We speak to finalists in this year’s pitching contest about the benefits and challenges of creating animated IP in the region.
A total of 22 works — features, shorts, series, and video games — from nine Ibero-American countries are in contention for an award.
Dozens of Latin American series have been optioned, and moved into development and production thanks to the Ideatoon competition.
Colombian animation studio Venturia shares tricks and techniques they used to create a vintage-style animation piece.
The challenge for Latin American creators: telling stories about subjects and themes particular to their identity, without sacrificing broad global appeal.
The second annual Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards celebrated the stylistic diversity and daring storytelling of animation films from the region.
The countries with the most-nominated animation projects are Spain (13), Brazil (7), and Colombia (5).
Spain, Brazil, and Argentina lead the way with the most nominated projects.