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Call for Entries: Animage -- 9th Intl. Animation Festival of Pernambuco

Festival set for Oct. 12-21 in Recife, Brazil, seeks short films for its competition. 

The Animage -- 9th International Animation Festival of Pernambuco is open for submissions for its competitive screening of short movies. Filmmakers can submit though the festival’s official website until July 12. 

The competitive screening awards the best films selected in the categories: best short film, children’s competitive screening, best Brazilian short film and an audience award. There also are awards in the categories of direction, screenplay, art direction, technique and sound mixing.

The festival is only accepting films made since 2017 that include animation techniques and run less than 30 minutes.

The festival takes place Oct. 12-21 the cities of Recife and Olinda, Brazil and is put on by Rec-Beat Productions.

Besides the competitive screenings, Animage also programs special sessions and screenings, feature films, workshops, master classes, an exhibition and seminars.

Recent editions have attracted global animation talent including award-winning Brazilian director Alê Abreu (The Boy and the World), the French director Sébastien Laudenbach, the Portuguese director Regina Pessoa and the British director Phil Mulloy.

Source: Rec-Beat Productions

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