Years running: 17 (since 2005)

Encontrarte Amares

Cartoon Movie (Filme Animation) Competition.


A Festival of Visual Arts and Animation Cinema that, biannually, has been proposing, through a pluridisciplinary program, the live dialogue between the radicality of the contemporary artistic thought and the tradicional heritage of the region of Minho.

The national and international Cartoon Movie (FILM ANIMATION) competition makes part of
a full programme of events and aims at:

  • Promoting, enhancing and stimulating an interest in Film Animation;
  • Developing a superior sense for the art of film animation encouraging artists and students, both national and international.

The national and international Cartoon Movie (FILM ANIMATION) competition.


  • The winner will receive a cash prize of 1000 €,
  • One or more honorable mentions.


  • Only experimental films that explore the visual component, nonconventional narratives or new cinematographic approaches (without restrictions regarding the image animation techniques) will be accepted.
  • Promotional films and advertisements will not be accepted.
  • The length of the films must not exceed the 20 minutes, including credits.
  • There is no limit concerning the number of works that each director/ producer applies with.

Documents and Other Requisite Items

  • Fill out entry form,
  • Each film must be sent in digital format

Subtitles language: english or portuguese

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

“ENCONTRARTE AMARES 2013” is organized by CDRCA (Clube Desportivo Recreativo e Cultural Amarense) with the support of Amares City Hall and local Authorities.




Official Website



CDRC Amarense, Rua Cancela da Cruz
4720-051 Amares | PORTUGAL


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Dates & Deadlines
  • Deadline
    June 10, 2015
  • Event Dates
    27 — 30 July 2017
Categories & Fees

The length of the films must not exceed the 20 minutes, including credits.

  • Deadline — free

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