The three stop-motion productions swept every category in which they were represented at the Ibero-American awards ceremony.
Animation is booming as never before in Spain’s Canary Island of Tenerife, boosted by extraordinary tax incentives. Arguably, no other site in Europe is currently transforming so quickly into an international animation production hub.
The family film, which is set in a world where humans and insects co-exist, riffs on classic detective stories.
The major get-together for Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American animation is due to take place on Tenerife on May 27–29.
The animation of Latin America, Spain, and Portugal will be showcased through talks, presentations, screenings, and awards — all accessible online.
A total of 22 works — features, shorts, series, and video games — from nine Ibero-American countries are in contention for an award.
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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.