«The Oscars of university cinema»

Villanueva Showing Festival is an International Short Film Festival for young people between 15 and 25 years old, organized by Universidad Villanueva (Spain, Madrid). This initiative aims to encourage young people to reflect on universal human values ​​through audiovisual language. For this reason, each edition challenges the young cinematographic promises to create their own piece on a specific theme based on a universal value.

This festival, in which more than $22,000 in prizes are awarded every year, offers great visibility to young cinematographic talents before an international jury of experts, producers, directors, scriptwriters, actors and other professionals from the sector who attend the annual awards ceremony, held in an iconic place of the capital of Spain, presented by a recognizable figure from the film world.

IMPORTANT / MANDATORY:
In this edition Villanueva Showing Film invites us to reflect about the following topic: "Courage".
All short films presented must be related to this topic.

The prizes awarded by the Festival will be conditional on the winners attending the closing gala to collect the prize. In cases of force majeure, it will be accepted that a representative attends, or that a video of appreciation of the winner is sent.

FIRST PRIZE: $ 5 000 ** + Screening of the short film at the Gala + Visibility and impact through the Festival's social networks and media

SECOND PRIZE: $ 1 000 ** + Screening of the short film at the Gala + Visibility and impact through the Festival's social networks and media

THIRD PRIZE: $ 500 ** + Screening of the short film at the Gala + Visibility and impact through the Festival's social networks and media

POPULAR VOTING: Prize to be determined + Visibility and impact through the Festival's social networks and media.

BEST MUSIC SYNCHRONIZATION MUSIC LIBRARY & SFX (SPECIAL PRIZE): A flat fee limited to the next audiovisual production that will give access to the AudioNetwork and AltMusic production music catalogs (worth $ 350) + Recognition Award + Visibility and impact through of the Festival's social networks and media

BEST DIRECTION: Recognition Award + Visibility and impact through the Festival's social networks and media

BEST PRODUCTION: Award of recognition + Visibility and impact through the Festival's social networks and media

BEST SCRIPT: Recognition Award + Visibility and impact through the Festival's social networks and media

BEST EDITING: Recognition Award + Visibility and impact through the Festival's social networks and media

BEST PHOTOGRAPH: Recognition Award + Visibility and impact through the Festival's social networks and media

* These dates could be modified in the event of a pandemic or restrictions derived from the recommendations of the health authorities of Spain and the Community of Madrid.

** The cash prizes will be subject to tax withholdings and current legal provisions that must be applied and will be indivisible.

IMPORTANT! Read the full rules & terms here*:

https://www.villanuevashowing.com/bases/film

*Any project that doesn't follow these rules and terms will not be taken into consideration.