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Logotipo da Portugal Film Commission e do Porto/Post/Doc

Industry Talk | Porto/Post/Doc Co-production Meetings

November 21 | 10h00 am | Maus Hábitos, Porto


Ana Marques | Executive director of Portugal Film Commission


The post-production process in the context of international co-productions
Celina Fernandes and Pedro Domingo | Nu Boayana Portugal
Miguel Bandeira and Micael Figueiredo | Musgo Studios


21 November 2023
- 21 November 2023
Maus Hábitos, Porto
Logotipo da Portugal Film Commission e desta edição do CINANIMA.

Challenges of animation production

November 18 | 4h30pm – 5h30pm | Centro Multimeios de Espinho – Sala Polivalente

Portugal Film Commission debate at CINANIMA – International Animated Film Festival of Espinho


Ana Marques | Executive director of Portugal Film Commission


Creative Europe MEDIA funding opportunities
Susana Costa Pereira | Executive coordinator of Creative Europe Desk PT


Challenges of animation production
Humberto Santana | Producer at Animanostra and member of APPA *
Nuno Beato | Producer at Sardinha em Lata and member of APPA *
Ana Marques | Executive director of Portugal Film Commission


* APPA – Portuguese Animation Producers Association

18 November 2023
- 18 November 2023
Centro Multimeios de Espinho - Sala Polivalente
Cartaz da conferência Cinema & Turismo

Conference Film & Tourism

The Conference Film & Tourism takes place on October 9, Monday, at 2:00 pm, at Universidade Lusófona (Sala Fernando Lopes). The conference is part of the 11th edition of Festival Finisterra Arrábida Film Art & Tourism Festival.



On a quest” Filming in Portugal. The importance of Film Commissions

With Jaswant Shrestha (director, Emmy award winner in 2022), Carlos Sargedas (Arrábida Film Commission), João Antero (Alentejo e Ribatejo Film Commission) and Cláudio Teixeira (editor, TVI)


Europa Criativa MEDIA funding opportunities for Film Festivals

With Susana Costa Pereira (executive coordinator of Centro de Informação Europa Criativa)


9 October 2023
- 9 October 2023
Universidade Lusófona
Sustainability in Film and Audiovisual Productions

Sustainability in Film and Audiovisual Productions

Portugal Film Commission, Filmaporto — film commission and Associação Green Consultants de Portugal promote an event about Sustainability in Film and Audiovisual Productions on September 24, Sunday, at 2:15 pm in Batalha Centro de Cinema, Porto.


In 2023 Portugal celebrates, for the first time, the National Sustainability Day. In this frame, we invite film and audiovisual professionals to reflect on the path towards more ecologically responsible productions.


The program includes two moments leaded by Associação Green Consultants de Portugal with the participation of two international guests: Maryllis Gonzalez (line producer) and Oliver Lupiañez (environmental sustainability manager).


Free entrance, upon registration until September 22, Friday.



2:15 pm | Opening session


2:30 pm | Presentation | What is sustainability? Why should we make more sustainable productions?

With Elle Bessa, Inês Rueff, Rita Lacerda and Pedro Sá (Associação Green Consultants de Portugal)


4:30 pm | Debate | The most important aspects of a production, measures, solutions and case studies

With Maryllis Gonzalez e Oliver Lupiañez. Moderator: Dörte Schneider Garcia (Green Consultant and teacher)


6:30 pm | Happy hour


24 September 2023
- 24 September 2023
Batalha Centro de Cinema, Porto
Pitch me! 2023

Pitch me! 2023

The Portuguese Film Academy and Netflix announce the opening of the “Pitch Me! All In!” competition, a residency program aimed at emerging screenwriters, in which the selected authors will be able to work on the development of their ideas with the guidance of a team of high-level professionals.

“Pitch Me! – All In!” is an initiative developed by the Portuguese Film Academy and Netflix, with the aim of contributing to a greater representation of people belonging to underrepresented segments of the population in the areas of cinema and audiovisual, such as: people with ethnic/cultural diversity, sexual diversity, gender diversity, functional diversity, people from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds, among others.

The competition, which will be open for applications between July 31 and September 7, will end with the selection of 8 projects (with a minimum of 3 feature films and 3 series projects). The winning projects will be developed over several months through a residency and mentoring program, focusing on the creation of the script and its presentation dossier. The initiative will end with the presentation of the winning projects in a pitching session addressed to professionals representing the Portuguese film and audiovisual industry.

Find more information about the “Pitch Me! All In!” initiative here


31 July 2023
- 7 September 2023
Portugal 360 – Session: “Portugal, a film friendly country”.

Portugal 360 – Session: “Portugal, a film friendly country”.

Three days of many activities, Portuguese cinema, talks about travel, culture, education, investment, gastronomy showcookings, handcraft workshops, wine and olive oil tasting, among many other activities that you can participate in with a simple registration on the website starting on May 9th. There are limited places.

Session: “Portugal, a film friendly country”

Dates: 10 and 11 june

Scheduled: 4pm to 5pm

Scheduled film screenings include Portuguese films: Listen, Ice Merchants, Mal Viver, Viver Mal, O ano da morte de Ricardo Reis.

10 June 2023
- 11 June 2023
Cinemateca Brasileira
“New trends and risks in the European cinema sector? A small/medium markets perspective ” conference

“New trends and risks in the European cinema sector? A small/medium markets perspective ” conference

The European Audiovisual Observatory invites all interested parties to participate in the conference “New trends and risks in the European cinema sector? A small/medium markets perspective “, which will take place at the Cinemateca Portuguesa on June 6, 2023, from 14.30 to 17.30. The event will be in English.

Registration is free but compulsory and can be done through the e-mail
More information on the site

6 June 2023
- 6 June 2023
Cinemateca Portuguesa
Marché du Film – Cannes Film Festival

Marché du Film – Cannes Film Festival

The Marché du Film is one of the largest and most important events for film professionals.

Over 12,500 film industry professionals head to Cannes each year to present and discover almost 4,000 films and projects in development at 33 screening venues. Marché du Film takes place at the Palais Croisette in Cannes.

16 May 2023
- 24 May 2023
Nan Goldin at Multiplex’s 12th Edition

Nan Goldin at Multiplex’s 12th Edition

In an initiative of the Universidade Lusófona do Porto, Nan Goldin, North American photographer and filmmaker, is the guest of the twelfth edition of Multiplex, within the scope of the award of the Doctor Honoris Causa. Nan Goldin gives a masterclass on November 29th at 15:00pm at Teatro Nacional S. João and follows a retrospective cycle of her work organized in partnership with TMP between the 29th and 30th of November. Free admission for the entire programme.

Photo: © Nan Goldin, Nan one month after being battered, 1984. Coleção Tate Modern

29 November 2022
- 30 November 2022
Creative Europe Programme at ESCS

Creative Europe Programme at ESCS

European Funding opportunities for the Audiovisual Sector: Creative Europe MEDIA Programme. A session held at Escola Superior de Comunicação Social will address the role of the new Creative Europe 21-27 Programme for the recovery of the cultural and creative sectors.

29 November 2022
- 29 November 2022
Escola Superior de Comunicação Social
FIKE – Évora International Short Film Festival

FIKE – Évora International Short Film Festival

The International Short Film Festival of Évora returns from November 21st to 27th, organised by Sociedade Operária de Instrução e Recreio Joaquim António d’Aguiar.

FIKE is the festival of cinema in the city of Évora, an opportunity for the dissemination and promotion of cinema, audience formation, in a dialogue with the heritage of the city, candidate to European Capital of Culture 2027.

21 November 2022
- 27 November 2022
Project Manifest – Open Call

Project Manifest – Open Call

Five European entities present the Manifest project, funded by the European Commission under the Creative Europe Programme, that aims to contribute to the re-imagination of the collective European memory of the transatlantic slave trade through a participatory, innovative and interdisciplinary approach to artistic creation.

A Call will run from 26 October to 27 November 2022, for artists and creators to participate in artistic residencies dedicated to reflecting on the memory of the transatlantic trade in enslaved people.

The artist residencies will take place in 2023 in Hungary, Portugal and Denmark. Artists and creators residing in the countries covered by Creative Europe can apply.

26 October 2022
- 27 November 2022
Cinenova – Interuniversity Film Festival

Cinenova – Interuniversity Film Festival

The 4th edition of Cinenova – Interuniversity Film Festival, an initiative of the Social Sciences and Humanities’ Faculty of Universidade Nova de Lisboa (NOVA-FCSH).

This unique event in Portugal has received 1400 shor film submissions from 100 countries all over the world.

22 November 2022
- 26 November 2022