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Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards closes call for entries; gets 273 entries from 14 countries

Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards closes call for entries; gets 273 entries from 14 countries

Animation, Events
The Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards recently closed the call for entries of its first-ever edition. The inaugural Quirinos received 273 entries from 14 countries. The countries that submitted the most pieces were Spain (38% of the entries), Brazil (15%), and Argentina (14%), Colombia (10%), and Mexico (8%). Submissions were also received from Chile, Ecuador, Portugal, Uruguay, Peru, Venezuela, Bolivia, Cuba, and Nicaragua. The work entered represents 60 hours of animation in total. The category that received the most entries was short films, with 120 works submitted followed by series (43 submissions), commissioned films (39 submissions), and feature films (21 submissions). Six nominees in each of the event’s nine categories will be announced on January 17. Those categories ar
Call for entries of first edition of Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards closes

Call for entries of first edition of Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards closes

Animation
With 273 works from 14 countries having been submitted, the Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards wrung down its first edition’s call for entries successfully. Ibero-American Animation Quirino awards are named as a tribute of the creator of the first feature length animation film in history, the Italian-Argentinean Quirino Cristiani, who in 1917 directed El Apóstol; this Argentinean production, shot in 35mm, used 58,000 drawings done by hand along with a number of models representing public buildings and streets in Buenos Aires city. The postulated works outline a first map of Ibero-American animation, highlights the leadership of Spain with 38 per cent of the works registered and the dynamism of Brazil and Argentina with 15% and 14% respectively. Colombia (10%) and Mexico (8%) comp
First Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards from April 6 to 8 next year

First Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards from April 6 to 8 next year

Events
The first edition of the Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards will be held from April 6 to 8, next year. The said awards would be held at Spanish Canary island of Tenerife which is itself a bustling spot of animation growth. As is known, the Quirinos are the first initiative to recognize the talent across the entire Ibero-American animation industry. (Ibero-America is the geographic description of Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries in Central and South America, as well as the countries of Spain, Portugal, and Andorra.) The goals of the event are multifold, but one of its key aims is to develop stronger ties between the Ibero-American animation industries on both sides of the Atlantic. To that end, the Quirinos will comprise of both an awards ceremony (taking place on April 7