CHILEMONOS Festival is organized by CHILEMONOS Foundation, a non-profit organization that promote, encourage and develop the national animation to the world. Since 2012 we have developed CHILEMONOS Festival, a space created with the goal to be the principal cultural event of animation and a diffusion platform of this kind of contents in Chile and Latin American.

The first version of CHILEMONOS took place in 2012, as a pioneer activity in our country, today, 7 version later, CHILEMONOS Festival is part to list “Qualifying Festivals to Oscar Prize”, this means that since our eighth version, the winners to Best International Short Film and Best Latin American Short Film may be eligible to be part to official classification of Academy prize.

In our seven versions, CHILEMONOS has counted on the presences distinguished exponent of the industry, who has delight the public with master class, conferences, Q&A and workshop; like: Jorge Gutiérrez (The Book of Life’s director), Brenda Chapman (Brave’s director), Carlos Saldanha (Ferdinand, Río y Ice Age), Peter Lord (Chicken Run’s director), Yoshihiro Shimizu (Tezuka Studio’s director), Mark Shapiro (from Laika studio), Shinichiro Watanabe (Cowboy Boboop’s director), David Feiss (creator and director of Cow and Chicken), Anna Kluza (Loving Vincent’s paint director), etc.

The eighth version of International Animation Festival CHILEMONOS will take a place in Santiago of Chile from May 7th at 10th, 2018.

International Animated Feature Film Competition
Latin American Animated Feature Film Competition (Including Chile)
International Animated Short Film Competition
Latin American Animated Short Film Competition (Including Chile)
International School Short Film Competition
Latin American School Short Film Competition (Including Chile)
Latin American Animated Series Competition (Including Chile)

1. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The Eighth International Animation Festival CHILEMONOS 2019 (the “Festival”), begins its call for entries to animated works to attend and compete for seven awards.

Individuals and legal entities may participate individually or collectively, over 18 years old, of any nationality, by sending works of animation (collectively the "Works" and individually the "Work") that meet the requirements established in these bases (the "Bases") and the technical standards that allow their future exhibition.

Participation is free of charge.

Submitted works must not have been part of the “Official Selection” in a previous version of this festival.

The call for entries is open for works in any animation technique, released after January 1st, 2017.

2. DEADLINE FOR APPLYING

2.1 Applications are received for all official competing categories from 12:00 hours on December 6th, 2018 to 23:59 on March 1st, 2019, considering the schedule of continental Chile (GMT-3).

3. CATEGORIES IN COMPETITION

The categories in competition in this version of Festival are 7 (seven) and they are:

1. International Animated Feature Film Competition
2. Latin American Animated Feature Film Competition
3. International Animated Short Film Competition
4. Latin American Animated Short Film Competition (Including Chile)
5. International School Short Film Competition
6. Latin American School Short Film Competition (Including Chile)
7. Latin American Animated Series Competition (Including Chile)

The categories are segmented according to the type of postulated Works and the nationality of their authors; and they give an award defined next:

3.1 International Animated Feature Film Competition
Competition aimed at exhibiting international full-length films.
The works must be produced in a country not located in Latin America or Chile.

This category awards:
- Trophy to the Best International Animated Feature Film.

3.2 Latin American Animated Feature Film Competition
Competition aimed at exhibiting Latin American full-length films.
The works must be produced in a Latin American country, including Chile.

This category awards:
- Trophy to the Best Latin American Animated Feature Film.

3.3 International Animated Short Film Competition
Competition aimed at exhibiting international short films.
The works must be produced in a country not located in Latin America or Chile.

This category awards:
- Trophy to the Best International Short Film*.
- Digital certificate for the second and third place in competition.

*CHILEMONOS International Animation Festival is Qualifying Festival to Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences. This means that the winning Work of the International Animated Short Film Competition could be eligible to enter the Short Films competition of the Oscar®, if and when the Work will fulfill with the official rules of Academy.
For more information consult the web: www.oscars.org/rules.

3.4 Latin American Animated Short Film Competition
Competition aimed at exhibiting Latin American short films.
The works must be produced in a Latin American country, including Chile.

This category awards:
- Trophy to the Best Latin American Short Film*.
- Digital certificate for the second and third place in competition.
- Trophy to the Best Chilean Short Film.
(If among of the winners this category, it would not have a Work coming from Chile, the jury will award the “Best Chilean Short Film Prize”).

* CHILEMONOS International Animation Festival is Qualifying Festival to Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences. This means that the winning Work of the Latin American Animated Short Film Competition could be eligible to enter the Short Films competition of the Oscar®, if and when the Works will fulfill with the official rules of Academy.
For more information consult the web: www.oscars.org/rules.

3.5 International School Short Film Competition
Competition aimed at exhibiting short films produced under the guidance of educational institutions such as schools, colleges, universities or vocational schools, released either while enrolled or as a final senior project.
The works must be produced in any country, excluding Chile.

This category awards:
- Trophy to the Best International School Short Film.
- Digital certificate for the second and third place in competition.

3.6 Latin American School Short Film Competition (Including Chile)
Competition aimed at exhibiting short films produced under the guidance of educational institutions such as Schools, Universities or Vocational Schools of all Latin American, released either while enrolled or as a final senior project.
Call Latin American (Including Chile).
The Festival will check the student conditions of participants. In case the application is collective, the organization will verify these conditions for all the applicants. In case it is not possible verify the student quality of any of the applicants, the Work will be immediately disqualified from this category.

This category awards:
- Trophy to the Best Latin American School Short Film Competition
- Trophies for the second and third places in competition.

3.7 Latin American Animated Series Competition
At the moment to apply to this category, you are applying for two different and independent selection of competition:

a) Official Selection aimed at exhibiting animated series produced by independent artists, studios or television channels with or without state grant funds, released or to be soon released.
b) ANIMACCION Official Selection, aimed at the recognition of Latin American animation series. This selection chooses its winning work through an open vote process with elementary students from Chile. In past editions this category has received over 20.000 votes.

Both selection works must be produced in a Latin American country, including Chile.
Only one episode per series is allowed to compete. The postulant shall decide which episode to send into competition.
It is allowed to compete with episodes of new seasons of series that has already competed in past editions of the Festival.

This category gives as award to Official Selection:
- Trophy to the Best Latin American Animated Series.
- Digital certificate for the second and third place in competition.

This category gives as award to ANIMACCIÓN Official Selection:
- ANIMACCION Award to the Best Latin American Series.

4. ENTRIES, SUBMISSION AND SELECTION OF WORKS

4.1 Submission
To be considered in the categories in competition, the participant shall register in the dates stipulated in the numeral 2 of these Bases. The submission process counts with two official inscription channels. The films can be submitted through:
a) Online Entry Form at the official website of the Festival (Free)
www.chilemonos.com
b) FilmFreeway Platform (Free) www.filmfreeway.com

4.2 Shipping methods for pre selection material
To send the material via Chilemonos Online Entry Form, you shall choose the appropriate shipping method:
a) Send the material through a download link: vía Vimeo (with password),
Wetransfer, Dropbox, Google Drive, FTP’s privates or similar.

*In case of the participant will send the Work through a link with expiration date, the participant have the obligation to send a new link in the occasion the Festival organization have not downloaded the Work during the link is available. On the contrary, the registration will not be considered.

b) Physical shipment: The Work shall be sent for certified mail to the next address:
International Animation Festival Chilemonos
Fundación Chilemonos
Jorge VI 753
Las Condes.
Santiago, Chile
Phone: (56-2) 8948427
Zip: 7580165

Once your submission has been correctly received, the festival organization will send you an email confirming the submission.

4.3 Entries submitted will be evaluated by the Festival Committee (including the Festival’s director and programmer) who will judge and determine which entries will participate in each category. The Committee’s decision is final and not subjected to appeal.

4.4 The Physical material submitted will not be returned to the participants. Said material will be kept by the Festival for historical purposes.

4.5 Sending a piece of Work, to be considered in any of the official categories regarding the current festival contest, suppose a total agreement of these Bases. Furthermore, sending the application form, the applicant declares being the copyright owner of the piece and is empowered to authorize its reproduction, custody, exhibition and audience communication; authorizing then, the reproduction, exhibition and audience communication of the Work from the postulation date of the festival until the end of the festival on May 10th, 2019 in Chilean territory. Also, the applicant authorizes the custody, exhibition and audience communication of the Work for the Festival Historical File. Without limiting the foregoing, the applicants must agree on any other additional authorization request that the organization of the festival ask them to in case they are eventually chosen to participate in it.
The applicant also states that in the event that its Work compromises, affects or includes the total or partial use of works protected by national or international intellectual property legislation (including especially those necessary to exhibit the Work to the public and all the phonographic rights that may be applicable in this situation), and in case of any Work whose copyright owners are natural or legal persons other than the applicant, the applicant states that he or his has the express authorization to use of said works given by the copyright owner, complying with the formalities indicated in the present Bases, being himself/herself responsible for any infringement of said rights and being obliged, in consequence, to defend and to leave undamaged to the organization of the Festival, in the event of claims presented by third parties to the effect.

4.6 The Festival shall not be held responsible for any violation of the 4.5 point, regarding copyrights used by the participant.

4.7 The Festival Administration reserves their right to make any decisions concerning situations not covered by these Terms and Conditions.

5. JURY

5.1 The Jury will be composed of professionals from multiple areas related to the contest, including animators, producers, cultural managers, guest directors and members of international entities related to the Festival.

5.2 Individuals directly related to any of the participating entries shall be barred from participating as part of the Jury in its own competition.

5.3 The Jury’s decision is final and not subjected to appeal.

6. OFFICIALLY SELECTED ENTRIES

6.1 The Official Selection will be published in the website www.chilemonos.com. The result will be published at the ending of March 2019.

6.2 Applicants authorize, from the beginning, the use of trailers or extracts from their Work (supplied by the representative of the selected Works) if their Work is selected. The use of trailers or extracts will have the purpose of promoting the Official Competition of the Festival.

6.3 The Works that take part in the Official Selection will receive an Official Digital Certificate and the Laurel Leaf of CHILEMONOS Official Selection.

6.4 Authors of officially selected entries will be contacted through email with instructions regarding the format, date and method of submittal of their Works to be exhibited.

6.5 Works delivered after the deadline will be automatically disqualified from participating. The deadline we are informing in the email.

6.6 The final version of the Work, if is not in Spanish, has to be send along with the subtitles in Spanish (or English, in its defect). The subtitles shall be delivered separately from the video: in a text file or subtitle format (e.g.: *.srt )

6.7 For the participants selected, the Festival does not cover transportation and accommodation costs to attend the event. Nevertheless, the Festival can provide support letters of Proof of Selection, addressed to an institution specified by the participant.

7. PHYSICAL DELIVERY METHODS

7.1 Costs incurred by physical delivery of Works through postal mail (both in Pre-selection and Selection stages) shall be responsibility of the participant.

7.2 Entries selected for official participation shall be mailed with the appropriate specifications to ensure their safe delivery.

7.3 The Festival shall not be held responsible for damages or losses arising from the transport of their deliveries.

8. VOLUNTARY CONSENT OF ITINERATION CHILEMONOS 2019

8.1 The International Animation Festival CHILEMONOS organize open and free activities of diffusion and promotion of animation during the year. In the online entry form, the participants will find the voluntary choice of authorizing (in the case is wanted) the reproduction, public communication and exhibition of your Work in free presentations for audience education.

In case of authorization, the reproduction, public communication and exhibition referred to the next paragraph, the works will be part of the CHILEMONOS Festival 2019 showcase that takes place only in Chile at independent theaters, museums and libraries, between the month after the realization of the Festival and the previous month of the next edition of the event.

The participation in the Festival implies the acceptance of these Bases and Rules, which have been sent to the selected applicants in which the subsequent projections are specified.

Any doubts or comments about Selection 2019 will be received in the following email: competition@chilemonos.com

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