Interview: Gonçalo Almeida, Director of the Best Portuguese Horror Short Film at MotelX 2017

Born in Santiago do Cacém and currently based in London, Gonçalo Almeida won the award for Best Portuguese Horror Short Film at the 11th edition of MotelX.

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MotelX 2017 Wrap-Up, Winners, Ups, and Lows

The 11th edition of MotelX in Lisbon honored Corman and Jodoroswky and premiered Andy Muschietti’s “IT” at a sold out session.

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September in Lisbon is the Month for MotelX

Expect nothing else but pure horror at MotelX, Lisbon’s International Horror Film Festival.

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Interview with Ricardo Couto – Director of “Terra Mãe”

Ricardo Couto, the young artist who directed “Terra Mãe”, believes that filmmaking might be just one of the tools he’ll use to satisfy his “creative urge”.

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Interview with Liliana Gonçalves – Writer, Producer and Director of “TURP”

A cinematographer by vocation and a director by accident, Liliana Gonçalves is the writer, producer and director of the award winning short-film “TURP”.

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Fantasporto 2016: Polish Mermaids, Irish Exorcists, and Time Circles

A roundup of the 37th Fantasporto’s closing ceremony and this year’s winners.

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10 Top Independent Film Festivals Not to Miss in Your Lifetime

From the hundreds of independent film festivals happening every year around the world, some are more unmissable than others. They have been around for quite a while (some even before the indie film hype), they have proven themselves as strong players in the industry, and they continue to attract followers and fans year after year. Without any particular order, these are the 10 top independent film festivals not to miss in your lifetime.

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Final Takes of Fantasporto 2015

We arrived in Porto with two (misleading) preconceptions: that the city could be seen in one day and that Fantasporto, the independent film festival, was a dying shadow of its former glory.

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35th Fantasporto: an Exclusive Look at the Oporto International Film Festival

One of the best international film festivals celebrates the independent film industry for 10 days in Porto, with a strong accent on fantasy and thrillers.

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