Monstra Festival, March 2020 (Dates TBA)

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
20 March 2020 - 31 March 2020
Lisbon, Portugal
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2020 Dates and Call for Entries to Be Announced

2019 Festival Coverage (20-31/3/19)


2018 Festival Coverage


2019 Call for entries (Archive)

Any film created frame by frame is eligible, in any technique (analogical, digital or mixed). Animated sequences must correspond to a minimum of 60% of the total duration of the film.

Films are admitted for competition in the following categories:
•Feature Films
•Short Films
•Student Short Films
•Super Short Films
•Short Films for Children and Youth
•Series. /For the Series category, the applicant  must submit a minimum of 3 (three) episodes.


Feature Films should be longer than 45 minutes.
Short Films and Series should  not be longer than 44 minutes.
Student Short Films should  not be longer 30 minutes.
Short Films for Children and Youth should not be longer than 30 minutes.
Super Short Films should not be longer than 2 minutes,not including the final credits

Date of  production
Feature Films should be finished after January 1st 2017.
Short Films, Super Short Films and Series should  be finished after October 1 st 2017 .
Student Short Films should  be finished after October 1st 2017.
Short Films for Children and Youth  can  be finished in any year.
Applicants whose films are not finished by the deadline for submission, but that foresee the work to be  finished by December 31st 2018, can submit the film by sending a preview screener  and contact the  organization so  both parties can reach an agreement to validate the submission. The organization can  accept or decline the submission, depending on the state of conclusion.


Event Dates

  • From 20 March 2020 to 31 March 2020


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