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Cinanima Festival, 9-15 Nov 2020

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Category
ANIMATION & FILM FESTIVALS
Deadline | Event Dates (period)
09 November 2020 - 15 November 2020
City
Espinho, Portugal
Email
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Edition
44
Submission deadline
2020-07-17
Submission/Registration Fee
No

Fesival Description: CINANIMA has the approval of the International Film Association – ASIFA - and is officially considered by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences as one of the qualifying festivals for the Oscar nomination for the Best Animation Short Film

2020 Call for entries 

Awards:
• GRAND PRIZE CINANIMA 2020 | Espinho City Award – Awarded to the Best Film in the International competition;
• JURY’S SPECIAL AWARD – Awarded to a Film in the International competition by the International Jury according to their own
criteria.
• AUDIENCE AWARD – Attributed by the audience of the Festival, who elect their favourite film from among those screened in the International Competition, through a vote.

SHORT FILMS 

Categories:

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

  • Films up to 5 minutes: • AWARD FOR THE BEST FILM UP TO 5 MINUTES;
  •  Films with more than 5 and up to 24 minutes: • AWARD FOR THE BEST FILM WITH MORE THAN 5 AND UP TO 24 MINUTES;
  •  Films with more than 24 and up to 50 minutes: • AWARD FOR THE BEST FILM WITH MORE THAN 24 AND UP TO 50 MINUTES;
  •  Commissioned Film: • AWARD FOR THE BEST COMMISSIONED FILM;
  •  Animated Documentary: • AWARD FOR THE BEST ANIMATED DOCUMENTARY.
  • STUDENT FILMS - works under 50 minutes long, directed by students and/ or graduation students, produced at Art Schools, Film Schools and/ or Film Training School: • PRIZE FOR THE BEST STUDENT FILM | Gaston Roch Award – Awarded to the Best Student film in competition.
  • FEATURE FILMS - works over 50 minutes long: • PRIZE FOR THE BEST FEATURE FILM – Awarded to the Best Feature Film in competition.

NATIONAL COMPETITION 

  • ANTÓNIO GAIO AWARD – Best Film in the National Competition: work directed by a Portuguese citizen or/ and whose production is entirely Portuguese.
    BEST YOUNG PORTUGUESE DIRECTOR AWARD:
  • FILMS DIRECTED BY CHILDREN AND YOUNGSTERS (UP TO 18 YEARS OLD) – work directed by children and/ or youngsters within the scope of educational activities or workshops;
  •  FIRST FILM DIRECTED BY YOUNG DIRECTORS (AGED BETWEEN 18 AND 30) – first work of a young Portuguese director

  • Festival Regulations
  • Entry Form

2019 Festival Coverage

Of the 1400 submissions from 72 countries, the Festival's programming team selected 26 hours of films, which were screened by the Selection Jury, constituted by Margarida Madeira, Mário Gajo de Carvalho and Regina Machado.

This year there are three Portuguese films in the International Competition running alongside with the biggest names in the world of animation for the Award CINANIMA 2019. “Uncle Tomás, accounting for the days”, by Regina Pessoa; “Purpleboy”, by Alexandre Siqueira and“ A Mind Sang”, by Vier Nev, suming up 45 films in the International Competition for Short Films.

Four feature films from the 23 submitted were selected for international competition: “Away”, by Gints Zilbalodis (Latvia); “The Tower” by Mats Grorud (Norway); Otto Guerra's “Pirate City” (Brazil) and “Titus and the Birds”, by Gustavo Steinberg, Gabriel Bitar and André Catoto (Brazil).

Concerning the National Competition, the Festival will have in 2019, 10 works competing for the António Gaio Award and 16 competing for the Young Portuguese Director Award.

2018 Cinanima Festival Coverage (12-18 Nov 2018):

About the Festival

CINANIMA– INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL OF ESPINHO – is organised by NASCENTE – Cooperative Soci ety with Cultural Purposes – and by the CITY HALL OF ESPINHO with the support of the MINISTRY OF CULTURE / ICA I.P. - INSTITUTE OF CINEMA AND AUDIOVISUAL and other public and private entities.

 

 
 

Event Dates

  • From 09 November 2020 to 15 November 2020

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