17 short films will compete to be shortlisted for the Oscar
The section will showcase in this edition short films from such diverse industries as diverse as Colombia, Denmark and Iran.
The short film competition is also a strong point of the 52nd FICX. A total of 17 films will compete for the top prize and enter directly the short list for the Academy Awards. This is an opportunity that only 4 festivals in Spain offer, and Gijon is one of them. Among the premieres in this section, La Propina, the latest work of the Academy Award nominated filmmaker Esteban Crespo. Joining him will be other Spanish representatives as Josema Roig Starman, Avelina Prat and Diego Opazo with 3/105 and Ivan Mena Tinoco with A Través del Espejo.
Full Program: Official Short Film Section