MONSTRA | Lisbon Animation Festival is an event where animated film meets other media and arts, aiming to present, disseminate, experiment and discuss ideas, crossing over new artistic approaches and forms, on which animated film is the narrative and aesthetic expression. The Festival’s main goal is to present and promote the best animated films made all over the World.

MONSTRA's 18th edition will happen from March 20th to 31st 2018.

Each edition we focus on a guest country with retrospectives and curatorships of several authors on a guest country. In 2019 the guest country is Canada.

Our competitive sections are: Feature Films, Short Films, Student Short Films, Super Short Films, Short Films for Children and Youth, Series, Portuguese Short Films.

Submissions are running from June 1st to November 11th 2018.
Filmmakers with selected films will be notified via e-mail after December 26th 2018.

For additional information and inquiries, please contact films@monstrafestival.com.

Feature Film Competition:
- Grand-Prix MONSTRA - Best Feature Film
- Jury Special Prize
- Best Soundtrack
- Best Film for Young Audiences
- Audience Award
- Honorable Mentions (if applicable)

Short Film Competition:
- Grand-Prix MONSTRA - Best Short Film
- Best Portuguese Short Film
- Best Soundtrack
- Best Experimental Film
- Audience Award
- Honorable Mentions (if applicable)

Student Film Competition:
- Best International Student Short Film
- Best Portuguese Student Short Film
- Best International Student Short Film (Junior Jury)
- Best Portuguese Student Short Film (Junior Jury)
- Audience Award
- Honorable Mentions (if applicable)

Super Short Film Competition:
- Best International Super Short Film
- Best Portuguese Super Short Film
- Honorable Mentions (if applicable)

Series Competition:
- Best Series
- Best Series for Children and Youth
- Honorable Mentions (if applicable)
- Audience Award

Short Films for Children and Youth Competition:
- Grand-Prix MONSTRINHA
- Audience Award
- Honorable Mentions (if applicable)

Portuguese Short Films Competition
- SPA / Vasco Granja Award - Best Portuguese Short Film
- Audience Award
- Honorable Mentions (if applicable)

Monetary Prizes will be announced on the festival's website by February 2019.

Please find the Regulations for MONSTRA 2019 on the festival's website.
www.monstrafestival.com/submissions

Submissions are running from June 1st to November 11th 2018.
Filmmakers with selected films will be notified via e-mail after December 26th 2018.

For additional information and inquiries, please contact films@monstrafestival.com.