About

Porcovete Pictures is a film production company founded by Vanda Ciuban Serban and Alex Pop in March 2012 in Montréal, Québec, Canada.

 “Moving Back in All Directions” – feature film in post-production

 “Snowdrops for Simone, Roses for Anya” –  feature film in pre-production

Sometimes It Is My Birthday” – short fiction film (in production)

 “Who Lost That Kiss?” –  short film released in December 2015

“What a Bad Trip!” –  short film released in November 2015 – Trailer officially selected at The Monthly Film Festival (Glasgow, Scotland) November 2015, official selection at the Golden Sun Film Festival (Malta), December 2015, trailer officially selected at Barcelona Planet Film Festival (Barcelona, Spain) January 2016, trailer semifinalist at CreActive International Open Film Festival (Dhaka, Bangladesh) June 2016, – 4 official selections

“Death of Mr. Morrison” – short fiction film released in September 2015 – trailer officially selected at The Monthly Film Festival (Glasgow, Scotland) September 2015, official selection at Wiper Film Festival (New York, USA) November 2015, , official selection at the Golden Sun Film Festival (Malta), December 2015, trailer officially selected at Barcelona Planet Film Festival (Barcelona, Spain) January 2016, official selection at Ozark Shorts – Monthly Film Screening Series (Lamar, Missouri) April 2016, official selection at Festival Internazionale Cortometraggi `Cerano Film´ (Como, Italy) June-July 2016, trailer semifinalist at CreActive International Open Film Festival (Dhaka, Bangladesh), June 2016 – 8 official selections

Rhodes Learns from the Things” – short animation/fiction film released in May 2015 – official Selection at Los Angeles Cinefest Festival (Los Angeles, USA) June 2015, official selection at the COLOR International Film Festival of India (Ahmedabad, India) August 2015, official selection at the Near Nazareth NNFestival (Afula, Israel) 2016, official selection at San Antonio Laughs Comedy Film Festival (San Antonio, Texas) November 2015, official selection at the Wolves Independent International Film Festival (Vilnius, Lithuania) August 2015, official selection at Festicine Infancia International Film Festival (Bogota, Colombia) October 2015, official selection at Fecineu Festival internacional de Cine Independiente de Neuquén, August 2015, official selection at Festicini – Festival Internacional de Cinema Independente (Brazil) October 2015, official selection at Ciclo de Cine El Páramo (Paracho, Mexico) September 2015, official selection at the Human Rights Short Movies Festival “Entretodos” (Sao Paulo, Brazil) October 2015, trailer officially selected at The Monthly Film Festival (Glasgow, Scotland) September 2015, official selection at Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Pilas en Corto (Sevilla, Spain) October 2015, official selection at Muestra Audiovisual Cine Sinú Film Festival (Cordoba, Colombia) October 2015, official selection at Visionaria Film Festival (Sienna, Italy) October 2015, official selection at Festival Internacional de Cine de la Universidad Autónoma de Baja California FICUABC (Baja California, Mexico), official selection at Locomoción Festival de animación experimental (Cuauhtemoc, Mexico) November 2015, official selection at Wiper Film Festival (New York, USA) November 2015, official selection at Zero Plus Film Festival (Tyumen, Russia) December 2015, official selection The Apple Martini Film Series (Queens, NY) December 2015, official selection at the Silver Dollar Film Festival (USA) April 2016, trailer officially selected at Barcelona Planet Film Festival (Barcelona, Spain) January 2016, official selection at CINI – Festival Internacional de Cine Para Niños (Lima, Peru) February 2016, official selection at the Golden Sun Film Festival (Malta), December 2015, official selection at Ozark Shorts – Monthly Film Screening Series (Lamar, Missouri) April 2016, trailer semifinalist at CreActive International Open Film Festival (Dhaka, Bangladesh) June 2016 – 25 official selections

Scarlett Smoke” – short film released in April 2015 – official selection at Feria Internacional de Cine de Manizales FICMA (Manizales, Colombia) August 2015, official selection at the COLOR International Film Festival of India (Ahmedabad, India) August 2015, official selection at San Antonio Laughs Comedy Film Festival (San Antonio, Texas) November 2015, official selection at Festicini – Festival Internacional de Cinema Independente (Brazil) October 2015, official selection at Ciclo de Cine El Páramo (Paracho, Mexico) September 2015, official selection at Visionaria Film Festival (Sienna, Italy) October 2015, official selection at the Golden Sun Film Festival (Malta) December 2015, official selection at Omovies Film Festival – LGBT section (Italy) December 2015, trailer officially selected at Barcelona Planet Film Festival (Barcelona, Spain) January 2016, official selection at Ozark Shorts – Monthly Film Screening Series (Lamar, Missouri) April 2016, trailer semifinalist at CreActive International Open Film Festival (Dhaka, Bangladesh) June 2016 – 11 official selections

What Ben Said” – short film released in October 2014 – official selection at the COLOR International Film Festival of India (Ahmedabad, India) August 2015, official selection at Ozark Shorts – Monthly Film Screening Series (Lamar, Missouri) April 2016 – 2 official selections

Softwaring Hard” – feature length documentary – shot in 13 countries around the world and released in June 2014Gold Award at the Documentary & Short International Movie Awards (Jakarta, Indonesia) 2015, Best Documentary at the Euro Film Festival (Marbella, Spain) 2015, official selection of Haida Gwaii Film Festival (Queen Charlotte, BC) 2015, Official Selection at Festival de Cine (Paracho, Mexico) 2015, official selection at the COLOR International Film Festival of India (Ahmedabad, India) August 2015, Festicine Infancia International Film Festival (Bogota, Colombia) October 2015, official selection at the International Scientific Film Festival (Szolnok, Hungary) October 2015, trailer officially selected at Barcelona Planet Film Festival (Barcelona, Spain) January 2016, both trailers semifinalists at CreActive International Open Film Festival (Dhaka, Bangladesh) June 2016, official selection at 3rd Toronto World International Film Festival (Toronto, Canada) June 2016 – 8 official selections and 2 awards

Say It Wisely” – short film released in January 2014 – official selection for Short Film Corner at Cannes Film festival 2015, official selection at the COLOR International Film Festival of India (Ahmedabad, India) August 2015, official selection at San Antonio Laughs Comedy Film Festival (San Antonio, Texas) November 2015, official selection at Visionaria Film Festival (Sienna, Italy) October 2015, trailer officially selected at Barcelona Planet Film Festival (Barcelona, Spain) January 2016, official selection at Ozark Shorts – Monthly Film Screening Series (Lamar, Missouri) April 2016, trailer semifinalist at CreActive International Open Film Festival (Dhaka, Bangladesh) June 2016  – 7 official selections

Damn You, Ping Pong” – short film released in December 2013Best Direction of Photography at the Euro Film Festival (Marbella, Spain), 2015, official selection at Overtime Film Festival (Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico) 2015 and official selection at the International Children’s Film Festival of Odisha (Balangir, India) 2015, official selection at San Antonio Laughs Comedy Film Festival (San Antonio, Texas) November 2015, trailer officially selected at Barcelona Planet Film Festival (Barcelona, Spain) January 2016, official selection at Ozark Shorts – Monthly Film Screening Series (Lamar, Missouri) April 2016, trailer semifinalist at CreActive International Open Film Festival (Dhaka, Bangladesh) June 2016  – 6 official selections and 1 award

Seat Belt for the Mind” – short film released in September 2013 – official selection at the COLOR International Film Festival of India (Ahmedabad, India) August 2015, official selection at San Antonio Laughs Comedy Film Festival (San Antonio, Texas) November 2015, official selection at Ozark Shorts – Monthly Film Screening Series (Lamar, Missouri) April 2016 – 3 official selections

It’s A Kind of Magic Turtle” – short film released in July 2013 – official Selection at Feria International de Cine de Manizales (Manizales, Colombia) 2014, official selection at CinéWomen Film Festival (Italy), June 2015, official selection at the COLOR International Film Festival of India (Ahmedabad, India) August 2015, official selection at China Women’s Film Festival (Beijing, China) November 2015, official selection at the Golden Sun Film Festival (Malta), December 2015, trailer officially selected at Barcelona Planet Film Festival (Barcelona, Spain) January 2016, official selection at Ozark Shorts – Monthly Film Screening Series (Lamar, Missouri) April 2016, both trailers semifinalists at CreActive International Open Film Festival (Dhaka, Bangladesh) June 2016 – 8 official selections and 1 award

Sleep on IT” – short film released in May 2013 – awarded with Best Film, Best Director, Best Sound Design and Best Actress for Karine Picard at the 45th Hour Film Race Festival (Montréal, Canada) May 2013, Official Selection at Mascara & Pocorn Film Festival (Montréal, Canada) August 2013, official selection at Visionaria Film Festival (Sienna, Italy) October 2015, official selection at Ozark Shorts – Monthly Film Screening Series (Lamar, Missouri) April 2016 – 3 official selections and 4 awards

Apocalypse Now and Then” – short film released in December 2012 – official selection Festival Brasil de Cinema Internacional (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), August 2015, official selection at the COLOR International Film Festival of India (Ahmedabad, India) August 2015, official selection at Ozark Shorts – Monthly Film Screening Series (Lamar, Missouri) April 2016 – 3 official selections

Raising Stakes” – short TV film released in February 2012

Hallowed Be” – short film released in January 2012 official selection at the Marbella IFF (Spain) in October 2012 and official selection at the DaKINO IFF (Bucharest, Romania) April 2013, trailer officially selected at Barcelona Planet Film Festival (Barcelona, Spain) January 2016, trailer semifinalist at CreActive International Open Film Festival (Dhaka, Bangladesh) June 2016 – 4 official selections

Travelling Doctor” – 45s PSA – November 2011 – official selection at Sarmat International Independent Film Festival (Orenburg, Russia) – October 2015, official selection at Whoops Film Festival (New York, USA), December 2015 – 2 official selections

On Inception (TOI and MOI)” – short documentary – February 2011

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