|when:||May 3rd - 14th, 2017|
|address:||Casa do Cinema|
Rua da Rosa, 2º, Sala 1.4
1200-385 Lisboa, Portugal
|tel:||+ 351 21 3158399|
|fax:||+ 351 21 3160057|
|deadline:||January 16th, 2017|
|entry form:||Online Submission|
A privileged event to meet the most recent and interesting works of independent cinema from all over the world. The main aim of the Festival is to discover new films and new directors, in the universe of independent cinema.
International Competition - The International Competition for short and feature films is composed of films that have never been publicly exhibited in Portugal. First or second works, fiction, animation, documentaries and experimental films may apply to this section. The festival is particularly keen to promote the work of new directors.
Emerging Cinema - This section highlights innovative works by emerging filmmakers, exploring new trends in world cinema, fresh narrative forms, and promising voices.
Observatory - A survey of essential works in independent contemporary cinema by established film-makers.
World Pulse – A competitive section comprising features and shorts dealing with global or local issues.
National Competition - This section aims to give national and international recognition to Portuguese shorts and features.
International Competition - Screenings programmed for a younger audience: shorts and feature films, comprising animations and live-action films; fictional films and documentaries.
2. IndieLisboa also has parallel sections:
IndieMusic - a programme comprising films - mainly documentaries - focusing on music, especially independent pop/rock and its practitioners.
Director's Cut - a programme of recently-restored titles, rediscoveries and films which reflect on cinema itself, its artistic dimensions and history.
3. IndieLisboa has also a retrospective section entitled Independent Hero, dedicated to those who go beyond the mainstream in filmmaking and help to open new and unconventional paths for cinema.
Awards for the International Competition are:
Feature Film Grand Prize “City of Lisbon”
INATEL Short Film Grand Prize
Distribution Award CAIXA GERAL DE DEPÓSITOS
10.000 Euros to help its commercial release in Portugal
Competition Best Feature Film