Festival Internacional de Animación Ajayu - Perú (6)

International Animation Festival AJAYU - Peru



Deadlines

04 May 2021
Call for entries

04 Jun 2021
Early deadline

02 Jul 2021
Standard deadline

06 Aug 2021
Late deadline

06 Aug 2021
Festival closed

06 Sep 2021
Notification date

29 Sep 2021
02 Oct 2021

Address

Benjamín Pacheco Vargas 185 - a,  21001, Puno, Puno, Peru


Festival description
Animation Films
Short film festival >1'
Feature film festival >60'


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >1'
 Feature Films  >60'
 Languages 
Spanish
 Subtitles 
Spanish English
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Photo of Festival Internacional de Animación Ajayu - Perú

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Festival start: 29 September 2021      Festival end: 02 October 2021

The 6th Ajayu International Animation Festival, which will be held for the anniversary celebrations of the city of Puno. Due to the situation our country and the world are going through, this year its new virtual edition will be held, taking into account all the health and safety measures proposed by the state.

This year with its sixth edition, it continues to be a showcase that shows the artistic expression of animation, through cultural exchange embodied in animated productions and cultural manifestations of the Andean world.
In this festival, audiovisual animation artists from differents countries will participate, as well as artists from other disciplines of the Puno region, who through their expression will make this virtual edition a contemporary Andean experience.

Ajayu is recognized and awarded by the Ministry of Culture of Peru, organized by SAPA INTI Estudios and the Ajayu Cinematographic Association, it will take place from September 29 to October 2, 2021, a broadcast that will take place from the shores of the Sacred Lake of the Incas.

The prizes will be divided as follows:

• Best international animated short film (Trophy and certificate)
• Best animated short film from Peru (Economic Award, Trophy and certificate)
• Best animated short film from Latin America (Trophy and certificate)
• Best animated short film of Thesis or Graduation (certificate)
• Best Animated Feature Film (Trophy and certificate)
• Best animated series (Trophy and certificate)
• Special Mention Best Short Film 2D Animation (Certificate)
• Special Mention Best Short Film Animation CGI (Certificate)
• Special Mention Best Short Film Stop Motion (Certificate)
• Special Mention Best Short Film Collage or Mixed (Certificate)
• Special Mention Best animation made by children - Ajayito Award
(Certificate)
• Best Animated Short Film Audience Award (certificate)
• Best Animated Feature Film Audience Award (certificate)
• Great Ajayu Award given by the jury for the best short film (Trophy and
certificate)

For the Official Selection, the following must be taken into account:

I. PARTICIPANTS

 People over 18 years of age may participate individually or collectively.

 In the case of the category short films made by children, it is considered under 18 years.

 The productions can be of any nationality. Productions in languages other than Spanish must be subtitled and these subtitles must be attached in .SRT or .pdf format in Spanish or English.

 Up to three works per director will be accepted.

 Registration for Peruvian and Latin American short films and feature films from any country are free during the entire call.
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 Registered animated productions that have been part of the Official selection in competition or Exhibition of previous editions of the AJAYU Festival will be automatically disqualified.

 Animated projects that have been completed as of January 1, 2018 participate.

II. RECEPTION DEADLINES

The deadline for receipt will be from May 4 to August 6, 2021 until 11:59 pm. Projects submitted after the date will not be considered unless the organization has decided to extend the call.

III. CATEGORIES IN COMPETITION

The Festival has the following categories:

• International Animation Short Films.
• Peruvian Animation Short Films.
• Latin American animation short films.
• Animated short films for Thesis or Graduation.
• Animated short films made by children (Ajayito).
• Animated feature films.
• Cartoons.
Considerations:
• Productions may only participate in a single competition.
• Short films must not exceed 20 (twenty) minutes. The work will be out of competition if it exceeds this limit.
• In the case of feature films, they must be longer than 60 (sixty) minutes.
• In the case of series, only one chapter that must not exceed 30 (thirty) minutes may be selected.
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• In the case of the International Animation Short Films category, only works that do not belong to Latin America and Peru are accepted.

• The decision to project out-of-competition works will depend on the organization.

• The best productions will be able to compete in the Ajayu Grand Prize, being the most important prize of the festival.

• The productions that were selected on display may compete for the audience award.

IV. REGISTRATION

• The works can only be sent online to: http://www.ajayufest.com/p/inscriptions.html

• The animated production must contain:

 A photograph of the director / s. (not required).

 Two photographs of the short with a minimum quality of 300 dpi.

 An image of the poster of the short film (not mandatory).

 Trailer or teaser (not mandatory).

• The director or producer of the animated production authorizes that it be included in the AJAYU video library and in future traveling exhibitions of the festival.

• Applicants authorize virtual screenings to be made, for the exhibition, reproduction, communication to the public and exhibition of their work in exclusive free exhibitions of the festival aimed at training audiences, which will be held in virtual rooms on the page. www.ajayufest.com, with prior registration and password at a time established during the days of the Festival.

V. CONDITIONS OF COMPETITION

• The animated productions received may be used to promote the Festival (using part of the video, not its entirety, the teaser or trailer can be used).
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• The directors must be the authors of the short films and undertake not to present audiovisual materials or phonographies over which they do not have rights of use.

• The Festival organization is not responsible for the works or for the inappropriate use of intellectual property rights by the authors.

VI. PRESELECTION

The material received will be preselected by the Programmer and her assistants designated by the organizing committee of the Festival. The official selection is divided as follows:

• Official Selection in Competition:
Official Selection of International Short Film, Official Selection of National Short Film (Peruvians), Official Selection of Latin American Short Film, Official Selection of Short Film for Thesis or Graduation, Official Selection of Short Films Made by Children (Ajayito), Official Selection of Short Film Grand Ajayu Award from the Jury . Official Selection of Feature Film, Official Selection of animated series.

• Official Selection in Exhibition:
Official Selection of international short film, Official Selection of short film for thesis or graduation.

VII. QUALIFICATION

The categories International Animated Short Films, Peruvian Animated Short Films, Latin American Animated Short Films, Animated Thesis or Graduation Short Films, Animated Short Films Made by Children (Ajayito), Animated Feature Films, Animated Series, will be judged by prominent film and animation specialists juries.

The category of Best Animation Audience Award will apply to short films, feature films and series, it will be chosen by votes through a form in the different rooms of the virtual projections during the dates of the festival.
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The Special Mention for Best Animation Made by Children will be established by the members of the Ajayu Cinematographic Association, and it will be the representative of the Ajayito section in future traveling shows.

After the qualification and a week before the publication of the results, an email will be sent to those selected so that they can send a signed authorization or confirmation email for the virtual projection of their works on the days of the festival, which will be a requirement to be part of the Official Selection.

VIII. AWARDS

The prizes will be divided as follows:
Ajayu Grand Prize

• Ajayu Jury Grand Prize (Trophy and certificate)
Category Award
• Best International Animated Short Film (Trophy and certificate)
• Best animated short film in Peru (Economic Award with a cash sum of three thousand soles (S /. 3000,000), Trophy and certificate)
• Best animated short film in Latin America (certified)
• Best animated short film for Thesis or Graduation (certificate)
• Best Animated Feature Film (Trophy and certificate)
• Best animated series (Trophy and certificate)
 Audience Award
• Best Animated Short Film Audience Award (certificate)
• Best Animated Feature Film Audience Award (certificate)
• Best Animated Series Audience Award (certificate)
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Special Mentions
• Special Mention for Best 2D Animation Short Film (Certificate)
• Special Mention for Best CGI Animation Short Film (Certificate)
• Special Mention for Best Stop Motion Short Film (Certified)
• Special Mention for Best Collage or Mixed Short Film (Certificate)
• Special Mention Best animation made by children - Ajayito Award (Certificate)

IX. JURY

The Jury will be established by the organization, among prominent film and animation personalities, who will decide the prizes for the competitive categories.
The Jury's decision will be final and the prizes may be declared void if they do not meet the quality established by the jury.

X. PUBLICATION OF FINAL RESULTS

The Official Selection in Competition and in Exhibition will be published on September 6, 2021 on the website www.ajayufest.com and the corresponding laurels will be sent by email.

XI. AWARD
The awards will be held during the closing day of the Festival, on October 2, 2021. The winners agree to include the award obtained accompanied by the Festival laurel in their opening credits.

XII. ACCEPTANCE OF THE RULES

Participation in this Festival implies acceptance of these rules. The absence of any important data in the registration, as well as the material attached to it and the breach of the established deadlines, may lead to the non-participation in the Festival of the corresponding work.




  

 
  

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