With full face-to-face and multiple activities, the 11th edition of the Cartón Animation Festival ended

Spot 11th Edition of the International Festival of Carton Animation Shorts

National film festivals have a very important value in bringing the public closer to the filmmakers. They have very diverse themes and are distributed throughout numerous cities in the country, many of which do not even have movie theaters. There, you can see new and inaccessible material since in many cases it is material that does not circulate in commercial rooms or platforms. For this reason, many people come to these spaces to see content that is different from what they are used to.

One of the most resonant cases is that of Carton, the International Festival of Animated Shortswhich closed its eleventh edition last Saturday with an awards ceremony that took place at the Science Cultural Centerfrom the City of Buenos Aires, to a full room.

The activities of Cartón were accompanied by very diverse audiences

“Carton’s last day was memorable for several reasons. On the one hand, because we had the activity Animators of the future, in which the students of the animation career of the UNSAM and the IDAC presented their graduation theses, closing the circle that we opened on Opening Day when we screened the short recovered from Quirino Cristiani. In other words, we went from the very roots of animation to the future, which from what we could see is very promising,” he commented. Diego Cabarcosone of the organizers of the festival

And he added: “Regarding the award ceremony, it was an incredible afternoon because the most important animators in Argentina were present, who have been accompanying the festival since its inception in 2011, when nobody knew us. Something we value very much. The task of each shortlist of jurors was not easy, but the final result was impeccable. When one sees the list of recognized shorts and who is behind those works, we feel super proud of the result. It was a great festival.”

The festival once again had its historic headquarters in the Almagro neighborhood
The festival once again had its historic headquarters in the Almagro neighborhood

The call for this edition received films from 108 countries and had an official selection of 190 short films, 132 of which were organized in eight competitions and sought to promote the exhibition of Argentine cinema since it had 117 productions of national origin.

In addition, the audiovisual material of the festival could be seen online through the platform October TV for the whole country and had as headquarters The Tribe Shows Baremblematic place where the festival was conceived, the CCultural Center of Science and this year added to Municipal Institute of Cinematographic Art (IDAC), in Avellaneda.

The winners were present at the Cultural Center of Science
The winners were present at the Cultural Center of Science

The award-winning shorts of the 2022 Cardboard edition were:

International Short Awards:

Best Animation School/Student Short: “Bye Little Block!”, by Éva Darabos (Hungary).

Best International Video Art Experimental Short: “Nós”, by Nelson Fernándes (Portugal).

Best International Video Clip: “Gibkiy Chaplin: Aspekt”, by Oksana Kurmaz (Ukraine).

Best International Short Film: Naive Mischiefin Oak Paso, by Manson and Marc Torices (Spain).

best series: “Beware The Wolf”, by Julie Rembauville (France).

Best International Narrative Short: “Beast”, Hugo Covarrubias (Chile).

National Short Awards:

Best Animation School/Student Short: “Carton”, Fernanda Castría.

Best Experimental Short Video Art and Cinema Honorable Mention. Ar: “Devil’s Chapel”, by Nicolás De Bórtoli.

Best Video Clip: “My Bag”, by Julia Conde.

Best Short Film: “Domestic Porn”, by Inés Labarrere Ventroni.

Film Award. Ar and Special Mention of the Carton Collective: “Train-Train and Kay-Kay – Mapuche Cosmogonic Myth”, by Camilo Rodriguez and Claudio Pansera.

Best Narrative Short: “Loop” by Pablo Polledri.


Special Mention Videoclip: “Seesaw”, Belén Tagliabue.

Special Mention Series: “Run Nuki! Dancing With The Moon”, by Pedro Juliá

Special Mention Exp./Videoart – Aesthetic Proposal: “Tribulations”, by Alejandro Laureano, Martín Crisafulli, Lilén Faeda and Pablo Agustín Tomaselli.

Special Mention Exp./Videoart – Comprehensive Production: “Footprints”, by Carmen Del Rosario Garzón

Special Mention Short Films: “My Fears”, by Claudia Ruiz.

Narrative Special Mention – Original Idea: “The Adventures of Sir Percival”, by Becho Lo Bianco, Mariano Bergara and Javier Mrad.

Narrative Special Mention – Aesthetic Proposal: “M2″, by Ana Martin, Bela Tagliabue, Paola Bellato

Narrative Special Mention – Aesthetic Proposal 2: “It was raining”, by Ignacio Lillini

Narrative Special Mention – Narrative Treatment: “The girl and the tsunami”, by Leo Campasso, Carlos Balseiro and Antonio Balseiro.

Narrative Special Mention – Comprehensive Realization: “Passenger”, by Juan Pablo Zaramella.

The judges for this edition were in the narrative category: Waldo Iván Castro (Peru), Claudia Ruiz and Bea R. Blankenhorst; micro-shorts category: Poli Bellato, Ray Laguna and Hugo Covarrubias (Chile); experimental category: Aldana Loiseau, Emilce Avalos and Sebastián Cantero; video clip category: Jacqui Baffico, Geri Ratcliffe and Pablo Delfini; category series: Luz Marquez, Gonzalo Rimoldi, Teresita De Angelis; Animation Students and Schools category: Gisela Chicolino, Yiyo Adam and Angela Costantino. In addition, the organizers have already announced that they will start working on the 2023 edition and whoever wants to participate will be able to send their material starting in February of next year. All the information in the festival website.

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With full face-to-face and multiple activities, the 11th edition of the Cartón Animation Festival ended

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