Anim!Arte - International Student Animation Festival of Brazil ()


23 Feb 2021
Call for entries

23 Mar 2021
Festival closed

06 Apr 2021
Notification date

24 May 2021
13 Jun 2021


Estrada da Paciência,  24756660, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Festival description
Short film festival 15'<

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 December 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  15'<
 Any language
Spanish English Portuguese
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Festival start: 24 May 2021      Festival end: 13 June 2021

The Anim!Arte Festival is just for Animated Short Films !
The maximum duration of each film is 15 minutes.

Anim!Arte is an international festival of animated films made ​​by children and youth, and made ​​for children and youth.

In 2021 will be held the 16th edition of Anim!Arte, celebrating 20 years of the festival.

The 2021 Anim!arte will take place from May 24, to June 13 through online platform. Competitive films made by students and professionals will be shown to a large audience with online audience vote.

For International Students (students from around the world), there are two competitive categories (only for animated short films): Maxi (18 years or over) and Mini (under 18 years).

For International Professionals there are two categories: "Environmental films", and "World Cultures" .

There are also 2 exclusive categories (only for Animated short films) just for students who are enrolled in educational institutions in Brazil: Maxi (University Students) and Mini (High School Students, and Students of Elementary Education).

Anim!Arte Trophies

To validate the submission of your film, please send the authorization form (the signature can be scanned) completed and signed to:
The authorization form can be found at:

The selected animations will be projected following the program prepared by the Festival's organization board.

If the film has dialogues in language other than Portuguese, it will be necessary the sending of a text file with the dialogues of the film in English (if possible, with the time code) to the email:

A version of the film with English subtitles is welcome to facilitate the work of translation and subtitling for the Portuguese, but the version that will be shown at the festival must be submitted without subtitles.

Only the films that contain at least 70% (seventy percent) of animation (in any technique) will be accepted.

A proponent representing film schools or a film company can submit unlimited films, if they have been made by different directors.

Will be accepted only submissions for films concluded after 2018, which did not participate of the Festival Anim!Arte in the past years.

The submission is free.

The maximum duration of each film is 15 minutes.


After the end of the 16th ANIM!ARTE Festival, some films will be selected for an exhibition in itinerant format in different Brazilian cities, and in other countries around the World.
Some stages of the itinerant circuit of Anim!Arte Grand Prix (which will be previously communicated by the organization of Anim! Arte) will be competitive, with specific prizes in the places where the films will be shown.

In the end of the Anim!Arte Grand Prix Tour, when the last competitive stage of the itinerant circuit of Anim!Arte is done, the winners will be announced, from the overall score of all itinerant stages performed.

The Ranking with the overall score of each film in the various stages of the Anim!Arte Grand Prix will be constantly updated and made available on the website and by the social networks of the Anim!Arte Festival.

The coordination of the event will previously announce the dates and locations of the itinerant circuit.



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