From: Pedro Maia | p.ma (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Mar 29 2010 - 11:53:33 PDT
18th Curtas Vila do Conde
International Film Festival
3-11 July 2010
SHORT FILM COMPETITION DEADLINE:
April 5th 2010 (for the International Competition) or May 24th 2010 (for the Portuguese Competition)
Animations, documentaries, experimental films, fictions, and music videos, in 16mm, 35mm or Video (BETACAM SP/Pal, MiniDV, DVCAM, Digital Betcam, HDV or digital files with maximum resolution of 1440x1080px), produced in 2009 or 2010, no longer than 60 minutes, preferably subtitled in Portuguese or English.
Competitive Sections and Awards
National and International Competition
The jury of this competitive section will be composed of distinguished film professionals, which will award the prizes mentioned below.
- Great Prize "Cidade de Vila do Conde"
- Prize Animation
- Prize Manoel de Oliveira for Documentary
- Prize Fiction
- Prize for the Best Portuguese Short Film
The Festival audience will award the film with best average points from all films selected in National and International competitions.
- Audience prize
Note: The Take One! competition, regarding films produced in Portuguese schools, has specific regulations.
Music Videos Competition
Dedicated to the most recent Portuguese and international productions, also with a specific jury which will award the:
- Prize Music Video
This competition is dedicated to experimental films particularly those that will reveal a new approach to the art of moving images, sound and music and to their possible creative combinations. The jury of this competitive section will be composed of distinguished film professionals, which will award:
- Prize for Best Experimental Film
Curtinhas Competition (Children and Youth)
This competition is dedicated to children’s films, and its jury will be composed by a large number of children (7-12 years), which will award the:
- Prize Curtinhas
Note: The Selection Committee, after its final decisions regarding the Portuguese and International Competitions, will proceed with the selection for this competitive sections (Experimental and Curtinhas).
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For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.