedly stands out as a beacon in the world of genre film festivals. From the meticulously curated selection to the communication, every aspect of the festival is stellar. The team behind Curtas demonstrates an unparalleled dedication to showcasing diverse and innovative cinematic voices, fostering an enriching experience for both filmmakers and audiences alike. I'm beyond honored that 'The Watcher' screened in 2023, and I cannot recommend this festival enough!

    April 2024
  • Incredibly welcoming, setup in the beautiful Vilagarcia de Arousa. Not only will you experience an entire city breathing film, but you will feel like you're inside one with the amazing views. Thank you for the opportunity and networking provided.

    January 2024
  • Julien Allen

    Brilliant festival with an inspiring dedication to genre.

    December 2023
  • Anna Boronea

    Great well-established festival for genre film, with an impressive selection of works. Amazing communication with the organisers throughout the festival - thanks for screening The Oracle at your 51st edition!

    November 2023
  • For every fantastic movie maker and fan this festival is a must. Thank for you including our animated short, it was an honor to be included in such a legendary festival's lineup.

    November 2023