TRIBUTE TO ANTÓNIO-PEDRO VASCONCELOS 2012
A director with a long and prestigious career who brought crowds to the theatres with his most recent films, is certainly a man to watch. Fantasporto 2012 has decided to pay its tribute to director-producer António-Pedro Vasconcelos.
Born in 1939, he studied law, was a film critic,the editor of the film magazine Cinéfilo and worked on television. He directed commercials and documentaries as well as feature films. He was a cofounder of the Centro Português de Cinema. In feature films, he directed, among others, “Jaime”, “The Immortals”, “Call Girl” and “Beauty and the Paparazzo”.
Starting next February 20th, the 38th edition of Fantasporto- Oporto International Film Festival, ends on March 3rd (competitions) and March 4th (the awards screenings), 3 more days than usual.
38º FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINEMA DO PORTO 38th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Entries for fantasy shorts and features are now open till the 5th December. According to the festival regulations (www.fantasporto.com), each entry must have a form filled and a screener available on line for appreciation of the selection jury.