ANIMAKOM (hereinafter: ANIMAKOM) is specialised International competition of animated films, taking place in Bilbao from March 28th to April 5th 2020.
Festival’s submissions are open to films applying all animation techniques, including combinations with live action. Over 50% of the production must be animated, and ANIMAKOM reserves the right to determine whether an entry qualifies as animation.
Films should be completed after 1 January 2019.
ANIMAKOM will only accept SHORT FILMS (maximum running time 20 minutes) which can be submitted to the following competition categories:
* ANIMAKOM reserves the right to determine whether an entry qualifies for the chosen competition category.
The copies used for screening will be the screeners in HD codec .H264 used during the submission process.
ANIMAKOM reserves the right to refuse a screening copy of dubious technical condition that may cause problems during the screening.
Two different jury will be appointed to judge the two competitions.
The prizes initially established for the two competitions will be as follows:
The jury shall undertake to award at least one prize in all categories. At its own discretion it may give more than one special mention in any of the categories.
ANIMAKOM may permit other Basque, Spanish or international organizations or institutions to present their own awards.
*The awarding of these prizes is compatible with any of those awarded by the international jury.
Each applicant declares him/herself to be the author or Rights owner of the submitted film(s) and to own all images, texts, sound or music contained therein.
In the event of any legal claim for the use of these rights, ANIMAKOM shall be exempt from any liability; all liability shall lie solely and exclusively with the person or institution submitting the film.
The producers and directors of award-winning films should mention the name of the prize, the year and the name of the festival (ANIMAKOM FEST – Bilbao International Animation Community Festival) in all promotional materials for the film. A file containing publicity materials (Festival logo and award text) will be sent in digital form.
ANIMAKOM reserves the right to use the films for strictly non-commercial promotional or educational purposes.
In the event that an award-winning film is selected for a commercial screening, after the Festival, for the purpose of promoting award-winning films or the official program, the applicant will be contacted in order to obtain his/her authorisation.
ANIMAKOM has the right to use all materials related to the submission as well as an excerpt from the film of up to 10 per cent of the total length of the film, not exceeding 2 minutes, for promotional purposes.
ANIMAKOM reserves the right to amend this regulation if it deems fit.
Participation in ANIMAKOM, and its film submission process, implies acceptance, without reservation, of the terms of the present regulations.
The Regulations are written in Basque, English and Spanish languages. In the event of any ambiguity, the Spanish version shall be binding.