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Animage – IV International Animation Festival of Pernambuco

Registration is now open for competitive screenings in Animage – IV International Animation Festival of Pernambuco. The selected films will be screened during the festival, which has all the programming free, and takes place from 26th to 30th September in Recife, Brazil. These films will compete for cash prize and trophies.

Filmmakers from any state or country can register their films with no entry fee.

Only Short films in animation up to 30 minutes and released in 2011 are able to participate.

International Animation Festival of Pernambuco Animage 2012 Is Calling for Entries!

All entries must include the techniques of animation and have up to 30 minutes. Furthermore, the production of selected films should have been completed since January 2011. Entries and preview material must be sent exclusively through the festival’s website.

The competitive screening will award with cash prizes and trophies the best animated short films in four categories: Best Short Film, Best Short for Children, Best Brazilian Short Film, Best Short (Audience Awards). Also, the work that stands out in the categories: Best Director, Best Script, Best Art Direction, Best Technics and Best Sound, will receive the Animage Trophy.

Further on the competitive screening, the Animage – IV International Animation Festival of Pernambuco – promotes non-competitive screenings, special screenings, lectures, debates and workshops about animation techniques.

The films selected by the curators of Animage, will be screened in central cinemas of Recife, as the Fundação Joaquim Nabuco Cinema and São Luiz Cinema. For animation filmmakers, the Animage festival represents the encouragement and recognition of professionals, enabling the free screening of productions to an audience of more than 10,000 people.

The entry form and rules are available on the official website.