The 28th Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, taking place from 11 to 19 of July 2020, announces the call for entries for new short films produced in 2019 or 2020, within the duration limit of 60 minutes, in film (35mm or 16 mm) or digital (DCP).
Eligible for submission are animations, documentaries, fiction films, experimental films and music videos, in film (16mm and 35mm) or digital (DCP or video files).
Films can be submitted in the following competitions:
• International (fiction, documentary and animation);
• Portuguese (Portuguese films of fiction, documentary and animation);
• Experimental (films that defy narrative and technical conventions);
• Music Videos (music videos for Portuguese bands or artists, or directed by Portuguese authors until 30 minutes);
• Curtinhas (films for kids until 30 minutes);
• Take One (school films, until 30 minutes, by Portuguese film students, national or in film schools abroad).
The festival board will inform the directors of the selected films and the respective copy contacts until 31st May 2020.
The 28th Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival will take place from 11th to 19th of July 2020.
• till 31st December 2019 – 11 Euros;
• from 1st of January till 29th February 2020 – 13 Euros;
• from 1st of March till 30th April 2020 – 15 EUR;
Only for the category Take One! submission is free of charge!
The Curtas Vila do Conde 2020 International Film Festival is open to all artist worldwide.
The following prizes will be awarded:
• Great Prize (for the best film in competition);
• Animation Award (to distinguish an animation film in com-petition);
• Manoel de Oliveira Award (to distinguish a documentary in competition);
• Fiction Award (to distinguish a fiction film in competition).
• Best Portuguese Short Film Award (for the best film in the Portuguese competition);
• Best Director Award (to distinguish a director in Portuguese Competition).
In addition to the prizes awarded by the jury of Portuguese and International Competitions, the festival’s audience will award two films through ranked voting, choosing the best film of the International Competition and the best film of the Portuguese Competition.
Organizer: Curtas Vila do Conde
Published by: InfoDesigners