3D Wire, International Animation, Video Games and New Media Market, opens the calls for projects for its 11th edition to be held in Segovia (Spain) from September 30th to October 6th 2019.
The call for animation, VR experiences and video games projects consolidates its Portuguese-Spanish scope after being opened to the whole peninsula in the 2016 edition and has the collaboration of the Embassy of Portugal in Spain.
For the third consecutive year it opens an international call for online animation series with Átomo Network as main collaborator.
Therefore, 3D Wire 2019 edition will host 3 different calls for projects: Portuguese-Spanish animation, VR and video games projects; European transmedia; new media projects; and international online animation series projects. All of them have as deadline July 24th.
CALL FOR PORTUGUESE-SPANISH ANIMATION AND VIDEO GAMES PROJECTS
Only projects from companies or production companies registered in Spain or Portugal can participate. A maximum of 3 projects per company may be submitted. All animation techniques and formats are accepted in the categories of short films, feature films, animation series and video games, as well as apps and projects developed in virtual reality where the animation has a notable presence.
Both short films or audiovisual pieces of a narrative nature, such as experiences or video games can participate in the VR (Virtual Reality) category.
In addition to being eligible for different awards, several projects may be selected to receive business and creative consultancy from international animation and video games experts, with different professional profiles (producers, distributors, buyers, publishers, televisions, etc.).
The public entity, RTVE, keeps its interactive awards to the most innovative video game, VR video game and app project, respectively. These awards are granted by the Interactive Media Department of RTVE; where the selected project can be presented to the Interactive Directorate of RTVE.
Moreover, Movistar+ supports, for the third consecutive year, the call granting the Short Film Project Prize Movistar+. The short film selected in this section will obtain the acquisition of the rights of emission by Movistar+ for 9,000 euros during the term of 2 years and unlimited number of passes, being the first year in exclusivity. In addition, the short film will be officially released in the 2020 or 2021 edition of the 3D Wire Market. The past edition, “The Watchmaker” by Maxi Valero, got this award.
The Watchmaker, by Maxi Valero won the Short Film Project Prize Movistar+ in 3D Wire 2018
For the second consecutive year, among all the participant animation series projects whose director or production company is their first or second series, it will be granted the recognition to the Best Young Creator Animation Series Project, offering a free accreditation for the next edition of Annecy-MIFA (MIFA professional accreditation).
PRESENTATION OF PROJECTS BY THEIR AUTHORS
Among the projects received in the three different categories a selection will be made that it’s going to be published in the 3D Wire Market catalogue, in order to promote and help the distribution. The publication is distributed in the main international animation, video games and new media festivals and markets in addition to its free online distribution that reaches every year more than 7,000 professionals from the sector.
Among the selected projects several will be chosen to be presented by their authors during 3D Wire 2019.