Feature Film Grand Prize City of Lisbon
15.000 euros + 3000 euros in services at Ingreme

Special Jury Award TVCine & Séries
Film Rights Acquisition for Portugal

Giona A. Nazzaro

Giona A. Nazzaro

Born in 1965, in Zurich. He is the general delegate of Venice International Film Critic’s Week. He works as a journalist and critic for several publications (Il ManifestoFilm TVMicroMega, Fimcritica). His first collection of fiction short stories was published in 2010. He collaborated with Torino Film Festival, he was the programmer and curator for Visions du Réel and works for the Festival del Film di Locarno. He curated the art exhibition Il di/segno del cinema.

Paz Lázaro

Paz Lázaro

Member of the Selection Committee for Competition and Panorama Programme Manager for the Berlin International Film Festival. She is also the delegate for Hispanic films and serves as an Expert for the European Film Academy. She was also engaged in Film Production with feature films such as Nómadas (2000) and Sobre el arcoiris (2003), as well as Theatre Production. She holds a Degree in Spanish Philology, English Philology and Sociology.

Manuel Mozos


Born in 1959, in Lisbon. He is a filmmaker, and has worked as editor, assistant director, continuity supervisor, scriptwriter and as an actor.  He has also worked in theater, performance and musical publications. Since 2001, works in the Portuguese Cinematheque Archive. 


Short Film Grand Prize
4.000 euros + 2.000 euros in Ingreme services

Turismo de Macau Awards



Katja Pratschke


She studied film at the Lódz Film School, Poland, and Media Art at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. Since 2006, she has organised a photofilm series with Thomas Tode and Gusztáv Hámos, with whom she has collaborated since 1998. Her films and installations have been shown at the Tate Modern London, MOMA, Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica di Venezia, IndieLisboa, among others. She has received various awards including the German Short Film Award. 

Richard Raskin

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Born in New York in 1941, he is the editor of the peer-reviewed journal, Short Film Studies. He has served on juries at various international film festivals. His books include Kortfilmen som fortælling (2001) and The Art of the Short Fiction Film: A Shot by Shot Study of Nine Modern Classics (2002). His articles have appeared in journals such as Film History or the Journal of Media Practice. Two short films based on his screenplays have won many awards. 

Filipe Abranches


Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema (ESTC). Lecturer at the illustration department at Ar.Co. Lecturer at ESAP/Guimarães (Escola Superior Artística do Porto – Pólo de Guimarães) between 2006 and 2008, where he was coordinator of the first Masters degree in illustration of Portugal. He is an illustrator for Expresso and has published illustrations in several newspapers: Público, Le Monde, O Independente and jornal I. He won the Restart award for best short film at IndieLisboa 2009, with the animated film Pássaros. He directed another animation short film Sanguetinta, which premiered at Curtas de Vila do Conde. He received in 2011 the third ICA fund, a 15 minute long short fim It would piss me off to die so yooooong… This film premiered at IndieLisboa 2016 and received several international awards (Sommets du cinéma d’animation/ Festival international de Montréal – 2016: Grand Prix de la compétition internationale) and in Portugal as well (Caminhos do Cinema Português 2016: Grande Prémio da Selecção Oficial; Monstra 2017: Melhor curta portuguesa).


Allianz-Ingreme Award for Best Portuguese Feature Film
2.500 euros offered by Allianz + 3.000 euros in Ingreme services.

Ingreme Award for Best Portuguese Short Film
1.500 euros + 2.000 euros in Ingreme services

FCSH/NOVA New Talent Award – Short Film
1.500 euros

Walla Collective Award for Best Film in Brand New Section
2.000 euros in image and sound post-production services at Walla Collective

Antoine Barraud

Antoine Barraud

Antoine Barraud directed Monster, his first short film, in 2004. Deluge and Monster, number two were his subsequent films. All were selected internationally from Angers-Premiers plans to Sarajevo. Antoine Barraud moved on to directing several experimental portraits of filmmakers such as Kenneth Anger, Kohei Oguri, Shuji Terayama and Koji Wakamatsu. As a producer, he has worked with Tsai Min Liang on the short film Madam Butterfly. In 2012, he directed his first feature film, Les gouffres, starring Nathalie Boutefeu and Mathieu Amalric. His second feature, Le dos rouge, starring Bertrand Bonello, Géraldine Pailhas and Jeanne Balibar. In 2016, he co-produced João Pedro Rodrigues’ The Ornithologist, and co-wrote Marie Losier’s upcoming extravaganza Cassandro, the exotico.

Paolo Bertolín


Paolo Bertolín is a festival programmer, film critic and producer. Since 2008, he belongs to the selection committee of Venice Film Festival.  Since 2010, he has worked as regional correspondent, covering several territories in the Asia-Pacific region. He has collaborated with the Beijing, Hanoi and Mumbai International Film Festivals, Doha Film Institute, the Far East Film Festival of Udine, the Visions du Réel in Nyon, the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Cannes’ Critics’ Week, the Bratislava International Film Festival and the Locarno Festival Open Doors.

Maike Mika Höhne

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Since 2007, she has curated Berlinale Shorts. She was born in Hanover in 1971 and studied Visual Communication in Hamburg and Cuba. She completed post-graduate studies with a focus on film. Since 2001, she has worked as a freelance writer, curator, producer, photographer and director. Her films are distributed by arsenal experimental and KurzFilmAgentur. Her first feature film, 3/4, premiered at Filmfest Hamburg in 2014. She has been active as a lecturer and moderator at film events.


IndieMusic Schweppes Award
1000 euros

Mário Valente

Mário Valente

Since its inception in 1999, Mário Valente is the resident DJ and programmer of the Lounge bar in Lisbon. He is also the host of the obscure rock party, Salón Fuzz, this event has become a weekly program on Vodafone FM radio. He is also responsible of a monthly program on Rádio Quântica. In addition, he is a graphic designer, worked in short films and  was a music and film critic in several publications. 

Joana Sá

Joana Sá

Pianist, composer, improviser and researcher in the field of contemporary music. She has developed her solo work with the cinematographer and director Daniel Costa Neves, with whom she made the film Through This Looking Glass. She has performed in concert with important national and international programs and recorded solo and in diverse formations. She has produced music for cinema and theatre like Miguel Gomes’ film, Tabu.

Tó Trips

To Trips

He starts playing guitar at the age of 12, with an uncle’s guitar. He forms a band in the high school, the Amen Sacristi, this band plays at Rock Rendez Vous. He joins Gasolina em teu Ventre at the invitation of Jorge Ferraz, with them he records an album and goes to the festival of Reading. He returns full of ideas, in 1993 he forms the Lulu Blind. They record three albums and play during the first part of Sonic Youth. In 2000, he forms the Hi Fi Jo and later The Tysons. He quits this band to form the Dead Combo.


Amnesty International

Amnesty International Award
1.500 euros

Filipa Santos
(Member of the Direction of Amnisty International)

Joana Gorjão Henriques

Fernanda Câncio

Árvore da Vida

Árvore da Vida Award
2.000 euros

Inês Gil
(Filmmaker and university lecturer)

Paulo Pires do Vale
(Curator e university lecturer)

Margarida Avillez Ataíde
(Journalist and film critic)


Schools Award

Inês Proença
(Escola Secundária Camões)

Débora Mogueiro
(Escola Secundária Camões)

Teresa Oliveira
(Escola Secundária Camões)


Universities Award

Rafael Afonso
(Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema)

Leonor Sousa
(Faculdade de Letras)

Teresa Vieira
(Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

Audience Award

Every section, except Focus, Special Programs, Independent Hero, IndieMusic, and Director’s Cut

Feature Film Award
2.000 euros

Best Short Fim Crocs Award
1.000 euros awarded by Schweppes

IndieJunior Families Trina Award
500 euros

IndieJunior Schools DoctorGummy  Award
500 euros