A total of 22 works — features, shorts, series, and video games — from nine Ibero-American countries are in contention for an award.
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.
The second annual Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards celebrated the stylistic diversity and daring storytelling of animation films from the region.
Spain, Brazil, and Argentina lead the way with the most nominated projects.
The call is open to filmmakers in the 23 countries that comprise the Ibero-American region.