DEGREES OF FREEDOM A new edition of the ROS Film Festival begins, marked by the return to normality in social and cultural scenarios. After 18 months of pandemic and restrictions, many of us have wondered, during these months, about the meaning of the word freedom and our right to exercise it, in different spheres. "It's quite an experience to live in fear... isn't it? That's what it means to be a slave". Roy Batty [...]
The second edition of ROS Film Festival will come together with the arrival of the new year. We are working to turn the festival into a worldwide reference film exponent and a link between institutions of different nature that promote convergence between art, technology and science, ROS Network. Based on these two premises we have organised this new edition around three key pillars. New Short Films From the beginning of the new year until June [...]
When we launched the Robotic Online Short Film Festival in April 2016, we were dreaming of developing a project that conveyed our passion for imagining a future where humans and machines would interact at a social level. After ten months, countless interviews, 56 short films and a trans-oceanic trip, we can say that we have almost achieved it. During the last few weeks we have been working together with members of our jury, University [...]
When ROS Film Festival, the first robotic online short film festival, started to become a reality, one of the first things we thought we had to do was talking to friends and experts who could give us their particular vision about the robots universe. They are experts from different professional spheres such as Science, Art, Communication or Culture, but they have one thing in common: their relationship to a greater or lesser extent with the [...]
You can already watch the short films participating in ROS Film Festival and vote for your favourite ones!
From today, Tuesday, 20th December, you can enjoy online all the short films taking part in the first edition of the Robotic Online Short Film Festival. A total of 48 works by creators from 16 different countries that share a point in common: one of the actors appearing in them is a robot. The short films can be viewed at the video channel from the festival’s website, where they are classified within the two official sections [...]
High turnout in the first edition of theRobotic Online Short Film Festival. A total of 50 short films from 16 different countries will take part in the first edition of this contest where robots become the main characters of the audiovisual works. After the submission deadline on November 20, ROS Film Festival has received a total of 56 short films on robotics, although 6 of them have not been accepted as they failed to meet the participation guidelines. Therefore, the final number of short films taking part in the contest is 50, not a negligible amount for a first edition. […]
El Caleidoscopio presents one of its most ambitious projects today, the ROS Film Festival, an online short film festival where the attention will be focused on robots, who have a leading role in all the works submitted to the competition. Following our philosophy of merging science and culture, we concentrate on robotics and cinema, two worlds wherethe boundaries between reality and fiction are blurred, allowing us to recreate and imagine future scenarios that are often [...]