From November 15 to Decembre 15, CINCO LOCOS PRODUCCIONES and FUNDACIÓN FILMARTE SALADILLO, summon to the QUINTO FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CORTOMETRAJES “HACELO CORTO”, that will be held on the 20th, 21st and 22nd of APRIL 2018, in the cities of SALADILLO, ROQUE PEREZ and 25 DE MAYO, Buenos Aires province, Argentina.

This initiative aimed from the beginning to generate a projection space for short films and, at the same time, to provide an opportunity for access to audiovisuals productions for the public and guests from all corners of the country.


Argentine and foreign authors can participate.

Each author does NOT have a presentation limit, for each category, but each one will be presented separately.


The short film must have a maximum duration of 15 minutes including credits.

Will be able to participate those works completed during the period from January 2015 to May

2017 inclusive.

The materials could be presented in black and white or color and sound or dumb.

Short films that are not spoken in Spanish SHOULD CONTAIN OBLIGATORILY SUBTITLES IN SPANISH


The materials can enroll into the following categories: fiction, documentary and animation.


The presentation should include:

Registration form HERE:  for each short film until December 15, 2017.

Works that do not submit the complete registration form with all the information will be automatically discarded from the pre-selection.

The sending of the short films, can be done by sending by link of VIMEO or YOUTUBE, (WITH DISCHARGE PERMIT) or through the page of Transfer www.wetransfer.com

The sending of the link in VIMEO or YOUTUBE, (WITH DOWNLOAD PERMISSION

OR WITH KEY) in high quality to inscripcion@hacelocorto.com, also attach:

Promotional poster of the film.

Film frame.

Photo of the director.


They can also be registered by the platforms: FESTHOME, CLICK FOR FESTIVALS and MOVIBETA.

If the registration is made by MoviBeta, it is not necessary to send any additional information.


Works that do not submit everything required will be automatically discarded from the competition.


A selection committee will carry out a pre-selection of the finalist works to be delivered to the Official jury, who will see the shorts before and during the projection of the Festival.

The committee will also select shorts outside the competition, who will participate in a parallel sample.


The jury will be designated by the organizers, among prominent personalities of the Audiovisual and cultural industry.

They may declare a desert prize and decide on any doubt not foreseen in the bases.

The jury’s decision will be irrefutable.


The copies of the presented short films will not be returned and, with the single presentation of the work, the director and / or producer agrees that the same be included in the video library of the festival for future projections.

The organization may use fragments of the works for the dissemination of future competitions or activities, in the mass media without the right to receive amounts derived from this use by the author.

Beyond this, the rights to the work will remain the property of the author.


The prizes and mentions will be given in the closing Ceremony of the FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL “HACELO CORTO”, which will be held on SUNDAY APRIL 22, 2018.

Is OBLIGATORY the presence of one of the members of the team of all short films selected in the NATIONAL COMPETITION.


Best Short Animation

Best Short Documentary

Best Short Fiction





No registration will be charged.

Any issue not contemplated in this regulation will be resolved by the organizers, expressly renouncing the participant to judicial claims or extrajudicial that may arise from such resolutions.

The participation in the festival supposes the total acceptance of these bases and of the rest conditions that are fixed in relation to them and / or are integrated with them.

Saladillo – Buenos Aires – Argentina