Due to this Covid-19 pandemic times, and to the restrictions implemented by Portuguese government we won't be able to do our monthly screenings. And we will have to delay our annual event.

New Cinema - Lisbon Monthly Film Festival is a monthly international film festival with a monthly selection live screenings and has the mission to bring more culture to the city, promoting films and showcasing new filmmakers.

Best Feature Film 
Best Feature Documentary 
Best Short Film 
Best Short Documentary 
Best Super Short Film (2 minutes)
Best Web/Tv Series 
Best Music Video 
Best Director Feature Film 
Best Director Short Film 
Best Director Super Short Film (2 minutes)
Best First Time Director 
Best Student Film 
Best Experimental 
Best Animation 
Best Inspirational Film 
Best Corporate/Brand Film 
Best Covid19 film
Best Short Drama 
Best Short Comedy 
Best Short Horror 
Best Short Thriller 
Best Short Sci-Fi 
Best Short Script 
Best tv show Script 
Best Web Script
Best Editing
Best Cinematography

We accept: 

- Short and feature films, in any form.
- Music Videos 
- Web/TV Series (also pilot) 
- Short Scripts, Web video scripts, Tv Show scripts

By submitting your film, take note that: 
- You agree that we can use parts of your film (including trailer/teaser/film poster/stills) for promotional purpose. 
- Entry fees are non-refundable.  
- Multiple entries are allowed for each filmmaker
- The films must include English subtitles (unless the spoken language is English or Portuguese) 
- The scripts must be in English or Portuguese

We do not accept: 

1 - Extremist or propaganda content from religious or political organizations 
2 - Films involving politics / films promoting political agenda 

Overall Rating
  • Peter Rajesh Joachim

    Thank you for the selection

    September 2021
  • A great feat! Thanks for having me!

    April 2021
  • Solid festival. Exactly what you hope to get out of monthly online fests, quick turn around on communication, social media exposure, and affordable entry fees.

    March 2021
  • Great film festival. Can’t wait to enter again

    March 2021
  • Thank you New Cinema! Really thrilling experience! Keep safe!

    March 2021