27 · 02 · 2020

219 short films from 27 countries have already been presented

The second edition of Málaga 4K Fest already has short films from 27 different countries, from all five continents.

In addition to the list of countries that already participated in the last edition, Málaga 4K Fest also includes countries such as Australia, Philippines, Tunisia, Austria, Bulgaria and Croatia.

Among the rest of the countries, from the five continents, there are Spain, France, Greece, Belgium, Germany, Argentina, Mexico, Ecuador, Brazil, Uruguay, Peru, Cuba, United States, Canada, India, Turkey, Iran, Syria, Egypt, Malaysia and South Korea.

After the success of the last edition, the festival of short films recorded and post-produced in 4K, has 219 short films registered since the opening of the register last November 9, 2019.

Málaga 4K Fest, consolidated as the reference festival of 4K short films at international level, is organized by Medina Media Events and the technical direction is in charge of Festival de Málaga.

To participate in the fifth edition of Málaga 4K Fest it is compulsory to register and fill in the registration form, exclusively through FESTHOME (, before 15th April 2020.

Among the finalist short films, a qualified Jury, chosen by the organization in collaboration with Festival de Málaga, will determine the 7 winners, which will be announced and screened during the gala that will take place on November 20th, 2020 in Malaga.

The awards of Málaga 4K Fest 2020 are the following:

  • AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM. Endowed with three thousand euros (3,000 euros), for the best short film.
  • ULTRA HIGH DEFINITION FORUM AWARD. Endowed with two thousand one hundred and sixty euros (2,160.00 euros), for the best use of as many UHD technologies* as possible in a single film, to better preserve artistic intent, so that the story couldn’t have been told so well or the emotions portrayed as powerfully without them. (*4K resolution or greater, WCG at least rec 2020, HDR – any variant of High Dynamic Range (Highly valued), HFR – High Frame Rate – Ideally 100/120 FPS other wise at least 50/60, NGA – Next Gen Audio of any flavour, e.g. Dolby Atmos (Highly valued).
  • AWARD FOR THE BEST DIRECTOR. Endowed with two thousand euros (2,000 euros), for the short film with the best direction.
  • AWARD FOR BEST SOUND. Endowed with one thousand euros (1,000 euros), to the short film with the best sound.
  • AWARD FOR THE BEST PHOTOGRAPHY. Endowed with one thousand euros (1,000 euros), to the short film with the best photography.
  • AWARD FOR BEST FILM SCHOOL SHORT FILM. Endowed with one thousand euros (1,000 euros), to the best short film made by a film school.
  • ATRESERIES AWARD FOR BEST TV SHORT FILM. Endowed with one thousand euros (1,000 euros), plus broadcasting and promotion of the short film in Atreseries, including an interview with its director, for the best short film adaptable for television.

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