04 03 - 2017

Anima Estudios and Cartoon Network Latin America launch “cortos”, their second animation contest

México City, 4th March 2017

After a very successful first animation contest in 2016, Ánima Estudios, the leading animation studio in LATAM and Cartoon Network Latin America, the leading kids network in the region, have launched a second call for entries called “Cortos”.

This year’s call will be for Short Format Series (episodes up to 3 minutes.) The call for entries is already open and it will run until April 28th. Content must be aligned with Cartoon Network’s focus on humor and comedy and participants must present original and innovative ideas aimed for children 7 to 12.

Projects will be selected based on their concept, design, story, characters and technique. First place winners will be revealed on June 5th and will be rewarded with the production of one of its episodes by Ánima Estudios and the opportunity to have them featured on Cartoon Network Latin America’s platforms.

José C. García de Letona, Anima’s COO, commented: “We’re proud and happy to continue our efforts supporting animators in Latin America showcase their talents through this initiative; more so with Cartoon Network as our partner”.

“We’re excited to issue again this contest with Anima Estudios, expanding it to more countries in Latin America, to keep supporting new talent as well as the animation industry in the region”, said Hernán La Greca, Senior Director, Original Productions, Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Tooncast Latin America.

In order to enter, participants may visit Anima Estudios’ website www.animaestudios.com to complete the form and upload their projects.

Animators from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic and Uruguay can participate in the contest.

The call for entries rules can be found at www.animaestudios.com and http://spa.cartoonnetworkla.com/promo/cortos-reglas.

About Anima Estudios

Anima Estudios is Latin America’s biggest and most important animation studio. Since it was founded in 2002, it has produced several feature-length movies including “Top Cat”, “The Legend of Chupacabras” and “Wicked Flying Monkeys”, breaking box office records along the way. It has also worked on the production of highly successful series such as “El Chavo”, “El Chapulín Colorado” and “Teenage Fairytale Dropouts”. It is the first studio in Latin America to produce an original series for Netflix. Among its future projects are more feature-length movies, TV series, online series and mobile applications.


About Cartoon Network Latin America

Cartoon Network Latin America, a Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. 24-hour pay TV network, features the best characters in cartoon and live-action settings, including series, movies and video games, through a multiplicity of platforms including TV, internet, live events, licensed products, and mobile media. The channel is home to the largest cartoon library including award-winning original programming such as Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, Adventure Time with Finn & Jake, The Amazing World of Gumball, Regular Show, Clarence, Steven Universe, Uncle Grandpa and We Bare Bears. The network has also developed several hours of original local content in Latin America, premiering titles such as Another Week on Cartoon, Ping Pong Animado and the animated series Monica’s Gang, produced in Brazil with Mauricio de Sousa Produções. Cartoon Network launched on April 30, 1993 and is broadcast in over 61 million households in Spanish, Portuguese and English.