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”.
A cinematographer by vocation and a director by accident, Liliana Gonçalves is the writer, producer and director of the award winning short-film “TURP”.
A roundup of the 37th Fantasporto’s closing ceremony and this year’s winners.
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.
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.
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.