Festival Internacional de Cinema da Figueira da Foz – Figueira Film Art 2019


Figueira Film Art, Festival de Cinema da Figueira da Foz, is an independent film festival. It is committed and dedicated to the showcase of both emerging and established, national and international filmmakers’ work, within the world of independent cinema. The organization committee is proud of its independence and ethics in the selection process for the films it presents in its Official Selection.

Rules and terms 

Any films completed after March 1st 2018 will be admitted, no matter the genre, in the following categories and with a duration that must obey the following criteria:
Feature film (fiction and documentary) – more than 60m; 
Short film (fiction) – less than 60m; 

Children’s film – 50m to 70m 
School film – any duration  
Music video – less than 5m; 

Only the registration of one category per film is valid, and whoever submits the film is free to choose the category and the organization team may proceed to its alteration.

All films that aren’t in Portuguese will have to be accompanied by a file with subtitles in English or Portuguese.

Despite the premiere status not being required, there will be a special attention given to films that might have, in FFA-2019 or at least in Portugal, their first presentation to an audience.

Films with a public broadcasting on social media will not be accepted.

 It is up to whoever submits the work to respect all copyrights in the submitted work.

On May 30th 2019 the selected films will be revealed.

Conquistapanorama – Associação Cultural, as an organizing entity, takes responsibility for the expenses of the director or their representative during their stay in Figueira da Foz 

General participation agreement in Figueira Film Art 2019 

By submitting my film I declare that i read and accept the general conditions of FFA 2019.  

I am willing to give to the festival any additional information according to these rules and regulations. I give the organization team of FFA 2019 permission to screen my film and, if selected, I confirm that a screening copy will be available in a digital format for screening during FFA 2019 until June 15th. I certify that I hold every necessary copyright for the screening of this film/video in FFA 2019 and that all permissions and righs were acquired. This film isn’t liable to any litigation, nor os it threatened by any litigation, assuming all legal responsibilities. By agreeing to these terms, I transfer to FFA 2019 the right to use excerpts from the submitted film and its images for publicity and marketing for Figueira Film Art 2019, and for other non commercial uses related to the promotion of the 2019 edition, as well as the projection of the film in question between August 30th and September 7th 2019.



  • Best fiction feature film
  • Best documentary
  • Best fiction short film
  • Best school film
  • Best children’s film
  • Best music video


Feature film (Fiction)
– Best directing
– Best writing
– Best photography
– Best editing

– Best directing
– Best photography
– Best editing

Short films (Fiction)
– Best directing
– Best writing

School films
– Best directing

Music Video:
– Best directing