Caminhos Film Festival Call for Entries

Caminhos Film Festival Call for Entries

The applications for the 24thedition of the Caminhos Film Festival are now open, from the 1st of May until the 31st of July the works for the Selection Caminhos and Selection Essays, as well as the works for the other sections of the festival, can be submitted via FilmFreeway.

The Caminhos Film Festival has been, since 1988, one of the main references in the cinematographic panorama of Portugal. Presenting itself as the only festival dedicated to Portuguese cinema in all its areas (final projects of schools of cinema, animation, documentary, short film and motion picture), it is the ultimate showcase of the cinematographic works produced every year in Portugal.

This event is the opportunity to gather creators and audience in a single space of artistic interaction, a place where one can accompany in firsthand the evolution of the cinematographic industry in Portugal.

The event is open to Juniors, Juveniles and Seniors, of the Schools of Cinema and even students and onlookers, inviting all the Portuguese population to know the most recent cinematographic production of Portugal, providing a space of union of the arts for Cinema, which is celebrated in each one of our editions.

1 May 2018
Open Call!

until 31 May 2018
Early Bird, with free applications

until 30 June de 2018
Regular Deadline:

Feature Films - 10EU
Short Films - 5EU

until 31 July 2018

Feature Films - 20EU
Short Films - 10EU

30 September 2018
Notification of acceptance

23 November - 1 December 2018
24th edition of the Caminhos Film Festival

Caminhos Selection
Official Awards
Festival Grand Prize Portugal Sou Eu
Best Fiction Feature Film Award
Best Short Film Turismo do Centro Award
Best Documentary Film Universidade de Coimbra Award
Best Animation Film Award
Revelation Award
Don Quijote Award / IFSS Jury - International Federation of Film Societies;

Press Jury Award;

Audience Award - Chama Amarela

Caminhos Selection
Technical-Artistic Awards
Best Actor;
Best Supporting Actor;
Best Actress;
Best Supporting Actress;
Best Artistic Direction;
Best Artistic Direction;
Best Wardrobe;
Best Director;
Best Characterization;
Best Editing;
Best Sound;
Best Original Screenplay;
Best Adapted Screenplay;
Best Original Soundtrack;
Best Communication and Promotion.
Essays Selection
Best National Essay
Best Internacional Essay

rules and terms:


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