Titles from Brazil, Peru, Mexico, and Chile were just a few from the increasingly prominent Latin American contingent at this year’s Annecy.
“The most important element is to have great confidence in your team,” says Rafatoon of directing animation in the Zoom age.
Hype Animation, Red Animation Studios, and Punkrobot have formed Los Amigos, billed as “the largest collective animation studio in Latin America.”
These upcoming animated features are from Asia, South America, and Europe.
Cartoon Brew speaks to directors Luis Usón and Andrés Aguilar about their award-winning hybrid short film.
Antín harnessed pre-Columbian iconography as the basis for the film’s character and production design.
Twenty-four Latin American projects are participating in the program this year.
The challenge for Latin American creators: telling stories about subjects and themes particular to their identity, without sacrificing broad global appeal.
Animation production throughout Latin America is booming, but the region must overcome many hurdles to fully develop its industry.
Spain, Brazil, and Argentina lead the way with the most nominated projects.