About the festival:
The Sommets du cinéma d'animation are an international festival dedicated to animation in all its forms, from heritage films to new media by way of current production. Over five days, Montreal moves to the rhythms of animation! A unique event in Quebec, the festival celebrates an art form that has long brought international recognition to Quebec and to Canada.
2018 Festival Poster:
The Sommets 2018 poster was created by the young Montreal-based animation artist Raymond Caplin. Raymond is a very talented illustrator and an animator who loves creating animated films. He enjoys exploring various artistic media and wants to pursue a career as an animator. He made five films under Wapikoni mobile's framework. His first film, In Your Heart, was awarded Best Experimental Film at the Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival as well as the Best Animated Film at the Arlington International Film Festival. In 2017, Raymond, a member of the Mi'kmaq nation, participated in the Cinémathèque québécoise animation residency. The Sommets 2018 trailer will be made by Raymond.
Archive: Call for entries:
The Sommets Grand Prix for International Competition - Includes a cash prize of 2000$
The Sommets Special Prize of the Jury
The Public Award
The Guy-L.-Coté Award for the best animated Canadian film - -Includes a cash prize of 1500$
The Sommets Award for the Best Very Short Film (under 2:30')
Student Competition Award - Includes a cash prize of 1000$
The next Sommets du cinéma d'animation will be held from November 21st to 25th 2018 at the Cinémathèque Québécoise in Montreal. The Sommets du cinéma d'animation are organized by the Cinémathèque québécoise in Montreal.