8th Festival Edition

The eighth edition of "The Most Abstract Festival in the World" arrives in Lisbon, Portugal! This feast of pure form, colour, motion and sound will be held October 11th-15th 2023 at Cinemateca Portuguesa, Cinema Fernando Lopes, Universidade Lusófona, Lisbon Museum, FBA-UL, U Lisboa - Caléidoscopio, and ESML Music School of Lisbon.

As always, the event features an International Abstract Film Competition (with 104 films from 33 countries), guest panoramas, LIVE performances, masterclasses, installations, and other educational activities for the family.

PyR Festival 2023 is a coproduction of MAD (ES, creators of PyR Festival) and Taumotropio Lda. (PT, creators of MONSTRA Intl. Animation Festival of Lisbon), with kind support from the European Commission, OSIC Programme - Generalitat de Catalunya, and Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual.

The poster and teaser were designed by Portuguese illustrator and animator Joāo Levezinho.

Programa de atividades em português

Punto y Raya Festival 2023

Monstra Festival Animação de LisboaCinemateca PortuguesaUniversidade LusófonaCinema e Artes Dos MediaFilmeuCinetoscópio

Cinema Fernando LopesUniversidade de LisboaFaculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de LisboaEscola Superior de Música de LisboaMuseu de Lisboa - Palácio PimentaPyRLAB PolandWorld Festival of Animated Film Varna

Instituto Cervantes de LisboaCity University of Hong KongAustralian GovernmentAgeas Seguros



Antena 2Fio CondutorCoffeepaste


Paulo Viveiros, Natalie Woolf, Filipe Costa Luz, Ricardo Mata, Victor Flores, Carolina Martins, Raúl Santos, and the direction of each of the venues, that so kindly opened their door for us.