Registrations will be open from November 3rd 2015 and will close on the May 31st 2016, or when all places are full, be sure to be fast as it is likely the event will sell out.


All registrations should be made by Paypal, a very simple method that ensures safe payment, and immediate confirmation. If Paypal is not available to you we can exceptionally accept registrations through bank transfer, but we can only accept them until the 25th of May


All packs include:

– Free pass to all activities FEST – Training Ground;

– Free pass to all screenings FEST – New Directors | New Films Festival;

– Access to FEST – Pitching Forum (audience access)

Theres is the chance to by ONLY the FEST – Training Ground PASS, which gives you access to all activities.

Another choice is to buy a pack which includes the FEST – Training Ground PASS, combined accommodation, in one of our partners:






For people with less time available, we have the WEEKEND PASS (which includes access to the festival from Friday June 24th, at 18h, and throughout the whole June 25th and 26th weekend).

If you wish to attend only one FEST – Training Ground session, its price will be 20€


Check-in can be made from 10:00 on Tuesday June 21st;

Check-out must be made before 12:00 on Monday June 27th.




Includes: Pass to all FEST activities (FEST – Training Ground + FEST – New Directors | New Films Festival + FEST – Pitching Forum) This option is suitable for participants who don’t require accommodation during the event, and are only interested in attending the activities.

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CAMPUS DELUXE – Hotel Solverde Spa & Wellness Center

The Hotel Solverde Spa & Wellness Center is one of the most attractive hotels of greater Porto. With a privileged location, 2 minutes from the city of Espinho and only 15 minutes from Porto, it stands on modern infrastructures providing a service of excellence and bringing together the ideal conditions for leisure and business tourism in the North of Portugal. Inside a 20,000 m2 complex and with direct access to the beach, it offers a pleasant atmosphere of relaxation enriched with the aroma of the salt spray, the magnificent view of the sea and the surrounding landscape. Your stay in this 5 star hotel includes an American Buffet style breakfast, and the use of the following hotel facilities: – Pools (heated and seawater indoor and outdoor) – Gym – Saunas – Wireless Internet in all public areas Room Facilities: Satellite and cable Tv; Telephone; Hair dryer; Mini bar; Air conditioning; Wireless Internet or by cable; Safe; Free toiletries; Bathrobe and slippers; Laundry service; 24-hour room service.

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CAMPUS SEASIDE – Hotel Apartamento Solverde

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With breathtaking views of the Baía Beach and the Atlantic Ocean, the Hotel Apartamento Solverde enjoys a central location in Espinho, a small, quaint beach area of northern Portugal. The Casino de Espinho, with its 700 slot machines, traditional games, bars and restaurant is situated beside the hotel.
Hotel Apartmento Solverde offers spacious studios and apartments with well-equipped kitchens, private balconies, LCD TV with cable channels, Wi-Fi internet connection and daily housekeeping.
The Oporto Golf Club is located about 3 km from the Hotel. Fishing, surfing, windsurfing and hiking along the walkway with 22 km along the coast are some of the activities available.
Guests can enjoy breakfast in the bright breakfast room overlooking the city. The hotel offers a comfortable and welcoming bar. Near the Hotel and on the seafront, there are excellent restaurants where the local cuisine can be appreciated.
Hotel Apartamento Solverde is 250 meters from Espinho underground railway station and Porto and the Port Wine Cellars are about 30 minutes away.

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CAMPUS 18TH STREET – 18th Street Hostel

A century-old house located in the central town of Espinho, where you will find the beach and a long coastline to explore just a minute away but also within walking distance of the opportunity to experience the characteristic sides of the local culture, through the Monday Market and the unmissable arrival of fisherman boats at the auction while you choose the freshest fish for dinner.

The house is invaded every day by a wide range of colors packed with energy, making this your peace place even that it is in the center of the city.

Double, Common Rooms, Kitchen, Recreation Room, all you need to make 18th St. Hostel “your home” while you’re here.
Join the 18th Hostel family and live the dream!

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CAMPUS Y HOSTEL – Espinho Youth Hostel

Pousada de Juventude de Espinho offers private bedrooms and dormitories. Free WiFi is available in all areas.

Featuring a simplistic décor, each room comes with twin beds, heating, a seating area, a wardrobe and a private bathroom with a shower. Dormitories feature bunk beds and access to shared bathroom facilities.

There is a lounge with a flat-screen TV where guests can relax and socialize. On-site there is also a shared kitchen allowing guests to prepare small meals.
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CAMPUS NATURE – Camping Municipal Espinho

p>Located only 1000 meters from the main venue, and with direct access to the beach this is the most affordable way to attend the event. Campus Nature is the Espinho Municipal Camping. This is a 3 stars camping site with warm baths, washing facilities, swiming pool, bar, restaurant, this is a high quality camping park with all the comodities for a very confortable stay. But it is still a camping so DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR OWN TENT.

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Includes: Free-pass to all FEST activities (Training Ground + Film Festival) DURING THE WEEKEND (25th-26th June) AND FROM 18:00 FRIDAY, June 24th This option is suitable for participants who due to personal or professional reasons can only attend the event off labor hours. This option includes free pass to all activities on the designated dates, but no accommodation in any of the campuses.

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