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21st Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film Festival – Call for Entries

The 21st Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film Festival, taking place from 6th to 14th of July 2013, announces the call for entries for new short films. Submitted films should be produced in 2012 or 2013, within the duration limit of 60 minutes, in film (35 or 16 mm) or video.

The Festival has eight competitive sections open for Portuguese and International films and videos.

Curtas Vila do Conde’s programme consists of films, exhibitions, performances, workshops, concerts and, of course, parties. In 2013, the Festival will be celebrating 21 years of existence.

The 21th Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film Festival Announces Call for Entries

Animations, documentaries, fictions, experimental films and music videos, in film or video produced in 2012 or 2013, no longer than 60 minutes, preferably subtitled in Portuguese or English, are all eligible for submission.

The jury of Portuguese and International competitive section will be composed of distinguished film professionals, which will award the following prizes:

  • Great Prize “Cidade de Vila do Conde” – Best film in competition;
  • Animation Award;
  • Documentary Award “Manoel de Oliveira”;
  • Fiction Award;
  • Best Portuguese Short Film (the films from the Portuguese Competition also run for the International Competition Awards).

And here is a list of all other competitive sections:

  • Audience Award
  • Experimental Competition
  • Music Videos Competition
  • Take One! Competition
  • Curtinhas Competition
  • Vila do Conde Short Film Nominee for the European Film Awards
  • Onda-Curta Prize

If you’re interested in entering your film or video, please make sure your submission is received by the Festival before the following deadlines:

  • 12th April 2013 – International, Experimental, Music Videos and Curtinhas Competitions;
  • 24th May 2013 – Portuguese and Take One! Competitions.

Much more details are available on the official website. Make sure you visit.