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32nd Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival

Vila do Conde, Portugal, July 13 to 21, 2024

Early bird deadline

December 31, 2023

Regular deadline

February 29, 2024

Final deadline

April 30, 2024


(Short films, all genres) 

The Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival is currently accepting applications for its next edition.  




Curtas Vila do Conde – International Film Festival is one of the most prestigious film festivals in Portugal, reaching its 32nd edition in 2024. An OSCAR® Qualifying Film Festival, it programs animations, documentaries, fiction films, experimental films and music videos, produced in 2023 or 2024, with a maximum duration of 60 minutes.

In 2023, the 45 films which participated in the International and National competitions were part of a total of 268 films from 40 countries, that reached a total of 20,000 spectators.

In 2023, four films from Canada were part of the selection: The Time That Separates Us directed by Parastoo Anoushahpour, The Newest Olds directed by Pablo Mazzolo, Canary by Benoit Therriault and Pierre-Hugues Dallaire, which received the 1st Special Mention, and Invicible directed by Vincent René-Lorti, which won the Auto Bemguidados Award. 

Telefilm Canada recognizes selection of short films in this festival and may provide assistance through theInternational Promotion Program

International Promotion
Telefilm Canada, Montreal 
1 800 567-0890