Participate in Roda a TMB

Roda a TMB. Participate from September 12

Roda a TMB is the section of Subtravelling aimed to creators which has the objetive to promote local creation related to public transport.

The theme is free, but TMB transport or scenarios must always be present in some way.

Whether you want to make your debut in the world of short films or if you already have experience and are looking for a festival that will project you internationally. Or if you simply have an idea, a great desire to experiment and you dare to carry it out. In short, if you like cinema and you have something to say, submit your short film to Roda aTMB.

A jury made up of professionals from the film and audiovisual world will select the 10 finalist short films, which will be screened at the SMIFF festival and 5 more that will be part of the special program CurtCircuit of TV3. Among them will be the winner, who will present his short film at the SMIFF festival in Seoul.

How to participate in Roda a TMB

Come up with a short film

  1. Think about a short film in which public transport of TMB appears: metro, bus, cable car, Montjuïc Cable Car or Hop on hope off Barcelona.
  2. Shoot your short film. Depending on which TMB facilities you want to shoot, you will need a filming permit.
  3. Register it at the festival by filling out the participation form on the Subtravelling website.

Participation Requirements

  • The theme is free
  • Somehow, transport or TMB facilities must appear: metro, bus, Montjuïc Funicular, Montjuïc Cable Car or Barcelona Bus Turístic.
  • The maximum length of the shorts is 3 minutes and 30 seconds, including credits.
  • It will be especially valued all those creations that are inspired by the promotion of civility in relation to the transport of TMB.
  • You will need to follow all coronavirus prevention measures at the time of filming. Covid Regulations

Technical requirements

  • Format: MPEG-4 o MP4
  • Video codec: H.264
  • Frame rate: 24, 25
  • Video resolution: minimum of 1920x1080 with a 16:9 aspect ratio.
  • Audio codec: AAC
  • Audio bitrate: 128 kbps or better
  • Maximum weight: 250MB
Format audios must be:
  • MP3 audio in MP3/WAV container
  • PCM audio in WAV container
  • AAC audio in MOV container
  • FLAC audio
If you have any questions about the technical requirements or problems to participate, please contact us: Deadline From 12 September to 9 January 2023.