GRAND JURY PRIZE VICENTE PINTO ABREU
Awarded to the best film in the International Competition.
A LITTLE LOVE PACKAGE, GASTÓN SOLNICKI
PRÉMIO CINEMA FALADO CINEMA FALADO AWARD
Awarded to the best film in the Portuguese language from any competitive sections, unless otherwise excluded.
VIAGEM AO SOL, SUSANA SOUSA DIAS, ANSGAR SCHAEFER
Awarded to the best film in the Transmission Competition, unless otherwise excluded.
A VIAGEM DO REI, JOÃO PEDRO MOREIRA
EL ARENA, JAY B. JAMMAL
CINEMA NOVO AWARD OFFERED BY CANAL180
Awarded to the best film from the Cinema Novo Competition.
Value: €500, plus €2000 in kind services from BLIT, and €500 in kind services from ShowReel
NADA PARA VER AQUI, NICHOLAS BOUCHEZ
HOME, REVISED, INÊS PEDROSA E MELO
WORKING CLASS HEROES
Creative grant: €20.000, in partnership Filmaporto
VARIATIONS ON HOW TO FARM A CITY, MÓNICA MARTINS NUNES
ARCHÉ AWARD OFFERED BY COMPANHIA DAS CULTURAS/FUNDAÇÃO PEREIRA MONTEIRO
Awarded to the best project presented in the Arché Lab.
Artist Residency at the Companhia das Culturas.
MYSTICISME DU SUD, FÁBIO PENELA
Awarded by a group of students from various secondary schools across Porto to the best film in a selection chosen from various programme sections.
A HOUSE MADE OF SPLINTERS, SIMON LERENG WILMONT
ALEXANDRA DIAS FORTES
Researcher at IFILNOVA and teacher of "Epistemology and foundations of critical thinking" at ISCTE. In 2016 she received her PhD on the thought of Ludwig Wittgenstein. She has published, presented, and co-organised international conferences on various topics in aesthetics, philosophical methodologies, philosophy of language, epistemology and urban aesthetics.
Before starting working with the International Film Festival of Rotterdam in 1996, he worked as a freelance critic and editor. He has curated various retrospectives and thematic programmes and developed returning strands and programmes, such as Bright Future focusing on emerging talents. He also served on committees for the Hubert Bals Fund, the Dutch Film Fund and the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts.
Film critic, screenwriter, director of several short films and the feature film Fernando Lopes, Provavelmente (2008). He currently collaborates with Diário de Notícias, SIC Notícias and Antena 1. He was a professor at the Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema and responsible for the cinema programme of Guimarães 2012 - European Capital of Culture. Author of the books Teleditadura - Diário de um Espectador (1995), Poemas de Guerra (2002) and Cinema e História: Aventuras Narrativas (2018).
Raquel Schefer is a researcher, filmmaker, film curator, and associated professor at Sorbonne Nouvelle University. She holds a PhD in Film Studies from Sorbonne Nouvelle University and a Master in Documentary Cinema from the University of Cinema of Buenos Aires. She published the book Self-Portrait in Documentary and several book chapters and articles. She is the co-editor of the quarterly La Furia Umana and a program advisor at IDFA.
Born in Vila do Conde in 1965. He studied Literature and Modern Languages at the University of Coimbra and has a degree in International Relations (University of Minho). He was the director of Braga cineclube in the 1980s and co-founder and director of Curtas de Vila do Conde from 1993 to1999. He worked as a flight attendant at TAP from 1991 to 2021. He likes woods and scrubland.
TIAGO BARTOLOMEU COSTA
Programmer, curator and editor, he is currently and until April 2024, coordinator of the FILMar project, operated by Cinemateca Portuguesa. He collaborated with such theatres as Rivoli (2020-2022), São Luiz (2014-2022), National Ballet Company (2020-2021), Coliseu do Porto (2020-2021), Chantiers d’Europe (2012-2016), and was an advisor of the Ministry of Culture (2016-2019). He founded and edited Obscena - Revista de Artes Performativas and authored the publications O Cego que Atravessou Montanhas - Conversas com Luís Miguel Cintra (2016) and Tiago Guedes - Valse à six temps (2011).
She started her musical career in 1987 in the pop group Ban. In 1993 she founded the band Três Tristes Tigres with the writer Regina Guimarães and the musician Alexandre Soares. She created the show Sono dedicated to the poetry of Ernesto de Melo e Castro. She has set poetry by various authors to music, solo and in her projects Osso Vaidoso, Bruta and Ruído Vário. In 2020, she edited Mínima Luz, Três Tristes Tigres' original album. She collaborates with João Sousa Cardoso in staged readings of literary texts.
MITÓ (MARIA ANTÓNIA)
She studied at Academia dos Amadores de Música and at Conservatório Nacional, where she completed the cello course. In 2002, she finished her course at Act Escola de Actores in Lisbon, and since then she has collaborated with various companies as an actress, singer and songwriter. In 2003, she joined Luís Varatojo and João Aguardela to found the band A Naifa. In 2015 she founded the band Señoritas with Sandra Baptista. She has published seven albums, an autobiographical DVD-book, made 10 national tours and several international presentations.
A lawyer who spins records, he was the creator of Radio Bar and also of the publisher of Sister Ray - all projects based in Porto. He presents, at Yéyé, "A Grande Travessia" (The Great Crossing) and organises the Dancing Picnic on the Grass and Porto Pop, a pop culture party about music in books with the words you dance to. Avid collector of records, magazines, books and comics.
JESUS NOVÁS ANDRADE
Since the 90s, he has been part of Cineclube of Pontevedra and designed the Cine Forum de Noites Abertas. He taught at the Faculty of Fine Arts - Vigo University and the UNED. Between 2004 and 2010, he collaborated with Art Notes magazine. Since 2007, he has coordinated seminars, cinema seasons, and film courses of the Vice-Rectory of the Campus of Pontevedra. Currently he works as a co-director and programmer of Novos Cinemas festival.
JOÃO RUI GUERRA DA MATA
He started working in cinema in 1995. He was a teacher of Art Direction/Production Design at Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema between 2004 and 2011. In 2012 he directed the short film, What Burns Heals, which was awarded at the Locarno festival. He co-directed several short films and the feature films with his partner and artistic collaborator, João Pedro Rodrigues. In cinema he also works as Art Director/Production Designer and screenwriter. In 2016, the Centre Pompidou in Paris dedicated a Complete Retrospective and installation to him, together with Rodrigues.
She is a director and editor. Her first short film, Solo, won, among others, the prize for Best Short Film at Du Nouveau Cinéma Festival. Later, she directed the short film First Light and, more recently, the short Ruby, selected for such festivals as Rotterdam, Palm Springs, ZINEBI and Las Palmas and was commercially distributed in Portugal, France, Germany, Brazil, Iceland and Uruguay. Her first documentary, a Luso-German co-production, is currently being shot. She was also a programmer at Queer Lisboa festival and taught directing at ETIC.
WORKING CLASS HEROES
Brooklyn-based filmmaker, producer and archivist. Town Hall, her directorial debut (co-directed with Jamila Wignot) broadcast nationally on PBS in 2014. She is the producer of the Academy Award® nominated and Emmy winner documentary Cutie and the Boxer and worked as an archivist for Jim Jarmusch's Gimme Danger and Mike Mills' 20th Century Women, among many others. She co-directed The Reagan Show and directed Riotsville, U.S.A., both feature length all-archival documentaries. She also writes on film for frieze magazine and Film Comment.
Head of Lost & Found, a distribution company focused on restored films. A journalist and film critic, he is a contributor to Otros Cines Europa, A Cuarta Parede, the Spanish National Radio and Senses of Cinema. He is also on DUPLEX Cinema's team (Ferrol, Spain). He is currently programming for Aguilar Film Festival (Spain) and runs a young critics' workshop at the European Film Festival Pali (Serbia), along with Neil Young.
He graduated in Cinema and Law and has a PhD in Communication Sciences with a thesis on Education for Cinema, having collaborated in various projects in this area (CinEd, Shortcut, Moving Cinema, Os Filhos de Lumière, Plano Nacional de Cinema, Batalha Centro de Cinema). He is a critic and founding member of À pala de Walsh, a critic’s website. Since 2019, he is part of the programme committee of IndieLisboa festival. He is a researcher at CITAR and a professor at Escola das Artes da Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Porto.
Founder with Oliver Laxe of Zeitun Films in 2009. He has produced films by Laxe, Eloy Enciso, Alberto Garcia, Lois Patiño, Enrique Rivero, Feyrouz Serhal, Eliane Raheb e Eloy Domínguez Serén. These films have been screened and awarded in such festivals as Cannes, Berlin, Locarno, Toronto, Rotterdam, among others.
Visual artist and programmer, she has been exhibiting in Portugal and abroad since 2001. Graduated in Painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Porto, she was the programmer of the independent space PêSSEGOpráSEMANA (2002-2007). She was selected for the EDP New Artists Award 2007 and in 2005 for the exhibition "7 artists at the 10th month" at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. She managed, with Manuel Mesquita, the artistic residencies programme Moinho da Fonte Santa (2013-2018) and is responsible, with Susana Gaudêncio, for the project Pessoa Colectiva.
She graduated in Communication Sciences, with a post-graduate degree in Emerging Cultures and Discourses from FCSH/NOVA. A journalist and critic, she published regularly in the specialised press between 1996 and 2010. She is the author of the biography Olga Roriz (2007) and the monograph O Essencial sobre a Companhia Nacional de Bailado (2017). She has worked at Direção-Geral das Artes (2004-2015), at Direção Municipal de Cultura da Câmara Municipal do Porto (2016-2019) and, since March 2020, she chairs the Direction of Coliseu Porto Ageas.