The fifteenth edition of Mecal Pro presents 350 films, selected from a total of 5,200, from 109 countries. It will continue until April 28th at the CCCB, Convent de Sant Agustí, Antic Teatre, Institut Francès, Cinemes Girona, Palau de la Virreina and Fàbrica Moritz.
This year there will be a new element added to the official sections, a section dedicated to Animation. The following regular sections will also feature: International, Documentary, and Oblique—the most original and daring works. The guest country for Mecal Pro 2013 is Finland and will be included in the parallel sections of the festival.
There will be a Children’s section for youngsters and a retrospective program which will screen the best short films to have featured in the festival over the 15 years that it has been running. Also in the parallel sections there will be a special feature on adolescent short films and another section of short ‘hairy’ films. This year will also include a Horror Special, Sex Special: Golden Rain, the Catalan Panorama sections which are dedicated to films produced in Catalunya, Spanish Panorama which is dedicated to Spanish productions and Womart with short films depicting the feminine universe.
Other formats are Music Videos and Creative Publicity, four Pre-Mecal sessions that take place at the Moritz Factory.
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