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Call for Entries | 19th Japan Media Arts Festival

Begins: February 3, 2016

Deadline: September 9, 2015 (18:00 Japan Standard Time)

The Japan Media Arts Festival is a comprehensive festival of Media Arts (Media Geijutsu) that honors outstanding works from a diverse range of media - from animation and comics to media art and games. The festival gives awards in each of its four divisions: Art, Entertainment, Animation, and Manga. Since its inception in 1997, the festival has recognized significant works of high artistry and creativity, and in addition to a yearly Exhibition of Award-winning Works has held other events, such as symposiums, screenings, and showcases.

Entries are sought from professional, amateur, independent and commercial creators across the globe. Works completed or released between September 3, 2014 and September 9, 2015 are eligible for entry in the four divisions - Art, Entertainment, Animation and Manga.

Animation Events

ProWeekend - Animation and Illustration Weekend Seminar sponsored by Lipscomb University

Begins: October 25, 2014

TaughtByAPro.com presents ProWeekend Seminar hosted by Lipscomb University. Disney animators Ruben Aquino, Claire Keane & Tom Bancroft will be converging on Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN for seminars, lectures and networking.  This is an opportunity to learn techniques, tips & tricks used by professional animators, character designers and concept artists who have worked on some of your favorite movies.  In addition, there will be an exciting character design contest and plenty of opportunities to ask your questions of these talented artists.

International Events

CINANIMA 2007

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, November 5, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: November 5, 2007

CINANIMA - The International Animated Film Festival of Espinho, Portugal is celebrating its 30th edition this year. The event's purpose is to promote animation art worldwide. Every year CINANIMA holds an International competitive program, panorama screenings, retrospectives, special programs, exhibits, seminars and workshops, besides promoting the gathering of directors, animators, producers and the audience in general in a friendly atmosphere. For more information, visit www.cinanima.pt.

Directors Events

CINANIMA 2005

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, November 7, 2005 at 11:00am
Begins: November 7, 2005

CINANIMA's purpose is the promotion of the animation art worldwide. Every year CINANIMA holds an International Competitive Program, Panorama Screenings, retrospectives, Special programs, exhibits, seminars and workshops, besides promoting the gathering of directors, animators, producers and the audience in general in a friendly atmosphere. For more information, visit www.cinanima.pt.