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New Portuguese Animation: Student and Workshop Categories
3. May, 0:00
Casa da Animação has created the Portuguese Animation Awards in 2013: as a recognition for the splendid work of Portuguese Animation Artists. In 2020 there were three competition categories: Professional Films, School Films and Workshop Films.
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During a medical exam, a young girl dreams that she’s inside her mind. Dragged by her antagonist (the prompter of her seizures) into an identity-warpping quest, she explores the different sections of her personality – unusual spaces full of surreal metaphors. Only when she ceases questioning who she is, may she realise that the cause forher misfortune had always been on the palm of her hand.
A traditional dance troupe prepares for the opening of the Summer Solstice Festival. The group is scheduled to take the stage in a few minutes, but one member is missing.
Nestor, a man with several obsessive-compulsive behaviours lives in an unstable houseboat which never stops oscillating.
A chat between three friends, who feel trapped by the standards of society, but who want to fight for their dreams and what they believe, because nobody will do it for them.
During Estado Novo, António Tereso is encarcerated and the only way for him to escape with his comrades is to turn his back on his political party and gain trust of the prison guards. Working as a prision mechanic, Tereso finds out a bulletproof Chrystler that belonged to Salazar, becoming the key to his escape.
A story of a young and witty girl that doesn’t do what others tell her to. That personality often puts her in uncomfortable situations, but who knows, maybe there’s someone who likes that wittiness.
The birth of a being occurs in a space through a genuine and innocent movement. During the action, this space becomes complex and confusing, bringing different individuals together. Some are deformed by lines and light, others look real. Simplicity turns into complexity, plain images into catastrophes. Faces expand and become concepts and ideas. Imagination becomes vision.
The incompetent Space Dude and his insolent assistant Diana crash into an unknown planet. What will happen? Will they find new lifeforms? Will they lose their sanity in these new frontiers? Or will they be lost forever in the immensity of Outerspace? See and discover!
Azelea’s first day at work and her obsession: workaholism. Her endless desire to work takes her to exhaustion. After a nervous breakdown and the encounter with her past self, Azeleia learns to take things more calmly.
This film is located between reality, fiction, dream and real life… As simple as conversation…
A school looks inside itself and discovers that all small and fantastic things that it has inside is nothing more than a breath of time.
A lovestruck cardboard robot is the caretaker of a cardboard world. In an attempt to get a mouth to win over his crush, he goes to the hospital. But a plastic intruder seizes the opportunity and contaminates his paradise.
Nothing to say.
After all, is it raining or is it sunny?
Real stories of daily life told by children and young people in the “cerco” neighborhood of porto