Registration for Training Ground 2013 are now open!

We are happy to announce the opening of the registration for FEST – Training Ground 2013, be sure to be the first one to register to guarantee your place

FEST – TRAINING GROUND is a place where young film enthusiast and film makers from all over the world gather in one week, to attend a deluxe training from workshops to master classes, lectured by industry top experts with recognized achievements. TRAINING GROUND, is now one of the biggest learning forum in the world in the area of filmmaking, in number of participants and number of worldwide recognized experts.

FEST – Training Ground will have a variety of lecturers and tutors, in the past it has brought names such as three time Oscar Winner David Macmillan, Cannes Winner and Oscar Nominee Scandar Copti, Oscar Winner Eugenio Caballero, Eduardo Serra, Two times Oscar Nominee and recently was the DOP of Harry Potter, and many more, detailed information on www.fest.pt

FEST – Training Ground has been a worldwide success, with registered participants coming from countries such as Italy, Norway, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Spain, Lebanon, Brazil, Greece, Portugal, Nigeria and many others

Be sure to register your place as places are limited.

FEST – Training Ground, will take place from the 25th to the 30th June in Espinho, Portugal


In Espinho, Portugal, 15 minutes south of Porto in the seacoast line. A tourism orientated city and one of the summer hotspots of Portugal.

All in one
Training ground is all in one program, as participants will not only enjoy a six day deluxe training program, but also will be able to attend the screenings of FEST – New Filmmakers | New Films Festival, as parallel activities, and even have the opportunity to have their films financed, all of this having as a scenario the beautiful seacoast city of Espinho, one of the most looked for seacoast location in all of Portugal.

In one place participants will enhance their knowledge, be up to date with the best new films in a wide range of styles, and interact with methods and young film makers from the 4 corners of the planet, the value of this experience is overwhelming for any participant.

How do you register?

All registrations must be made through this website on this link.

Who is eligible?
Every film maker or film enthusiast is eligible for registering; you just need to have a genuine interest.

The FEST – Training Ground will gather in the same place hundreds of young filmmakers and film enthusiasts from all over the world and will offer an unique opportunity to meet experts, enhance your education , network and at the same time have fun so be sure not to miss it. It will be an unforgettable experience.

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