Call for Entries 2023: Submit your film today

After the sixth edition of the festival last January, we are already looking forward to the return of IndieJúnior Porto in 2023. The 7th International Children’s and Youth Film Festival of Porto will be held from January 23 to 29, 2023, and we want to see your films!

As of today, and until October 14, we invite you to submit your film. We look forward to receiving recent works (produced in 2021, 2022 or 2023) and are open to short films of all genres. Guidelines and submissions form are available at

IndieJúnior is a film festival aimed at children and adolescents, segmented into programs for families, schools and the general public.

In addition to other sections, the festival has an international competition, which awards three prizes: IndieJúnior Grand Prize (jury composed of film professionals), Impact Award by University of Porto (jury composed by University of Porto members) and Audience Award (audience jury).

Animation, fiction and documentary films are part of a carefully planned program, taking into account each target audience: +3 years, +6 years, +10 years, +12 years and +15 years. Concerning schools, programs are segmented for preschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd cycles and high school.