- The Forum approves any type of animation films or series of different methods of productionof at least one-minute length and without maximum duration.
- Eligible applicationsin the competition should be produced in 2017/2018 by animation production companies and studios in Egypt, Arab and foreign states, in addition to projects produced bygraduates and under-graduates of specialized faculties and institutions.
- Arab and foreign Ministries of Culture may nominate specialized associations to apply for the Forum's competition. Also, Arab and foreign producers and animators may apply whether as individuals or institutions.
- Each competitor should not be allowed to submit more than one work in the same competition's category.
- The Cultural Development Fund is entitled to keep the contributed productions and to screen them in any of its affiliated cultural centers.
- Each competitor can apply for the following competition's categories: First Production, Animation Series, Animation Films, Experimental Innovation, Animation Commercials, and TitleSequencesof movies or Series.