Selected International Film Festivals

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 09 July 2022 till 16 July 2022

Event Date

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, completed in 2021/22

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

Subtitles

Format 16 mm, 35 mm, DCP

Registration Deadline Early: 31 December 2021 (11 Euro)
Regular: 28 February 2022 (13 Euro)
Late: 30 April 2022 (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
Audience Award
European Film Award Candidate

PORTUGUESE COMPETITION
Best Portuguese Short
Best Director Award
Audience Award

EXPERIMENTAL COMPETITION
Best Experimental Film Award

CURTINHAS COMPETITION
Curtinhas Award

TAKE ONE! COMPETITION
Take One! Award

MUSIC VIDEO COMPETITION
Best Music Video

German Films

2022
International Competition
LOÏE FULLER – THE ELECTRIC SPRITE (LOÏE FULLER – DIE ELEKTRISCHE FEE) by Betina Kuntzsch

MANGROVE SCHOOL by Sónia Vaz Borges, Filipa César (PT/DE/FR)

Experimental Competition
JANELA DO INFERNO by Pedro Maia


Curtinhas Competition
CAT AND BIRD by Franka Sachse (Uli Seis)

I’M NOT AFRAID! (ICH HABE KEINE ANGST!) by Marita Mayer (DE/NO, Fabian&Fred)
META by Antje Heyn (protoplanet studio)

THE SAUSAGE RUN by Thomas Stellmach (DE/BE, Thomas Stellmach Animation)


European Film Academy Shorts 2022
THE NATURAL DEATH OF A MOUSE (DER NATÜRLICHE TOD DER MAUS) by Katharina Huber

European Short Film Audience Award 2022

BAMBIRAK by Zamarin Wahdat (DE/US, Killjoy Films)

From Shorts to Features
AHED’S KNEE by Nadav Lapid (FR/DE/IL, Komplizen Film)


Stereo
ITALO DISCO – THE SPARKLING SOUND OF THE 80S (ITALO DISCO – DER GLITZERSOUND DER 80ER) by Alessandro Melazzini (DE/IT, Alpenway Media)

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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