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Kansas City FilmFest 2010

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

Films Headline News

Anifest India 2009

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.

Films Headline News

Canterbury Anifest 2009

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.

Films Headline News

Video Festival Imperia 2010

Video Festival Imperia 2010Imperia, Liguria, ItalyApril 20-24, 2010Deadline: February 8, 2010

The Videofestival City of Imperia is open to amateurs and professionals. Registration is free. The Festival is now at its 5th edition and will take place in Imperia from April 20 to April 24, 2010. Deadline for foreign works is February 8, 2010.

551 authors from 45 nations participated to the 2009 edition. 100 films were screened.


Artists Headline News

Design Festa Vol.30

Design Festa Vol.30Tokyo, JapanOctober 24-25, 2009Deadline: September 1, 2009

An international art event with over 8,500 artists attending!

Design Festa is a biannual international art event. Artists who have original work can participate with no restrictions. It is open to all artists from all over the world who want to exhibit their creative talent. For experimentation and an opportunity to take the next step in their artistic lives, this event is the place for artists to express their ideas freely!

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Animation Headline News

Flip Animation Festival 2009

Flip Animation Festival 2009Wolverhampton-Birmingham, West Midlands, U.K.November 5-7, 2009Deadline: July 3, 2009

Flip Animation Festival, UK. Established 2004. Animation screenings, seminars, workshops and competitions in the heart of England. Last year we included 6 competition categories:

Best FilmInternational FilmBest NewcomerBest Sound DesignBest Experimental FilmStudent Film

Free Film Submission - Deadline,3 July 2009

Animation Headline News

Last Call For Entries -- HAFF 2009

Holland Animation Film Festival 2009Utrecht, The NetherlandsNovember 4-8, 2009Deadline: July 1, 2009

There are only a couple of days left to enter your film for HAFF 2009. Don't hesitate and submit your film now at for the following competitions:

-- Competition for independent animated shorts in the categories narrative and non-narrative-- Competition for applied animation in the categories commercials, educational films, music videos and leaders-- Competition for best Dutch animation

Headline News

Harry Potter Advanced Potion-Making Experience on YouTube

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Advanced Potion-Making Experience on YouTubeDeadline: June 24, 2009

The "Advanced Potion-Making Experience" is an interactive video submission contest launched in support of the July 15 opening of HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE.

Animated Headline News

Animated Dreams Call for Entries 2009

Animated Dreams Call for Entries 2009Tallinn, EstoniaNovember 18-22, 2009Deadline: August 15, 2009

The 11th edition of Animation Film Festival ANIMATED DREAMS will take place from 18th to 22th November 2009 in Tallinn, Estonia.

Beware, your dreams have been animated!

How to submit a film:

The website displays the regulations, the short film entry form. For any kind of information please write to

Artists Headline News

Titmouse Animation is Calling for Characters with Characters for 7200 Frames

Titmouse Animation is Calling for Characters with Characters for 7200 FramesDeadline: July 3, 2009

Beverly Hills -- June 17, 2009 -- Hollywood based Animation studio Titmouse, Inc., is offering an amazing opportunity to artists from around the country with ideas for a short animated film. The chosen films will be fully funded and the process will be documented from start to finish as part of a TV show being produced called 7200 Frames (

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Win Opportunity to Interview Peter Jackson, District 9 Director Neill Blomkamp

Press Release from Sony Pictures

CULVER CITY, Calif., June 15 -- In IGN's District 9 VIP Access Sweepstakes, two moviegoers can win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to interview Oscar(R)-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson, as well as DISTRICT 9's director, Neill Blomkamp, and star, Sharlto Copley. The grand prize winners will get the unique chance to learn exclusive details about the highly-anticipated science-fiction thriller DISTRICT 9 during a two-day trip to San Diego, California as they cover Comic-Con for

Agents Headline News

CGSociety Launches 24th CGChallenge

The CGSociety is offering a challenge, should you choose to accept it, in its mission to track down the best Secret Agent inspired art!

The 24th CGChallenge calls for entries based on the shadowy world of spies, secret agents and their evil adversaries. Who do they work for? What secrets do they know? Who do they protect? And, most importantly, what cool and curious gadgets do they wield?

Festival Headline News

Call for Entries -- 4th Annual A Night of Horror International Film Festival

A Night of Horror International Film Festival announces its official call for entries today. The festival is now accepting feature films, shorts, music videos, and screenplays for the 2010 event.

What began as an idea for a one-night event (hence the festival's name) now spans for 10 days. The 2009 festival showcased 15 feature films and 70 shorts and music videos, along with hosting parties, filmmaking forums, and a screenplay competition.

Festival Headline News

European Independent Film Festival 2010 Call For Entries

European Independent Film Festival 2010 Call For EntriesEarly Deadline: December 14, 2009Late Deadline: January 4, 2010

The European Independent Film Festival -- Europe's foremost festival for independent filmmakers -- is currently accepting submissions for its 2010 edition. The festival accepts films in 13 categories:

European-- Dramatic Feature-- Dramatic Short-- Documentary Feature-- Documentary Short-- Animation-- Experimental

Non-European-- Foreign Dramatic Feature

Headline News

Vue 3D Environment Competition Call for Entries

Press Release from e-on software

June 15, 2009. Beaverton, Oregon: e-on software, maker of the leading solutions for natural 3D environments, in association with Maxon, Pixologic, 3D Total, 3Dconnexion, Cornucopia3D and 3D World Magazine, today announced the fourth edition of the "Vue 3D Environment Competition", designed to showcase the capabilities of 3D technology for CG environments.

Game Headline News

GameX Industry Summit Call For Proposals

Game industry professionals are invited to submit session proposals for GameX Industry Summit, October 24-25, 2009 in Philadelphia. GameX Industry Summit presents the 'Right Brain' Creativity Track and the 'Left Brain' Leadership Track.

GameX Industry Summit is presented by the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) chapters in New York, New Jersey, Boston, Baltimore and Philadelphia. Submit your session ideas to GameX Industry Summit today!

Awards Headline News

Animex Awards 2010 Call for Entries

Animex Awards Call for EntriesDeadline: October 1, 2009

Animex Awards is inviting entries from student animators, games designers and visual effects artists for 2010. Judging panels from previous Awards have included representatives from Pixar, ILM, Disney, Aardman Animation, Sony Imageworks, DreamWorks Animation and Electronic Arts, to name but a few.

There are two ways to enter:

Animation Headline News

Animarte 2009 Call for Entries

Animarte 2009 Call for EntriesDeadline: September 30, 2009

The 4th Animarte - International Animation Festival is receiving submissions until September 30, 2009. Animarte is open to animated and mixed media shorts with a duration of 15 minutes or less. There is no entry or registration fee and all animation techniques are accepted.

Film Headline News

HAFF 2009 -- Student Film Call for Entries

HAFF 2009 -- Student Film Call for EntriesDeadline: 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 The winner of this competition receives a scholarship of Euro 13,500, made possible by the Netherlands Film Fund.

Animated Headline News

Cartoon Competition from Fantoche and Swiss Youth Hostel

Cartoon Competition from Fantoche and Swiss Youth HostelDeadline: August 16, 2009

To celebrate the 85th anniversary of Swiss Youth Hostels, Fantoche is joining forces with them to launch a unique competition. Everyone, whether young or old, professional or amateur, is invited to send us an animated film. We're looking for your animated film stories that play out in and around Swiss youth hostels. The animation film competition is being advertised worldwide.

Festival 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.