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Curtas Vila do Conde 2021 – International Film Festival

The 29th Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film Festival is calling for new short films produced in 2020 or 2021, up to 60 minutes in length.

Eligible for submission are animations, documentaries, fiction films, experimental films and music videos, in film (16mm and 35mm) or digital (DCP or video files).

The Festival is very competitive and each year awards are announced in thirteen (13) categories, five (5) of which are international.

Films can be submitted 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).

The 29th Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film Festival is taking place from 10th to 18th of July 2021.

Curtas Vila do Conde 2021 – Film Festival – Submission Fees

The submission fee is 11 EUR/13 USD by 31st December 2020 and 13 EUR/15 USD from 1st of January till 28th February 2021. For entries submitted after 1st of March 2021, the fee is 15 EUR/18 USD.