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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about Roda a TMB and La Mostra

If you want to take part in Roda a TMB and have any questions, check out the frequently asked questions here.

If the frequently asked questions have not helped you solve your doubts, write us your query via the contact form and we will give you an answer shortly.

    • What is the theme of Roda a TMB?

      La temática es libre, pero debe aparecer alguno de los transportes de TMB.
      You can check here the participation requirements and filming regulations.
    • What is the duration of Roda a TMB short films?

      The duration of the short film will be 3 minutes and 30 seconds, including credits.
    • What are the technical characteristics to present the short film?

      • Format: MPEG-4 o MP4
      • Video codec: H.264
      • Frame rate: 24, 25
      • Video resolution: minimum of 1920x1090 with a 16:9 aspect ratio
      • Audio codec: AAC
      • Audio bitrate: 128 kbps or better
      • Maximum weight:250 MB

      • The audio format must be:
      • MP3 audio in MP3/WAV container
      • PCM audio in WAV container
      • AAC audio in MOV container
      • FLAC audio

      If you have any problems or questions about the technical characteristics you can make a consult through this formulary:
    • What are the dates of participation in Roda a TMB?

      The dates of participation are from September 12th at 12:00 pm to January 9th, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
    • What are Roda a TMB prizes?

      Subtravelling awards are available at:
    • My short film is not on the website or I have not received a confirmation email of participation.

      Write an inquiry with the name of the short film and the e-mail with which you have sent it through this form:
    • My short film has been rejected

      If you need more information or an allegation you can contact us at:
    • Can I submit more than one short film?

      Yes, you can submit as many short films as you want, as long as they are original, unpublished and comply with the participation requirements
    • Do I need a filming permit to film at TMB facilities?

      You only need to apply for a filming permit if you want to film in any of these spaces: facilities and interior of the metro, interior of the bus, interior of the Barcelona Hop on Hop off, facilities or interior of the Montjuïc Cable Car, or in the station or interior of the Montjuïc Funicular. To film at the entrance of a metro station, at a bus stop or at a stop of the Barcelona Bus Turístic you do not need to ask for a filming permit.

      You can also check here the filming regulations

      You can request your permission here:
    • What are the coronavirus prevention measures to be followed during filming?

      All the measures that have been established for public transportation due to the coronavirus must be followed.

      Check them out here before planning your shoot to make sure you meet all of them.
    • What are the participation dates?

      The dates to participate in the voting for la Mostra Internacional are from January 11th at 12:00 pm until January 25th, 2023 at 11:59 p.m..
    • What are the voting prizes?

      You can check the prizes for voting in the prizes section:
    • I have problems while voting

      If you have any problems or questions during the voting process, you can contact us through this link:
    • Why can't Roda short films be voted this year?

      The decision has been taken to remove the votes of the short films participating in Roda, due to the large number of short films presented. In this way it will be easier to visualize and evaluate only the short films of the Mostra Internacional that do not compete in Roda TMB.