The ART&TUR Film Festival receives films for selection in 3 competitive sections:

Promotional Films

This sections will include filmes produced for specific client (DMO, companies or other organizations) and their goal is to promote a given product, service or territory. Their general proposal is to get a persuasive impact on the audiences, seducing them.

Educational Films

The main proposal of educational films is to disseminate new ideas or share some knowledge among the audience, and usually they are part of more general communication programmes. They can serve as educationnal tools for school or profesional education or just to introduce an iunnovative process in the society or in a specific industry.

Documentaries & TV Reports

These are usually films created by independent producers or by television channels with the primary objective of informing on a given topic. These films can be both apologetic and critical of a given phenomenon. In the field of tourism, documentaries play a very useful role, as the fact that they are independent productions gives them the critical distance that allows them to denounce negative situations that need correction.

Each of the three sections of the Festival (Promotional, Educational and Documentary) can include films of any of the formats and focus on any of the themes listed below:


  • Commercials (up to 1’)
  • Advertising Campaigns
  • Promotional videos (up to 15’)
  • Animation films
  • Corporate videos
  • Short documentaries (up to 30’)
  • Documentaries (up to 90’)
  • TV Programs
  • Independent Travel Videos (up to 25’)
  • WebDocs


  • Arts & Creativity
    Films about art festivals, fine arts (drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture), visual arts, plastic arts, decorative arts, performance arts, applied arts, biographies of artists, art and culture, others.
  • Music & Dance
    Concerts and music festivals, documentaries about all kinds of music genres (african, asian, avantgarde, blues, caribbean, country, electronic, house, flamenco, fado, folk, hip hop, jazz, latin, pop, R&B and soul, rock) and films about all kinds of dance genres (ballet, modern, hip-hop, ballroom, folk dance, musical thatre, cabaret, screen dance); documentaries about the history of music bands, biographies of musicians, others.
  • Culture & Heritage
    UNESCO Heritage (World heritage sites; Immaterial World Heritage; Biosphere Reserves), Cultural Heritage, History & Heritage, Cultural events, Museums & Exhibitions, Heritage interpretation, Ethnography and Society, Native communities, Biographies, Legends and Rituals, Religion and religious practices.
  • Tourism Destinations
    Cities, Regions, Countries, Film Locations.
  • Tourism Products
    Cultural tourism, Religious tourism, Mountain tourism, Rural tourism, Gastronomic tourism, Ecotourism, MICE, Medical tourism, Wellness Tourism, Wine tourism; etc.
  • Tourism Services
    Hotels & Resorts, Restaurants, Tourist recreation, Tour operators, Sightseeing, etc.
  • Adventure & Expeditions
    Long-distance trails, Pilgrimages, Routes, Trekking.
  • Sports & Leisure
    Active tourism, Sporting events, Climbing, Mountaineering, Mountain biking, Extreme sports, etc.
  • Environment & Ecology
    Nature and Wildlife, Preservation of biodiversity, Preservation of Natural Habitats, Natural Parks and Protected areas.
  • Sustainable Tourism Issues
    Response to Covid-19, Social Responsability, Ecolabels, Tourism Certification, Tourism planning, Eco-mobility, Waste reduction, Community-based tourism, Best Pratices in Tourism Management.
  • Innovation in Tourism
    Smart Tourism, Apps for tourism, Augmented reality in tourism.


1ª Deadline: Early Bird offer – April 30th, 2021 (30% discount off entry fee)
2ª Deadline: Standard Submission – June 30th, 2021

ART&TUR Festival 2021 – Aveiro

Aveiro, 26 – 29 October 2021

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