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About us

KINORA Filmes is an independent film production company, based in Lisbon, founded by director and cinematographer Miguel Sales Lopes.

It develops and produces audiovisual content for cinema, television and the internet — from fiction to documentary, through animation, corporate and advertising films.

It has professional camera and lighting equipment, available not only for its own projects, but also to rent to external productions.

Awards and participations

Growing Pains – A Film in Seven Parts

Sales and Distribution: Portugal Film

IndieLisboa – International Film Festival 2022 (Portugal)
Official Selection – National Competition

Cinanima – International Animated Film Festival 2022 (Portugal)
Official Selection – National Competition

Monstra – Lisbon Animated Film Festival 2023 (Portugal)
Official Selection – Perspectives Competition

Exground Filmfest 2022 (Germany)
Focus Portugal Section

Bordallo Pinheiro

Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards 2021 (France)
Winner – Finalist Certificate –  A.3 Marketing Communication – B2C

FilmAT Festival – International Tourism & Corporate Film Festival 2021 (Poland)
Winner – 1st Prize in Category Image Film Corporate & Institutional Films

International Film Festival Manhattan 2021 (U.S.A.)
Winner – Professional Category Liberty Achievement Award (Top Prize in the Category)

Sound And Vision International Film & Technology Festival 2021 (U.S.A.)
Winner – Gold Savvy Award Winners in Promotional Videos

Brussels Capital Film Festival 2021 (Belgium)
Winner – June 2021 Best Commercial and Advertising

Never Zapping Festival 2021 (Spain)
Official Selection

Empty Hands

Co-production with Darya Films

Curtas Vila do Conde – International Short Film Festival 2021 (Portugal)
Official Selection – National Competition

Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival 2022 (U.S.A.)

Badajoz Short Film Festival 2022 (Spain)
Winner – Best Short Film

San Francisco International Film Festival 2022 (U.S.A.)
Official Selection – Short Film Competition

Provincetown International Film Festival 2022 (U.S.A.)
Official Selection

Izmir Short Film Festival 2022 (Turkey)
Official Selection

Shortcutz Ovar 2022 (Portugal)
Official Selection

AIP Cinematography Awards 2022 (Portugal)
Nomination – Best Short Film Cinematography