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ANIMA – Córdoba International Animation Festival is both an academic and cultural event, devoted specifically to animation in its artistic and technological dimensions. Held every odd year since 2001, ANIMA is the main animation event in Argentina and a very influential player in its field in Latin America.

Every edition, ANIMA gathers a wonderful community of animators and live action filmmakers, designers, producers, visual and audiovisual artists, who get together the three days of the festival through panels, seminars, exhibitions, screenings and social networking opportunities.

ANIMA – Festival Internacional de Animación de Córdoba es un evento de carácter académico y cultural, de alcance internacional, dedicado específicamente al arte y la técnica de la animación. De periodicidad bianual, constituye el principal evento realizado en la República Argentina respecto a la animación, y uno de los más relevantes de América Latina.

En cada edición, ANIMA convoca a una maravillosa comunidad de animadores, cineastas, diseñadores, productores, artistas audiovisuales y visuales; que durante los tres días del festival disfrutan de paneles, seminarios, exhibiciones, proyecciones y muchas oportunidades de socialización.

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SHORT FILM Category:
- Grand Jury Award
- Best Latin American Animation Prize
- Best Argentine Animation Prize
- Audience Prize to Short Film
- Best Fictional Animation
- Best Documentary Animation
- Best Non Narrative / Abstract Animation
- Best Animation for Children
- Best Student Animation
- Best Inmersive Animation

FEATURE AND MEDIUM LENGHT Category:
- Best Animated Feature or Medium Length Animation Prize
- Audience Prize to Best Feature or Medium Length Animation

COMMISSIONED ANIMATION Category
- Best Animated Series for TV or Web
- Best Animated Special for TV or Web
- Best Music Video Animation
- Best Promotional or Advertising Animation
- Best Video Game Animation
- Best Animation for Educational or Scientific Means

If deemed appropriate, the Juries may also award Special Jury Mentions, or deem vacant any award. All decisions of the Juries are final.

Los organizadores nombrarán Jurados que otorgarán los siguientes Premios y Distinciones oficiales:

Categoría CORTOMETRAJES:
- Gran Premio del Jurado
- Premio a la Mejor Animación Latinoamericana
- Premio a la Mejor Animación Argentina
- Premio del Público al cortometraje
- Mejor Animación Ficcional
- Mejor Animación Documental
- Mejor Animación No Narrativa / Abstracta
- Mejor Animación para Infancias
- Mejor Animación de Estudiantes
- Mejor Animación Inmersiva

Categoría LARGOMETRAJES Y MEDIOMETRAJES:
- Premio a la Mejor Animación de Largometraje o Mediometraje
- Premio del Público a la Animación de Largometraje o Mediometraje

Categoría ANIMACIÓN POR ENCARGO:
- Mejor Serie Animada para TV o Web
- Mejor Especial Animado para TV o Web
- Mejor Animación de Videoclip
- Mejor Animación Promocional o Publicitaria
- Mejor Animación de Videojuegos
- Mejor Animación con fines educativos o científicos

De considerarlo conveniente, los Jurados podrán otorgar además Menciones Especiales, o declarar desierto algún Premio y/o Distinción. Las decisiones de los Jurados serán inapelables.

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ANIMA2021
XI CÓRDOBA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL
RULES AND REGULATIONS

I. ORGANIZATION, PLACE AND DATES
ANIMA2021 – XI Córdoba International Animation Festival is jointly organized by the Faculty of Arts of the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba (UNC) through its Centro Experimental de Animación; the Animation Chair of the Universidad Nacional de Villa María; and the UNC’s Secretaría de Extensión Universitaria. The festival receives support from the Centro de Producción e Investigación en Artes, UNC.
The festival will be held in Córdoba, Argentina, from October 6th through 8th, 2021.

II. OBJECTIVES
The Festival’s main objectives are:
● To favour the recognition of the art of animation in its many dimensions: technical, stylistic, as a social product, as a cultural asset, etc.
● To generate a meeting point for reflection, encounter and exchange among the different areas that, from their particular activities, contribute to this cultural industry.
● To promote regional technological development.
● To stimulate animation production, distribution and exhibition.
● To promote specific training instances in the field of animation.

III. ABOUT THE ENTRIES
The Festival is open to animation productions of every technique, genre, topic, format and screening media (film, video, television, Internet, smartphones, video games, VR, AR, fulldome, etc.). Special interest is granted to innovative works and also to student productions. Participation is open for productions from all over the world, with emphasis in those from Latin America. There is no limit to the number of entries that a participant can send.

There is no entry fee.

Only animations completed after January 1st 2019 and which have not been entered in former editions of the festival will be accepted. The festival will not pay screening fees in any case.

Films should register under one of the following categories:

Short films
- Running time up to 30 minutes

Feature and medium length animation
- Running time over 30 minutes

Commissioned Animation
- TV or Web animated Series
- TV or Web animated Specials
- Music Videos
- Video game animation
- Promotional or Advertising Animation
- Animation for educational or scientific means

IV. JURIES AND DISTINCTIONS
The organizers will name Juries which will award the following official Prizes or Distinctions:

SHORT FILM Category
- Grand Jury Award
- Best Latin American Animation Prize
- Best Argentine Animation Prize
- Audience Prize to Short Film
- Best Fictional Animation
- Best Documentary Animation
- Best Non Narrative / Abstract Animation
- Best Animation for Children
- Best Student Animation
- Best Inmersive Animation

FEATURE AND MEDIUM LENGHT Category
- Best Animated Feature or Medium Length Animation Prize
- Audience Prize to Best Feature or Medium Length Animation

COMMISSIONED ANIMATION Category
- Best Animated Series for TV or Web
- Best Animated Special for TV or Web
- Best Music Video Animation
- Best Promotional or Advertising Animation
- Best Video Game Animation
- Best Animation for Educational or Scientific Means

If deemed appropriate, the Juries may also award Special Jury Mentions, or deem vacant any award. All decisions of the Juries are final.

Cachoíto Award
The Cachoito Award is given away by ANIMA to Argentine animation personalities or collectives, to honor either its lifetime achivements in animation or the undertaking of transformative actions to the Argentine animation community. It receives its name in honor of the late Miguel ‘Cachoíto’ de Lorenzi, who was a groundbreaking designer, animator and educator from Córdoba, Argentina.

Independent Awards
The Independent Awards are awarded by audiovisual entities other from the ANIMA. The granting of these will be defined in each case by the ANIMA organization.

V. ENTRY PROCEDURES
Entries should be registered through FilmFreeway’s Platform at https://filmfreeway.com/animafestival

The Festival’s official languages are Spanish and English. If the film has dialogue in another language, the entrant must submit for selection a subtitled copy in either Spanish or English.

PLEASE NOTE> For selection purposes, all films should be accesible online and streaming (YouTube, Vimeo, etc. ) DO NOT SEND A DVD. DO NOT SEND A FILE.

VI. SELECTION AND EXHIBITION
The Organizers do not compromise to screen the total number of entries. Curatorship of the programs and their qualification as Competitive or Non Competitive will be of competence of the Artistic Director, and decisions on this respect will be final. If the entrant does not want the film to be considered for Non Competitive programs, it should indicate so in the space provided in the Entry Form.

Those whose entries have been selected for exhibition – either for Competitive or Non-Competitive categories – will receive a digital Certificate of Participation in the Festival, the Festival’s Laurels and Catalogue.

The outcome of the selection process will be informed on July 30th, 2021.

If your film is selected, we will contact you and ask you for a high definition file for projection, subtitles in .srt format, photographs and other promotional materials. In case of the Immersive Animation (VR, AR) category, we will also coordinate the particulars of submission and screening/presentation of the copy.
Failure to provide any of the requested materials on the requested deadline will automatically disqualify the entry.
We strongly recommend that those files are also sent as an Internet download. The Festival will not pay, in any case, any fees from the mailing of the entries.

VII. OTHER SCREENINGS
The organizers may exhibit the selected short films after the festival as part of touring exhibition programs. These screenings may be public or private, and be held anywhere in the world by the festival itself or by third parties, but only with free admission and on cultural or educational purposes.

VIII. DEADLINE
Registration will be open until April 30th, 2021.

IX. ABOUT COPYRIGHT ISSUES
The entrants will be responsible for claims of any nature that third parties might perform in respect to production credits, copyright, inclusion rights, performers’ rights, etc.

XI. ACCEPTANCE OF THESE RULES AND REGULATIONS
All participants, just by sending an entry to the Festival, fully accept these Rules and Regulations. Should any problem arise, it will be solved by the Organizers considering the Spanish version of these Rules and Regulations.

XII. CONTACT
Mailing Address
ANIMA2021 c/o Centro Experimental de Animación
Facultad de Artes, UNC
Pabellón México, Ciudad Universitaria
5000 – Córdoba
ARGENTINA

Web
http://www.animafestival.com.ar

e-mail
info@animafestival.com.ar

Facebook / Instagram / Twitter
@animafestival

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  • ¡Gracias por seleccionarnos en el festival!

    October 2019
  • Gisela Chicolino

    La programación marca tendencia y sigue haciendo lucir la trayectoria de tantos años del Festival.

    October 2019
  • Ana Martin

    Hermoso festival, un clásico donde nos encontramos los animadores. Muy interesantes los talleres y el foro académico.

    October 2019
  • El festival fue espléndido. El material exhibido fue muy valioso tanto como las actividades del Foro Académico y los talleres de capacitación. Nos vemos en el próximo Anima 2021!

    October 2019