The 7th edition of the YMotion 2021 Festival takes place from 8th to 13th November 2021 at Casa da Juventude, at the Centro de Estudos Camilianos and at the Castro Alves Foundation, in Vila Nova de Famalicão. This festival starts with these 7 workshops that will be held free of charge, until May 15th, on the festival and Youth pages of Famalicão on Facebook and that address topics such as writing for film arguments, acting for fiction, color in animation cinema, soundtrack or film production and involving trainers such as journalists Tiago Fernando Alves, Andreia Ferreira and Rui Pedro Tendinha (curator of the Festival), directors Luís Campos, Diogo Simão, Catarina Gil and Alexandra Allen, the actress Joana Metrass, producer Maria João Mayer or musician John Gonçalves from The Gift.
As of May 7th, short film registrations by young people from 12 to 35 years old, at the national level, are open for registration, in an open call that lasts until the 7th of October.
May 8, 5 pm (hybrid format) WHITE LETTER to CINEMAX with Tiago Alves and João Lopes (journalists)
May 10, 6:00 pm (online) WRITING for CINEMA ARGUMENTS with Luís Campos (screenwriter)
May 11, 6 pm (online) ACTING for FICTION with Joana Metrass (actress) - conversation moderated by Andreia Ferreira (journalist)
May 12, 6:00 pm (online) CREATION for CINEMA with Diogo Simão (director) and Catarina Gil (director)
May 13, 6:00 pm (online) BANDA SONORA DE CINEMA with John Gonçalves dos The Gift - conversation moderated by Andreia Ferreira (journalist)
May 14, 6:00 pm (online) COLOR in ANIMATION CINEMA with Alexandra Allen (director and illustrator)
May 15, 6:00 pm (online) PORTUGUESE CINEMA PRODUCTION with Maria João Mayer - conversation moderated by Rui Tendinha (film journalist)
May 15, 2021, at 6 pm PORTUGUESE CINEMA PRODUCTION with Maria João Mayer (film producer) - conversation moderated by Rui Tendinha (film journalist)