The contest

As simple as making a short film of a maximum of five minutes. The theme will be given to you at the beginning of the Butoni Fest festival on July 21. From that moment, you and your team will have 48 hours to carry out the project and present it to the organizers.


On July 21, 22 and 23. During the afternoon of July 23, the short films will be screened as part of the Butoni Fest festival programme. On July 24, the closing gala of the Butoni Fest will be held, where prizes, statuettes and mentions will be awarded.


In Valencia. You must bring your own material, camera, computers and others. We will offer you a place where you can be sheltered, with internet access, where you can work for the edition of your film and we offer you a list of actors for your project, the rest you must provide.

What prizes are there?

Although we are working on it, we currently have:

-The prize for the best short film valued at €200

-Statuette award for best short film in Valencian

-Mention for: Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Screenplay and Mention for “Ingeni i Gracia”

Rules and submissions

Download the bases in pdf HERE

Anyone over the age of 18 may participate individually or as a team. There will be one person in charge per team and one project will be presented per registration.

To register, you must fill out the digital form that can be found HERE. The price of registration is €1 per team member (that is, if the participating group is made up of 6 people, it will be €6) and the deposit must be made before July 15, 2022 in account no. º ES12 3159 0007 1027 3436 8422 (Caixa Popular) with the concept “Butoni FF + name of the team”. The receipt must be attached to the registration form. Confirmation of registration will be sent within a maximum period of 48 hours.

Are you a minor? Don’t worry, you can still participate. You will only have to ask someone of legal age to formalize the registration for you as the person in charge of the team. If the person of legal age cannot go to the reception, they must authorize the minor along with a photocopy of the DNI to withdraw the accreditations.

I am an actor

The organization will make available to the participants a bag of actors on the web, where the groups can get in touch with them to participate jointly in the festival.

The actors who want to participate must fill out the registration form that they will find HERE.

Once chosen, the actors will become part of the group and their choice must be communicated to the organization via e-mail festival@butonifilms.es. The organization only facilitates contact between actors and groups, the parties must reach an agreement for which the organization is not responsible.


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