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Nominees Announced For Second Quirino Awards

Last year saw the inaugural Ibero-American Quirino Awards,  designed to recognise the best in Animation produced in the Spanish and Portuguese speaking world. The second iteration of the awards will take place on April 6 in Tenerife, Spain, and the nominations have been announced.

The nominations cover a total of 37 works nominated across nine categories. Nominees come from eight different countries, with the most coming from Spain, Brazil and Argentina. The most nominated films (with 3 nods apiece) are La Noria, Mum’s the Word and Lorenzo Live 2018. In features, Tito and The Birds, Another Day Of Life and Tropical Virus picked up two nominations each.

Each category will be voted on by an international jury and narrowed down to three finalists, due to be announced on February 19, in Madrid.

Check out the full nominations below.

IBERO-AMERICAN ANIMATION QUIRINO AWARDS’ NOMINEES - 2019 EDITION



Quirino Award for the Best Ibero-American Animation Feature Film



• Another Day of Life, directed by Raúl de la Fuente & Damian Nenow. Produced by Platige Films y Kanaki Films, in co-production with Walking The Dog, Wüste Film, Animationsfabrik, Puppetworks Animation Studio (Spain, co-production with Poland, Belgium, Germany)
• Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles, directed by Salvador Simó. Produced by Sygnatia Films, The Glow, Submarine B.V., Hampa Animation Studio, Telemadrid, TV Aragón (Spain, co-production with Netherlands)
• The Wolf House, directed by Cristóbal León & Joaquín Cociña. Produced by Diluvio, Globo Rojo (Chile)
• Lino - An Adventure of Nine Lives, directed by Rafael Ribas. Produced by Startanima (Brazil)
• Tito and the Birds, directed by Gustavo Steinberg, Gabriel Bitar & André Catoto. Produced by Bits Filmes (Brazil)
• Tropical Virus, directed by Santiago Caicedo. Based on the graphic novel of Powerpaola. Produced by Timbo Estudio (Colombia)


Quirino Award for the Best Ibero-American Animation Series

• Cleo & Cuquin, directed by Fernando Moro. Produced by Anima Kitchent (Spain, co-production with Mexico)
• Cupcake and Dino: General Services, directed by Pedro Eboli. Produced by Birdo Studio, Entertainment One (Brazil, co-production with Canada)
• Jorel's Brother - Be Broccoli!, directed by Juliano Enrico. Produced by Copa Studio (Brazil)
• Petit, directed by Bernardita Ojeda Salas. Based on the work of Isol. Produced by Pájaro, in co-production with Pakapaka, Non Stop and Señal Colombia (Chile, co-production with Argentina, Colombia)
• Paper Port Season 2 - The Lives of Others, directed by Alvaro Ceppi. Produced by Zumbastico Studios, Gloob, Señal Colombia, Pakapaka (Chile, co-production with Brazil, Colombia, Argentina)
• Super Drags, directed by Fernando Mendonça. Produced by Netflix, Combo Estúdio (Brazil)



Quirino Award for the Best Ibero-American Animation Short Film

• Augur, directed by David Doutel & Vasco Sá. Produced by Bando À Parte, Zéro De Conduite Productions (Portugal, co-production with France)
• Between the Shadows, directed by Mónica Santos & Alice Guimarães. Produced by Animais, co-production with Vivement Lundi!, Um Segundo Filmes (Portugal, co-production with France)
• Guaxuma, directed by Nara Normande. Produced by Vilarejo Filmes, Les Valseurs (Brazil, co-production with France)
• Ian, a Moving Story, directed by Abel Goldfarb. Produced by Mundoloco Animation Studios (Argentina)
• La noria, directed by Carlos Baena. Produced by Nightwheel Pictures (Spain)
• Mum's the Word, directed by Khris Cembe. Produced by UniKo, Autour de Minuit (Spain, co-production with France)

Quirino Award for the Best Ibero-American Animation School Short Film

• 8 Patas, directed by Fabrício Eabachim, Gabriel Barbosa & Pietro Nicolodi. Faculdade Melies (Brazil)
• Aazar, directed by Alberto Rodríguez, Ignazio Acerenza, Gerardo Fabián Riquejo, Alice Labourel, José Luis Herrera & Juan González. Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain)
• Carnival, directed by Azucena Castillo. SAE Institute (Mexico)
• The Hat, directed by Alexandra Allen. Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave (Portugal)
• Patchwork, directed by María Manero Muro. Universidad Politècnica de Valencia (Spain)
• Reverie, directed by Philip Piaget. The Animation Workshop - VIA University College (Mexico, co-production with Denmark)

Quirino Award for the Best Ibero-American Animation Commissioned Film

• Amia: Rosa and Sebastián, directed by Sebastián Mignogna & Cecilia Atan. Produced by El Perro en la Luna (Argentina)
• The Amazing Story of the Man that Could Fly and Didn't Know How, directed by Manuel Rubio. Produced by Hiru Animation (Spain)
• Lorenzo Live 2018 Intro, directed by Manuele Fior & Silly Walks Studio. Produced by Silly Walks Studio (Spain, co-production with Italy)
• The Magical Night of Gaspar, directed by Gabriel Osorio & Pato Escala. Produced by Punkrobot Animation Studio, collaboration with Red Animation Studios (Chile, co-production with Argentina, Peru). Original idea by Agencia Mc Cann Chile.
• Starting From Zero, directed by Carlos Salgado. Produced by User T38, DDB (Spain)
• The Fall - Love Never Let Us Down, directed by Paulo Garcia. Produced by Zombie Studio (Brazil)

Quirino Award for the Best Ibero-American Animation Innovative Work


• Belisario - The Little Big Hero of the Cosmos, directed by Hernan Moyano. Produced by Planetario Ciudad De La Plata (Argentina)
• Bring You Home, directed by Marc Terris & Xavi Terris. Produced by Alike Studio (Spain)
• Cosmonaute 360, directed by Jesús Pérez Irigoyen. Produced by Dessignare Media (Mexico)
Boy Transcoded From Phosphene, directed by Rodrigo Faustini. Produced by Rodrigo Faustini (Brazil)
• Mibots Playroom, directed by Nathalie Martinez. Produced by Wise Blue Studios (Spain)
• The Ricochet Splendid, directed by Pablo Gostanian. Produced by 2veinte (Argentina)

Quirino Award for the Best Visual Development of Ibero-American Animation Work


• Augur. Produced by Bando À Parte, Zéro De Conduite Productions (Portugal, co-production with France)
• Carnival. Produced by SAE Institute (Mexico)
• The Wolf House. Produced by Diluvio, Globo Rojo (Chile)
• Lorenzo Live 2018 Intro. Produced by Silly Walks Studio (Spain, co-production with Italy)
• La noria. Produced by Nightwheel Pictures (Spain)
• Mum's the Word. Produced by UniKo, Autour de Minuit (Spain, co-production with France)

Quirino Award for the Best Animation Design of Ibero-American Animation Work


• Lino - An Adventure of Nine Lives. Produced by Startanima (Brazil)
• Lorenzo Live 2018 intro. Produced by Silly Walks Studio (Spain, co-production with Italy)
• La noria. Produced by Nightwheel Pictures (Spain)
• Paper Port Season 2 - The Lives of Others. Produced by Zumbastico Studios, Gloob, Señal Colombia, Pakapaka (Chile, co-production with Brazil, Colombia, Argentina)
• Mum's the Word. Produced by UniKo, Autour de Minuit (Spain, co-production with France)
• Tito and the Birds. Produced by Bits Filmes (Brazil)

Quirino Award to the Best Sound Design and Original Music of Ibero-American Animation Work


• Another Day of Life. Produced by Platige Films and Kanaki Films, in co-production with Walking The Dog, Wüste Film, Animationsfabrik, Puppetworks Animation Studio (Spain, co-production with Belgium, Poland, Germany)
• Black Is Beltza. Produced by Black is Beltza A.I.E., Talka Records, Set Màgic Audiovisual (Spain)
• Between Shadows. Produced by Animais, co-production with Vivement Lundi!, Um Segundo Filmes (Portugal, co-production with France)
• Patchwork. Produced by Universidad Politècnica de Valencia (Spain)
• Reverie. Produced by The Animation Workshop - VIA University College (Mexico, co-production with Denmark)
• Tropical Virus. Produced by Timbo Estudio (Colombia)

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