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About the festival:
Prime the Animation! is a not- for-profit cultural event organised by the research group Animación: Arte e Industria of the Universitat Politèncica de València, supported by other public Valencian institutions. The festival presents its second animation short film contest for students or recent graduates, without any distinction of country of origin.
2020 Call for entries:
Prime the Animation! will accept animated short films by animation students from any country, who made their films as part of an animation training course at a Grade, Master or specialized schools. Directors with a first professional film, who finished his or her studies in the last three years, are also able to send their films.
Every technique of animation is accepted (3D Digital, 2D, stop-motion…). The film should include animation in at least 70% of the footage.
A single category is established. All submitted films for the competition must be produced after January 1st, 2019.
The allowed length, intro and credits included, is 20 minutes.
Prime the Animation! will grant the following awards:
• Best International Award
• Miquel Guillem award for the best experimental animation
• Audience Award.
• À Punt Award Millor curtmetratge valencià
• Menudo Prime Award.
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