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The entrant/submitter/moviemaker hereby certifies that he possesses the right(s) and all of the proper clearances to submit the movie, including, but not limited to image rights, talent releases, soundtrack and/or source music releases;

and assumes all responsibility for their material. The Lisbon Animation Film Festival accepts no responsibility, financial or otherwise, for any movie submitted to the festival.

Every entry/submission will be judged based on its directing, acting, technical, and artistic merits, as related to the submission. All decisions made by the judge(s) are considered final and incontestable.

The Lisbon Animation Film Festival only accepts online screeners. We do not accept discs or any downloadable files.

Entry fees are nonrefundable.


Multiple entries are allowed. Any entry will be considered eligible in the next edition only if the film was not selected in the previous edition.

Submissions in languages other than English must be subtitled in English.

We accept films released after 2015 with a maximum duration of 30 minutes.

Lisbon Animation Film Festival reserves the right to disqualify any film whose submitter might be in any way linked to illicit or criminal acts, proven or otherwise.


The selected, nominated and awarded movies promotional material will be announced and viewable in our site ( and in our social media pages.

The selected films rightful owners of the rights, in each category of every edition, hereby authorise the film’s live screening in Lisbon Animation Film Festival events. This authorisation is an indispensable condition for the inclusion in the festival’s official selection.

The winner of the best film prize will be invited to join us and present the work personally in Lisboa.

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