Category: Call for Entries
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!
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
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.
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.
Writer and cartoonist Janet Hetherington is calling for art donations with the theme of "My Favorite Toy" for an online fundraising auction to benefit The Canadian Toy Testing Council (CTTC).
The CTTC is an independent, internationally respected, non-profit organization that welcomes everyone to come and play. Janet has been involved with the CTTC since the late 1990s, first serving as Editor of the annual TOY REPORT and now as an active participant on its volunteer Board as Director of the Literacy Program.
In response to the successful first round of qubopics premieres, qubo, the TV and online entertainment service for children and families, will again select user-generated short animated films to debut on national TV. Between now and April 30, 2009, aspiring young filmmakers can create mini animated movies at qubo.com using the innovative storytelling web application called ZIMMER TWINS.
FOX and MySpace invite fans to continue to "Unleash Your Yellow" and celebrate 20 years of television's favorite family with THE SIMPSONS Video Contest. Based on the iconic couch gag from THE SIMPSONS opening credits, fans are encouraged to create live-action videos of their own original couch gags and upload them to THE SIMPSONS MySpace page at myspace.com/thesimpsons.
Holland Animation Film Festival 2009 Call for EntriesUtrecht, The NetherlandsNovember 4-8, 2009Deadline: July 1, 2009
The Holland Animation Film Festival is from now on an annual event and the 13th edition of the festival will take place November 4-8, 2009.
Submit your film for this festival edition for the following competitions:
-- Competition for Independent Animated Shorts in the categories narrative and non-narrative
GameX Industry Summit Call for ProposalsJune 15, 2009
The Games & Media Expo announced the unveiling of its games industry conference, The GameX Industry Summit. Co-located with The Games & Media Expo (GameX), October 23-25, 2009 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, GameX Industry Summit is presented by the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) chapters in New York, New Jersey, Baltimore and Philadelphia.
Playboy 2009 Animation ContestDeadline: May 31, 2009
Playboy promises a tasty $10,000 to someone who blows us away with an animation that out-entertains the competition. Now it's your chance to animate your way into history by proving to us that you have created the next SOUTH PARK, FAMILY GUY or ROBOT CHICKEN. One grand prize winner grabs the cash. The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2009, so get to work and come up with something brilliant! Get your foot in the door. Join the Play-Mation Nation!
onedotzero_adventures in motion 2009/2010 Call for SubmissionsDeadline: May 29, 2009
onedotzero_adventures in motion has opened this year's call for submissions for this year's festival of innovative moving image and digital creativity.
The festival will premiere at the BFI Southbank, London on September 9-13, 2009, before an extensive U.K. and international tour.
Dominance War IV: Massive Art Challenge OnlineDeadline: May 11, 2009
Dominance War Competition is a three month worldwide annual game art contest in which students, professionals, and aspiring game artists from 12 different art communities showcase their computer graphics skills and compete to create the best concept game art.
Go to http://www.gameartisans.org/dominancewar/index.htm for more information.
CourtsFxBegles, FranceJune 12-14, 2009Deadline: April 15, 2009
Le Festival, the first theater specialized in animation and special effects in France, is organizing a short film competition with fiction films using special effects.
This competition takes place from June 12-14, 2009, in the Le Festival theater in Begles, France. The deadline to enter is April 15, 2009.
You can enter your film using the entry form available at http://www.cinemalefestival.fr/telechargement/courtsfx-en.pdf.
2009 Educational Television Awards Call for EntriesDeadline: April 17, 2009
The Royal Television Society has launched the call for entries for the 2009 Educational Television Awards. The awards aim to recognize outstanding contributions to the educational use of television content available across platforms, including terrestrial TV and online.
Super U Animation Contest -- Take ThreeDeadline: April 27, 2009
The contest is open to all forms of animation, from traditional techniques like hand-drawing to cutting-edge digital methods. 2D, 3D, rotoscoping, stop-motion and flip book. The winning animated film will get $2,500, be featured on TAC.tv and have the chance for broadcast on Super Channel.
Animacam.tv, the online animation festival, is now open to submissions for its second edition. Submissions are due by August 31, 2009.
Anyone, professional or amateur, is free to participate. Log onto www.animacam.tv for more information.
Animafrik Animation Festival 2009Accra, GhanaOctober 5-9, 2009Deadline: July 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."
Animator of the Year CompetitionDeadline: April 1, 2009
Be recognized as a top animator. As part of their renowned Animate the World Festival, the Barbican is launching an Animator of the Year competition this year to recognize undiscovered talent in the U.K.
As a highly respected animation forum we'd appreciate your support in helping us to spread the word about this competition -- as well as perhaps entering yourself.
What's up for grabs:
Animator of the Year Winner:
Firebox.com has teamed up with Aardman Animations -- the creators of Morph -- to launch an animation competition entitled Morphmation. Inspired by the popular Make your Own Morph product that the gift e-tailer sells, Firebox will be encouraging Morph lovers to send in their two-minute stop-motion animations starring the lovable clay figure.
Celeste Prize Call for EntriesDeadline: June 30, 2009
Celeste Prize is a unique international contemporary arts competition in which artists decide who wins the 40,000 Euro (US$50,000) award money. The 46 finalists are chosen by a panel of international art critics: Mark Gisbourne, Adrienne Goehler, Victoria Lu, Claudio Sinatti and a panel of consultants with experience in audiovisual performance. These 46 finalists themselves choose the ultimate winners in each category. Exhibition and awards ceremony to be held in Berlin, Germany, September 2009.