Action movies, despite being one of the most watched genres in the world, still does not have the respect it deserves, and has always been underestimated at the most important festivals and award ceremonies, which is why TACFEST born, we want to pay homage to the genre that has given us more action heroes to admire than any other.
El cine de acción, a pesar de ser uno de los géneros más vistos en todo el mundo, no tiene aún el respeto que se merece, y siempre ha sido menospreciado en los festivales y entregas de premios más importantes, es por ello que nace TACFEST, hemos querido hacer un homenaje al género que nos ha proporcionado más héroes de acción a los que admirar que ningún otro.
The TACFEST Jury will award a statuette called "Quixote Award":
1. award to the best national feature film,
2. award to the best foreign feature film,
3. award to the best director,
4. award to the best action actor,
5. award to the best action actress,
6. award to the best action coordinator,
7. award to the best stuntman,
8. award to the best female stuntwoman,
9. award to the best teamwork,
10. award to the best VFX,
11. award to the best SFX,
12. 2 honorary awards,
13. award to the best short film,
14. award to the best action choreography,
15. award to the best action teaser/trailer,
16. award to the best action reel,
17. award from the public.
El Jurado del TACFEST concederá una estatuilla denominada "Premio Quixote":
1. un premio al mejor largometraje nacional,
2. un premio al mejor largometraje extranjero,
3. un premio al mejor director,
4. un premio al mejor actor de acción,
5. un premio a la mejor actriz de acción,
6. un premio al mejor coordinador de acción,
7. un premio al mejor especialista de cine,
8. un premio a la mejor especialista de cine femenina,
9. un premio al mejor trabajo de equipo,
10. un premio a los mejores VFX,
11. un premio a los mejores SFX,
12. dos premios honoríficos,
13. un premio al mejor cortometraje,
14. un premio a la mejor coreografía de acción,
15. un premio al mejor teaser/trailer de acción,
16. un premio al mejor reel de acción,
17. un premio del público.
Participants must be over 18 years. There is no upper age limit . The inscriptions begin January 19, 2022 and April 17, 2023 is the deadline for the reception of the entry forms, together with a digital copy for selection. (entry form available in the web site of TACFEST).
The films may have been previously submitted projected, hung on the internet or in other samples / festivals. Being an international festival , the productions made outside the Spanish territory.
We accept feature films shot and premiered after the January 1st, 2019.
The theme will be free anyway but is a action film festival. In the credits of all feature films have to appear the stunt coordinator and some stuntman or stuntwoman.
The length: 60 minutes for feature films and 5 minutes for short films.
On line through enabled platforms.
Digital file in HD for screening of films selected.
If the film is selected to be screened at our festival, is not imperative, but it is desirable that the screening copies are spanish subtitled. Our Festival does accept films dubbed into spanish or with spanish / english subtitles.
If the proposed inclusion in the film TACFEST is confirmed, you must send a digital file in HD, preferably subtitled in spanish.
Notification will be sent to the filmmakers whose work will be exhibited. The screenings of the Festival would take place in Illescas (Toledo - Spain) from May 17 to 20, 2023.
Transport of prints:
Once a film is accepted for screening in the Festival, the deadline for the reception of screening prints (Pen drive or digital file) is April 17, 2023.
They should be addressed as follows:
Ignacio Serapio Revilla
C/Ugena 66ª, 1º D
45210 Yuncos (Toledo)
The entrant must pay the shipping costs of the screening prints to the Festival.
Collect shipments will not be accepted.
All international entries must be sent to the Festival office with all transportation charges, duties and taxes prepaid by the shipper. It should always indicate that the copy has no commercial value and declare a maximum of 50 Euros / USD for customs purposes.
Information and publicity materials:
The Festival needs to receive promotional material on every film selected for screening (press books, film photos, posters, filmmaker’s photos, video-synopsis, trailers). This allows offering the spanish audience and the national and international press accurate information on each film. Such materials must be submitted to the Festival offices before April 17th, 2023.
The TACFEST Jury will award a statuette called "Quixote Award" to each of the winning categories.
The audience award shall be decided by the audiences of all screenings during the whole festival.
The prizes will be awarded at the closing ceremony (May 20, 2022), from the TACFEST we request the assistance of at least one person representing the winning films in the different categories. Prizes not collected will be sent cash on delivery to their recipients (except honorary prizes, for which shipping costs are borne by TACFEST). If the destination country does not have the possibility of cash on delivery from Spain, the recipient must pay for the shipment, and the organization will send the prizes.
The registration or participation of a film or video implies the full acceptance of these conditions. The Festival Direction shall decide on cases not foreseen under the present regulations.