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OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FANTASPORTO 2024 Oporto Film Festival promotes films that seek new forms and methods of film making. 


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Submissions to Fantasporto close end November

SUBMISSIONS CLOSE END OF NOVEMBER So farmore than 1500 film submissions from over 70 countries   Fantasporto announced today that the film submissions for the 44th edition of the Porto International Film Festival | Fantasporto'2024 will close at the end of this month and the line-up for this edition will be announced in December. The final program will be announced in January. Fantasporto 2024 will take place from March 1 to 10 at the Batalha Centro de Cinema and, possibly, at other...

Karim Quelhaj's films retrospective at Fantasporto 2024

Fantasporto 2024 is pleased to announce the complete retrospective of the director who won Fantasporto'2023 with the film MEGALOMANIA. Karim Quelhaj's. The retrospective include the films Parabole, Le Repas du Singe, L'Oeil Silencieux, Une Realité par seconde and, of course, Megalomaniac. There will be a MOVIE TALK with his participation and his producer Florence Saâdi, who has agreed to be a member of the International Jury. A symbolic tribute to the Belgian director is...

Fantasporto at the WORLDCON 2023 - 81st World Science Fiction Convention

    Fantasporto was invited to represent Europe at the WORLDCON 2023 | 81st World Science Fiction Convention | HUGO´s AWARDS in CHENGDU, China. A conference will be made about the situation of the SciFi Film Festivals and the documentary Fantasporto - 40 Years by Isabel Pina, a co-production between producer companies Pizzo and Cinema Novo will be screened at this huge event that, like the Oscars, have the famous HUGO Awards that are delivered in the last 81 years. This even...

Fantas goes global

Encouraging higher goals, Fantasporto, an event that launches Porto and Portugal into the world, also receives praise from abroad.  The renowned and respected North American magazine MovieMaker considered it one of the 25 "coolest" festivals in the world and the world's leading fantasy website, also North American, Dread Central, refers to the festival as one of the "20 most outstanding festivals in the horror field", including it in this list after a study carried...

Fantasporto calling for the 44th edition

    44th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – FANTASPORTO 2024 (March 1 -10 ) SUBMISSIONS CLOSE  NOVEMBER 30  To submit a film please send us to the link and password (best in Vimeo) of the film to be seen by the selection committee FILM ELIGIBILITY: Features: The films must be produced in 2023. Shorts (only fantasy films competition) up to 15 minutes produced in 2023 ...

Entries for the 44th Fantasporto Festival are open

ENTRIES FOR THE 44th EDITION OF FANTASPORTO ARE OPEN   till the end of November 2023. We are informing all our friends and colleagues that can submit films to the festival from now on.  The films must be produced only in 2023.  The decisions of the selection jury will be announced over the year and the Final and Definitive  Line Up will be announced on December 15th.  You will find in our site the entry form (compulsory) and regulations for 20...

The teaser for the 44th Porto International Film Festival | Fantasporto´2024

The teaser for the 44th Porto International Film Festival | Fantasporto´2024 ...

FANTASPORTO closes 2023 Batalha edition with Awards

MEGALOMANIAC AND THE PORTUGUESE INCUBUS WINNERS OF THE FANTASY SECTION AND NARCOSIS OF THE DIRECTOR’S WEEK The new Multiplex BATALHA received this year the 43rd edition of the iconic and just finished Fantasporto – Festival Internacional de Cinema do Porto. The International Jury of the fantasy section was LAWRENCE TROTT, MÁRTA BÉNYEI, SANDRA HENRIQUES and LUÍS ROSALES and decided to divide their awards between European and Asian Films.  PORTUGUESE... partnership with Fantasporto renewed

Mario Dorminsky, Beatriz Pacheco Pereira dn Julian Temple with Bruno Chatelin in Porto enjoying the festival ine a new venue à Centro de Cinema de Batalha!   ...

VIDEO Fantasporto 2023 Career tribute to Krzysztof Zanussi

Beatriz Pacheco Peirera Fantasporto co founder with Mario Dorminsky handed the carreer tribute to Krystof before the projection of PERFECT NUMBER his latest film, he said with some humour that he was puzzled by (tribute to his career) which he considers not iover and wants to do more films.... ...

A warm welcome from Mario opening Fantasporto to the world as of now

43rd OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL | FANTASPORTO’2023 From today till March 5th at Batalha CC FILMS, GUESTS AND A WARM WELCOME    Fantasporto 2023 opens today. The rush now is creating the best conditions for our guests, coming from all parts of the world.  Set in the beautiful restored BATALHA, home of all things cinema in Oporto, Fantasporto is the next meeting place for cinema lovers. 68 countries sent films for selection, resulting in a selection of...

Guess who is in town at Fantasporto!

43rd OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL | FANTASPORTO’2023 24th Feb to 5th March FILMS, GUESTS AND A WARM WELCOME   Fantasporto 2023 is coming soon. The rush now is creating the best conditions for our guests, coming from all parts of the world.  Set in the beautiful restored BATALHA, home of all things cinema in Oporto, Fantasporto is the next meeting place for cinema lovers.   68 countries sent films for selection, resulting in a selection of 86 premières in ...

Fantasporto 2023 introduces Movie Talks the conference program

SPECIAL PROGRAM “FALAR DE CINEMA- THE MOVIE TALKS”   Specially dedicated to training in cinema, and taking advantage of the availability of some of the national and foreign guests of Fantasporto 2023, a program of debates/workshops was organized aimed at the younger audience, young filmmakers and film students. The aim of this extra-exhibition program of the festival's films is to promote debate and conversation. Not only about the films shown at the festival and how their...

Strong filmmakers attendance for the films in Fantasporto 2023 selection with

  DIRECTORS OF THE FILMS IN COMPETITION PRESENT IN PORTO   RUSSELL OWEN Born in North Wales (United Kingdom). He studied illustration and screenwriting at the University of California. He started out as a storyboard artist and worked on the “Doctor Who” series and “Tomb Raider” games before becoming artistic director for very popular TV series. He made his first short film “Anglesey Road” (2009), highly awarded. This was followed by...

Fantasporto 2023 Jury announced

JURY MEMBERS   INTERNATIONAL JURY OF THE OFFICIAL FANTASTIC CINEMA SECTION   MÁRTA BÉNYEI Born in Hungary. Expert with over 35 years of experience in the film industry. She started out as a market specialist and rights buyer. Responsible for the Festivals Department of the National Film Institute of Hungary since 2004, deputy representative of Hungary in the Eurimages Program and collaborator of Fantasporto for decades. Participant in Movie Talks. LAWRENCE TROTT (Un...

Fantasporto 2023 reveals the complete line-up of the 43 rd edition

The official section FANTASTIC CINEMA, comes to us with a lineup with several World and International Premiers and the most diverse award-winning feature films at prestigious festivals.   Highlight forever strong representation of Japanese cinema, to the presence of a surprising Ukrainian film, from a Malaysian film, country for the first time present at the festival. Strong presence also of the extremely creative European Cinema, this year again with great product...

Fantasporto´2023 | 43rd Porto International Film Festival calling for entries

ENTRIES FOR THE 43rdd EDITION OF FANTASPORTO ARE OPEN WELCOME TO THE PORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL   Fantasporto´2023 | 43rd Porto International Film Festival reminds you that the entries for the next edition of this festival are open, and will close on December 31st, for all sections. The 43rd edition of the event will be from February 24t till March 5th at Batalha – Centro de Cinema. To submit a film please send to t...

Fantasporto closes with awards the 42nd edition and a farewell to Rivoli Theater


This Sunday at Fantasporto: winners only for you at Rivoli Theatre

DON'T MISS THE AWARD FILMS OF FANTAS'2022, TODAY, SUNDAY 10, AT THE RIVOLI TEATRO    DE OLIVEIRA AUDITORIUM SUNDAY, APRIL 10 15.00 • BEST ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN FANTASTIC CINEMA The Exorcism of God - Alejandro Hidalgo - 99' (USA/ Mex /Venezuela) - vo ingl /port a priest North American is called to perform _ a exorcism _ but nothing runs as predicted and years later still _ is suffering the consequences of what he has done. Director Alejandro Hidalgo visited Fan...

Alejandro Hidalgo wins Best Director at Fantasporto for The Exorcism of God

TOO HAPPY ! I was awarded the Best Director award for my film THE EXORCISM OF GOD in the 42nd edition of Fantasporto 2022 | 42 anos | Festival Internacional de Cinema do Porto one of the most prestigious genre festivals in the world! Many thanks to the festival, its director Mário Dorminsky , my friend and mentor Julian Richards and all the technical and artistic team of the film! I carry this award to my soul! THANK YOU! Alejandro Hidalgo ...

Fantasporto Program of Saturday 9th leading to the Awards Ceremony

AN HOMAGE TO THE UKRAINIAN PEOPLE AT FANTASPORTO'2022 CLOSING SESSION and AWARD SESSION   The organization of the 42nd FANTASPORTO is pleased to join the wave of solidarity with Ukraine that is being felt throughout the world. Today, at the official closing of Fantasporto 2022, there will be a tribute to the Ukrainian People, which will be attended by Ms. Consul of the Republic of Ukraine, who will bring with him a message from the Ambassador of Ukraine to Portug...

Fantasporto 2022 look back at the program

With the awards ceremony scheduled for tomorrow it is time to look back at the program of films and shorts which were featured at this year rainy filmfestival : rain brings more crowd into theatres which is also a positive thing. It slightly deprives you from the beauty of the city, buit thank god we have been here as a regular partner and we are now quite familiar with the city's assets.   ...

This friday in Fantasporto goodies and terror in the night

FRIDAY, APRIL 8TH GRAND AUDITORIUM   16:00 CF/AN/OE Chicken of the Mound Xi Chen, 83' (Chi) – Fiction Scientific – vol leg. english ./ leg. port . – preview European Robots rule the Earth but no hide the nostalgia of humans what already no exist . and do what _ they did -- fight . machines infernals , crabs and humanoids , in a fabulous fictional animation _ scientific , selected for the Annecy Festival and the Ottawa Festival. 18:00 CF Night at the Eagl...


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