LOVELY RITA - A Short Film by Elena Madrid
Rita directing the traffic like the conductor of an orchestra

Screenings



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WINNER L'HIFF Barcelona WINNER Indigo Moon Film Fest 2022 CINANIMA 2023 Official Selection ANIMATEKA 2022 Official Selection 63 ZLÍN Film Festival 2023 Official Selection

Screenings

December 22, 2024 Asian Talent International Film Festival Ahmednagar, India
International Competition for Short Animation Films
August 15, 2024 A la Derive! - Film Festival travelling by bycicle Calan, France
Official Program for Short Animation Films
August 07, 2024 La Guarimba - International Short Film Festival Italy
La Grotta dei Piccoli - Childrens Animation Film Festival
June 20, 2024 El Ojo Iluso - Festival de Cine de Animacion Venezuela
Official Selection
May 31, 2024 Voronezh International Animation Film Festival Voronezh, Russia
International Competition of Animated Short Film
April 27, 2024 Santa Barbara International Indie Film Festival (ICFF) Santa Barbara, CA
Animation Short Film Competition
April 17, 2024 CMS, International Childrens Film Festival (ICFF) Lucknow, India
World Cinema Competition
March 30, 2024 Taiwan International Childrens Film Festival Taiwan
International Film Short Competition
February 23, 2024 WINNER for BEST COMEDY ANIMATED SHORT FILM
Dublin Indie Screen Festival 2024 Dublin, Ireland
February 21, 2024 BUEIFF - Buenos Aires International Film Festival Argentina
International Competition Animation Short Film
February 16, 2024 ANIMAC - Mostra Internacional de Cine d′Animació de Catalunya Lleida, Spain
Int. Competition PETIT ANIMAC 3
January 27, 2024 Greece International Film Festival Athen
Best Short Film Competition
January 13, 2024 WINNER for BEST ANIMATION SHORT FILM
Himalaya International Film Festival
January 1-21st, 2024 Short Of The Year - Spring Season - Online Event Spain
International Competition
December 20, 2023 British Indie Festival Film & Music London GB
International Animation Competition
December 10, 2023 Imagina AniFest Animation Film Festival New York City
International Competition 2D Animation
December 9, 2023 HONORABLE MENTION
Los Angeles Animation Film Festival
December 7, 2023 ANNY - Animation Nights New York
Official Selection also Online Screening, November 26th 2023
December 2, 2023 ICONA - Animation Film Festival- Corfu, Greece
International Competition of Short Films
November 25, 2023 NOMINATION for ANIMATION SHORT FILM
Annual Aarhus Film Festival- Aarhus, Denmark
Short Film Category
November 25, 2023 2nd AWARD for ANIMATION SHORT FILM
8th Animation Marathon - Online Event Athen, Greece
International Competition of Animation Short Films
November 22, 2023 MANIATIC - 7. Festival Internacional de Cine Fantastico Valencia, Spain
International Childrens Competition of Animated Shorts
November 18, 2023 CINANIMA - International Animated Film Festival Espinho, Portugal
Grand International Panorama - Secundaria Prog.A
November 10, 2023 LAD - Lugano Animation Days 2023 Lugano, Switzerland
Concorzo Svizzero 2
November 7, 2023 AniMaroolic - International Festival of Animation Split, Croatia
International Competition 2
November 4, 2023 International Short Film Festival - Canton, China
International Panorama Section
October 28, 2023 BIG CARTOON - 17th Animation Film Festival - Moscow, Russia
International Competition for Animated Films for Children - also online screening: Nov. 20 - 27.
October 14, 2023 Plum! Festical internacional de animacion - Buenos Aires, Argentina
International Competition for Animated Short Films
September 28, 2023 AWARD WINNER for BEST 2D ANIMATION
AniMaji - Animation Film Festival New York City, USA
2D Animation Competition
September 23, 2023 LIFF - Lebanese Independent Film Festival - Beirut, Lebanon
Animation Short Competition
September 22, 2023 AWARD WINNER for BEST ANIMATION SHORT FILM
Love & Hope International Film Festival - Barcelona, Spain
Animation Short Competition
Download the interview with director Elena Madrid
September 8, 20223 Animatex - Egypts Biggest Animation Event - Cairo, Egypt
Official Selection
September 7, 2023 16th International Children's Film Festival' Bangladesh
International Competition of Animation Short Films
September 3, 2023 TIFF Junior - Tromsø Childrens Film Festival - Tromsø, Norway
Animation Short Category
August 25, 2023 Imaginaria - The World Festival of Animated Film - Bari, Italy
Int. Competion of Animation Shorts - Children Category
August, 3 2023 Accra Indie Filmfest AiF Accra, Ghana
Animated Short Competition
July, 29 2023 ZEBRA - International Animation Film Festival Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia
International Competition
July, 20 2023 Cinétoile - International Film Festival Nabeul, Tunisia
International Competition
July, 15 2023 San Francisco Frozen Film Festival San Francisco, California
International Competition for Animation Shorts
July, 10 2023 Cartoonclub - Animation Short Film Festival Rimini, Italy
International Panorama of Animation Films
July, 4 2023 AWARD for BEST ANIMATION
Abu Dhabi International Film FestivalDubai
International Competition Animation Films
July, 3 2023 Maremetraggio Shorts - International Film Festival Trieste, Italy
International Competition Animation Films
June, 4, 6 & 7 2023 Zlín Film Festival - 63rd International Film Festival for Children & Youth Zlín, Czech Republik
International Competition of Short Animation for Children
June, 4 2023 Cabriolet - Lebanese & International Short Film Festival Beirut, Lebanon
International Competition
June, 1-3 2023 CARIBETOONS - Festival Internacional de Animacion Santa Marta, Colombia
Categoria Muestra No Competitiva
May, 31 2023 Short On Work - Global Contest for Short Videos Modena, Italy
International Contest
May, 27 2023 International Animation Film Festival - Golden Kukuer Sofia, Bulgaria
International Competition Films up to 10 min.
May, 10 2023 Visioni Fantastiche Ravenna, Italy
Childrens Competition 6-9 years and Online Competition WeShorts
May, 5-7 2023 FFAA - Festival du Film d'Animation d'Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire
International Competition
April, 22 2023 AWARD for BEST SCREENPLAY ANIMATION
Momòhill Film Fair Mendrisio, Switzerland
Animation Short
April, 22 2023 AWARD for BEST ANIMATION
Brno Short Film Festival Brno, Czech Republic
Animation Short in the third season
April, 19-20-21 2023 Animocje - International Animated Film Festival Bydgoszcz, Poland
Competition Children & Youth
April, 15-16 2023 Brighton International Animation Film Festival UK
Competition Wild Characters
April, 2 2023 Oudeis International Film Festival Avezzano, Italy
Official Selection
March, 30 2023 SEMI-FINALIST
AniMate - Australian Animation Film Festival Newton, Australia
Animation Short in the second season
March, 18 2023 Athen Animfest - International Animated Film Festival Greece
Official Selection
March, 15 2023 WINNER AWARD for BEST ANIMATION FILM
Bizarrya Short Film Festival Porto, Portugal
Animation Film Competition
March, 12 2023 Bridges Festival for Animation Film and Puppetry Mississauga, Ontario Canada
International Animation Film Program
March, 11 2023 Barcelona Indie Award Spain
International Short Film Competition
March, 7 2023 FINALIST
CIAF - 9th Chester International Animation Festival Chester, United Kingdom
International Competition
March, 4 2023 Kirkuk - International Forum for Animation Film Kirkuk, Iraq
Animation Film Program
February, 28 2023 T-Short - Online Animated Film Festival
International Competition Storyline
February, 20 2023 Apedemak - Sudan International Animation Film Festival Khartoum, Sudan
International Short Film Competition
February, 17 2023 International Alexandria Short Film Festival Alexandria, Egypt
International Competition
January 28, 2023 Flanimation - Animation Film Festival Jacksonville, Florida
Independent Animation Short Competition
January 26, 2023 33rd Bamberger Kurzfilmtage Bamberg, Germany
International Short Film Competition Screenings in the Cinema and Online.
December 29, 2022 AWARD for BEST ANIMATION SHORT
Night of Comedy Shorts Milano, Italy
Category Animation Short Film in the second season
December 27, 2022 FINALIST
International Moving Film Festival Abadan, Iran
Screenings on a ship, travelling around the Arvand Free Zone
December 22, 2022 Tangier International Film Festival Tangier, Morocco
Animation Film Competition
Oct 23 - Dec 15, 2022 ASIFA IAD International Animation Day
Annual Program A showreel will run in multiple venues and states (Poland, India) who host ASIFA Central members.
December 6, 2022 International Shorts - Film Festival, Melbourne Australia
Official Selection
December, 3 2022 WomenTime! - Festival de Cine Fememino Las Palmas and Madrid, Spain
In Competition
December, 1 2022 Animateka - International Animated Film Festival Ljubljana, Slovenia
Panorama Program
November, 30 2022 SEMI-FINALIST
London Film & Television Festival, United Kingdom
November 26, 2022 FINALIST
Animators Guild India Festival Mumbai, India
International Competition for Films up to 5 Minutes
November 24, 2022 JURY AWARD WINNER
Andromedia International Film Festival Balat, Turkey
Animation Short Film Competition
November 12, 2022 Gleis21 - Oskar 2022 Film Event in Dietikon, Switzerland
National Competition
November 12, 2022 The French Independent Film Festival Cannes, France
International Short Film Competition. Screenings in Cinema and Online.
November 6, 2022 Golden Bridge Istanbul Short Film Festival
Animation Short Program
November 4, 2022 TIAF - 5th Tbilisi International Animation Festival Tbilisi, Georgia
Special Program Conflicts and Relationships
November 1, 2022 The Animattikon Project, Animation Film Festival Paphos, Cyprus
International Childrens Competition
October 29, 2022 Fox Int. Film Festival Rome, Italy
Short Film Offical Selection
October 18, 2022 13th Cairo Animation Film Forum Cairo Egypt
Short Film Competition
October 16, 2022 Kolibri - Int Festival for Children and Adolescence in Bolivia
Competicion Internacional
October 12, 2022 Sedicicorto International Film Festival Forli, Italy
ANIMALAB - Animation Film Competition
October 8, 2022 AUDIENCE AWARD
Indigo Moon Film Festival Fayetteville, North Carolina
Animation Short Film Competition
September 28, 2022 ANMTN! Online Animation Festival
Official Selection
September 24, 2022 SEMI-FINALIST
Black Panther Int. Short Film Festival, New Delhi, India
Official Selection
September 14, 2022 Chaniartoon, Animation & Cartoon Festival Chania, Greece
International Competition
September 12, 2022 KINOdiseea International Children Film Festival Bucharest, Romania
Short Film Competition - Children 12-15 years
September 9, 2022 Linoleum Contemporary Animation Festival Kyiv Ukraine
Childrens Programm Teens 13-16 years
September 6, 2022 SEMI-FINALIST
Serbest Int. Film Festival Kishinev, Moldovia
August 15, 2022 HONORABLE MENTION for the Sound Design
The French Duck Film Festival Paris
August 12, 2022 AWARD for Best Editing goes to Annette Brütsch
IMPA International Motion Picture Awards Ontario, Canada
August 7, 2022 The Tylerman Film Festival, Chicago Illinois
THE TYLERMAN TV
August 4, 2022 MoliseCinema Film Festival Internazionale Molise, Italy
International Competition Paesi in Corto
July 25, 2022 JURY AWARD for Best Female Director for Animation Short
RIFF - Roshani International Film Festival Pune, India
July 15, 2022 HONORABLE MENTION
Mumbai International Film Festival (2 11 17)
July 8, 2022 JURY AWARD for Best Original Idea
Bluez Dolphins International Short Film Festival Jaipur India (June 28 - July 03, 2022)