terms and rules

The deadline will be on September 01, 2023.

Cortoons Gandia is the International Animated Film Festival of Gandia, organized by Cortoons Festival, the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV), Institut Valencià de Cultura (Culturarts), and the City of Gandia.

Where and when
The 19th edition of Cortoons Gandia will take place in the city of Gandia (Comunidad Valenciana, Spain) from 19 to 22 of Octuber 2023.

In order to participate in Cortoons Gandia it is necessary send the film by:

Through wetransfer.com to: cortoonscontest@cortoons.es

Online procedure through this link:

Online procedure through this link:


International animated short films from 1 to 4 minutes
International animated short films from 4 to 20 minutes
Spanish animated short films

Spanish animated short films produced in the Valencian Community
International animated short graduation films

The awards:Best animated short film from 1 to 4 minutes.
Best animated short film from 4 to 20 minutes.
Best Spanish animated short film.
Best animated short film produced in the Valencian Community.
Best animated short graduation film.
Cortoons Special award: best animated short film.
Best European female director of animated short film.

Moll Motor award for creativity in motion.

Participants and Works
All the national and international producers and filmmakers who wish to participate, can register

an unlimited number of works, which meet the registration requirements.

The limit of duration is 20 minutes for short film.

Works may take place after January 1st, 2021.

There is no limit to animation techniques.

The required format for the screening is: .mov, .mpeg y .mp4 con codec H264.

There is no partecipation fee.

The shipping costs, via online will be borne by the person / company that presents the opera.

The deadline will be September 01, 2023.

Once the registration has been made, the film can not be removed.

It will be necessary to attach a minimum of two images of the film in JPEG format, with a

minimum resolution of 300 dpi and the film synopsis.

Movies in languages ​​other than English will have to include English subtitles.

You hereby authorize the reproduction and transmission purposespromotional and archive of 20% of the work, up to a maximum of 3 minutes.

The author, producer or distributor who registers the film will declare to be the owner, to have acquired or to make a legitimate use of all the contents of the film and of its copyright.
Cortoons Festival is authorized to project the work registered in other activities organized always to promote Cortoons Gandia.

Selection of works
The Artistic Direction of Cortoons Gandia will make the selection according to the criteria it seems appropriate. The organization will notify the results of the selection, on September 05, 2023, only to the authors of the selected films.
Copies sent for registration will not be returned.

Diffusion of images
The images provided can be used in different media to promote Cortoons Gandia, respecting the conditions indicated in the form.

Acceptance of the rules
Participating in Cortoons Gandia 2023 implies the full acceptance of these rules.
The organizers reserve the right to change the rules in exceptional cases.
For any doubt, write to info@cortoons.es