Common Ground has been accepted into FEST 2013, Portugal’s most up-and-coming film festival.

The film is one of ten features in competition and it will be screened on Saturday 29 June in the Casino de Espinho.

Here is the trailer on the festival’s YouTube channel:

The festival takes place in Espinho, Portugal, and runs from 24 June to 1 July.

The festival also includes Training Ground, which is a series of masterclasses offered by leading professionals from the film world.

Speakers this year include Oscar-winning actress Melissa Leo (The Fighter), British director Peter Webber (The Girl with the Pearl Earring), DOP Christian Berger (Caché), editor Tariq Anwar (American Beauty, The King’s Speech), director Scandar Copti (Ajami), production designer Stephen Altman (Gosford Park), screenwriter LM Kit Carson (Paris, Texas), actress Marika Green (Pickpocket), Variety film critic Martin Dale, and distributor Saul Rafael (Lusomundo).

We are honoured to have been selected for the festival – and are keeping our fingers crossed for the competition!Image

Advertisements