Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian : Grants for International Travel for Creatives in Cinema

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The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation grants support to projects that contribute to the international visibility of the Portuguese creation in the field of cinema and which contemplate:

a) The displacement of Portuguese creators for the presentation of films in international shows or events of reference and that, as a matter of priority, include participation in meetings, lectures or workshops;

b) The displacement of foreign creators who integrate national projects in this field.



a) Individual film creators, Portuguese or foreigners residing in Portugal, who demonstrate an active course in the national artistic scene;

b) National artistic and production structures responsible for the candidate projects.


a) Projects with academic, school, children’s or amateur character;

b) Projects that result from orders from public or private entities;

c) Projects aimed at obtaining full financing.

d) Applications of entities that are in unjustified non-compliance with the Foundation, regarding the submission of reports of material and / or financial execution, or return of balances.


How to apply
1. Read the regulations carefully and gather all the necessary documentation before submitting the application.

2. Sign in to create an account on MyGulbenkian platform.

3. Click on the form itself, your process will be created and after completing the application page you will be able to upload the required documents in pdf (see the list of documents required in the regulation) and monitor your process in the future (save the login with your application).

4. After filling out the application page and uploading the documents and click Submit.


Deadline for submission of applications
Applications can be submitted from March 4 to November 30, 2019 (until 18:00, Lisbon time).

The results will be communicated by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation within 30 days, from the date of submission of the application.


To apply, visit:

*Please note, website is in Portuguese


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