The Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards have revealed nominees for its second edition, set to be held April 6 in the Spanish city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, on the island of Tenerife (part of the Canary Islands).

A total of 37 works from eight Ibero-American countries have been nominated. The projects were chosen from 244 submissions. The selection committee was made up of Agnieszka Kowalewska-Skowron (Poland), Loic Portier (France), Barry O’Donoghue (Ireland) Paco Rodriguez (Spain), and Zulay Rodriguez (Spain).

The countries with the most nominations are Spain (21 nominations), Brazil (13), and Argentina (8). Leading the way in terms of nominations are three Spanish projects (pictured at top), with three nominations apiece: the short films La Noria by Carlos Baena and Mum’s the Word by Khris Cembe, and the commissioned piece “Lorenzo Live 2018 Intro” directed by Manuele Fior at Silly Walks Studio.

The nominated works will now be evaluated by an international jury, which will select three finalists in each category. Those finalists will be announced in Madrid, Spain on February 19.

To learn more about the Quirinos including information on how to participate, visit the event’s official website.

Here is the full list of nominees:

Quirino Award for the Best Ibero-American Animation Feature Film
  • Another Day of Life directed by Raúl de la Fuente & Damian Nenow. Produced by Platige Films and Kanaki Films, in co-production with Walking The Dog, Wüste Film, Animationsfabrik, Puppetworks Animation Studio (Spain, co-production with Poland, Belgium, Germany)
  • Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles directed by Salvador Simó. Produced by Sygnatia Films, The Glow, Submarine B.V., Hampa Animation Studio, Telemadrid, TV Aragón (Spain, co-production with Netherlands)
  • The Wolf House directed by Cristóbal León & Joaquín Cociña. Produced by Diluvio, Globo Rojo (Chile)
  • Lino – An Adventure of Nine Lives directed by Rafael Ribas. Produced by Startanima (Brazil)
  • Tito and the Birds directed by Gustavo Steinberg, Gabriel Bitar & André Catoto. Produced by Bits Filmes (Brazil)
  • Tropical Virus directed by Santiago Caicedo. Based on the graphic novel of Powerpaola. Produced by Timbo Estudio (Colombia)
Quirino Award for the Best Ibero-American Animation Series
  • Cleo & Cuquin directed by Fernando Moro. Produced by Anima Kitchent (Spain, co- production with Mexico)
  • Cupcake and Dino: General Services directed by Pedro Eboli. Produced by Birdo Studio, Entertainment One (Brazil, co-production with Canada)
  • Jorel’s Brother – Be Broccoli! directed by Juliano Enrico. Produced by Copa Studio (Brazil)
  • Petit directed by Bernardita Ojeda Salas. Based on the work of Isol. Produced by Pájaro, in co-production with Pakapaka, Non Stop and Señal Colombia (Chile, co-production with Argentina, Colombia)
  • Paper Port Season 2 – The Lives of Others directed by Alvaro Ceppi. Produced by Zumbastico Studios, Gloob, Señal Colombia, Pakapaka (Chile, co-production with Brazil, Colombia, Argentina)
  • Super Drags directed by Fernando Mendonça. Produced by Netflix, Combo Estúdio (Brazil)
Quirino Award for the Best Ibero-American Animation Short Film
  • Augur directed by David Doutel & Vasco Sá. Produced by Bando À Parte, Zéro De Conduite Productions (Portugal, co-production with France)
  • Between the Shadows directed by Mónica Santos & Alice Guimarães. Produced by Animais, co-production with Vivement Lundi!, Um Segundo Filmes (Portugal, co-production with France)
  • Guaxuma directed by Nara Normande. Produced by Vilarejo Filmes, Les Valseurs (Brazil, co-production with France)
  • Ian, a Moving Story directed by Abel Goldfarb. Produced by Mundoloco Animation Studios (Argentina)
  • La noria directed by Carlos Baena. Produced by Nightwheel Pictures (Spain)
  • Mum’s the Word directed by Khris Cembe. Produced by Uniko, Autour de Minuit (Spain, co-production with France)
Quirino Award for the Best Ibero-American Animation School Short Film
  • 8 Patas directed by Fabrício Eabachim, Gabriel Barbosa & Pietro Nicolodi. Faculdade Melies (Brazil)
  • Aazar directed by Alberto Rodríguez, Ignazio Acerenza, Gerardo Fabián Riquejo, Alice Labourel, José Luis Herrera & Juan González. Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain)
  • Carnival directed by Azucena Castillo. SAE Institute (Mexico)
  • The Hat directed by Alexandra Allen. Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave (Portugal)
  • Patchwork directed by María Manero Muro. Universidad Politècnica de Valencia (Spain)
  • Reverie directed by Philip Piaget. The Animation Workshop – VIA University College (Mexico, co-production with Denmark)
Quirino Award for the Best Ibero-American Animation Commissioned Film
  • Amia: Rosa and Sebastián directed by Sebastián Mignogna & Cecilia Atan. Produced by El Perro en la Luna (Argentina)
  • The Amazing Story of the Man that Could Fly and Didn’t Know How directed by Manuel Rubio. Produced by Hiru Animation (Spain)
  • Lorenzo Live 2018 Intro directed by Manuele Fior & Silly Walks Studio. Produced by Silly Walks Studio (Spain, co-production with Italy)
  • The Magical Night of Gaspar directed by Gabriel Osorio & Pato Escala. Produced by Punkrobot Animation Studio, collaboration with Red Animation Studios (Chile, co- production with Argentina, Peru). Original idea by Agencia Mc Cann Chile.
  • Starting From Zero directed by Carlos Salgado. Produced by User T38, DDB (Spain)
  • The Fall – Love Never Let Us Down directed by Paulo Garcia. Produced by Zombie Studio (Brazil)
Quirino Award for the Best Ibero-American Animation Innovative Work
  • Belisario – The Little Big Hero of the Cosmos directed by Hernan Moyano. Produced by Planetario Ciudad De La Plata (Argentina)
  • Bring You Home directed by Marc Terris & Xavi Terris. Produced by Alike Studio (Spain)
  • Cosmonaute 360 directed by Jesús Pérez Irigoyen. Produced by Dessignare Media (Mexico)
  • Boy Transcoded From Phosphene directed by Rodrigo Faustini. Produced by Rodrigo Faustini (Brazil)
  • Mibots Playroom directed by Nathalie Martinez. Produced by Wise Blue Studios (Spain)
  • The Ricochet Splendid directed by Pablo Gostanian. Produced by 2veinte (Argentina)
Quirino Award for the Best Visual Development of Ibero-American Animation Work
  • Augur Produced by Bando À Parte, Zéro De Conduite Productions (Portugal, co-production with France)
  • Carnival Produced by SAE Institute (Mexico)
  • The Wolf House Produced by Diluvio, Globo Rojo (Chile)
  • Lorenzo Live 2018 Intro Produced by Silly Walks Studio (Spain, co-production with Italy)
  • La noria Produced by Nightwheel Pictures (Spain)
  • Mum’s the Word Produced by Uniko, Autour de Minuit (Spain, co-production with France)
Quirino Award for the Best Animation Design of Ibero-American Animation Work
  • Lino – An Adventure of Nine Lives Produced by Startanima (Brazil)
  • Lorenzo Live 2018 intro Produced by Silly Walks Studio (Spain, co-production with Italy)
  • La noria Produced by Nightwheel Pictures (Spain)
  • Paper Port Season 2 – The Lives of Others Produced by Zumbastico Studios, Gloob, Señal Colombia, Pakapaka (Chile, co-production with Brazil, Colombia, Argentina)
  • Mum’s the Word Produced by Uniko, Autour de Minuit (Spain, co-production with France)
  • Tito and the Birds Produced by Bits Filmes (Brazil)
Quirino Award to the Best Sound Design and Original Music of Ibero-American Animation Work
  • Another Day of Life Produced by Platige Films and Kanaki Films, in co-production with Walking The Dog, Wüste Film, Animationsfabrik, Puppetworks Animation Studio (Spain, co- production with Poland, Belgium, Germany)
  • Black Is Beltza Produced by Black is Beltza A.I.E., Talka Records, Set Màgic Audiovisual (Spain)
  • Between Shadows Produced by Animais, co-production with Vivement Lundi!, Um Segundo Filmes (Portugal, co-production with France)
  • Patchwork Produced by Universidad Politècnica de Valencia (Spain)
  • Reverie Produced by The Animation Workshop – VIA University College (Mexico, co-production with Denmark)
  • Tropical Virus Produced by Timbo Estudio (Colombia)

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