he COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped either animation or CHILEMONOS, which takes its activities to the online world. The talented figures behind these successful and award-winning productions and the Irish studio are part of a series of free master classes, workshops and conferences that will take place between September 30 and October 24.
To maintain social distance, take care of everyone''s health and maintain the passion that brings us together around animation, the CHILEMONOS Festival, supported by the Program for Strengthening Cultural Organizations of the Ministry of Arts, Cultures and Heritage, decided to bring its activities to the online world. There will be 15 activities in total, 3 master classes, 3 conferences, 2 Q&A, 1 panel, 1 interview and 5 workshops, which will be freely available to the public, upon registration.
The ninth version of International Animation Festival CHILEMONOS will take a place in Santiago of Chile from May 5th at 8th, 2020.
The call for entries is open for works in any animation technique, released after January 1st, 2018. Since 2019, CHILEMONOS International Animation Festival is Qualifying Festival to Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences. This means that the winning Works of the Latin American Animated Short Film Competition and the International Animated Short Film Competition could be eligible to enter the Short Films competition of the Oscar®, if and when the Works will fulfill with the official rules of Academy.
The categories in competition in this version of Festival are 7 (seven) and they are:
1. International Animated Feature Film Competition
2. Latin American Animated Feature Film Competition
3. International Animated Short Film Competition
4. Latin American Animated Short Film Competition (Including Chile)
5. International School Short Film Competition
6. Latin American School Short Film Competition (Including Chile)
7. Latin American Animated Series Competition (Including Chile)