UIC Barcelona International Short Film Award

The UIC Barcelona Faculty of Communication Sciences and the specialised journalism agency Aceprensa will convene the second UIC Barcelona International Short Film Award for university students aged between 18 and 25 years old, and upper-secondary school students aged between 16 and 18 years old. Under the slogan “We are connected – a positive use of phones and social media”, this year's competition aims to promote the healthy use of digital technology and environments through films that creatively depict this reality.

Terms and conditions

Participants will be required to produce a short film of between 1:30 and 3 minutes whose storyline is focused on the healthy use of mobile phones and social media. All content must be original and unpublished and will be presented in a single category. The shorts can be submitted in Catalan, Spanish or English.

Categories

The shorts can be submitted to one of two categories:

  • Category A: Between 18 and 25 years old
  • Category B: Between 16 and 25 years old

Jury

A selection committee consisting of members of UIC Barcelona, Aceprensa and the Faculty of Communication Sciences will select a shortlist of nominees for the award, and a jury of specialists from the audiovisual sector and prestigious professionals will choose the winning entry.

Prizes

Three prizes will be awarded for category A:

  1. First prize: €4,000 and a year’s subscription to Aceprensa
  2. Second prize: €1,500 and a year’s subscription to Aceprensa
  3. Third prize: €500 and a year’s subscription to Aceprensa

Three prizes will be awarded for category B: 

  1. First prize: €500 and a year’s subscription to Aceprensa
  2. Second prize: A year’s subscription to Aceprensa
  3. Third prize: A year’s subscription to Aceprensa

Deadline

The shorts submitted to category A should be sent to premioaceprensa@uic.es by 25 September 2021, and those submitted to category B should be sent to the same email address by 4 October 2021. The nominated shorts will be announced on 4 November 2021 and the final verdict and winners will be announced at a gala awards ceremony.

Further information

You will find all further information in terms and conditions for participation.

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