The call for entries is out for the 9th annual AniMadrid International Festival of the Animated Image. Taking place Sept. 26 through Oct. 3 in the town of Pozuelo de Alarc’n, the event will recognize with work of animators in feature films, shorts, television programs and student films. All entries must have been produced after Jan. 1, 2006.
The section dedicated to productions made by animation schools, first introduced last year, has been consolidated with an international competition that is open to all schools that offer animation courses. There is also a national competition for shorts under two minutes in length made by animation schools to promote the festival.
The fest is organized by the Municipal Board of Culture of Pozuelo de Alarc’n and the Council of Culture and Tourism for the Community of Madrid. The deadline is June 27 for short films, television programs and school films, and July 28 for feature-length entries. For more information, go to www.animadrid.com.