Lisbon, Portugal 10 - 12 September 2021

Announcing the Winners

After much deliberation, our distinguished panel of judges has selected this year’s winning films. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners.

Kudos to Story In A Box for winning Best Film of 2021. Their film Samanta: Má ou Santa will go on to represent Lisbon against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2022.


1st Place: Best Film of 2021

Samanta: Má ou Santa by Story In A Box

2nd Place: Best Film of 2021

Matrioska by EntreCenas

3rd Place: Best Film of 2021

Cada Degrau Em Que O Pé Cai by Galactic Space Pandas of Planet 9

Required Elements

  • Character: Samuel ou Samanta Costa, amante (Samuel or Samanta Costa, lover)
  • Prop: uma peruca (a wig)
  • Line: "Estas coisas só me acontecem a mim." ("These things only happen to me.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Samanta: Má ou Santa by Story In A Box

Audience Favorite: Group B

Cada Degrau Em Que O Pé Cai by Galactic Space Pandas of Planet 9

Best Writing

Samanta: Má ou Santa by Story In A Box

Best Editing

Samanta: Má ou Santa by Story In A Box

Best Directing

Samanta: Má ou Santa by Story In A Box

Best Cinematography

Samanta: Má ou Santa by Story In A Box

Best Sound Design

Matrioska by EntreCenas

Best Musical Score

Já alguma vez viste ela a dar amoras? by The Pill

Best Acting

Sofia Mirpuri Samanta: Má ou Santa by Story In A Box

Best Ensemble Acting

Matrioska by EntreCenas

Best Set Design

Samanta: Má ou Santa by Story In A Box

Best Use of Character

Samanta: Má ou Santa by Story In A Box

Best Use of Prop

Destino by Revisteiros

Best Use of Line

Cada Degrau Em Que O Pé Cai by Galactic Space Pandas of Planet 9

Best Use of Genre

Matrioska by EntreCenas

Honorable Mention
Já alguma vez viste ela a dar amoras? by The Pill

Melhor Trailer / Best Trailer

Som, Câmara, Lights... ? by Void

Prémio Hashtag Redes Sociais / Social Network Award

Cada Degrau Em Que O Pé Cai by Galactic Space Pandas of Planet 9

Prémio Igualdade e Inclusão no Cinema / Cinema for Inclusion Award

Samanta: Má ou Santa by Story In A Box

Prémio VIsões Jovens / Young Visions Award

Cada Degrau Em Que O Pé Cai by Galactic Space Pandas of Planet 9

2021 Film List

  • Beija-flor by O Canto do Bode

    Uma viagem no tempo, no espaço e na memória.

  • Cada Degrau Em Que O Pé Cai by Galactic Space Pandas of Planet 9

    Há degraus que nunca queremos descer.

  • Confia. A vida. by Y ahora que?

    Somos todos super-heróis

  • Destino by Revisteiros

    Madame Samanta is ready to read the fortune.

  • Já alguma vez viste ela a dar amoras? by The Pill

    Já alguma vez viste ela a dar amoras?

  • Matrioska by EntreCenas

    "Passamos à próxima?"

  • O DERRADEIRO PASSO by Sene Lisboa

    De que tamanho sao os nossos sonhos?

  • Pela Morte Fora by B, B & B Produções

    Tudo muda numa viagem

  • Samanta: Má ou Santa by Story In A Box

    toda a gente é inocente menos as mulheres

  • Samantha Unmatched by Filmmaking Lisboa

    Samantha stays unmatched, or does she?

  • Som, Câmara, Lights... ? by Void

    Um realizador que se acha um génio... mas talvez não o seja.


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