The challenge for Latin American creators: telling stories about subjects and themes particular to their identity, without sacrificing broad global appeal.
#Tito and the Birds
The festival will present 15 features from Asia, Europe, North America, and South America, many of which will be making their Asian or Chinese premieres at the festival.
The countries with the most-nominated animation projects are Spain (13), Brazil (7), and Colombia (5).
It’s getting harder and harder nowadays to produce an animated feature that looks and feels completely original, but the Brazilian film “Tito and the Birds” fits the bill.