Cortogenia is a short film festival created in 1999 by Great Ways
, a culture management agency that specializes in organizing festivals (Documenta Madrid, Animadrid, Seminci, Animacor, Almería en corto...). Great Ways is part of The Circular Group
, a group of companies in the audiovisual sector. It is directed by Luis Collar, who has produced 21 feature-length fiction films, 9 documentary features and 22 short films.