CALL FOR PORTUGUESE-SPANISH ANIMATION AND VIDEO GAMES PROJECTS
The selection of animation and video game projects in the market is open to all types of works (in their different stages of production), but only those coming from companies or producers registered in Spanish or Portuguese territory will be valid. The maximum number of applications that can be submitted is 3 projects per company and you cannot participate with the same title in various categories.
In the terms of participation all animation techniques and formats are accepted in the categories of short films, feature films, animation series and video games.
Of the projects received a selection will be made and published in the Weird Market catalog, in order to promote and help the distribution. These works, in addition to being able to aim to different recognitions, may be included among the presentations that during the market will be carried out by their own creators or could receive business and creative advice from international experts in animation and video games, with different professional profiles (producers , distributors, buyers, publishers, televisions, etc.).
The public entity, RTVE, maintains one more year its interactive awards to the most innovative project of video game and VR video game. These recognitions are granted by the interactive media department of RTVE; where the selected project can be presented to the Directorate of Interactives of RTVE.
Besides, Movistar+ supports the call for the fifth consecutive year by giving the Movistar+ Short Film Project Award. The short film selected in this section will obtain the acquisition of the emission rights by Movistar+ for an amount of 9,000 euros during the term of 2 years and unlimited number of passes, being the first year exclusively for the aforementioned channel. In addition, the work will be officially released in the 2021 or 2022 edition of the Weird Market. Last edition, this recognition was obtained by Leopoldo el del bar, by Diego Porral.
Along with these awards, will also be given the Best Young Creator Series Project. The prize will be chosen among all the participating projects of animation series whose director or producer is their first or second series and will receive a free accreditation for the next edition of Annecy-MIFA (professional accreditation MIFA).