CVMP, the European Conference on Visual Media Production (www.cvmp-conference.org), taking place on 12th & 13th November 2009 at the BFI Southbank, London, is putting out the final call for short papers presenting the latest research in media production.
Category: Call for Entries
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces its 'Call for Entries' for this year's 37th Annual Annie Awards.
Fans can immerse themselves inside the world of DC Super Heroes and villains in the next DC Universe Animated Original Movie by participating in the Superman/Batman: Public Enemies Virtual Collector Card Sweepstakes.
Now for the first time in the history of animation ADA creates a professional league among animators, similar to those of NFL, NBA, and MLB.
New York International Children's Film Festival (NYICFF) is issuing a call for entries for the upcoming 2010 festival, to take place from February 26-March 14, for a sold-out-in-advance audience of over 20,000 children, teens, parents, filmmakers and media professionals and a marketing reach of 2 million in the New York area. NYICFF seeks creative, original, non-formulaic works that will help to define a new, more compelling film for kids.
With the first stage of their People Speak Competition ending August 31st, Aniboom and The History Channel are still looking for the five best concepts for turning 30 seconds of special audio content into inspirational animations.
Animafrik 2009 African Animation FestivalAccra, GhanaOctober 5-9, 2009Deadline: August 31, 2009
Animafrik is an animation festival dedicated to African animation and designed to promote African art and animation. Events include film screenings, an art exhibition, animation workshops and panel discussion: "Prospect and Challenges of the Animation Industry in West Africa."
Last Call for HAFF 2009 Student FilmsDeadline: August 1, 2009
Get your film screened at the international Holland Animation Film Festival 2009! Submit your film for the competition for Student Films from The Netherlands and Belgium.
This competition is open for students from art academies, film studies and graphic schools in The Netherlands and Belgium.
Entry form is available at www.haff.nl. The winner of this competition receives a scholarship of Euro 13,500, made possible by the Netherlands Film Fund.
Press Release from Playboy Enterprises
CHICAGO (July 21, 2009) -- Playboy announced today that "Basement Gary," an original animation co-created by New York animator Sean Donnelly and actor Alessandro Minoli, was named winner of its 2009 Animation Contest. The honor has earned the creators $10,000 and bragging rights in the animation world. "Basement Gary," as well as other top contest contenders, can be viewed at playboy.com/animation.
Jamaica Digital Arts Festival 2009Kingston, JamaicaSeptember 19-20, 2009Deadline: July 31, 2009
The Jamaica Digital Arts Festival was formed to create a new opportunity to unleash and showcase some of the nation's productive energy and to develop a critical mass across all social divides to push this creativity for societal benefit. This festival is intended to kick-start national interest in a cultural industry based on the creation of digital arts products.
FIA Animation Festival 2009Stockholm, SwedenOctober 2009Deadline: August 19, 2009
In October 2009 it's time for the second annual FIA Animation Festival in Stockholm. You can see the splendid program from last year's festival on our site (www.fiastockholm.se). Films from all over the world, exhibitions, workshops, guests, parties and debates about animation! This year's festival will take place at Kulturhuset (the Culture House) and at Cinema Rio in Stockholm.
Fantastic Planet Film Festival 2009Sydney, AustraliaDeadline: July 31, 2009Withoutabox Deadline: August 14, 2009
Fantastic Planet: Sydney's Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Festival reminds filmmakers and screenwriters to submit their film or script soon.
eDward - The Young Filmmaker's Award 2009Deadline: August 28, 2009
eDward - The Young Filmmaker's Award is the international Film-Competition for young talents up to 30 and is announced by eDIT 12. Filmmaker's Festival. Prove your talent and creativity with a 30-second-film and win prizes in a total of 4.000 Euro. The Competition is open to young filmmakers up to 30. They must have been born on or after 1.1.1979. Students, agency juniors and free film-creative especially are called worldwide to take part individually or in teams.
CINANIMA 2009 - Call for EntriesDeadline: July 24, 2009
CINANIMA - The International Animated Film Festival invites you to enter your films in the 33rd edition of this yearly meeting point of animation, directors, friends and the audience.
Animation films may apply to the following categories:
-- Short Films-- Medium Length Films-- Feature Films-- First Film, Graduation Film, School Film-- Series-- Commissioned Films
Halloween Horror Nights-Chiller Scary Good Film CompetitionDeadline: August 21, 2009
Chiller and Universal Studios Hollywood(SM) are partnering to recognize the nation's top short-form filmmaking horror genre talent with the "Halloween Horror Nights-Chiller Scary Good Film Competition," offering filmmakers an opportunity to have their scariest short film rewarded with a broadcast on Chiller of their work, a $1,000 cash prize and a trip for two to the October 2 opening night of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood.
Press Release from Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network, the number one kids' channel in Asia Pacific, has partnered with HP to launch the inaugural Toon Creator Awards, an online animation contest for children, in July 2009. Open to kids aged 6-14, the contest provides a regional platform for young talent from Australia, India, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore to showcase their creativity through technology.
FIAE -- 4th International Festival of Erotic AnimationRio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, BrazilDeadline: August 31, 2009November 2009
Our online submission form is now available, so submit your film! The Regulation and the answers to all your questions can be found via our submissions page. The deadline for submitting your online form is August 31st, 2009, and we must receive your DVD by September 15th, 2009.
Press Release from HISTORY and Aniboom
HISTORY and Aniboom, the world's first virtual animation studio, announced today a collaboration that will enable talented animators to create unique interpretations of 10 readings and musical performances by A-list talent and compete for $35,000 in cash prizes and the opportunity to have their animation shown on HISTORY. The audio recordings to be animated are featured in the highly anticipated The People Speak film airing later this year on HISTORY.
Kansas City FilmFest 2010Kansas City, Kansas, USAApril 14-18, 2010Deadline: August 15, 2009 (early)
All filmmakers, anywhere, are invited to submit your short or feature film -- drama, comedy, documentary, animation or experimental work. It must have been completed since January 1, 2008.
EARLY DEADLINE DATE: August 15, 2009 (Other deadlines: 10/1/2009, 11/15/2009. and 12/01/2009)
ENTRY FEES: Vary by short or feature and increase with each new deadline date
Anifest India 2009Mumbai, Maharashtra, IndiaAugust 13-16, 2009Deadline: July 31, 2009
The largest annual international animation festival held in India. Competitive categories for animation shorts. 1. Student Films 2. Independent professional films 3. Commissioned films 4. Films made by teachers/trainers.
Pre-selection jury of professional animators select films for screening and voting by the audience at a live session during the festival. No entry fee. DVD format only, duration in all categories should be under 10 mins.
Canterbury Anifest 2009Canterbury, U.K.November 7-8, 2009Deadline: September 30, 2009
The Canterbury Anifest is an animation festival that takes place annually. There is no submission fee. The Award Categories are Festival Grand Prize, Festival Runner Up, Audience Selection Award, Creative Design, Creative sound design, Technical Achievement and Smallfilms Award.