LIFANIMA is one of the major animation festivals on the African continent, hosted in Lagos which is home to Nigeria's NOLLYWOOD, the World's 3rd largest film industry.
LIFANIMA is dedicated to the promotion of Animation in Africa.
LIFANIMA attracts the continent's new generation of animators and visual effects talents and studios, as well as stakeholders in the film industry.
Investors, producers, private and public sector stakeholders find LIFANIMA a compelling platform for networking.
LIFANIMA gives awards in four categories:
BEST 2D ANIMATION
BEST 3D ANIMATION
BEST ANIMATION COMMERCIAL
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
STOP MOTION ANIMATION
Works submitted for LIFANIMA should meet the following criteria
1a. Must be either produced in Africa or by Africans in diaspora
1b. Should reflect African values, culture, history or society
1c. Should have been produced within the last 3 years.
Submissions must indicate category under which the work is being submitted. Each submission must be entered separately. However, we reserve the right to place a submission into a different category where we deem necessary. Submissions must indicate rating, whether they are G, PG, PG 13 or 18.
3. FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Works produced in any language other than English must have English Subtitles.
2D ANIMATION SHORT
3D ANIMATION SHORT
STOP MOTION ANIMATION
5. Films must be submitted preferably in MP4 HD, 1920 x 1080p.
Awards will be given in four categories. The Jury's decision is final.
Best 2D Animation
Best 3D Animation
Best Animation Commercial
Best Visual Effects
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By submitting entries, participants waive any right to inspect or approve the said material before the same may be used, published or broadcast.