Categories and awards

CATEGORIES

The festival consists in this edition of the following categories:

OFFICIAL SECTION

Competitive section. The short films presented will be fiction or animation, original or adaptation of a free theme.

STUDENT OFFICIAL SECTION

Competitive section. The short films presented will be fiction or animation, original or adaptation of a free theme made by students. To participate in this category, a document must be attached that proves that the director/author/producer was a student when the short film was made.

ÀNIMA ( ANIMATED SHORT FILMS SECTION)

Competitive section. The short films presented will be animated, original or adaptation of a free theme. In this section shorts are admitted from 2020.

ADVENTURE SHORT FILMS AND FAN FILMS SECTION

Competitive section. The short films presented will be fiction or animation, original or adaptation, and their theme will be of the adventure or fan film genre. In this section shorts are admitted from 2020.

VE CINEMA SECTION

Competitive section. The short films presented will be fiction or animation, original or adaptation of a free theme where the director is Valencian or 80% of the accredited team is Valencian or they are shot entirely in the Valencian Community. In this section, short films are admitted from 2020. To participate in this category, a document must be attached that proves that the director/author/producer/team is Valencian or that the short film is shot in the CV.

MUSIC VIDEO SECTION

Competitive section. Free-themed music video and international scope.

 

The organization reserves the right to modify the categories into which the festival is divided.

AWARDS

The prizes awarded by the jury and by the public attending the screenings of the festival’s competitive categories are as follows:

 

  • Butoni Award for Best Short Film (€300 and Trophy)
  • Butoni Award for the best student short film (€300 and Trophy)
  • Butoni Award for Best Music Video (€100 and Trophy)
  • Butoni Award for Best Animated Short Film (Trophy)
  • Butoni Award for Best Adventure Short or Fan Film (Trophy)
  • Butoni Award for best VE CINEMA short film (to be confirmed)
  • Butoni Award for Best Audience Short Film (Trophy)
  • Butoni Award for Best Director. (Trophy)
  • Butoni Award for Best Student Director (Trophy)
  • Butoni Award for Best Screenplay. (Trophy)
  • Butoni Award for Best Photography. (Trophy)
  • Butoni Award for Best Actor. (Trophy)
  • Butoni Award for Best Actress. (Trophy)
  • Butoni Award for the best Artistic Direction. (Trophy)
  • Butoni Award for Best Characterization (Trophy)
  • Butoni Award for Best Sound (Trophy)
  • Butoni Award for Best Special Effects. (Trophy)
  • Butoni Award for Best Original Score (Trophy)

The economic contributions are with VAT included. The economic amount of the prizes will be subject to the withholdings determined by current legislation at the time of payment by the Festival Organization and will be understood, in any case, included in the economic allocation of said prizes.

The prizes may be sponsored by companies, public or private entities.

Pay per selection

The organization will pay all the short films selected in the categories: OFFICIAL SECTION and OFFICIAL STUDENT SECTION the amount of €20(VAT included) as payment for selection. Said payment will be made to the producer of the short film. The organization reserves the right to increase or decrease the amount to be paid, but undertakes that there will be a payment per selection.

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