LALIFF Animation Day, curated by LatinX in Animation, is a celebration of animation by organizing programming that highlights and celebrates the work of Latinos, and creating opportunity for LXiA members to engage, educate, and inspire the next generation of animation professionals. Animation Day programming includes the Animated Shorts Program, Premiere Screenings, Cafecito Talks, Networking Mixers, Masterclasses, and the return of virtual Portfolio Reviews.

LALIFF and LXiA are excited to announce virtual Portfolio Reviews with the following participating studios:


  • Portfolio Reviews will take place virtually on LALIFF Animation Day  – Friday June 3 from 1PM – 4PM.
  • Portfolio Reviews are an opportunity to have your work exclusively reviewed by studio recruiters and artists, and is strictly an opportunity to receive feedback. 
  • A Portfolio Review is NOT an interview nor does it guarantee an opportunity for employment.
  • There is no fee to participate in a Portfolio Review.
  • Portfolio Reviews are open to college/university students and/or professionals interested in a career in animation.
  • Portfolio Reviews are open to all LatinX in Animation members, regardless of location and country of residence.
  • But submitting a portfolio, it does not guarantee selection for a Portfolio Review with a studio.
  • Portfolio Reviews will be hosted virtually by each studio via video conferencing software.
  • Each Portfolio Review will last approximately 10 – 15 minutes.


  • Each studio will be offering Portfolio Reviews in several disciplines. Please review the FAQ and Requirements specific by each animation studio, as requirements will differ.
  • SUBMISSIONS OPEN: Submissions are officially open starting today 05/09 for each studio. Please click on each studio specific submission link.
  • SUBMISSIONS CLOSE: Submissions officially close Friday 05/13
  • Studios cannot guarantee a selection for each LXiA member and submission.
  • Each studio will communicate directly if selected for a Portfolio Review.
  • Notification of a Portfolio Review will be received by Friday 05/27
  • If your native language is not English, or if you are not fluent in English, please note that for each submission.



  • LALIFF Portfolio Reviews are only open to LatinX in Animation members. Membership for LXiA is FREE. To sign up for membership follow the link below to sign-up.
  • Please allow at least 24 hours after signing-up for LXiA membership to receive the Portfolio Reviews email blast that includes submissions link for each studio.
  • After signing-up for a membership if you have any issues receiving emails from LatinX in Animation, please check your spam or junk folder.
  • As a reminder, Portfolio Reviews sign-up close on Friday, May 13
  • If you have any questions, email [email protected]