International Animation Festival AJAYU - Peru

AjayuFest // Festival Internacional de Animación AJAYU - Perú

3rd edition

Nov 07 - Nov 10, 2019
Estimated
Puno, Peru

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films
Film length Full length, Short

Mission / description The 3rd Ajayu International Animation Festival, which will be held from November 7th to 10th, 2018, in Puno – Peru, in this new edition consolidates the work done in the activities of the past years, becoming an important event for the cinema in Peru. The Ajayu Festival is a window so that the world of animation can be seen taking advantage of the celebrated days of the city of Puno, generating diverse public through their projections, talks, advice and workshops. full text less text

Festival website http://www.ajayufest.com

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Class Founded: 2016
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Jun 14, 2018

Early bird deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Regular deadline: Aug 27, 2018
Late deadline: Sep 23, 2018

Notification date: Oct 10, 2018

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Fees Fees range from 0.00 to 4.00 USD . See submission categories for details about fees.
Awards Total prize money: 0.00 USD
Other prizes: trophy and resolution emitted by a public entity)
Festival sections
Animated feature films
In the case of feature films, they must be greater than 60 (sixty) minutes
Animated Series
In the case of series, only a chapter that must not exceed 30 (thirty) minutes will be accepted.
Animated short films made by children (Ajayito)
Early bird Deadline Standard Fee: Free Regular Deadline Standard Fee: Free Late Deadline Standard Fee: Free
Cortometrajes de Latinoamérica
Early bird Deadline Standard Fee: Free Regular Deadline Standard Fee: Free Late Deadline Standard Fee: Free
Cortometrajes de Perú
Early bird Deadline Standard Fee: Free Regular Deadline Standard Fee: Free Late Deadline Standard Fee: Free
International animation short films.
Early bird Deadline Standard Fee: $0 USD Regular Deadline Standard Fee: $2 USD Late Deadline Standard Fee: $4 USD
Thesis or Short films for Graduation (Indistinctive technique)
Early bird Deadline Standard Fee: Free Student Fee: Free Regular Deadline Standard Fee: $1 USD Student Fee: $1 USD Late Deadline Standard Fee: $2 USD Student Fee: $2 USD
General rules TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Ajayu seeks to revalue the artistic expression of animation, through the cultural exchange that is in the animated productions, the organizers summon audiovisual artists from all over the world to participate in the 3rd INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL AJAYU (hereinafter “The Festival”), taking into account the following parameters:
1. The participating animated productions must have been completed since 2015. The works can only be sent online to: http://www.ajayufest.com/p/inscripciones.html
2. The works can be from any nationality. The short films in language that are not Spanish must be subtitled and these subtitles must be in .SRT or .pdf format in Spanish and/or English.
3. A maximum of three works per filmmaker will be accepted.
4. The Festival has the following categories:
• International animation short films.
• Peruvian animation Short films.
• Latin American animation Short films.
• Animated short films of Thesis or Graduation.
• Animated short films made by children (Ajayito).
• Animated feature films.
• Animated Series.
5. The period for presenting the animated productions will be from June 14th to September 16th in 2018. Projects submitted after the date will not be considered unless the organization has decided to extend the call for entries, the selection will be made in the month of October. And the following deadlines will be taken into account:
• Early Registration from June 14th to June 30th, 2018
• Regular Registration from July 1st to August 27th, 2018
• Late Registration from August 28th to September 16th, 2018
6. The registration for Peruvian, Latin American and feature films from any country are free during the whole call for entries. Free registration in all categories from June 14th to June 30th.
7. The animated production must contain:
• 1 director’s photograph
• 2 photographs from the film with a minimum quality of 300 dpi.
• An image of the poster of the film (if there is one).
• Trailer or teaser (if there is one).
8. The director and / or producer of the animated production authorizes that it be included in the AJAYU video library and in future projections of itinerant exhibitions.
9. Short films must not exceed 20 (twenty) minutes. The work will be out of competition if it exceeds this limit. In the case of feature films, they must be greater than 60 (sixty) minutes. In the case of series, only a chapter that must not exceed 30 (thirty) minutes will be accepted. The decision to project the work out of competition will depend on the organization.
10. The animated productions received may be used for the promotion of the Festival (using part of the video, not its entirety, the teaser or the trailer can be used), the directors must be authors of the short films and agree not to present audiovisual materials and / or phonographs about which they do not have rights of use. The organization of the Festival is not responsible for the works or the improper use of intellectual property rights by the authors.
11. The best Peruvian animation short film will be awarded with a cash sum of three thousand soles (S/. 3000,000).
12. The material received will be preselected by a Programmer and his assistants designated by the organizing committee of the Festival. The official selection is divided as follows:
• Official Selection in Competition:
Official Selection of International Short Film, Official National Short Film Selection (Peruvian), Official Selection of Latin American Short Film, Official Short Film Selection of Thesis or Graduation, Official Selection of Short Films realize by Children (Ajayito), Official Selection of Short film Great Ajayu Award of the Jury, Official Selection of Feature Film, Official Selection of animated series.
• Official Exhibition Selection:
Official Selection of international short film, Official short film selection of thesis or graduation.
13. The Official Selection in Competition and Exhibition will be published on October 10th, 2018 on the website www.ajayufest.com and the corresponding laurels will be sent by email.
14. The jury will be established by the organizers among renowned personalities from the cinema and animation who will decide the prizes to the competitive categories.
15. The category of Best Animation Audience Award will apply for feature films and short films, will be chosen by vote in amphoras distributed in the different rooms during the festival dates.
16. The Special Mention for Best Animation by children will be established by members of Colectivo Cinematográfico Ajayu, and will be a representative of the Ajayito section in the projections of itinerant exhibitions.
17. The prizes will be divided as follows:
• Best international animated short film (Trophy and certificate)
• Best animated short film from Peru (Economic Award, Trophy and certificate)
• Best animated short film from Latin America (certificate)
• Best animated short film of Thesis or Graduation (certificate)
• Best Animated Feature Film (Trophy and certificate)
• Best animated series (Trophy and certificate)
• Special Mention Best Short Film 2D Animation (Certificate)
• Special Mention Best Short Film Animation CGI (Certificate)
• Special Mention Best Short Film Stop Motion (Certificate)
• Special Mention Best Short Film Collage or Mixed (Certificate)
• Special Mention Best animation made by children - Ajayito Award (Certificate)
• Best Animated Short Film Audience Award (certificate)
• Best Animated Feature Film Audience Award (certificate)
• Great Ajayu Award given by the jury for the best short film (Trophy and certificate)
18. Enrolled animated productions that have been part of the Official selection in competition or Exhibition of previous editions of the AJAYU festival will be automatically disqualified.
19. The decision of the jury will be unappealable and the prizes can be declared deserted in case the quality of the material is not met by the standards of the jury.
20. The award ceremony will be held in the closure of the event, on November 10th, 2018. The winners are committed to incorporate in their start credits the prize obtained accompanied by the Laurel Festival.

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