The 2019 Anima Mundi Pageant Wants Our Help!

AWN simply acquired this letter from our expensive buddy, Anima Mundi pageant director Leah Zagury, sharing info on the current and sudden cultural upheaval in Brazil, asking for the animation neighborhood’s assist to assist hold the pageant operating. Now in its 27th 12 months, Anima Mundi has at all times embraced and celebrated the eagerness and creative power of the animation world. Please share Leah’s letter, republished under, to see how one can assist the pageant proceed its mission of constructing positive Brazil stays animated!


I animate!

Collectively, we make ANIMA MUNDI occur!

Expensive mates, please permit us to deal with you on this troublesome second of sudden transformations within the Brazilian cultural life. For the primary time, we’re reaching out to all of our mates, companions and everybody who loves animation to assist us make sure the continuation of the most important and oldest Worldwide Animation Pageant in Brazil, ANIMA MUNDI.

We created the occasion in 1993, an equally troublesome 12 months for the tradition in our nation. However all through its historical past, the Pageant has completely succeeded in its purpose of selling and spreading the language of animation in Brazil.

The Pageant completes 27 years of historical past and alongside these years, the pageant has been acknowledged for instance of a constant cultural initiative, because of the private dedication of its 4 administrators/founders and the huge assist acquired from cultural professionals, buyers, companions, collaborators from the private and non-private spheres, and particularly of its viewers that has been devoted and participant in all of the actions promoted by the occasion.

All through these years, ANIMA MUNDI was accountable for presenting and disseminating the language of animation in Brazil, fostering the manufacturing of nationwide and worldwide animation, stimulating and discovering new skills, creating advertising alternatives inside and out of doors our nation.

Acknowledged as an necessary occasion of its sort on this planet, it has exhibited in its newest editions greater than 11 thousand movies from 76 nations to greater than 2 million spectators. For this 12 months, we’ve acquired greater than 1800 spontaneous entries, from probably the most excellent studios, faculties and animation artists from everywhere in the world, to be chosen for our aggressive and informative classes.

These days, the Brazilian animation goes by a exceptional second and of nice enlargement. Sadly, as a result of modifications within the political / financial situation in Brazil, the ANIMA MUNDI Pageant, in addition to different arts and cultural occasions within the nation, stopped receiving funding from its main sponsors, placing in danger its 27th version, with is deliberate to begin on 17 July 2019.

Attributable to this example, we’re looking for the assist of our community of companions from the worldwide neighborhood of animators, the animation trade and mates to assist us proceed this work. We’ve a dedication to the animators, our audiences, to the worldwide animation. We can’t let these voices and abilities lose our stage.

We’ve began an ANIMA MUNDI marketing campaign by BENFEITORIA – the collective funding platform that goals to boost funds for the Pageant.

Please, verify the hyperlink of our marketing campaign:

The marketing campaign is ALL or NOTHING! We’ve 45 days to achieve the principle purpose that’s R$800.00zero,00, (roughly USD 200,00.00) to make the pageant and a few of its numerous actions (Animated Chats, Anima Discussion board, Particular Screenings, and so on).

If we can’t get R$400.00zero,00 (roughly USD 100,00.00), which is the required half to make solely the screenings, all the cash will probably be returned in full to the supporters and the Pageant is not going to be held.

The probabilities of assist are:

Monetary Contribution (;

Partnership within the dissemination of our marketing campaign in nationwide and worldwide networks – #EuAnimo;

Contribution of unique, signed arts or illustrations prints from artists and animators for use as rewards for contributors. Please contact us at:

Report a short video supporting Anima Mundi that will probably be publicized on our social networks. Please contact us for pointers at:

Change into an Anima Mundi Ambassador and assist us hold the Pageant alive!

Any and all contributions will probably be welcome and essential, in order that we are able to maintain the 27th version of the ANIMA MUNDI Pageant, with out breaking its continuity.

We’re satisfied that, with the enthusiastic motion of our companions and our viewers, we are going to overcome these momentary difficulties and we are going to all be rewarded with the continued progress of Animation and Tradition generally in our nation.

We thanks heartily on your assist! Animated Hugs,




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