A edição do Festival Internacional de Cinema de Animação OLHO 2020, uma coprodução Red Cloud Marionetas e OLHO, realiza-se entre 14 e 19 de abril, no Espaço Red Cloud, Aveiro e de 6 a 9 de Maio no Porto. O festival tem como intuito de promover a divulgação do cinema de animação nas cidades de Aveiro e Porto.
No período destinado às atividades do Festival, o público é convidado a conhecer as produções de curtas e longas-metragens nacionais e internacionais em sessões voltadas para a experiência de obras cinematográficas de autor nas suas mais diversas técnicas: como a Animação 2D e 3D, experimental, Stop-Motion e técnicas mistas. A partir do encontro com distintas linguagens artísticas presentes nas produções cinematográficas, o cinema de animação contemporâneo constitui-se como um lugar de acontecimentos, os movimentos atravessam as imagens e produzem uma relação singular entre as criações artísticas e o público. As produções selecionadas apresentam diferentes contextos e temáticas, numa variedade de perspetivas que permite uma experiência da animação através da sua multiplicidade.
The Animation Film Festival OLHO is a co-production between Red Cloud Marionetas and OLHO. The festival will take place between 14 and 19 April in Aveiro and from 6 to 9 May in Porto. The aim of the festival is to promote animation cinema.
The audience is invited to watch animated shorts and features made with different techniques such as: 2D Animation, 3D, Experimental, Stop-motion and Mixed techniques. The Selected films present different contexts and themes with different perspectives that privileges an experience of animation through its multiplicity.
Rules & Terms
The Animation Film Festival OLHO 2020 has opened its call for entries and invites you to be part of the new edition of the event, that will take place in Aveiro between April 14th and 19th and in Porto between May 06th and 09th of 2020.
Only animated films completed after 1st January 2017 are eligible for the festival.
The selection team is authorized to reject any entry that does not meet the required artistic and technical and artistic standards, quality and compliance with the festival idea. Their reports are final and confidential.
To compete, the films should be submitted until 25th March 2020 to one of the following categories:
The minimum duration of the films submitted for the feature film category is 45 minutes.
b) Short Film
The maximum duration of the films submitted for the Short-Film category is 44 minutes.
The maximum duration of the films submitted for the School category is 20 minutes.
Films made by students who are either currently enrolled in a high school, post-secondary or graduate diploma or degree or were so enrolled during the films’ production.
Submissions in languages other than English and Portuguese must be subtitled in English.
Multiple entries are allowed. You can submit more than one film to the same category or different category, using a different entry form.
Filmmaker/Sender must have full copyright and permission for a public screening of a film and any part of it (screenplay, acting, camera work, soundtrack, etc.).
Entrants who incorporate any images, writing, music or other creative material where rights (including intellectual property rights) belong to a third party must obtain the third party’s express permission.
There is no entry fee required.
The films can be submitted through:
a) Online Entry Form at the official website of the Festival (Free)
b) FilmFreeway Platform (Free)
Please only submit your film if a DCP format is available as well as a backup version in one of the following: QuickTime H264, MP4 H264, MPEG2 HD, Blu-ray.
By submitting to this festival, the submitter acknowledges that their film poster(s), and excerpts from a trailer(s) and teaser(s) can be used by the festival organizers to promote the submitted entries and the festival's interest.
The selected participants will be required to send in additional materials about their films for the Festival’s catalog and press materials, as well as screening copies.
All participants will receive a notification by email regarding the results of the selection, not later than March 31, 2020.
If your film is selected, it cannot be withdrawn for any reason;
The Festival will decide on the composition of the juries made up of 5 members, composed by 3 external juries and 2 from the festival direction. The juries reserve the right not to award a prize, and can only award the following prizes:
Best Short Film
Best Portuguese Short Film
Best School Film
Best Portuguese Student Animation under 18
Best Portuguese Student Animation over 18
The Animation Film Festival OLHO organizes open and free activities of diffusion and promotion of animation cinema during the year. In the online entry form, the participants may voluntarily authorize free public exhibitions of their work . The Exhibitions will be part of OLHO free activities and will be presented between 10th May and 30th June 2021.
You agree that your film promotional information will be posted on our website www.olho.pt and on our channels, if selected.
The Festival is not responsible for any claims related to copyright and property rights, trademarks, financial losses and liabilities.
All details and issues not expressed on these regulations will be decided and communicated by the Festival's Committee.
OLHO reserves its right to consider and decide on any exceptions.