Meeting with all the Ibero-American associations of animation production companies and creators and the Technical Unit of the Ibermedia Program.
Participating associations: Animar Cluster, Argentine cluster of animation, VFX and immersive technologies companies; APA, Córdoba Animation Producers Association; Bolivian Animation Network; ABCA, Associação Brasileira de Cinema de Animação; ANIMACHI Chile; GEMA Colombia, Animation Companies Group; Animation Costa Rica; Animation Group of Ecuador; DIBOOS; SAVE; Creative Jalisco; ACDMX, Association of Digital Creatives of Mexico; PIXELATL; Paraguay Animation; Peru Animation, Casa da Animaçao Portugal.
CO-PRODUCTION AND BUSINESS FORUM
Scheduled meetings among the more than 90 participating companies from 19 countries. Some of the confirmed distributors and channels are Discovery Kids, Cartoon Network, Disney TV Animation, Adult Swim, Zodiak Kids, Pakapaka, PGS, GFM Films or Toonz Media.
LA LIGA PRESENTATION + PITCH PROJECT FIRSTS
Thursday, May 28 at 19:00 CET / GMT + 2
The Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards together with Animation! Ventana Sur (Argentina) and Pixelatl Festival (Mexico), joined forces to create La Liga, the Ibero-American Animation League. This alliance responds to the objective shared by the three events to promote the creation and development of audiovisual projects across the region, consolidating collaboration bonds among Ibero-American countries.
The first part will be a talk with the members of the Ibero-American Animation League, in which Silvina Cornillón (Animation! Ventana Sur), José Iñesta (Pixelatl) and Jose Luis Farias (Quirino Awards) will announce news about this alliance of events at the Ibero-American level.
In the second part, the Chilean Catalina Fontecilla and Javiera Risco will present ‘Firsts’ (Typpo Creative Lab), a series project in development that won the award given by La Liga at Ventana Sur 2019, and which implies participation in Pixelatl and Quirino Awards with the aim of accelerating its production and promoting its internationalization.
SCREENING OF THE FINALIST SCHOOL SHORT FILMS QUIRINO AWARDS 2020 AND 2018 & 2019 WINNERS IN RETINA LATINA AND FILMIN
From June 1st to 14th, the finalists for best school short film and other titles that have gone through Quirino can be watched on Retina Latina and Filmin platforms.
*Retina Latina is a digital platform for viewing Latin American cinema, of a public nature, free and legal access for citizens of Latin America and the Caribbean, with part of its collection open to the world. The platform is made up of cinematographic entities from Bolivia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay under the coordination of the Cinematography Directorate of the Ministry of Culture of Colombia. To watch the Quirino special you can register for free at retinalatina.org
*Filmin is an award-winning online cinema and series platform that has been operating in Spain since 2008 and in Portugal since 2016 with the support of MEDIA Creative Europe, being the first company to offer a flat-rate service in Spain. Filmin is currently also available in Mexico through FilminLatino, a platform created in collaboration with IMCINE. The Quirino Awards channel on filmin.es will be free for all its subscribers.
THE WOMAN IN THE IBERO-AMERICAN ANIMATION
Tuesday June 2 at 19:00 CET / GMT + 2
Round table on the situation of women in Ibero-American animation. With the participation of RAMA - Argentine Women of Animation Group, MIA - Women in the Animation Industry and MUMA - Women in the World of Animation.
Moderator: Silvina Cornillón, Animation! Ventana Sur Coordinator
Speakers: Romina Savary (RAMA), Alicia Núñez Puerto (MIA) and Renata García Patiño (MUMA)
RAMA, Argentine Women of Animation Group, is a diverse and broad collective that brings together working women from different fields of animation. It works horizontally and supports ideals of brotherhood and mutual support. It proposes promoting equal employment opportunities and critically analyzing the vision of women in animated stories.
MIA is an open and multidisciplinary association that was born in 2018 focused on the participation of women in the animation industry and in its several areas of decision. From MIA, we work to reduce inequality by providing visibility, evidence and action, and to guarantee stereotype-free content.
MUMA is a group of women who are part of the animation industry in Mexico and whose purpose is to promote, show and encourage the work of more women from Latin America throughout the world.
Romina Savary is a Production Technician in Audiovisual Media, graduated from the Film and TV department of the National University of Córdoba. She works as a general producer with extensive experience in the development and production of audiovisual content for documentary, fiction and animation. His most recent productions include the animation series "La Comarca de Julián", "Operas para Soñar"; "Antón y el Mundo Raro" and "Bugstin". In the documentary area, the Documentary Feature Films "Primera Luz" by Juan Darío Almagro, "El Pintor y su Doble" by Santiago Sein and "La Invención de Castagno" by Sebastián Gilli y Pablo Checchi. She is a founding member of APA (Association of Animation Producers of Córdoba) and founding member of RAMA (Argentine Women of Animation Group).
Alicia Núñez chairs MIA, the Association of Women in the Animation Industry in Spain. Writer and producer, she has worked on more than 25 animation projects for companies such as Aardman Animations, Ánima Estudios or BRB Internacional. Currently, she also directs the Department of Feature Film Development of Ánima and is a full member of the Spanish Film Academy.
Renata García Patiño is a storyboard artist and illustrator with more than 7 years of experience in the animation industry. She has worked in animated advertising projects, feature films and animated series working in different areas such as storyboard, animation clean up, visual development, character development, among others. She is currently Storyboard artist in house for Ánima Estudios, participating in projects such as the Netflix series "Legend Quest: Masters of Myth", "The League of 5" and some of the installments of the "The Legends" saga. She is also a freelance illustrator and professor of Digital Illustration for the Bachelor of Multimedia Design at UTECA University. She is a founding member of MUMA (Women in the World of Animation).
The Tenerife Film Commission, Quirino Awards and Welaw will make an introduction about the measures that can be carried out to make a production sustainable. Then the Tenerife production companies La Casa Animada, Tomavision, Mondo TV, In Efecto, B Water and 3 Doubles will talk about the projects they are currently developing and how the animation has not stopped during the state of alarm by Covid19.
In this talk we will analyze the tools and processes related to the new technologies that have influenced the evolution of animation from remote team management, crowdsourcing, new VR tools or video game technologies applied to animation.
Moderator: Raul Colomer, CG Tech. Supervisor at In Efecto
Speakers: Andrés Aguilar (Mate), Juan Cañada (Epic Games) and Francisco Delgado (HP)
Francisco Delgado is Commercial Director of the Value Computing Area at HP. He has more than 40 years of experience working with graphics computing solutions in leading companies in the sector such as Intergraph, Compaq or now HP, accompanying many clients in their digital transformation in both the audiovisual and engineering sectors.
Andrés Aguilar (Ichi) is a visual communicator, 3D artist, cultural manager, director and partner at MATTE CG. He has a long experience in animation and VFX production for advertising. He is also co-director of ‘Afterwork’, the most successful Ecuadorian animation short film in recent years, his work has been selected in more than 90 festivals and has won in 19 festivals around the world such as Malaga, Animago, Animayo and Siggraph. He recently finished his first VR short film “Once Upon a Time in Ekuar” which will start his festival circuit very soon. He is passionate about CGI and technology.
Juan Cañada is Lead engineer at Epic Games, where he leads the tracing development in the Unreal Engine engineering team. Before, Juan was head of the Visualization Division at Next Limit Technologies, where he led the Maxwell Render team for more than 10 years. He also was a teacher of data visualization and big data at the IE Business School.
Interviews with the finalists for the best Ibero-American animation short film: ‘The Cubicbird’ directed by Jorge Alberto Vega and produced by La Valiente Estudio, Cintadhesiva Comunicaciones, Animaedro Estudio De Animación (Colombia); ‘Purpleboy’ directed by Alexandre Siqueira and produced by Bando à Parte, Rainbox Productions, Ambiances ... Asbl, Luna Blue Film (Portugal, Belgium, France); and ‘Uncle Tomas: Accounting for the Days‘ directed by Regina Pessoa and produced by Ciclope Filmes, ONF / NFB, Les Armateurs (Portugal, Canada, France).
The Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards together with Animation! Ventana Sur (Argentina) and Pixelatl Festival (Mexico), joined forces to create La Liga, the Ibero-American Animation League.
This alliance responds to the objective shared by the three events to promote the creation and development of audiovisual projects across the region, consolidating collaboration bonds among Ibero-American countries.
In addition to the winning project of the special La Liga contest at the Quirino Awards, ‘Winnipeg, the Ship of Hope’, co-production between Chile (El Otro Film), Spain (La Ballesta and 3 Doubles) and France (Marmitafilms), in La Liga in Focus Annecy the winners of Animation! Ventana Sur will be presented: the series 'Firsts' by Typpo Creative Lab & Pájaro (Chile) and 'The Little Kites' by Mono Animation (Brazil) and the feature films 'The Bird Kingdom' by Lupa Filmes & Amoria Studio (Brazil) and 'Coda' by JPZtudio (Argentina) and Zumbástico Studios (Chile).
Interviews with the finalists for the best Ibero-American animation series: ‘Cubs’ directed by Mélia Gilson & Camille Authouart and produced by VIDEOLOTION, Praça Filmes, Jpl Films (Portugal, France); ‘Momonsters’ directed by Javier Martínez & Alberto Martínez and produced by Big Bang Box, KD Toons & Games, 3Doubles Producciones, Vitotito Animation, TVE and Antaviana Films (Spain); “Space Chickens in Space” directed by Tommy Vad Flaaten & Markus Vad Flaaten and produced by Ánima, Cake Entertainment, Disney (Mexico, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia); ‘Tainá and the Amazon’s Guardians’ directed by André Forni and produced by Hype, Sincrocine (Brazil).
Interviews with the finalists for the best Ibero-American animation feature film: ‘Turu, the Wacky Hen’ directed by Víctor Monigote & Eduardo Gondell and produced by Tandem Films, Producions a Fonsagrada, Gloriamundi Producciones, Brown Films, Pampafilms, Argentina Sonofilm, Mediabyte, In Post We Trust , Malditomaus (Spain, Argentina); ‘Klaus’ directed by Sergio Pablos and produced by The SPA Studios, Atresmedia Cine (Spain); ‘The Longleg’ directed by Mercedes Moreira and produced by Eucalyptus Animación (Argentina); and ‘Reconciliation Stories’ directed by Carlos Santa & Rubén Monroy and produced by Carlos Santa, Rubén Monroy (Colombia).
Finalists, jury, committee, collaborators, forum participants, speakers from online conferences, professionals from the island, ... will go through the animated photocall that will lead to the awards ceremony.
Awards ceremony for the 3rd edition of the Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards. The winners of the 9 categories will be announced: feature film, series, short film, school short film, animation commissioned film, animation for video game, visual development, animation design and sound design and original music.