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Headline News Downtown Film Fest - L.A. - 2009 Call for Entries

Downtown Film Fest - L.A.Los Angeles, California, USAAugust 12-22, 2009Deadline: July 15, 2009

The second annual Downtown Film Festival - Los Angeles (DFFLA), the only dedicated film festival in the historic core of the Entertainment Capital of the World, will be held August, 12-22, 2009. The festival doubles in size to 10 days from last year's inaugural event with a series of film screenings of Hollywood, independent and classic films, lectures, panel discussions, exhibits, and parties and receptions, all celebrating downtown L.A.'s renaissance.

Headline News Disney's D23 Members Invited To Become Donald Duck's Official Portrait Artist

Press Release from Disney

BURBANK, Calif. -- May 26, 2009 -- Irascible, cranky, mischievous, outrageous -- Donald Duck has a seemingly limitless personality, and in honor of his birthday on June 9, Disney's D23 is commissioning an official portrait from those who know Donald best: his fans.

Headline News Ottawa Animation Fest Entry Deadline Approaching

Animators have just a few more days to get their applications in to North America's biggest animation festival.

Thousands of animators, students and studio executives will flock to the Canada's capital from October 14-18 to take part in the 2009 Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF). It's a five-day whirlwind of screenings, presentations, parties and the Television Animation Conference (Oct. 14 and 15).

Headline News Animation Block Party Closes Submissions on May 29

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.

Headline News Autodesk SIGGRAPH 2009 Show Reel Call for Submissions

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.

Headline News Animation Club Presents Secret Handshake -- Pants Edition

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!

Headline News ANIMA'09 -- 5th Cordoba International Animation Festival

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:

Headline News New July 1 Deadline for I3A VISION 2020 Competition Entries

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.

Headline News Deadline Approaching for Academy's Nicholl Screenwriting Competition

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.

Headline News Imaginaria Film Festival 2009

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

Headline News TAIS Animation Showcase 2009

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:

Headline News Bitfilm Festival Calls for Entries

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

Headline News KROK International Animated Films Festival 2009

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.

Headline News Ottawa International Animation Festival 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!

Headline News 10th Anima Mundi Web 2009 and 5th Anima Mundi Cell 2009

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.


Headline News 57th Columbus International Film + Video Festival

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.