4th Veracruz Short Film Festival 2018

From Aug. 23, 2018 until Aug. 26, 2018


1. In the competition only short films will participate.
2. The short films are thematic and free technique. Short films that show advertising content may not be presented.
3. Short films may have been previously screened, posted on the internet and in other samples (short films that have been selected in previous editions of Verashort)
4. The categories in competition are the following:
Narrative Short film,
Animation Short Film,
Documentary Short film,
LGBT Short Film,
Experimental short film,
Fantastic short film,
Horror short film.
Student Short film
5. All filmmakers over the age of 18, individually and collectively, may participate. In case of being minors, they must present an authorization signed by their parents or guardians.
6. The registration dates are:
Initial: until March 30
Advanced: until April 25
Normal: until May 22
Late: until June 20
Extended: until July 15
Final: until August 14
7. The duration can not exceed 50 minutes with credits included.
8. The admission rates according to the date of registration of the short film are:
Initial: (until March 30) Fee: € 10
Advanced: (until April 25) Fee: € 11
Normal: (until May 22) Fee: € 12
Late: (until June 20) Fee: € 13
Extended: (until July 15) Fee: € 14
Final: (until August 14) Fee: € 15
9. Short films may be registered through the following online media:
• Platforms: Reelport
• Direct Submissions
In the case of not wanting to send the shorts by the mentioned platforms, they can also be sent to the email, by private links of Vimeo, protected by password; After canceling the respective registration fee to the festival account.
10. The language used will be Spanish or English and if the short film was made in another language they must have the subtitles in the above mentioned languages.
11. Each filmmaker may submit more than one work.
12. The works that are the object of competition will have as deadline of reception the August 14; 2018.
13. The Jury will be composed of a group of people chosen by the Festival organizers, who will be qualified to carry out the corresponding evaluation, their voting will be secret, their verdict will be unappealable, and they will have the power to leave the prize deserted if considered necessary.
14. The festival will make an official selection, which will be notified to its authors; Through its website, and the short film will be screened during the show, as they will be part of the official program of the contest.
15. If your Short is chosen as "Selected Short”, you can not withdraw the same from competition, therefore participate in the 4th Verashort. In accordance with the provisions of these Bases.
16. The person who registers a Short will be the legal responsible of the content of the same and can not contain any illegal or pornographic material nor that it infringes third party rights.
17. The Notification of the OFFICIAL SELECTION will be held on: August 18, 2018.
Best Fiction Short film,
Best Animation Short Film,
Best Documentary Short film,
Best LGBT Short Film,
Best Experimental short film,
Best Fantastic short film,
Best Horror short film.
Best actor
Best actress
Best director
Best screenplay
Best cinematography
Best art direction

18.B The organization reserves the right to modify any point in these bases if circumstances so require.
19. For further information, questions or queries, participants may contact the Organizing Committee via the email address
Christopher Lubo. Tlf: 522299328114
Casa Cultural Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave. Mario Molina 204, Centro, 91700 Veracruz, VERACRUZ
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Student Short film

Final deadline: Aug. 14, 2018 for 15.00 €

Horror short film

Final deadline: Aug. 14, 2018 for 15.00 €

Fantastic short film

Final deadline: Aug. 14, 2018 for 15.00 €

Experimental short film

Final deadline: Aug. 14, 2018 for 15.00 €

LGBT Short Film

Final deadline: Aug. 14, 2018 for 15.00 €

Documentary Short film

Final deadline: Aug. 14, 2018 for 15.00 €

Animation Short Film

Final deadline: Aug. 14, 2018 for 15.00 €

Narrative Short film

Final deadline: Aug. 14, 2018 for 15.00 €


This Festival was founded in 2015

The VERACRUZ SHORT FILM FESTIVAL as a world cinema festival has the objective of attracting and creating public, creating awareness, amusing, through the projection and exchange of cinematographic proposals that encourage dialogue, discussion and debate. It promotes the meeting between creators, directors, producers, talent ... Projects films of recognized filmmakers, in addition to discover new directors who contribute to the world cinema.
4th Veracruz Short Film Festival is an event that will be celebrated between the August 23 to 26 - 2018


Verashort productions
Mario Molina, Centro 204
91700 Veracruz