sexta-feira, 20 de março de 2015

13th MUMIA - Call for entries


BELO HORIZONTE - NOVA LIMA 01 to 31 of December / 2015

Extra Screenings / Special Programme: Teófilo Otoni a Almenara (marchr / 2016)

Exhibition places: Humberto Mauro Cinema – Palace of Arts, Joaquim Pedro de Andrade Cineclub, Uma Tela no Meu Bairro Cineclub, Luis Bessa Public Library, UNA House, C.A.S.A (Armatrux Artistic Company), PUC São Gabriel, SESC Palladium, Curta Degustação Cineclub, Undió, Aliance Francaise


The best of the world animated films on Minas Gerais’ screens.



MUMIA aims to broaden the spaces of imagination and possibilities of a new speech on art, of a new way of sensing the world and also a new way of expression, amid giving support to the brazilian cinematography culture by creating room to the emerging of new audiences, producers and directors.

Films and vídeos produced without any kind of support, no money at all or even those which caused loss to its producers and other ones made with very low budgets are very well accepted too.


MUMIA, a competitive festival, is a iniciative of brazilian animators with the support of Belo Horizonte’s Incentive Law of Culture, UNA Universitarian Center,  ABCA, SESC Palladium, Leite Films, Pimenta Films, Favela É Isso Aí,
Sinpro Minas, Oficina de Imagens, Mucury Cultural.


The purpose of MUMIA is to promote the cultural production of animation films and videos, contributing to its development as an artistic language, specific format and  production method. The Festival also aims to offer the local audience the access to the national and international animation production beyond what is currently available through commercial outlets, traditional production houses or film institutions.


Chapter I


MUMIA – Underground World Animation Festival – is focused in promoting recent animation short films, incentivating inovation and creativity.

Chapter II

2.1 - The Festival is opened to national and international animated films of any format and any lenght, completed after 2005, delivered in DVD NTSC regardless of the original format, that should be sent preferably to the email through wetransfer ( on H264 format. DVDs (NTSC) will also be accepted (See address below).
International productions should include credits and complete dialogue list.
Each director can submit more than one film or video, but must submit each of them with separate entry forms.
Videos made in different worlds will be very well accepted too.

2.2 - Film's links, photos and all the adicional information must be sent by May 31st 2015 to the email

Those who prefer to sent DVDs must do it by May 31st 2015 to the Festival address:

13º MUMIA – Centro Universitário UNA - Campus Liberdade
Rua da Bahia, 1764
Belo Horizonte – MG
Tel: (031) 9804 5253

Photos must be sent to the email:

Chapter III:


3.1 - There will not be selection of the films and videos submitted. But films that do not fit the festival's genre, according to the opinion of the festival's diretors, will not be accepted.

3.2 - Selected films and the programming will be available from August 23, 2015 in:

Chapter IV:

General Information

4.1 – Preview tapes will not be returned and will be part of the Festival’s archive and can be screened  only for cultural purposes on special programmes in Brasil or other countries, including television programmes, without commercial purposes under the director’s authorization.

4.2 - If your work is accepted into the festival, you agree to allow MUMIA to use the film (including images, photos, sound and clips – maximum of 30”) within our promotions and screenings.

4.3 – MUMIA’s is also allowed to use pictures, photos and graphic  and publicity materials of the films to promote them in every media supports.

4.4- All the selected Brazilian and international animations will be part of a Special Programme to be screened on the cities of Teófilo Otoni and Almenara (Minas Gerais) on March / 2016.

4.5 – Registration will be confirmed by mail until september / 2015, after the arrival of all required materials and information.

4.6 - The submitter of the films must pay for all the shipping costs.

4.7 - The entry of a film or a video implies acceptance of the terms of these regulations.  Making the inscription through Google docs linked to MUMIA's blog also indicates the acceptance of these regulation.

4.8 - Other issues will be decided by the MUMIA’s organization committee.