Open call for submissions to PrimeirOlhar Award
The prize recognizes the best documentary film realized by cinema students in Galicia, Portugal and Brazil.
The Viana Film Meetings has just opened the call for submissions to the PrimeirOlhar Award, an international competition open to film and communication students from Portugal, Galicia, Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking countries. The award aims to encourage young people to produce and direct innovative and creative documentaries and to reward the best Portuguese-Language documentaries.
Films produced between January 2019 and March 2020, with less than 30 minutes length, made or not in the school context, can participate.
The deadline for submitting proposals expires on March 30th, and there is no limit to the number of works that each filmmaker can submit.The regulations for submission and the registration form are available online.
The Viana Film Meetings, organized by the non-profit organization AO NORTE in collaboration with Viana do Castelo Municipal Council offers a unique experience in Portugal, both locally and nationwide. Since 2001, the event has been providing a platform to share, learn and discuss cinema, especially devoted to bringing together film students, film clubs from Portugal and Galicia (Spain) and the audience, stimulating a fruitful exchange with professional filmmakers, producers, and other artists.
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