Festival Internacional Stop Motion Mx

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
23 November 2024 - 25 November 2024
Mexico city
Final submission deadline
Submission/Registration Fee

Festival Description: Stop Motion MX Film Festival is an international project that promotes and disseminates stop motion animation since 2013 in Mexico City. Year-round, SMMX encourages this unique combination of technology and craftwork with multidisciplinary workshops, conferences, and events, involving participants from all around the world. The Festival gathers professionals and independent creators alike as well as enthusiasts and fans of all ages for a truly unique cinematic experience.

2023 Call for Entries (Archive)

The 10th edition Stop Motion MX Film Festival will take place from 23 to 25 November 2023 in Mexico city.

Competing categories

  • INTERNATIONAL-Short films from anywhere in the world.
  • CHILDREN’S – Children’s entertainment.
  • VIDEO CLIP – Visual and sound production.
  • ADVERTISEMENT – Products and services promotion.
  • STUDENTS’ – Works by students exclusively at universities.
  • MEXICAN – Mexican productions only.
  • LATIN AMERICAN – Latin American productions only.
  • EXPERIMENTAL –Free audiovisual expression containing mixed techniques or alternative materials.
  • KIDS- Made for children.
  • ANIMATE THE PHRASE - Productions of 10 seconds: 'Stop Motion Film Festival', 'Stop Motion Mx' or 'SMMX'.

Eligibility criteria

  • Students, independent visual artists, filmmakers, the general public, and enthusiasts of any nationality may enter the contest individually or collectively.
  • All audiovisual stop motion works and mixed-technique works with at least 50% of stop motion animation may compete.
  • All productions created between January 2019 and August 2023 may compete.

The prize is the 'Xoloitzcuintle' statuette. All delivery costs will be covered by the SMMX Organizing Committee. The winners may be invited to future in-person or virtual editions of the Festival as special guests.

2020 Festival Coverage:

NB: 2024 Festival Dates are tentative




Event Dates

  • From 23 November 2024 to 25 November 2024



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