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School in Motion Festival

15 May - 15 May 2019

Contact: Antonello Capra


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Address: Roma

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The EMI Association, Innovative Multimedia Education, will organize on May 15, 2019, at the National Museum of the XXI Century Arts in Rome, School in Motion the first International Animation Festival dedicated to Education. It is an initiative realized within the National Plan “Cinema for the School” promoted by MIUR, Ministry of Education University and Research, and MiBACT, Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism.

The video animations to be presented at the Contest will aim to narrate and spread knowledge in different fields of study, in italian language. At the end of the Festival the competing works will be released freely the net, to be reused in school and extra-scholastic learning. The animations, possibly co-designed in the contents by teachers and specialists of the disciplines, will contribute to the evolution and diversification of the educational offer.

It is an initiative that has a social value, unique in Italy and in the educational field, which foreshadows potential benefits also for the cinematographic sector of animation. The event will ensure appropriate visibility to Artists, Academies and Production Studies that will adhere to the cultural challenge that we propose in this first edition and within the future.

Four prizes to be won, starting from € 1000.00 up to € 4,500.00

Theme(s): Animation for Education

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

Submission deadline:
15 April 2019

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


  • Animated Short

Submission methods:

It is allowed the submission of a single animated video for each participant, not necessarily unpublished material, but nevertheless realized in the last five years starting from the date of registration of the artistic product, necessarily dubbed in Italian.
The videos can be realized with any animation technique (classic, stop motion, computer 2D or 3D graphics, motion capture, ...) and will be used in a non-profit way on the internet, or in other public projections; for this reason a high definition version is required(min. 1920 x 1080 (1080p), MP4, Video Codec: H.264).
Object of the video: educational contents of various kinds and related to a first-grade secondary schooling, realized with a language suitable for an audience aged between 11 and 14 years.
Duration of animation: from a minimum of 3 minutes to a maximum of 10 minutes

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