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OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FANTASPORTO 2022 Oporto Film Festival promotes films that seek new forms and methods of film making. 

42nd OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – FANTASPORTO 2022  April 1 - 10, 2022

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Rules and Regulations of The 37th edition of the OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

1. The 37th edition of the OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL -
 
FANTASPORTO 2017 will take place from February, 24th till March 4th.
 
 
 
2. The Festival main purpose is screening and promoting films of quality, both
 
aesthetically and thematically, and to seek new forms and methods of filmmaking.
 
 
 
3. The Festival has the following sections. 
 
 
 
3.1. Competitive Sections for unreleased films in Portugal:
 
 
 
3.1.1. Official Section - Fantasy Feature Films – new feature with fantasy as main
 
genre. Must have been produced between 2015 and 2017.
 
3.1.2. Official Section - Fantasy Short Films – new short films with fantasy as main
 
genre. The shorts should have a maximum of 15 minutes in length, and must have
 
been produced between 2016 and 2017.
 
3.1.3. Official Section - Directors Week (Manoel de Oliveira Award) – for feature films
 
in all genres (other than fantasy) and produced between 2016 and 2017.
 
3.1.4. Official Section - Orient Express - for Asiatic feature films, produced between
 
2015 and 2017.
 
3.1.5. Official Section - Prémio de Cinema Português – Best Film- for unreleased
 
Portuguese films (all lengths) produced between 2016 and 2017  (Best Portuguese
 
Film Award).
 
It is considered as Portuguese a film which has these conditions: coming from a
 
Portuguese producing company, to be a co-producion with Portugal or the director or
 
the producer have Portuguese nationality .
 
 
 
3.2. Non - Competitive Sections:
 
 
 
3.2.1. Official Section - Panorama & Première - for feature films in all genres , still
 
unreleased in Portugal. 
 
3.2.2. Official Section – Fantas Classics – A Tribute to classical masterpieces.
 
3.2.3. Retrospectives
 
 
 
4. The Festival aims at: 
 
 
 
4.1. Promoting in the city of Oporto a cultural forum with international impact.
 
4.2. Dignifying the Portuguese Cinema and encouraging the film production in
 
Portugal. 
 
4.3. Promoting Portugal in the world film industry.
 
 
 
5. FILMS - PROCEDURES FOR A FILM APPLICATION/ SELECTION
 
5.1. FOR SELECTION:  A screener on line must be sent till the 5th December 2016
 
together with the Entry Form that can be download from the site
 
www.fantasporto.com. 
 
The screeners and the entry form (mandatory) must be sent to the email
 
info@fantasporto.com. The screeners can be sent using a link with password, or
 
through Vimeo, WeTransfer, Mega or Dropbox. Cinando screeners are not
 
acceptable.
 
5.2. The submission can also be sent by mail. The proposals, in DVD or BluRay
 
support must be sent together with the filled entry form to FANTASPORTO | RUA
 
ANIBAL CUNHA, 84 | SALA 1.6 | 4050 – 048 PORTO | PORTUGAL. The deadline is
 
November 15 th .
 
 
 
5.2. The filled ENTRY FORM MUST BE SENT WITH THE SUBMISSION IN
 
ORDER TO CONFIRM YOUR APPLICATION:
 
The Entry Form is mandatory.  Without this procedure, the acceptance of the
 
submission will not be confirmed.
 
 
 
6.  IF THE FILM IS SELECTED, IT IS NECESSARY THE FOLLOWING FOR
 
ELECTRONIC SUBTITLING AND PROMOTION:
 
 
 
6.1. Dialogue list of the film in English.
 
6.2. Screener in DVD or BluRay. 
 
6.3. Three (3) or more press stills (with at least 1MB each)
 
6.4. Three (3) printed posters (if available)
 
6.5. One or more press-books and promotional materials
 
6.6. A trailer in DVD or BluRay PAL
 
6.7. EPK of the film for TV promotion (optional)
 
6.8. Graphic Materials, to be used to promote the film in the Web
 
 
 
7. The screeners are not returned and will be destroyed after the festival. 
 
 
 
8. All materials should be sent by mail or e-mail to:
 
 
 
FANTASPORTO
 
Rua Aníbal Cunha, 84 - sala 1.6
 
4050 - 046 Porto
 
Portugal
 
or
 
info@fantasporto.com
 
 
 
9. IF SELECTED/ FOR EXHIBITION:
 
 
 
9.1. The participating producers, directors and sales agents may present their films
 
under the following conditions:
 
9.2. Accepted suports: DCP, BluRay, Pro Res (HQ) files in hard drive 25fps
 
(1920x1080 resolution)
 
9.3. To have English subtitles or to be spoken in English.
 
9.4. To have been produced between 2016 and 2017, if applying for competition.
 
9.5. To be the first public screening in Portugal.
 
9.6. THE SCREENERS OF THE FILMS SHOULD BE IN POSSESSION OF THE
 
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE till February 1 st 2017. 
 
9.7. The Festival insurance coverage includes all risks including theft or fire, loss or
 
disappearance; total or partial damage. The festival’s insurance company covers all
 
films screened in the festival.
 
9.8. The screening prints will only be returned to the sender under request only.
 
They will only be returned to the producer, director or sales agent. If not, the
 
shipment will be paid by the new entity.  
 
 
 
10. The Organizers are responsible for the selection of the films submitted to the
 
Competitive Sections but delegate in International Juries for the decision on the
 
awards.
 
 
 
11. The Organizers nominate the International Juries that will decide on the Official
 
Awards of each edition of the festival.
 
 
 
12. Awards to be granted by the Jury of the Official Competition for Fantasy
 
Films
 
The International Jury of the Official Section for Fantasy Films will grant the following
 
awards:
 
a) Fantasporto Best Film Award
 
b) Fantasporto Best Direction
 
c) Fantasporto Best Actor
 
d) Fantasporto Best Actress
 
e) Fantasporto Best Screenplay
 
f) Fantasporto Best Special Effects
 
g) Fantasporto Special Award of the Jury. This award will be given to a film whose
 
artistic and technical aspects present a high level of originality.
 
h) Fantasporto Best Fantasy Short Film Award
 
 
 
13. Jury of the Official Competition Directors Week 
 
The International Jury of the Directors Week will grant the following awards:
 
a) Fantasporto Directors Week Best Film Award
 
b) Fantasporto Directors Week Best Director
 
c) Fantasporto Directors Week Best Actor
 
d) Fantasporto Directors Week Best Actress
 
e) Fantasporto Directors Week Best Screenplay
 
f) Fantasporto Directors Week Special Award. This award is for a film with a high
 
level of originality.
 
 
 
14. Jury of the Official Competition Orient Express
 
The International Jury of the Orient Express official section will grant the following
 
awards:
 
a) Fantasporto Orient Express Best Film Award
 
b) Fantasporto Orient Express Special Award of the Jury
 
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40th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL runs Feb 28, March 7

The Oporto International Film Festival, specializes in fantasy and science-fiction films in its Official Competitive section.
This Festival also includes the 18th New Directors Week with an Official Competition and a Retrospective section. The Festival’s director, Mário Dorminsky, is preparing, with the help of the Portuguese Film Institute, a program with Portuguese Films for the benefit of the foreign guests in Fantasporto.
The Festival runs now in 5 theatres (2,600 seats altogether ) and screens nearly new 200 feature films each year. The press coverage of the Festival is made by all the most important Portuguese newspapers, radio stations and television networks and by foreign specialized press. This allows press dossiers of about 5000 clippings every year and represents a unique media coverage in Portugal for similar cultural events.

Almost 110,000 entries, per year is the average of the Festival’s past editions.

 

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