NYC's premiere animation festival, Animation Block Party, closes for worldwide submissions on May 29, 2009. All entries must be postmarked by that date in order to be considered for this summer's July 24-26 film festival. In 2008, ABP received over 800 submissions, screening over 100 of these films during its three-day annual festival at Rooftop Films and Bam Cinematek.
Category: Call for Entries
SIGGRAPH is just around the corner and Autodesk is seeking fresh and exciting new work for its Best of the Best Animation Show Reel, which will be showcased during SIGGRAPH 2009 in New Orleans, LA from August 4-6.
Anything from video game cinematics, short films, feature films, commercials, broadcast design, music videos, or episodic projects created with 3ds Max, Maya, Softimage, MotionBuilder, Toxik or Mudbox is welcome.
ANIMATION CLUB!!! presents 'Secret Handshake', a monthly animation night at Loop Bar in Melbourne. Each month, animators from all around the world create a short animation upon a given topic which is then screened and voted upon by the audience. The winner receives fame and glory, and gets to choose the next month's topic.
All animation styles are welcome -- from hand-drawn, flash, claymation, stop motion, pixellation -- or any combination of these. However -- it MUST be animated! No live action allowed!
San Diego Asian Film Festival 2009San Diego, California, USAOctober 15-29, 2009Deadline: June 10, 2009
ANIMA'09 -- 5th Cordoba International Animation FestivalCordoba, ArgentinaOctober 8-10, 2009Deadline: July 17, 2009
ANIMA'09 will take place in the city of Cordoba, Argentina, from October 8 through 10, 2009. The festival is organized by the Centro Experimental de Animacion and the Secretaria de Extension Universitaria, National University of Cordoba.
This fifth edition of the ANIMA will be dedicated to exploring the concept of Identity Traits. Therefore, we open the following:
Because the I3A Annual Conference is moving later in the year to co-locate with the 6Sight event in Montery, California, November 9-10, the deadline for submitting entries to I3A's VISION 2020 Imaging Innovation Awards has been extended to July 1.
Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in ScreenwritingDeadline: May 1, 2009
Beverly Hills, CA -- The deadline to submit entries for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 24th annual Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition is May 1, 2009. Entries must be postmarked by May 1 or submitted online by 11:59 p.m. PT on May 1.
Imaginaria Film Festival 2009Deadline: August 31, 2009
Until August 31, 2009, it will be possible to send in film works in order to take part in the seventh edition of IFF (Imaginaria Film Festival) which will take place in Conversano (Italy) on November 25-29, 2009.
All the information regarding the registration and the official Call for Entry can be found on the website http://www.imaginariafilmfestival.org.
TAIS Animation Showcase 2009Deadline: May 29, 2009
Submit Now!Deadline: May 29, 2009 - 5:00 pm
Have you made an animated short film in the last two years? Want it to screen to a packed house as part of the fantastic TAIS Animation Showcase at the Toronto National Film Board of Canada Cinema this June? Then submit!
All Genres, mediums, themes!Under 15 minutes in length
Screeners should be in either MiniDV or Quick Time Movie files on DVD/CD.
Send your submission to:
Bitfilm Festival is looking for the world's best digital films
Deadline: July 1Opening event in Hamburg on August 13Online voting from August 13 to September 24Closing event and award show in Tel Aviv on October 110,000 Euros prize moneyNew category for digital animations with a political message
KROK International Animated Films Festival 2009Kiev, Zaporozhye, Kherson, Sevastopol and Odessa, RussiaSeptember 2009
The 16th KROK International Animated Film Festival will take place in September, 2009 onboard the river cruiser "Zirka Dnipra" following the route: Kiev - Zaporozhye - Kherson - Sevastopol - Odessa.
Deadline for submitting films for selection May 10, 2009.
Ottawa International Animation Festival 2009Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaOctober 14-18, 2009Deadline: June 1, 2009
Want a chance to have the world see your film? Students, independents, and industry alike can now submit their films for the OIAF 09 Festival. With a variety of categories, "best of the rest" screenings and no entry fee, there's no reason NOT to enter!
57th Columbus International Film + Video FestivalColumbus, Ohio, USADeadline: July 1, 2009
The Film Council Of Greater Columbus is accepting entries for the 57th Columbus International Film + Video Festival. The CIF+VF is the oldest film festival in North America and is one of the most prestigious competitions in the world for documentary and instructional works. The Chris Award, which the festival bestows upon outstanding entries, is recognized worldwide as an indication of excellence and is highly sought after by producers and directors.
Magma International Short Film Festival 2009Deadline: May 5, 2009
Scarti Cultural Association, with the support of Regione Siciliana, Provincia Regionale di Catania and Comune di Acireale, organizes the 8th edition of Magma -- mostra di cinema breve (International short film festival).
The festival, opened to directors and works from all around the world, will be held in Acireale (CT) -- Italy.
10th Anima Mundi Web 2009 and 5th Anima Mundi Cell 2009
Entry rules and submission form are already available at our website. To submit films, it's necessary to register at the website first to fill the online entry form and upload the animation.
Anima Mundi Web 2009 is the tenth edition of the traditional international internet animation contest of Anima Mundi, International Animation Festival of Brazil. The contest is open to animated works produced by professional or amateur animators, specially created for the Internet.
2nd International Animated Film Festival Animator 2009Poznan, PolandJuly 6-11, 2009Deadline: April 30, 2009
Every year Women In Animation offers a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving animation scholar. The deadline to submit entries is Thursday, April 29, 2009, Phyllis Craig's birthday.
Going Underground 8Berlin, GermanySeptember 9-15, 2009Deadline: July 31, 2009
From September 9-15, 2009, the Berliner Fenster, in co-operation with interfilm Berlin, will run the eighth international short film festival for "ultra shorts" in Berlin's underground trains. On more than 4,000 monitors in Berlin subways, 1.6 million passengers turn into an underground movie audience for one week, and can vote for their favorite of the 14 films.