Festival Calendar

Curtas Vila do Conde - International Film Festival

Curtas Vila do Conde Festival Internacional de Cinema
Praça José Régio, 110-1
4480-718 Vila do Conde
Portugal
phone +351-252-63 80 27
http://festival.curtas.pt
email: info@curtas.pt

Year of Foundation 1993

Event Date from 06 July 2019 till 14 July 2019

in Vila do Conde, Portugal

International Competition

Sections International Competition, Portuguese Competition, Experimental Competition, Music Videos Competition, Take One! Competition, Curtinhas Competition, Special Programs

Category Short, Student Film

Terms of Entry fiction, animation, documentary, experimental films up to 60 min, children's films up to 30 min, completed in 2018/2019

Genre Animation, Children & Youth, Comedy, Documentary Films, Drama, Family, Experimental

Subtitles

Format 16 mm, 35 mm, DCP, Digital File

Registration Deadline Early: 31 December 2018 (11 Euro)
Regular: 28 February 2019 (13 Euro)
Late: 30 April 2019 (15 Euro)

Fees 11-15 Euro

Attendance Figures 20,000

Prizes/Awards INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
Great Prize
Animation Award
Manoel de Oliveira Award (Best Documentary)
Fiction Award
Vila do Conde Short Film Nominee for the European Film Awards
Audience Award

PORTUGUESE COMPETITION
Best Portuguese Short
Best Director Award
Audience Award

EXPERIMENTAL COMPETITION
Best Experimental Film Award

CURTINHAS COMPETITION
Curtinhas Award

MUSIC VIDEO COMPETITION
Best Portuguese Music Video

German Films

2018

International Competition
DVALEMODUS by Bieke Depoorter, Mattias De Craene (BE/DE)

Experimental Competition
COMFORT STATIONS by Anja Dornieden, Juan David González Monroy
IMPERIAL VALLEY (CULTIVATED RUN-OFF) by Lukas Marxt (AT/DE)
SCREEN by Christoph Girardet, Matthias Müller
WISHING WELL by Sylvia Schedelbauer

Curtinhas – Children’s Films Competition
ANT (AMEISE) by Julia Ocker
ISLAND by Max Mörtl, Robert Löbel
NIGHT MOVES (BEI NACHT ERWACHT) by Falk Schuster

Curtas Para Todos
NUGGETS by Andreas Hykade

Short Matters
UGLY by Nikita Diakur
WANNABE by Jannis Lenz (AT/DE)

Number of Films Shown ca. 200

Specific Characteristics The jury nominates a short film from the international competition for the European Film Awards.

Evaluation An important cultural event in Portugal and an excellent showcase for innovative short films.

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