Curtas Vila do Conde 2020 – International Film Festival

The 28th Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film Festival is calling for new short films produced in 2019 or 2020, up to 60 minutes in length.

Eligible for submission are animations, documentaries, fiction films, experimental films and music videos, in film (16mm and 35mm) or digital (DCP or video files).

The Festival is very competitive and each year awards are announced in thirteen (13) categories, five (5) of which are international.

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 28th Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film Festival is taking place from 11th to 19th of July 2020.

Curtas Vila do Conde 2020 – Film Festival – Submission Fees

The submission fee is 11 EUR/13 USD by 31st December 2019 and 13 EUR/15 USD from 1st of January till 30th April 2020.