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CURTAS VILA DO CONDE - INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2019

Vila do Conde - Portugal

From July 6, 2019 to July 14, 2019


CURTAS VILA DO CONDE
FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINEMA
PRAÇA JOSÉ RÉGIO, 110-1
4480-718 VILA DO CONDE
PORTUGAL

+351 252 638027 / 252 646 516

info@curtas.pt

www.curtas.pt

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

The best of worldwide contemporary cinema, including fictions, animations and documentaries, produced in 2018 and 2019, up to 60 minutes. Only Portuguese premières are admitted.
Prizes (to be confirmed):
- Great Prize (for the best film in competition);
- Animation Award (to distinguish an animation film in competition);
- Manoel de Oliveira Award (to distinguish a documentary in competition);
- Fiction Award (to distinguish a fiction film in competition);
- Vila do Conde Short Film Nominee for the European Film Awards (nomination for the best European short film, by EFA);
- Audience Awards


Opening submissions: October 5, 2018
Earlybird deadline: December 31, 2018 11 EUR
Regular deadline: February 28, 2019 13 EUR
Final deadline: April 30, 2019 15 EUR
Notification of results: May 31, 2019


Preview format:
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: 1st of January 2018
2) Maximum duration: 60 minutes
3) Country of production: All countries (except Portugal)
4) Screening format: DCP 2K, 16 mm, 35 mm
5) Accepted genres: Animation, documentary, live action

Other criteria:
6) Premiere: Portuguese Premiere Required





PORTUGUESE COMPETITION

Portugal’s finest recent short films! Fictions, animations and documentaries, produced in 2018 and 2019, up to 60 minutes. Only Portuguese premières are admitted.
Prizes (to be confirmed):
- Best Portuguese Short Film Award (for the best film in the Portuguese competition);
- Best Director Award (to distinguish a director in the Portuguese Competition);
- Audience Award.

The films of the Portuguese Competition also run for the International Competition Awards.


Opening submissions: October 5, 2018
Earlybird deadline: December 31, 2018 11 EUR
Regular deadline: February 28, 2019 13 EUR
Final deadline: April 30, 2019 15 EUR
Notification of results: May 31, 2019


Preview format:
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: 1st of January 2018
2) Maximum duration: 60 minutes
3) Country of production: Portugal
4) Screening format: 35 mm, 16 mm, DCP 2K
5) Accepted genres: Animation, documentary, live action

Other criteria:
6) Premiere: Portuguese Premiere Required





EXPERIMENTAL COMPETITION

Dedicated competition for experimental films, revealing new approaches to filmmaking with authentic artistic vision. For short films produced in 2018 and 2019, up to 60 minutes.
Prizes (to be confirmed):
- Best Experimental Film Award.


Opening submissions: October 5, 2018
Earlybird deadline: December 31, 2018 11 EUR
Regular deadline: February 28, 2019 13 EUR
Final deadline: April 30, 2019 15 EUR
Notification of results: May 31, 2019


Preview format:
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: 1st of January 2018
2) Maximum duration: 60 minutes
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: 16 mm, DCP 2K, 35 mm
5) Accepted genres: Experimental films

Other criteria:
6) Premiere: Portuguese Premiere Required





MUSIC VIDEOS COMPETITION

Music videos of Portuguese artists and bands or directed by Portuguese directors, produced in 2018 and 2019, and up to 30 minutes.
Prizes (to be confirmed):
- Best Music Video.


Opening submissions: October 5, 2018
Earlybird deadline: December 31, 2018 11 EUR
Regular deadline: February 28, 2019 13 EUR
Final deadline: April 30, 2019 15 EUR
Notification of results: May 31, 2019


Preview format:
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: 1st of January 2018
2) Maximum duration: 30 minutes
3) Country of production: Portugal
4) Screening format: 35 mm, DCP 2K, 16 mm
5) Accepted genres: Music videos





TAKE ONE! COMPETITION

Short films (up to 30 minutes) by Portuguese students, produced in Portuguese or foreign film schools, produced in 2018 and 2019.
Prizes (to be confirmed):
- Take One! Award.


Opening submissions: October 5, 2018
Final deadline: April 30, 2019 Free
Notification of results: May 31, 2019


Preview format:
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: 1st of January 2018
2) Maximum duration: 30 minutes
3) Country of production: Portugal
4) Screening format: DCP, 16 mm, 35 mm
5) Accepted genres: Animation, documentary, live action





CURTINHAS COMPETITION

Children's films rated over 3, 6 or 9 years old, produced in 2018 and 2019 and up to 30 minutes.
Prizes (to be confirmed):
- Curtinhas Award.


Opening submissions: October 5, 2018
Earlybird deadline: December 31, 2018 11 EUR
Regular deadline: February 28, 2019 13 EUR
Final deadline: April 30, 2019 15 EUR
Notification of results: May 31, 2019


Preview format:
-Uploaded file (1 stamp)

Requirements:
1) Films completed after: 1st of January 2018
2) Maximum duration: 30 minutes
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: 35 mm, 16 mm, DCP
5) Accepted genres: Animation, documentary, live action