Short & Sweet

Cinema Pendent. Calls for Projects

Photo from filming of Oro rojo © Novena Nube

Cinema Pendent 2024

Cinema Pendent General Terms and Conditions

Call for Short & Sweet Projects

The directors, screenwriters and producers of four short-film projects will be selected to receive feedback and advice to help them design effective production or distribution strategies for the current stage of their project.

The Selection Committee may also decide to consider projects submitted for the Mentoring Projects programme for the following Cinema Pendent programmes:

  1. Mentoring Acció Cinema

L’Alternativa PRO also offers
  • Professional Accreditation. Participants with shortlisted projects will be issued with professional accreditation to attend all festival screenings and l’Alternativa Pro activities.
  • Meeting Points. In addition to the specific activities for each project, l’Alternativa PRO also organises a series of lunches, social get-togethers and parties offering participants further opportunities to engage accredited professionals in conversation.
  • Project Follow-Up. Projects will receive ongoing support on social media and newsletters until they finally reach the big screen.
  • On-the-Spot Meetings. We also employ our in-depth knowledge of filmmakers’ careers and expectations to arrange on-the-spot meetings and help forge ties between industry experts and project participants.
    • Four short-film projects to be selected
    • Fiction, nonfiction, hybrid, animation or experimental short films 
    • Writing, development, preproduction, production, editing or postproduction stage
    • Aimed at directors, producers and screenwriters
  • Call for projects opens 18 April and closes 27 June 2024
  • €6 registration fee


With funding from
ICEC 2 de los 3 juntos
AC/E ACE (new)
Catalan Films 2022
Supported by
Novena Nube 2023