The Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival – Curta Cinema is exclusively dedicated to the promotion and exhibition of short-length audiovisual works. The Festival shows works finalized in 35 mm as well as digital format, with a maximum length of 30 minutes, and is both competitive and informative. The program of the festival in 2014 will be made up of: International Competition, National Competition, Latin-American Panorama, Rio de Janeiro Panorama, Special Programs, Retrospectives and a Focus on the works of an invited country, with the objective of exhibition, distribution and production of short-length audiovisual works. The Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival – Curta Cinema qualifies the winners of its National and International Grand Prix to enter the competition for an Oscar nomination by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Besides showing films, the festival promotes workshops, debates and lectures. Entries for films for the competitions, panoramas and special programs, and all the parallel activities of the festival are free.