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Animage Festival Issues Call for Entries

Animated shorts running less than 30 minutes and completed during 2016 accepted now through August 8 for submission to Brazil’s ANIMAGE – VIII International Animation Festival of Pernambuco.

Brazil’s ANIMAGE – VIII International Animation Festival of Pernambuco is now accepting submissions to its Competitive Screening of short films. Filmmakers can now submit their films though the official website through August 8. Only short films employing animation techniques running a maximum of 30 minutes and completed during 2016 will be accepted.

The competitive screening has cash prizes for the best films selected in the categories “Best Short Film,” “Best Children’s Short Film,” “Best Brazilian Short Film” and “Best Film – Audience Award.” There are also awards for trophies in the categories Direction, Screenplay, Art Direction, Animation Technique and Sound Mixing.

Produced by Rec-Beat Productions, ANIMAGE 2017 will be held November 10-19, in nine locations throughout the metropolitan area of Recife.

Besides the Competitive Screening, ANIMAGE is also programming special sessions and screenings, feature films, workshops, masterclasses, an exhibition and seminars. The 2017 edition of the festival will gather a raft of important names of the animated film world, including the award-winning Brazilian director Alê Abreu (The Boy and the World), the Portuguese Regina Pessoa (Kali, The Little Vampire), the British director Phil Mulloy, the argentine Juan Pablo Zaramella, the Italian Andrea Martignoni and France’s Sebastien Laudenbach (The Girl Without Hands).

Source: Animage – VIII International Animation Festival of Pernambuco

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.