Filmes do Gajo is a film company dedicated to cinema, founded in 2011 by Mário Gajo de Carvalho.
Awards & honors
Award Best Animation.
Award Best Animated Film.
Best Short Documentary Film - Special Commendation & Audience Choice Award.
7th Independent Horror Movie Awards, Online, 2021. Award Best Documentary Short.
18th International S. Film Festival Cinemaiubit, Romania, 2014. Award "Nina Behar" best documentary.
12th Cinemadamare International Film Festival, Italy. Semi-final Gold Epeius Award.
5th Festival Vista Curta, Portugal, 2014. Award Best Documentary.
57th Ann Arbor Film Festival, USA. 68th & 69th Melbourne IFF, Australia. 55th Krakow Film Festival, Poland. 50th International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands. 45th Hong Kong International Film Festival, Hong Kong. 16th & 17th VIS Vienna Shorts Festival, Austria. 26th Slamdance Film Festival, USA. 23rd PÖFF Shorts - Tallinn Black Nights FF, Estonia. 25th Hotdocs Canadian International Documentary Festival, Canada. 34th Guadalajara IFF, Mexico. 42nd LUCAS, Germany. 21st Guanajuato International Film Festival, Mexico. 36th Busan International Short FF, South Korea. 15th & 17th Indielisboa, Portugal. 12th & 15th Doclisboa, Portugal. 46th & 48th Athens International Film + Video Festival, USA. 32nd & 36th Hamburg International Short Film Festival - 18th & 22nd Mo&Friese Children’s Short Film Festival Hamburg, Germany. 30th St. Louis International Film Festival, USA. 42nd & 45th Cinanima, Portugal. 22nd Full Frame, USA. 15th True / False, USA. 30th Festival Curta Cinema, Brazil. 28th Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (ITFS), Germany. 20th & 21st Nevada City Film Festival, USA. 20th Milano Film Festival, Italy. 67th Trento FF, Italy. 22nd Astra Film Festival, Romania. 29th & 31st CineMagic, UK. 10th New York City IFF, USA. 33rd & 34th Stuttgarter Filmwinter - Festival for Expanded Media, Germany. 43rd The Norwegian Short Film Festival, Norway. 32nd Filmfest Dresden, Germany. 70th Montecatini, Italy. 20th & 22nd Olympia IFF, Greece. 39th & 40th Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival, USA. 15th Los Angeles International Children’s Film Festival, USA. 34th International FF Uruguay. 28th New York African Film Festival, USA. 22nd Maryland Film Festival, USA. 10th Berlin International Directors Lounge - Contemporary art and media, Germany. 23rd REGARD Saguenay, Canada. 16th Film ethnographique, Canada. 41st Amiens International Film festival (FIFAM), France. 40th Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, USA. 22nd Astra, Romania. 32nd & 35th Black International Cinema Berlin, Germany. 8th Go Short, Netherlands. 34th International Film Festival of Uruguay. 74th & 75th Festival Internazionale Cinema di Salerno, Italy. 36th Autrans International Mountain Film Festival, France. 11th Ghent Viewpoint, Belgium. 9th Aesthetica, UK. 36th & 37th Tehran Short FF, Iran. 40th Duisburger, Germany. 13th & 17th Crossing Europe, Austria. 39th Outdoor Grenoble, France. 13th Reykjavik, Iceland. 28th DokumentART, Germany. 33rd & 34th Braunschweig, Germany. 39th Festival Tous Courts of Aix-en-Provence, France. 11th Providence Children’s Film Festival, USA. 14th Viscult Film Festival of anthropological and ethnographic documentaries, Finland. 29th, 30th & 33rd Pärnu International Documentary and Anthropology Film Festival, Estonia. 48th & 49th Festival of Nations, Austria. 16th Atlanta International Documentary Film Festival, USA. 10th & 13th EthnoCineca - International Ethnographic and Documentary Film Festival Vienna. 14th & 15th Cinedans – Dance on Screen Festival, Netherlands. 30th MediaWave - On the road, Hungary. 33rd Aguilar Film Festival, Spain. 23rd The Independent Days International Filmfestival, Germany. 19th International Kansk Video Festival, Russia. 37th Bellaria Film Festival, Italy. 46th Curtas - Festival Internacional de Cine de Vilagarcía de Arousa, Spain. 35th Cartoon Club – International Festival of Animation Cinema, Italy. 16th & 18th Piriápolis de Película, Uruguay. 17th Imaginaria Film Festival, Italy. 37th & 42nd Semana Internacional de Cine de Autor, Lugo, Spain. 30th & 34th Frauen Film Festival, Germany. 32nd Society Anthropology Film, Canada. 16th & 18th Indy Film Fest, USA. 41st Brussels Independent Film Festival, Belgium. 12th Brussels Independent Short Film Festival. 39th Asolo Art Film Festival, Italy. 32nd Girona Film Festival, Spain. 13th Baixada Animada - Mostra Ibero-Americana de Cinema de Animação, Brasil. 20th Flensburger Kurzfilmtage, Germany. 10th NY Portuguese Short Film Festival, USA, Portugal. 9th MakeDox Creative Documentary Film Festival, Macedonia. 16th International Film Festival of Lanzarote, Spain. 17th Cellu l’art international short film festival, Germany. 16th Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Cine a la Calle, Colombia. 15th Doxs! Documentaries for children and youth, Germany. 11th STLOUIS'DOCS, Senegal. 11th Milwaukee Film Festival, USA. 5th Kyiv International Short Film Festival, Ukraine. 10th FENACO International Short film Festival, Peru. 15th Madurai Film Festival, India. 8th Pravo Ljudski Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 8th and 9th On Art Film Festival, Poland. 12th Banjaluka International Animated Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 12th Cinemadamare International Film Festival, Italy. 12th DocuWest Documentary Film Festival, USA. 13th & 16th World Film Festival, Estonia. 16th BuSho (Budapest Short) Film Festival, Hungary. 7th Festival Rulfiano de las Arte, Mexico. 32nd Society for Visual Anthropology Film and Media Festival (SVAFMF), Canada. 10th Athens Ethnographic Film Festival, Greece. 17th DokuFest, Kosovo. 10th Simultan Festival, Romania. 10th Sound & Image Challenge International Festival, Macau. 18th Espiello Festival Internacional de Documental Etnográfico de Sobrarbe. 17th & 22nd Bunter Hund - Munich, Germany. 12th One World Romania International Human Rights & Documentary, Romania. 18th International Festival of Outdoor Films, Poland. 12th Charlotte Film Festival, USA. 11th Oneota Film Festival, USA. 12th Asterfest International Film Festival, Macedonia. 11th Lola Kenya Screen, Kenya. 21st Med Film Festival, Rome, Italy. 8th Kustendorf International Film and Music Festival, Serbia. 18th International Short Film Festival Film Front, Serbia. 4th Roma Cinema Doc, Italy. 9th Sweaty Eyeballs Animation Festival, USA. 20th Monstra Festival de Animação de Lisboa, Portugal. 20th, 24th, 25th & 26th Caminhos do Cinema Português. 13th & 15th FEST New Directors | New Films Festival, Portugal. 5th and 9th Festival Vista Curta, Portugal. 5th & 7th Curt'Arruda, Portugal. 10th Family Film Project Archive Memory Ethnography International Film Festival, Portugal.
& many others.
The objectives of this company are: the enhancement, the visibility and the rooting of Portuguese Cinema in Portuguese Society, the contribution by the means of Cinema to a greater visibility and awareness of the Portugal culture and language abroad, the achievement of international relevance through co-productions and accessibility of its films.