Film Criticism Workshop: 2nd Edition

17 April 2017
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Until 31 of May, registrations are open for the 2nd edition of the Curtas Vila do Conde's Film Criticism workshop, which will take place during the festival.

This workshop meets the need to educate new values of film criticism, allowing a dialogue between generations and a platform to develop a critical discussion of the films shown at Curtas Vila do Conde.

The workshop will consist of two phases: the first directed more to learning different modes of criticism and different models of film history (through masterclasses and talks); and the second, in tutorial mode, to follow the festival and the production of texts. This material produced by the participants will be published on the festival web platforms, as well as partners of the press (Público, À Pala de Walsh, A Cuarta Parede).

The workshop will be guided by tutors of the festival communication team and invited national and international press.


Applications are accepted until 31.05.2017

Maximum number of participants: 10

Price: 60 Euros

(Includes the Free-Pass that allows to see all sessions of the festival, except if indicated in the programme).



This is an intensive Workshop where participants are actively involved in the festival, viewing films and writing texts for publication. The Workshop starts on July 7 (Friday) and lasts until July 14 (following Friday), with daily tutorials sessions, film screenings, participation in debates and a daily masterclass with guests.


Tutors: Daniel Ribas e Paulo Cunha

Guest Speakers: Jorge Mourinha, Javier H. Estrada, Nicole Brenez, João Tabarra, Filipa César (among others).

Topics: film review and interviews techniques, modes of film criticism, contemporary cinema, experimental cinema, cinematic art).


The texts produced in the workshop will be published in the online platforms of the festival and other media partners.


Apply to the workshop in this form.

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