Animayo celebrated its 14th edition in Gran Canaria from May 7 to 11 in the spaces of CICCA, Teatro Guiniguada and Alameda de Colón. Great annual appointment of talent and audiovisual training. With more than 1,500 works screened for the international competition, Animayo qualifies for the second consecutive year for the Oscar Awards® in the animation category. Screened five official sections of the contest, which the Grand Jury Award prize will be considered by the Hollywood Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences®. Animayo incorporates within its programming the latest audiovisual trends within the animation sector, visual effects and video games. Among them, audiovisual productions of animation and digital effects, numerous innovations of audiovisual technology, creative advances, teachings and artistic processes, in order to generate resources adapted to training, enable artistic development, favor the expression of ideas, and stimulate experimentation in the audiovisual field.
The program of Animayo Gran Canaria 2019 had the presence of sixteen international speakers from countries such as Spain, Singapore, Japan, Ireland, France, Canada and the United States and had a program with fourteen master classes, nine training workshops, five official sections in competition (My first festival and 4 international official sections), twelve screenings for schools, 4 Panorama screenings, VR and video games areas, signatures, portfolios reviews and animation exhibition.