CINANIMA 2022 – Call for Entries

From the 1st of March until the 25th of June

CINANIMA 2022 – the 46th International Animated Film Festival of Espinho, Portugal – will be held from the 7th to the 13th of November 2022. The oldest film festival in Portugal, CINANIMA is also the third oldest animation festival in the world besides being an Oscar™ Qualifying Film Festival in the category of Best Animated Short.

Animation filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit their works in one of the following International Competition categories:

– International Short Films Competition

– Student Films Competition

– Feature Films Competition

Portuguese filmmakers may also submit their films into the National Competition:

– António Gaio Award

– Young Portuguese Director Award

Animation films made after the 1st January 2021 are eligible as long as they haven’t been submitted in the previous year.

The registration for the 46th CINANIMA takes place exclusively online, free of charge, at https://filmfreeway.com/CINANIMA_76

Submitters are advised to consult the Regulations and its Annexes before entering the film.

When applying, it is necessary for you to submit the following documents properly signed:

Annex I

Annex II