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O Dia Mais Curto
10 years of 'The Short Film Day'

A new edition of The Short Film Day is approaching, with a programme which reflects a decade of existence: 4 distinct programmes, for all ages and audiences, with Portuguese and international films, exhibited from north to south of the country, mainland and islands, throughout the month of December.

Portuguese Short Film Agency
10/21/2022

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'Ice Merchants' nomeado para Prémios do Cinema Europeu
'Ice Merchants' nominated for the European Film Awards

Ice Merchants is one of the five nominees for this year's European Film Awards. The ceremony will take place on December 10, in Reykjavík, Iceland. João Gonzalez's film has already won 34 awards, 9 of them qualifying for the American Academy Awards (Oscar), and 90 official selections at festivals all over the world.

Portuguese Short Film Agency
10/19/2022

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As novas linguagens de Igor Jesus em Ponto-zero, na Solar em dezembro
The new languages of Igor Jesus in 'Ponto-Zero', presented at Solar in December

Solar presents Ponto-Zero, by Igor Jesus, a universe of screenings, modular synthesizers, kaleidoscopic lenses, and other techniques that allow the control of light, to subvert and transform images and sounds. At CAVE, Meteoros, by Mariana Vilanova makes an incursion into the illusions produced by digital technology, where error motivates artistic discussion.


Solar – Cinematic Art Gallery
12/10/2022

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'Raticida' premiado em estreia internacional no Cork Festival
Raticida' awarded in its international premiere at the Cork Film Festival

The short film Raticide, by João Niza Ribeiro, received the Grand Prize of the International Competition in its international premiere at the 67th Cork Film Festival, taking place in Ireland until November 20th.

Portuguese Short Film Agency
11/18/2022

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30 anos do Curtas Vila do Conde assinalados além-fronteiras
30 anos do Curtas Vila do Conde assinalados além-fronteiras

The 30th anniversary of Curtas Vila do Conde is marked across borders, in international festivals, at the 4th edition of the Festival Tous Courts – Festival International de Courts Métrages D'Aix-en-Provence, in December 2nd, in France, and in Corto Dorico Film Fest, in December 6th, in Italy.

Curtas Vila do Conde IFF
12/02/2022

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'Ice Merchants' com 9 prémios em festivais qualificantes para o Oscar
'Ice Merchants' with 9 Oscar qualifying awards

A great week for Ice Merchants, with 6 new awards, two of them Oscar qualifying: Best of Fest at the St. Louis International Film Festival; Grand Jury Award for Short Films at the Denver Film Festival; 1st Animation Award by the Youth Jury at the Chicago International Children's Film Festival; Grand Prix / Best Short Film and Audience Award at Alcine Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares, an Special Mention for Best Sound Design at the International Competition of CINANIMA.

Portuguese Short Film Agency
11/13/2022

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'Moon Mole' e 'O Homem do Lixo' no Prémio Nacional de Animação
'Moon Mole' and 'The Garbage Man' at the National Animation Award

The film Moon Mole was awarded the National Animation Prize 2022, promoted by Casa da Animação, as Best Film in the Workshops category. This film results from a workshop of the ANIMAR 17 project, within the programming of Solar – Cinematic Art Gallery. Laura Gonçalves' film The Garbage Man was also awarded a Special Mention in the Professionals category.

Portuguese Short Film Agency e Solar – Cinematic Art Galery
11/01/2022

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Extensions: 30th Curtas Vila do Conde
Curtas On Tour: 30.º Curtas Vila do Conde

In a special and celebratory edition, the 30th edition of Curtas presents a vast programme that keeps an eye on national and international cinema.

Curtas Vila do Conde IFF
07/20/2022

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Call For Entries! Curtas 2023
Call For Entries! Curtas 2023

Applications are now open for the 31st Curtas Vila do Conde - International Film Festival, which will take place from July 8-16, 2023.

Curtas Vila do Conde IFF
07/26/2022

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