4 Weeks left to Submit to Encounters
ENCOUNTERS BRISTOL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (16 – 20 NOVEMBER)
4 WEEKS LEFT TO SUBMIT (DEADLINE 30 JUNE)
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There are only 4 weeks left to submit to the 17th Encounters Bristol International Film Festival (16 – 20 November).
Encounters is now the leading UK gateway to the world’s most prestigious short film and animation awards, including the BAFTAs, Cartoon D’Or, European Film Awards, and Oscars®. Submit your short film or animation by Thursday 30th June, for an opportunity to showcase your creative talent and a chance to win a major award.
This year’s awards and prizes for competition strands Animated Encounters and Brief Encounters include;
- 2 Grand prix Awards. Prize: £2,000* (& Academy Award® short-listing)
- 2 European New Talent Awards, eligible to European Graduating films or first time European director credits. Prize: €1,000*
- 2 Best of British Awards. Prize: £1,000* (all films qualify for BAFTA live action & animation awards)
- 2 Best of the South West Awards. Prize: £500*
- A Documentary Award. Prize: £1,000*
- An Experimental Award. Prize: £1,000*
- A Children’s Jury Award. Prize: £500*
- DepicT! Awards (details at www.depict.org)
Short films and animations are eligible from all over the world, completed from 1 Jan 2010, under 30 minutes in length from every genre (animation, live action drama, documentary, experimental and music video). The festival is offering a £5 discount for digital submissions, and a reduced fee for multiple submissions.
Visit encounters-festival.org.uk for submission criteria and to enter your film. Sign up to the festival newsletter for the latest on Encounters events. Join our online community on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news.
Depict! – Can you do it in 90 seconds?
Free submission, upload at depict.org. (Deadline 5 Sept 2011)
A Watershed project www.depict.org
*All cash prizes are up to the value of the amounts stated.
Encounters Bristol International Film Festival
0044 117 929 9188
1 Canon's Rd