Rules to Participate

XX Dr. Mabuse Short Film Festival

The Dr. Mabuse Short Film Festival opens the registration period next 1st December. All short films, coming from those who are interested in taking part in the 20th edition which will take place on June 2021, are more than welcome.


  • Works can’t be longer than 20 minutes.
  • The theme is open: documentary, fiction, animation, experimental.
  • Short films must have been made after January 2020.
  • The official languages are Spanish and Catalan. Any other language needs to be subtitled in one of those two languages.


A jury, made up of members of the organisation and media professionals, will meet up in April to select the pieces that will be shown at the Festival. The jury decision will be announced during the month of April 2021 and the organisation will inform the contestants. If your short is selected, you must send a copy in DVD format and a signed permission for the projection. There is no cash prize.

The author is responsible for avoiding affecting third-party rights and exempts La Mostra Dr. Mabuse from liability.

The participation in La Mostra Dr. Mabuse means accepting these terms and conditions.

You can send us your work by means of these file sending services Festhome or Click for Festivals:


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Deadline is next January 31th!