Festival Internacional de Animacion

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
26/09/2024 - 28/09/2024
Montevideo, Uruguay
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Festival Description

Universidad ORT Uruguay aims to promote and exhibit animations produced by students and graduates of animation, advanced High-School students, independent animators, and international producers and also seeks to provide a space for artistic and technological reflection in this area.

2023 Call for Entries (Archive)

The 17th Festival Internacional de Animacion (FIA) will take place from 26 to 28 September 2023 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Eligibility criteria

  • Any animated short film will be able to participate regardless of the genre, theme, or country of origin, having been created in or after 2020.
  • Each Director may individually present a maximum of six pieces. A registration form must be completed for each of the pieces presented.
  • The short films may have been made for film, video, TV, or the internet.
  • The maximum duration of the pieces is 20 minutes, including credits.


  • Animated short film
  • Experimental animation short film
  • Advertising short/video clip
  • Student short film


The jury will be responsible for granting the distinctions mentioned below:

  • Grand Jury Prize: U$S 1000
  • Best Uruguayan Short Film: U$S 500
  • Best Uruguayan Short Film in the student category: certificate
  • Best International Short Film in the student category: certificate
  • Best Animated Short Film: certificate
  • Best Experimental Animated Short Film: certificate
  • Best Advertising Short / Video Clip: certificate

The organizers of FIA will be responsible for the curation of the short films. The final selection will be announced at least one week before FIA’23 begins.


2022 Festival Coverage

2019 Festival Coverage

NB: 2024 Festival Dates are tentative


Event Dates

  • From 26/09/2024 to 28/09/2024

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