Call for Entry

31st Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival – Call for Entry 2023

Dear Asian filmmakers, the Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival (Portugal) is accepting films until April 30, 2023.

About the festival:
Assuming as the main objective the promotion and diffusion of cinematographic and audio-visual works, selected according to quality criteria, Curtas Vila do Conde focus on the discovery of new films and filmmakers and also on the recognized legacy of Cinema.

Eligibility (International Films):
– The festival accepts short films (under 60 minutes) from all kind of genres (Animated, documentary, fiction, and experimental films)
– Films should have been produced between 2022 – 2023.
– The festival accepts films in film (16mm e 35mm) or digital (DCP), are eligible for the various competitions.
– Films should be at least Portuguese Premiere, World Premieres are prioritized.
– Movies previously programmed in other Portuguese film festivals, or that have had any other kind of public screening in Portugal, will not be admitted.
– Films can be submitted via FilmFreeway (, ShortFilmDepot ( or FestHome (
Submission Fees and Deadlines:

* Fees are from FilmFreeway
*Highlighted fees are for FilmFreeway Gold Members

Notification Date: June 8, 2023

We recommend filmmakers to read the full Rules and Regulations here:

We remind readers that the 31st Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival will take place from July 8 – 16, 2023 in Vila do Conde, Portugal.

To see other Call for Entries please follow the next link: “Call For Entries

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