Contest #20SegonsTerrorMolins

A new edition of our Contest #20SegonsTerrorMolins has come out.

The contest is open to anyone who wants to participate with a terrifying 20 second video. Any genre is admitted (fiction, animation, documentary, … ). The only condition is to address the theme of horror in whichever of its forms, genres, sub-genres and interpretations.No big equipments are required, only creativity and the will to surprise and have a good time.

The deadline is October 31st. And new this year, in addition to the main category, in which authors of any age can take part, two more categories have been created: one category up to 11 years old, and another category for 12-16 years old.

Check the call information in order to find out about the great prizes we offer, which include a couple of hotel nights, full festival passes and premium merchandising packs. And just because there’s nothing like a cinema theatre, some of these little  masterpieces will be watched on the big screen during the Festival!


1. Post your horror video of maximum 20 seconds on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram

2. Insert the video (links to other social networks than these will not be accepted)

3. Include the hashtag #20SegonsTerrorMolins

4. Include the video title

5. Include the author’s age. Is the author 16 years old or younger?

6. Follow the Festival account on the social network where you publish your video:

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

We invite you to follow the Twitter of the Contestto be updated about its progress and news. You will see there the videos by all the contestants, including yours 😉

You can also check the videos of previous years in the Contest 20 Seconds of Horror webpage.

Here is the Jury for this edition of the Contest:

Carme Puche Moré

Carmen Puche-Moré (Barcelona, 1977) is a film-maker and screenwriter. She has worked in journalism and communication for more than fifteen years before devoting herself to audiovisual productions. Her career as a filmmaker began with “Camille” (Best New Screenplay, Sitges Film Festival 2011) and in the field of fiction she has explored the fantasy world, horror and stream of consciousness in pieces such as “Ferrying Fee” , written by Erin Donovan (The Mentalist), “The Welcome” (selected at more than 20 international festivals) or “The Feathers”, in the distribution phase. In 2014 she premiered the documentary “The Jump!” (AVED Producciones) at the IN-EDIT Film Festival. As a freelance director, she has worked for museums developing visuals, and as a screenwriter she has collaborated with Folch Studio, working on Ada Colau’s campaign. She is currently preparing an audiovisual about motherhood and the city of Barcelona, a film diary for the Barcelona Center for Contemporary Culture (CCCB).

Ylenia Cañadas

Molecular Biologist by profession and cinephile by nature. The years as a volunteer at the Sitges festival have forged her union with cinema, offering her the opportunity to collaborate as a critic and editor for various national media, as well as to cover film festivals or cultural events. She has served as a Young Jury at the Sitges Festival, and as Critic Jury at the BCN Film Festival, TerrorMolins, Sant Cugat Fantàstic, TaShort Fest or Sabadell Film Festival, among others. She has been press officer and programmer for the Sant Boi Fantastic Film Festival (Fantboi) and is currently working on a new and important project. In addition, she works as director of the “Mutacions Cinèfiles” section of «El Cinèfil», is a member of l’Associació Catalana de la Crítica i l’Escriptura Cinematogràfica (ACCEC) and works in a cinema in Barcelona.

Sandra S. Lopera

Sandra S. Lopera (Barcelona, 1981) is a journalist and film reviewer, with a doctorate in communication sciences from the Ramon Llull University with the thesis Traduciendo la mirada (“Translating the sight”). On the editing practices in North American remakes of Japanese horror films. She was director of the cinema section of the Guía del Ocio de Barcelona and has written in media such as Avui newspaper, Go Magazine, enBarcelona, Blisstopic, Tomacine or Scifiworld magazine, as well as collaborating in the radio program La catifa vermella, of Matadepera Ràdio. She is the co-author of the book Dime qué te pasa y te diré qué peli ver (Redbook ediciones) and the book La Naturaleza se Rebela (Hermenaute). She is currently the press officer of Phenomena Experience.