After an unforgettable edition in March this year, with over 400 films and 60.000 spectators, MONSTRA | Lisbon Animation Festival is now preparing to break every record in 2024. Between March 7 to 17 next year, the festival returns with several retrospectives, curated sessions, world and Portuguese premieres, and a special focus on a guest country: this time, Ireland!

You can now submit your latest animation film to run for our competitive sections, listed below. The films must contain an animated sequence corresponding to a minimum of 60% of the total running time. We welcome animations from all over the globe and in any technique!

International Competitions
Feature Films
Short Films
Student Short Films
Super Short Films
Short Films for Children and Youth (MONSTRINHA)

Portuguese Competition
Portuguese Short Films (SPA / Vasco Granja)

Submissions for MONSTRINHA and all International Competitions are running until October 15, 2023. Filmmakers with selected films will be notified via email until February 2024.

Submissions for the Portuguese Competition are running until January 14, 2024.

For additional information and inquiries, please contact

Regulations, submission forms and links HERE.