Fantasmagoria-Muestra de Cine Fantástico y de Terror de Medellín exhibition reaches its 3rd edition. Our competition opens to the world and the city of Medellín to explore genre cinema and to make a reflection on these topics. The selected short and feature films will be exhibited during the central sample in Fantasmagoria in October 2020 in Medellín city, Colombia. The films will compete for El Cura Sin Cabeza and Public Awards.

- Best Shortfilm
- Best long feature film
- Best documentary
- Fantasmagoría audience award for the best short film
- Fantasmagoría audience award for the best long feature film

The films will compete for El Cura Sin Cabeza and Public Awards.

Long feature films:

1. Entries must have a realization date not earlier than January 2018.
2. Only Horror with all sub-genres (for instance: Giallo, Slasher, Home Invasion, Splatter,
Gothic, etc.), Thriller, or Science Fiction genres are allowed.
3. Screeners will be sent through 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 to 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.
6. Screening of the selected features should be made, preferably on Blu Ray format.
7. The determination of the judges shall be final.
8. By entering the Competition of Fantasmagoría III, 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 Fantasmagoria 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 exhibition (website, youtube, and social networks).
10. Participants whose films are selected for the central competition gives the exhibition
rights only for screening within the exhibition.
11. The organization could screen awarded films in later exhibitions to the main
Fantasmgoría event. The organization will notify by email to the producers and directors
of the features films.
12. Late deadline: August 13, 2020 (The exhibition reserves the possibility to date changes).
13. Fantasmagoria exhibition reserves the possibility to create new categories outside the
terms.
14. Fantasmagoría exhibition reserves the right to choose the screening date and order of
the selected films.
15. Fantasmagoría exhibition 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 is not included in
the terms and conditions.
17. Fantasmagoría does not pay exhibition rights for films in competition.

Short films:

1. Entries must have a realization date not earlier than January 2017.
2. Only Horror with all sub-genres (for instance: Giallo, Slasher, Home Invasion, Splatter, Gothic, etc.), Thriller, or Science Fiction genres are allowed.
3. Entries cannot be already submitted to the previous version of Fantasmagoria (2018 and 2019).
4. Entries must run 15 minutes or less (without credit titles).
5. Files should be uploaded 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 to 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 is chosen for official selection, the producers MUST send the file with Spanish subtitles.
7. Online entries may be submitted via FilmFreeway
8. The determination of the judges shall be final.
9. By entering the Competition of Fantasmagoría III, 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 exhibition (website, youtube, and social networks).
11. Exhibition rights are assigned to Fantasmagoría in an unlimited and non-exclusive manner.
12. Late deadline: August 13, 2020 (The exhibition reserves the possibility to date changes).
13. Fantasmagoria exhibition reserves the possibility to create new categories outside the terms.
14. Fantasmagoría exhibition 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 exhibition, which is not included in the terms and conditions.
16. Fantasmagoría does not pay exhibition rights for short films in competition.