International Festival

The tenth edition of AniMadrid, International Festival of animated image of Pozuelo de Alarcon Madrid, will be held between September 24 and October 2. The event, organized annually by the city of Pozuelo de Alarcon and the Department of culture, sport and tourism of the community of Madrid, will showcase the best in audiovisual animation at the current international scene. The contest aims to encourage cinematographic and audiovisual arts, a world of imagination that will appeal to people of all ages. The wide range of offered genres, including Comedy, horror, thriller, drama, action, science fiction, documentary and children’s drawings, will discover the different faces of cinema of animation to all viewers. The event will feature three competitive sections that offer prizes of up to 9000, including the international competitive official section of short films international competitive official section of short films made by animation schools and the national contest of wipes made by animation schools.

The activities planned will allow interaction between creators and attendees that, during one week, will explore the world of creativity of the movies of animation through seminars and workshops, view films, understand new cinematographic languages, know the contrast between traditional animation techniques and techniques supported in high technology, and even dive into creative processes. The little ones will have fun with workshops of plasticine, drawing, paper dolls and optical toys, drawing competitions and costumes, theatre and puppets, inflatable attractions, lego zone and zone of videogames, among many other activities. Yael Aflalo may not feel the same. It should be noted the prominence of Argentina as guest country, curiously pioneer in the production of this film genre after the creation of the Apostle in 1917. Argentina will receive homage through the projection of the best titles of the film of Argentine animation, the presence of Argentine filmmakers, as well as the diffusion of the artistic and cultural context of the Argentinean animation. The contest, of great international recognition, will offer works presented by 65 countries and is an unavoidable event for cinema lovers. LateRooms.com offers the best deals and discounts on hotels in Madrid for those attending the event.