The 25th Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film Festival, taking place from 8 to 16 of July 2017, announces the call for entries for new short films produced in 2016 or 2017, within the duration limit of 60 minutes, in film (35mm or 16 mm) or digital (DCP or vídeo files). You can submit your film using the platform of the festival or FilmFreeway.
International, Experimental and Curtinhas Competition
Submission deadline: 7th April 2017
Portuguese, Music Videos and Take One! Competition
Submission deadline: 22nd May 2017
In Portugal, film directors, producers, actors, technicians, distributors, film festivals and cinema guilds wrote an open letter to the Portuguese government, for which they received the support of the international community of cinema.
“Cinematic Lab/Solar, 10 years” is a work that joins and pulls to himself the purely experimental character of the gallery with the celebration of a decade of searching for new territories of the cinematic art. The book, available in english, gathers a multitude of texts and interviews from and with authors that contributed for Solar's history.
“Cidade Pequena / Small Town” by Diogo Costa Amarante has won the Golden Bear for Best Short Film at Berlinale – Berlin International Film Festival. The short film is a Curtas Metragens CRL production and premiered in July 2016 on the 24th Curtas Vila do Conde.