Entre Sombras (Between The Shadows)

Synopsis

Natália, trapped in a tedious job, engages in a search for a stolen heart. In a world where hearts can be deposited in a bank, the protagonist faces a dilemma: give her heart or keep it to herself.

Original Title
ENTRE SOMBRAS
Director
Mónica Santos, Alice Guimarães
Producer
Jean-François Le Corre, Mathieu Courtois, VIVEMENT LUNDI!
Pedro Medeiros, UM SEGUNDO FILMES
Nuno Amorim, Vanessa Ventura, Animais AVPL
Script
Mónica Santos, Alice Guimarães
Photography
Manuel Pinto Barros
Editing
Alice Guimarães, Mónica Santos
Music
Pedro Marques
Sound
Paul Josselin, Kévin Feildel, Bertrand Boudaud
Animation
Alice Guimarães, Mónica Santos
Voz Off
Margarida Vila-Nova, Lyndsey Richardson
Animation Technique
Pixilation, Stop Motion
Main Actors
Sara Costa, Gilberto Oliveira
Original Language
English, Portuguese
Subtitles
Spanish, French, English, Italian

Film Statistics

  • 44960 Spectators
  • 185 Festival Selections
  • 310 Exhibitions
  • 44 Awards

Awards and Selections

06.2018
Animafest - World Festival of Animated Films Zagreb, Croatia
Audience award
07.2018
Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal
Public Award
07.2018
Anima Mundi - International Animation Festival of Brazil, Brazil
08.2018
Hiroshima International Animation Festival, Japan
Special Jury Prize
08.2018
SICAF - Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival, Korea
09.2018
Fantoche International Animation Film Festival, Switzerland
09.2018
Animanima International Animation Festival, Serbia
09.2018
Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada
09.2018
Milano Film Festival, Italy
09.2018
Krok International Animated Film Festival, Ukraine
10.2018
Animatou - International Animation Film Festival, Switzerland
10.2018
IndieCork Film Festival, Ireland
10.2018
Montpellier International Festival of Mediterranean Film, France
Young Jury Award
10.2018
Valladolid International Film Festival, Spain
10.2018
Casa da Animação - Prémio Nacional da Animação, Portugal
Public Award, Honour Mention
10.2018
Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival - Curta Cinema, Brazil
Audience award, Honourable Mention from the Jury of the International Competition
11.2018
Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, USA
11.2018
Cinemaforum Short Film Festival, Poland
11.2018
Stoptrik International Film Festival, Poland
11.2018
China Independent Animation Film Forum Competition, China
11.2018
Cinanima - International Animated Film Festival of Espinho, Portugal
11.2018
POFF Shorts - International Short Film and Animation Festival, Estonia
11.2018
Caminhos do Cinema Português, Portugal
Best Animation Award, Honourable Mention From the Press
11.2018
LIAF - London International Animation Festival, United Kingdom
11.2018
Festival on Wheels, Turkey
12.2018
International Short Film Festival Leuven, Belgium
12.2018
FICA - Aguilar del Campo, Spain
Audience Award, Honourable mention in Best International Short
12.2018
Festival Internacional de Curtas de Verin, Spain
12.2018
Animateka International Animated Film Festival, Slovenia
12.2018
Festival Tous Courts, International Short Film Competition, Aix-en-Provence, France
12.2018
Les Arcs European Film Festival, France
12.2018
Piccolo Festival of Animazione, Italy
Audience Award
01.2019
Flickerfest - international Short Film Festival, Australia
SAE Creative Media Institute Award for Best use of Digital Technology in a Short Film
01.2019
ShortCutz Ovar - January, Portugal
02.2019
Travelling - Rennes Film Festival, France
College Prize Travelling Urba[Ciné]
02.2019
Prémio de Melhor Direcção de Fotografia AIP Cinema, Portugal
02.2019
International Animation Film Festival of Catalonia, ANIMAC, Spain
02.2019
Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques, France
02.2019
12th Winter Shorts Fest, USA
03.2019
ANIMA, Brussels Internacional Animation Film Festival, Belgium
03.2019
The Animation Festival O!PLA, Poland
03.2019
Tehran International Animation Festival, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
03.2019
Rencontres du cinéma européen, France
03.2019
International Film Festival in Guadalajara, Mexico
03.2019
Medina del Campo Film Festival, Spain
Second Award
03.2019
REGARD - Saguenay International short film festival, Canada
03.2019
Mamers en Mars, European Film Festival, France
03.2019
SACO - Semana del Audiovisual Contemporáneo de Oviedo, Spain
03.2019
International Animation Short Film Festival of Roanne, France
03.2019
Monstra Lisboa Animated Film Festival, Portugal
Audience Award - Short Film Competition
03.2019
Stop Motion OUR FEST, Argentina
03.2019
Academia Portuguesa de Cinema - Gala de Prémios Sophia, Portugal
Best short film Animation
03.2019
Festival of Cinema Traversées, France
Louis Feullade Award, Special Mention
03.2019
Monstra Festival - Portuguese Competition SPAutores, Portugal
Audience Award - Portuguese Competition
03.2019
As iFF Spring, USA
Best Cinematography, Best Animation, Best Score
04.2019
Córtex - Festival de Curtas Metragens de Sintra, Portugal
04.2019
Festival de Cinema Luso-brasileiro de Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal
Honourable Mention
04.2019
Filmfest Dresden - International Short Film Festival, Germany
04.2019
Festival Primavera do Cine, Spain
Audience Award for Best Animation Short
04.2019
Porto Femme - Festival Internacional de Cinema, Portugal
Special Mention Animated Film - National Competition
04.2019
Brussels Short Film Festival, Belgium
04.2019
Internationales Trickfilm Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart, Germany
05.2019
Festival de Cine y Televisión Reino de León, Spain
05.2019
Anifilm - International Festival of Animated Films Trebon, Czech Republic
05.2019
LIsFE - Leiden International Short Film Experience, Netherlands
General Award
05.2019
Fastnet Film Festival, Ireland
Best Original Music, Best Cinematography
06.2019
Festival Plein la Bobine, France
Young Jury Award - Mino competition
06.2019
Animafest - World Festival of Animated Films Zagreb, Croatia
06.2019
Festival Côté Court - Pantin, France
07.2019
Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal
08.2019
imaginaria International Animation Film Festival, Italy
08.2019
Aye Aye Film Festival Nancy, France
09.2019
Arouca Film Festival, Portugal
2º Best Film Festival, Best Short Film
09.2019
Best of International Short Films Festival, France
09.2019
Linoleum International Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival, Ukraine
09.2019
FIKE International Short Film Festival, Portugal
Best Short Animation Award
09.2019
Quebec City Film Festival, Canada
09.2019
Vladivostok International Film Festival of Asian Pacific countries - PACIFIC MERIDIAN, Russia
09.2019
Festival Stop Motion Montreal, Canada
Best Independent Film
10.2019
SATISFIED EYE International Film Festival, United Kingdom
10.2019
International Short Film Festival of Cyprus, Cyprus
10.2019
Naples International Film Festival , USA
10.2019
SPARK Animation Festival, Canada
10.2019
KuanDu International Animation Festival, Taiwan
Best original Score
11.2019
REX Animation Film Festival, Sweden
11.2019
ADF – Autores de Fotografía Cinematográfica, Argentina
Best Photography
11.2019
St. Louis International Film Festival, USA
11.2019
Alcine - Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares/Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
11.2019
MONSTRA - Arras, France
11.2019
Cinambule - Court c'est Court, France
11.2019
City of Soria - International Short Film Festival, Spain
11.2019
International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima, Poland
Honorable Mention, Audience Award
11.2019
GIRAF Animation Festival, Canada
11.2019
ShortCutz Alcochete, Portugal
12.2019
Passaggi d’Autore - Mediterranean Short Film Festival, Italy
12.2019
Les Nuits Magiques - International Animated Film Festival, France
02.2020
Shortcutz Lisboa - Fevereiro, Portugal
Best February Short Film
03.2020
Premiados ShortCutz Ovar, Portugal
Best Short of the Year
03.2020
Tokyo Anime Award Festival, Japan
04.2020
Go Short International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, Netherlands
06.2020
Festival International Détours en Cinécourt, France
06.2020
Palm Springs International ShortFest, USA
Audience Award
09.2020
Chaniartoon - International Comic & Animation Festival, Greece
09.2020
Shortcutz Aveiro - Setembro, Portugal
10.2020
European Film Festival - Fenêtres sur Courts, France
11.2020
Shortcutz Leiria, Portugal
11.2020
Cinema de Animação OLHO, Portugal
11.2020
Short Film Festival Sequence, France
12.2020
Frames Portuguese Film Festival, Sweden
06.2021
Show Me Shorts Film Festival , New Zealand
06.2022
Animafest - World Festival of Animated Films Zagreb, Croatia
11.2022
Greenwich Village Film Festival, USA
Best Short Animation Award
02.2024
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France
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Other Screenings

08.2018
Extensão Curtas Vila do Conde - Casa da Animação
10.2018
Círculo de Bellas Artes - Madrid
11.2018
Best of Animafest Zagreb
11.2018
Théâtre des treize vents
12.2018
SHORT FILM DAY - Selina Hostel Porto
01.2019
Animation First Festival
02.2019
ANIMAR 14
03.2019
Festival of Russian Animation of Suzdal
03.2019
Elle font leur cinéma
03.2019
Séquence Short Film Festival
04.2019
Shortcutz Guimarães - Abril
Audience Award
05.2019
MONSTRA à solta - Sport Operário Marinhense
05.2019
MONSTRA à solta - Shortcutz Viseu
05.2019
MONSTRA à solta - CAEP (Portalegre)
05.2019
MONSTRA à solta - Festival Animus Festival
05.2019
MONSTRA à solta - EB Dr. António de Sousa Agostinho (Almancil)
05.2019
Screening VISIONS SOCIALES, Cannes
05.2019
MONSTRA à solta - Cineclube Aurélio Paz dos Reis (Braga)
06.2019
MONSTRA à Solta - Espaço Criarte (Carcavelos)
07.2019
MONSTRA à Solta - Biblioteca Municipal (Viseu)
09.2019
Best of 2018 Animation Marathon
09.2019
Ciclo de Cinema Galego-Português "Mulleres, Patrimonios, Sociedade”
10.2019
Special Program Cinemed - Montpellier
10.2019
20ª Festa do Cinema Francês
10.2019
Bilbao Arte
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Shortcutz Vila Real
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Escola Artística António Arroio
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Braga
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Aveiro Arts House
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Tavira
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Cinema Teixeira de Pascoaes
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Há Filmes na Baixa!
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Cineclube da Maia
12.2019
O DIA MAIS CURTO - ZOOM Barcelos
01.2020
Aniversário Monstra - Lisboa
01.2020
MONSTRA à solta - Arras
01.2020
Shortcutz Guimarães - Janeiro
02.2020
Clermont-Ferrand - European Audience Awards Program
02.2020
Imagem por Imagem ( Cinema de Animação) - Cinemateca
02.2020
Centro Cultural na Semana dos Cinemas Estrangeiros
02.2020
MONSTRA à solta - Residência artística Fevereiro Gerador
03.2020
CGAI-Filmoteca de Galicia
03.2020
CINANIMA - Stop Motion OUR FEST
06.2020
Festival International Détours en Cinécourt
12.2020
Frames Portuguese Film Festival
05.2021
ANIMAR 16
05.2021
Shortcutz Leiria - Sessão de Maio
05.2021
Laboral Cinemateca of Gijon
06.2021
Show Me Shorts Film Festival
06.2021
Programa do Semestre Português em Ispra
10.2021
Festa Mundial da Animação
03.2022
Extensão Porto Femme - Chle
06.2022
Animafest - World Festival of Animated Films Zagreb
06.2022
Programa Casa da Animação - Casa em Movimento (Casa das Artes)
09.2022
Extensão Curtas Vila do Conde iFF - Colina das Artes
10.2022
L'hybride
10.2022
Cineclube do Porto - 8mm Outubro
02.2023
Cineclube do Porto - 8mm Fevereiro
04.2023
Cineclube do Porto - Abril
04.2023
Cinemax Penafiel - Exib.Comercial Maio-Junho
06.2023
Festibérico Festival de Cinema Português e Espanhol
07.2023
Cineclube de Faro - Julho
08.2023
Albardeira- Associação Cultural - Agosto
08.2023
Porto Femme - Ciclo de Cinema Agosto
10.2023
MANIFESTUM: Arte de Dizer - Programa Casa da Animação
11.2023
Cinanima - Exposição "100 Anos de Cinema Português de Animação
11.2023
Portuguese Cinema Days in Berlin
11.2023
Planos Film Fest - Sessão Especial Mónica Santos
11.2023
Cineclube do Porto - Novembro
01.2024
Animalusa Mostra de Cinema de Animação Português
02.2024
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival
06.2024
Annecy - Portuguese Focus
06.2024
Cinema Jove Festival Internacional de Cine - Curt Creixent
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