Years running: 15 (since 2004)


International Independent Film Festival in Lisboa.


INDIELISBOA is a privileged event to meet the most recent and interesting works of independent cinema from all over the world. The main aim of the Festival is to discover new films and new directors, in the universe of independent cinema. Keeping its attention on the author's creativity and independence, INDIELISBOA was able to become one of the most important Portuguese festivals. 


International Competition:

  • Feature Film Grand Prize “City Of Lisbon" (10.000 €);
  • Short Film Grand Prize (4.000 €).

National Competition:

  • Award For Best Portuguese Feature Film;
  • Pixel Bunker Award For Best Portuguese Short Film (1.500 € + 6.000 € In Pixel Bunker Services);
  • Special Mention;
  • Tap Award For Best Portuguese Feature Film (4.000 € Worth Of Tap Flights);
  • Tap Award For Best Portuguese Documentary (2.000 € Worth Of Tap Flights);
  • Fnac New Talent Award (2.500 €);
  • Obvioson/Gripman/Restart Award For Best Portuguese Short Film Director (5.000 € In Post Production Or Shooting Material Rental; 2.500€ In Restart Traineeship And/Or Production Or Post Production Means);
  • Árvore Da Vida Award For Best Portuguese Film (2.000 €).

IndieJunior  Award (1.000 € In The Acquisition Of Tv Broadcasting Rights For Portugal).

Amnesty International Award (1.250 €).

Audience Awards.


  • Films must be the 1st, 2nd or 3d work by a director;
  • Completed in either 2017 or 2018;
  • No previous presentation in Portugal.

Selection Media Type: online

Screening Media Type: 35 мм, 16 мм, DCP, Video

Audio language: original

Subtitles language: english

Premiere Requirements

National premiere required.

Jury and Organizers

Festival Director
Mr. Nuno Sena, Mr. Miguel Valverde, Mr. Rui Pereira

Ágata Pinho, Carlos Ramos, Catarina Cabral, Nuno Sena, Miguel Valverde, Rui Pereira




Official website



International Independent Film Festival,
Casa do Cinema, Rua da Rosa, 2º,
Sala 1.4 – 1200-385
Lisboa, Portugal

Phone: +351 213 158 399

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Deadline
    December 31, 2017
  • Event dates
    26 April — 6 May 2018
Categories & Fees

Screenings programmed for younger audiences: shorts and features, comprising animations and live-action films. Portuguese premieres are preferred.

  • Deadline — free

A programme comprising films – mainly documentaries – focusing on music, especially independent pop/rock scene and its protagonists;

  • Deadline — free

A programme of recently-restored titles, rediscoveries and films which reflect on cinema itself, its artistic dimensions and history/

  • Deadline — free

Fiction, animation, documentary or experimental short films (under 59 minutes).

  • Deadline — €6

Fiction, animation, documentary or experimental feature films (over 60 minutes).

  • Deadline — €12
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