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The Sommets du cinéma d'animation is an international festival dedicated to animation in all its forms, from heritage films to new media by way of current production.

sommets-logoOver five days, Montreal moves to the rhythms of animation. A unique event in Quebec, the festival celebrates an art form that has long brought international recognition to Quebec and to Canada.

- All genres of animation are eligible, including narrative animation, documentary animation, experimental animation and abstract animation (selection done by the artistic director).

All entries must have been completed on or after January 1st, 2016; they should be less than 30 minutes, and must not have ben previously submitted to the Sommets du cinéma d'animation.

- Films less that two minutes and a half (2 min 30s) could be selected in the very short films competition.


  • The Sommets Grand Prix
  • The Sommets Special Prize of the Jury
  • The Public Award
  • The Guy-L.-Coté Award for the best animated Canadian film
  • The Sommets Award for the Best Very Short Film
  • Student Competition Award

The complete submission documents must arrive at the Sommets office by September 18th, 2017. Applicants will be informed by email on the results of the selection at the end of September or at the beginning of October 2017.

To submit your film to our upcoming 2017 edition, please click here.

The 2017 Sommets du cinéma d'animation will be held from 22nd to 26th of November, 2017.


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