Read the rules and submit your movie 


ART. 1 - Submission

Registration for the competition has to be made by the on-line platforms, which are partners of the festival.
For those who cannot register their film, through the appropriate platforms, simply write to us via e-mail and pay the fee via Paypall or bank transfer.
The director pays the fee (not refundable) relative to the category and to the period of registration.
The open call starts on July 19th 2021 and closes on June 30th, 2022.


Earlybird Entry from 07/19/2021 to 09/29/2021 $ 15.00
Standard Entry from 09/30/2021 to 12/01/2021 $ 20.00
Late Entry from 12/02/2021 to 06/30/2022 $ 25.00


Earlybird Entry from 07/19/2021 to 09/29/2021 $ 20.00
Standard Entry from 09/30/2021 to 12/01/2021 $ 25.00
Late Entry from 12/02/2021 to 06/30/2022 $ 30.00

ART. 2 - Submission requisites

Italian or foreign 2D-3D and STOP MOTION Short Films which last up to 30 minutes;
Italian or foreign 2D-3D and STOP MOTION Feature Films which last up to120 minutes.

ART. 3 - Genres

It’s an OPEN genre film festival. The author is responsible for the content and any disclaimers regarding the material submitted.

ART. 4 - Video Format

The audio-video file of the selected Film has to be sent later than June, 30th 2022 , in the following formats: PAL , H264 1080p 24fp .mov or .mp4. Ways of sharing: WeTransfer or other file-sharing platforms to:

ART. 5 - Selection

Official notification date: July 4h 2022.

The Films received within the terms above, will be examined by Animotion Film Festival Staff that determines, unquestionably, the admission to the final stage of the Festival. The author(s) of selected works will be contacted by the organization. The full program of screenings will be published on the Festival social channels within  July, 4th 2022.

ART. 6 - Preselection

May be made a pre-selection of the Films before the late entry deadline, in this case the directors will be contacted by Festival Staff.

ART. 7 - Awards

– Best 2D Animation Film;
– Best 3D Animation Film;
– Best Stop Motion Film;
– Best Director|Animation Film;
– Best Script |Animation Film;
– Best Student |Animation Film;
– Best Music |Animation Film;
– Best Design |Animation Film;
– Best Advertising |Animation Film;
– Best Music Video |Animation Film;
– Best Voice Over |Animation Film.
All winners and selected works receive a free certificate (jpg file via e-mail).

ART. - 8 Advertising Purposes

Festival Staff can use parts of the selected Films for advertising purposes via print, radio, trailer on TV or Cinema or Internet.

ART. - 9 Acceptance of Rules and Regulations

Participation in the competition implies acceptance of these rules. Festival Staff reserves the right to make any changes to the rules and regulations and how to deal with any controversial matters. It’s strictly forbidden to privately contact the staff and jury members during the selection period of the festival, punishment: exclusion from the competition.


Subscribers to the Animotion Film Festival, agree as established by Decree 30 June 2003, No. 196 on the protection of privacy, the use of personal data for all initiatives related to the event. The author of the work declares to accept the regulation in all its parts, you have the legal availability of the film and to authorize the public screening without compensation, freeing the organization of the Festival from any responsibility for the present and future. By entering the competition each author is responsible for the content of his works. The author declares to hold all rights to the work, not in any way prejudicing the rights of third parties, such as other authors, subjects portrayed, transferees of rights, along with those of music, etc. It also declares that the audiovisual material used is not protected by SIAE. Pursuant to the provisions of Legislative Decree. 30/06/2003 n. 196, we inform the author that the provision of data required and necessary for the completion of the documentation of enrollment in the Festival.