The 27th Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film Festival, taking place from 6 to 14 of July 2019, announces the call for entries for new short films produced in 2018 or 2019, within the duration limit of 60 minutes, in film (35mm or 16 mm) or digital (DCP or vídeo files).


You can submit your new films 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). 


Please check the complete regulations.




International, Portuguese, Experimental, Curtinhas and Music Video Competition
Submission deadline: 30th April 2019.
Submission Fees:
- completed and paid entries till 31st December 2018 – 11 EUR/ 13 USD;
- completed and paid entries from 1st of January till 28th February 2019 – 13 EUR/ 15 USD;
- completed and paid entries from 1st of March till 30th April 2019 – 15 EUR/ 18 USD.



Take One! Competition
Submission deadline: 30th April 2019.
Free submission.


The festival does not guarantee viewing and appreciation of films received after these dates.


The submission of films may proceed with the following submission platforms: