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Lanterna Mágica – International Animation Festival

22 May - 27 May 2018

Contact: Festival team


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Address: Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil

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  • About
  • Submission Info

The Lanterna Mágica Festival aims to promote and disseminate the international animation market through the realization of competitive and non-competitive animation film sessions. The festival is open for submissions until February 26, 2018.

The Official Jury will deliver the “Lanterna Mágica Trophy” to the following categories: Best Film, Best Direction, Best Screenplay, Best Art Direction, Best Sound, Best Animation Technique and Best Music Track, for the two competitive sessions: National Competitive Short Films Session and International Competitive Short Films Session.

The Popular Jury will also offer the “Lanterna Mágica Trophy” for Best Movie on the two competitive short films sessions: national and international, through voting papers available on the day the films are shown.

Theme(s): Animation

Year established: 2017

Is this festival exclusively animation?: Yes - this is exclusively an animation festival

Submission deadline:
26 February 2018

Entry fee:
FREE! There is no charge for this festival


  • Best Film
  • Best Direction
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Sound
  • Best Animation Technique
  • Best Music Track
  • Animated Short
  • Best Animation

Format(s) accepted for submission:

  • Online Link (& Password)


I – Entries for the 2nd edition of the “Lanterna Magica – International Animation Festival” will be open between December 4, 2017 and February 26, 2018, with possibilities for extension by the organization.

II – Short films with a maximum duration of 25 minutes and feature films lasting at least 50 minutes, originating from any and all world territories, are eligible for inclusion.

III – Films with a release date prior to January 1, 2016 will not be accepted.

IV – Films selected and /or displayed in previous editions of the festival will not be accepted.

V – Films that have been not selected in previous editions may re-subscribe.

VI – Films must be on the animation genre, performed in any technique.

VII – Hybrid films will also be accepted as long as they use animation techniques in at least 25% of their duration

VIII – The person responsible for the registration must fill out the registration form available on the website:

IX – The person responsible for the registration must inform, on the field available, a link and password (when applicable) for viewing and downloading the film through an online platform such as Vimeo or Youtube. The festival will not be responsible for links with problems or passwords provided incorrectly.

X – Films that do not have Portuguese, English or Spanish as their original language should be subtitled in these languages, with subtitles embedded in the file for download.

XI – Films spoken in English or Spanish may choose to submit works with Portuguese subtitles, if any, in order to facilitate the selection process.

XII – Episodes of series or music videos will not be accepted.

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