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CONFIA 2016, Portugal: Call for Animation Papers
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 11:42

confia2016For all animation scholars, the 2016 CONFIA publishes the call for papers for its 4th conference.


CONFIA is the International Conference on Illustration and Animation at the Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave (Portugal), organized by School of Design under the auspices of the Masters in Illustration and Animation.


This is CONFIA's fourth conference (10-12 June 2016) after previous editions in Ofir, Porto and Braga.


It intend sto broadly explore the multidisciplinary space that includes illustration and the animated image, from the construction of the narrative to character development, from art theory to critical reflection on the objects that populate the market and the industry.


The conference seeks quality original submissions from artists, the industry and the market as well as from the academic community.


Recommended Topics:

1. Drawing / Illustration

  •  Traditional drawing
  • Contemporary drawing
  • Graphic illustration
  • Information graphics
  • Editorial illustration
  • Illustration for children
  • Character design
  • Comics and graphic novels
  • Scientific Illustration

2. Animation

  • 2D animation
  • 3D animation
  • Animation for video games
  • Character animation
  • Animation for virtual or augmented reality
  • Animation in interactive media
  • Motion graphics
  • Sound and animation

3. Art theory applied to illustration and animation

  • Linear storytelling
  • Creative writing
  • Visual culture
  • Interactive storytelling
  • Narrative and non-narrative animation
  • Illustration and animation pedagogy
  • Authorship in animation or illustration

Submission guidelines:


Papers must be written in one of the official languages of the conference - English or Portuguese - and each paper should not exceed 10 pages considering the template and the guidelines presented.


Send an abstract of up to 300 words to Easy Chair. Deadline to submit (full paper): 29 February 2016


All accepted full papers will be published  in the conference proceedings (with ISBN). More info: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


The 4th CONFIA conference takes place 10-12 June 2016, in Barcelos, Portugal.



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