The Anim!Arte Festival is just for Animation Short Films !
The maximum duration of each film is 15 minutes.
Anim!Arte is an international festival of animated films made ​​by children and youth, and made ​​for children and youth.
In 2018 will be held the fourteenth edition of Anim!Arte, celebrating 17 years of the festival.
The Anim!arte 2018 will take place in August in the brazilian cities of São Luís, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
During the event, competitive films made by students and professionals will be shown to a large audience.

For International Students (students from around the world), there are two competitive categories (only for animated short films): Maxi (18 years or over) and Mini (under 18 years).

For International Professionals there are two categories: "Environmental films", and "World Cultures" .

There are also 2 exclusive categories (only for Animated short films) just for students who are enrolled in educational institutions in Brazil: Maxi (University Students) and Mini (High School Students, and Students of Elementary Education).

Anim!Arte Trophies

Only the films that contain at least 70% (seventy percent) of animation (in any technique) will be accepted.
Each author (director or proponent) may inscribe a maximum of 5 (five) animation films.
Will be accepted only submissions for films concluded until April 20, 2018, which did not participate of the Festival Anim!Arte in the past years. The submission is free.
The maximum duration of each film is 15 minutes.
The film can be sent by e-mail through download link to:, or by post mail.
It is necessary to send (by email or by post mail) the Authorization Form (Avaible on the website of the festival), filled up and signed (the signature can be digitalized).

The selected animations will be projected following the program prepared by the Festival's organization board.

If the film has dialogues in language other than Portuguese, it will be necessary the sending of a text file with the dialogues of the film in English (if possible, with the time code) to the email:
A version of the film with English subtitles is welcome to facilitate the work of translation and subtitling for the Portuguese, but the version that will be shown at the festival must be submitted without subtitles.


After the end of the 14th ANIM!ARTE Festival, some films will be selected for an exhibition in itinerant format in different Brazilian cities, and in other countries around the World.
Some stages of the itinerant circuit of Anim!Arte Grand Prix (which will be previously communicated by the organization of Anim! Arte) will be competitive, with specific prizes in the places where the films will be shown.
In the end of the Anim!Arte Grand Prix Tour, when the last competitive stage of the itinerant circuit of Anim!Arte is done, the winners will be announced, from the overall score of all itinerant stages performed.

The Ranking with the overall score of each film in the various stages of the Anim!Arte Grand Prix will be constantly updated and made available on the website and by the social networks of the Anim!Arte Festival.

The coordination of the event will previously announce the dates and locations of the itinerant circuit.

Overall Rating
  • Very nice festival !
    Good luck!

    October 2017
  • This festival is great! amazing communication with the representatives and the locations for showing were great.

    September 2017
  • César Guevara

    Although they changed the date for the festival I think it worked out for the best. My short film was not in the competition but in a different selection but the theater looked awesome, I hope everyone who went and watched all the works had a great time.

    September 2017
  • Fabio Miranda

    Great Festival! :) I love it! :)

    September 2017
  • Jacqueline Sánchez-Carrero

    Es una excelente iniciativa que enaltece el desarrollo de las diversas técnicas de animación realizada por profesionales y también por jóvenes aprendices. Todo un ejemplo. Enhorabuena!!

    September 2017