Entries for the next edition of MONSTRA | Lisbon Animation Festival are now open!

After an edition in 2024 with around 3,000 films registered, approximately 400 films presented, and almost a hundred sessions, the Lisbon Animation Festival returns from March 20 to 30, 2025.

Celebrate with us a quarter of a century of animation in cinemas, galleries, auditoriums with various retrospectives, world and Portuguese premieres, and a special focus on a guest country: Austria!

You can now submit your animated films for our competitive sections, listed below. Films must contain an animated sequence that accounts for a minimum of 60% of the film’s total running time. Animations from all backgrounds and all techniques are welcome! 😁

International Competitions
Feature Films
Short Films
Student Short Films
Super Short films
Short Films for Children and Young People (MONSTRINHA)

Portuguese Competition
Portuguese Short Films (SPA Competition / Vasco Granja).

Entries for the Short Film Competitions for Children and Young People (MONSTRINHA) and the international competitive sections run until October 20, 2024. Filmmakers with selected films will be notified by email by January 2025.

Entries for the Portuguese Competition run until January 12, 2025.

For more information, please contact films@monstrafestival.com .

Registration materials, rules and link for submissions here.