Fantasmagoria-Festival de Cine Fantástico y de Terror de Medellín- festival reaches its 4rd edition. Our competition opens to the world and the city of Medellín to explore genre cinema and reflect on these topics. The selected short and feature films will be exhibited during the festival in Fantasmagoria in October 2022 in Medellín city, Colombia. The film features will compete for El Cura Sin Cabeza Award.

The selected short films will compete for these categories:
- “Jose Mojica Marins” award for the best short film.
- Audience Award “Narciso Ibañez Menta” to best short film.
- “Jairo Pinilla” award to best latinamerican short film.
- “Gritos Animados” award for the best animated short film.

The selected films will compete for these categories and awards:

- Category: Feature Film Official selection:

- “Carlos Enrique Taboada” Award for the best feature film.
- “Tres Moiras” award to best actrees.
- “Tres Moiras” award to best actor.
- “Julio Jiménez” award to best screenplay.
- Audience award “Narciso Ibañez Menta” to best feature film.

Category: Genre Documentary selection:
- “Gótico Tropical” award to best genre documentary film.

Submissions to the Fantasmagoría Film Festival are now open! The festival accepts Genre Features and Short Films.

Description
Fantasmagoria- Festival de Cine Fantástico y de Terror de Medellín - Festival reaches its 4rd edition. Our competition opens to the world and the city of Medellín to explore genre cinema. The selected short and feature films will be exhibited during the festival in Fantasmagoria in October 2022 in Medellín city, Colombia. The film features will compete for El Cura Sin Cabeza and Audience Awards.

Rules & terms
Short films:
1. Entries must have a realization date not earlier than January 2021.
2. Only Horror with all sub-genres (for instance: Giallo, Slasher, Home Invasion, Splatter, Gothic, etc.), Thriller, Action, Western, Noir, or Science Fiction genres are allowed.
3. Entries cannot be already submitted to the previous version of Fantasmagoria (2018, 2019, and 2021).
4. Entries must run 15 minutes or less (without credit titles).
5. Participants should upload the files to the platform with the following preferred formats: mp4, AVI, or MKV. Also, it is possible to attach a video link (with the password included when required).
6. All entries must have SPANISH subtitles if the short film does not use a Spanish spoken language (it is accepted short films with spoken languages different from Spanish).
Exception for preliminary phase: short films spoken in a different language than Spanish or spoken in another language with English subtitles are accepted. However, if the short film is chosen for official selection, the producers MUST send the file with Spanish subtitles. If a selected short film doesn't have Spanish subtitles, the festival will disqualify it.
7. Online entries may be submitted via Click for festivals (), Festhome (), Filmfreeway () or through a Google Form ()
8. The determination of the judges shall be final.
9. By entering the Competition of Fantasmagoría IV, the participant certifies that his/her short is an original work and that he/she is the legal owner of the submitted short film.
10. Participants retain the ownership rights to their short films but grant a non-exclusive license to Fantasmagoria and their representatives. These would permit the use of the short films in perpetuity without any compensation for using images in promos, mashups, trailers, and publicity of the festival (website, youtube, and social networks).
11. Exhibition rights are assigned to Fantasmagoría in an unlimited and non-exclusive manner.
12. Late deadline: August 1, 2022 (The festival reserves the possibility to date changes).
13. Fantasmagoria reserves the possibility to create new categories outside the terms.
14. Fantasmagoría will choose the category, order, and screening date for each short film selected.
15. Participation in the competition implies acceptance of the rules. The festival organization will address any issues related to the festival, which are not included in the terms and conditions.
16. Fantasmagoría does not pay exhibition rights for short films in competition.
17. The selected short films will compete for these categories:
- "Jose Mojica Marins" award for the best short film.
- Audience Award “Narciso Ibañez Menta” to best short film.
- “Jairo Pinilla” award to best latinamerican short film.
- "Gritos Animados" award for the best animated short film.
18. To participate in the competition, the cost of each entry is $ 1.00

Long feature films:
1. Entries must have a realization date not earlier than January 2021.
2. Only Horror with all sub-genres (for instance: Giallo, Slasher, Home Invasion, Splatter, Gothic, etc.), Thriller, Action, Western, Noir, or Science Fiction genres are allowed.
3. Participants will send screeners through the following sites: Click for festivals (), Festhome () and Filmfreeway ()
4. Feature length should be between 60 and 120 minutes without credit titles.
5. All entries must have SPANISH subtitles if the film does not use a Spanish spoken language (it is accepted short films with spoken languages different from Spanish).
Exception for preliminary phase: films spoken in a different language than Spanish or spoken in another language with English subtitles are accepted. However, if the film is chosen for official selection, the producers MUST send the file with Spanish subtitles. If a selected film doesn't have Spanish subtitles, the festival will disqualify it.
6. Screening of the selected features should be made, preferably in Blu-Ray format. The festival accepts Digital DCP format or any digital format for the screenings.
7. The determination of the judges shall be final.
8. By entering the Competition of Fantasmagoría IV, the participant certifies that his/her film is an original work and that he/she is the legal owner of the submitted film.
9. Participants retain the ownership rights to their films but grant a non-exclusive license to Fantasmagoría and their representatives. These would permit the use of the films in perpetuity without any compensation for using images in promos, mashups, trailers, and publicity of the festival (website, YouTube, and social networks).
10. Participants who selected films for the major competition give the exhibition rights only for screening within the festival.
11. The organization could screen awarded films in later exhibitions to the main Fantasmgoría event. The organization will notify the producers and directors of the features films by email.
12. Late deadline: August 1, 2022 (The festival reserves the possibility to date changes).
13. Fantasmagoría reserves the possibility to create new categories outside the terms.
14. Fantasmagoría reserves the right to choose the screening date and order of the selected films.
15. Fantasmagoría will contact each of the authors of the selected films to notify them of participation conditions.
16. Participation in the competition implies acceptance of the rules. The festival organization will address any issues related to the exhibition, which are not included in the terms and conditions.
17. Fantasmagoría does not pay exhibition rights for films in competitions that participate in the contest. The selected films will conform to the official selection of Feature and Genre Documentary Films with other movies invited directly.
18. The selected films will compete for these categories and awards:

- Category: Feature Film Official selection:

- "Carlos Enrique Taboada" Award for the best feature film.
- “Tres Moiras” award to best actrees.
- “Tres Moiras” award to best actor.
- “Julio Jiménez” award to best screenplay.
- Audience award “Narciso Ibañez Menta” to best feature film.

Category: Genre Documentary selection:
- "Gótico Tropical" award to best genre documentary film.
19. The cost for the entry to participate is $3.00