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Curtas 2012 – International Film Festival

The 20th Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film Festival, taking place from 7 to 15 of July 2012, announces the call for entries for new short films produced in 2011 or 2012, within the duration limit of 60 minutes, in film (35 or 16 mm) or video.

Every year, through a bold program, Curtas Vila do Conde offers a wide selection of innovative films to a public increasingly interested and which lives the week of the Festival with intensivity.

You can submit your productions in several competitive sections. In each section, one or more awards will be announced.

The 20th Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival Is Calling for Entries

Eligible are animations, documentaries, fictions, experimental films and music videos, in film or video produced in 2011 or 2012, no longer than 60 minutes, preferably subtitled in Portuguese or English.

The 20th Curtas Vila do Conde festival will include the following competitive sections:

  • Portuguese and International Competition – for most recent Portuguese and International animated, documentary and fiction films
  • Music Videos Competition – for most recent Portuguese and International productions
  • Experimental Competition – for experimental films particularly those that will reveal a new approach to the art of moving images, sound and music and to their possible creative combinations
  • Take One! Competition – for films directed by students of Portuguese film and video schools
  • Curtinhas Competition – for children’s films above 3

The Festival Board will inform the directors of the selected films and the respective copy contacts until 16 May 2012, for the International Competition, or until 6 June 2012, for the Portuguese Competition.

Please consider that the deadline for submitting international films is 11 April 2012.