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MONSTRA Accepting Submissions For 2019

Festival in Lisbon seeks experimental animation of any technique.

MONSTRA: Lisbon Animation Festival is seeking submissions for its 18th edition, set for March 20-31.

MONSTRA is a festival where experimentation and research take place, crossing over new artistic approaches. The main aim of the festival is the presentation and promotion of the world’s best animation.

Each year MONSTRA presents a wide selection of films in competition in the following categories:

  • Feature films.
  • Short films.
  • Student short films.
  • Super-short films.
  • Short films for children and youths.
  • TV series.
  • Portuguese short films. 

The films must contain an animated sequence corresponding to a minimum of 60 percent of the total running time. Any animation technique is accepted.

You can submit your films to MONSTRA's international competition until Nov. 11. Directors with films selected for competition are invited to the festival to present their film.

Prizes will be announced at MONSTRA's website in February. Regulations, entry forms and authorization forms can be found online here.

Source: MONSTRA: Lisbon Animation Festival

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Tom McLean has been writing for years about animation from a secret base in Los Angeles.