L'Alternativa, 31st Barcelona Independent Film Festival

The Call for Entries for the next edition is now open!

L’Alternativa, Barcelona Independent Film Festival, celebrates its 31st edition. We offer filmgoers, filmmakers and industry professionals a unique opportunity to discover and enjoy screenings and activities that value creative freedom, diversity, innovation, commitment and thought-provoking reflection.

L’Alternativa will take place from 14-24 Nov. 2024. 

We accept features and shorts, fiction, nonfiction, essay, animation and experimental from Spain and worldwide. Cash prizes.

XI Edition Beta Publica Showcase

The BETA PUBLICA Association aims to boost the creative force around contemporary dance, increasing audiences' knowledge of the creative process. Every contribution counts and, for this reason, we propose a continuous online and offline meeting where you can create, provoke, connect, discover, test, experiment, share and support.

In the XI EDITION of BETA PUBLICA we continue to seek that the public, choreographers, dancers, cultural programmers, media, producers and other participants are – physically and virtually – present in the creative processes of the selected pieces, giving rise to new reflections and bringing closer points of view. that contribute to enriching the creative process.

Open Call_Collective Creation_ January-February 2025

When nature writes, collective creation residency

Call for January – February  2025
Edition #5


For the 5th edition of the Collective Creation project, we will be collaborating with contemporary writing residency g_b and independent publisher Cajon de Sastre. 


Call for videopoetry

NUDO, festival de poesía desatada opens call for V2 versos&visuals 2024, the videopoetry exhibition that is held in Barcelona as part of the festival's programme.

Since the birth of the festival, we have always been interested in how image and word marry, a union that has materialized in multiple ways for centuries. The great power of the word with the evocative force of the moving image create true works of art.

Exhibition At Museum of Modern European Art

The “Barcelona Art Prize" - is held at the Museum of Modern European Art in Barcelona, Spain is a contemporary art award dedicated to emerging and established artists and offers you the opportunity to exhibit your art by taking part in the Artio Gallery in Barcelona, Spain from October 11th - October 13th; Winners of the contest will have the opportunity to exhibit their artwork at our show.

Apply now at:

Application Deadline: February 15th, 2024

Exhibition Benefits:

All applicants will be included in this exhibition on our gallery TV monitor at the European Museum of Modern Art in Barcelona, Spain.


ON DURATION is a programme conceived by artist and performance artist Reagan Truax, PhD. It is designed to take place in a range of locations. Its intention is to encourage creative research and work in context by facilitating spaces for durational artists. ON DURATION invites us to explore temporality as a primary material for artistic creation and to question our relationship to time and to those systems designed to measure it in the wake of oppressive systems.

Find detailed information, terms and conditions of this call at:     


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