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anim’est 2012 Call for Entries!

The deadline for submissions to the 2012 Anim'est International Animation Film Festival is June 15, 2012.

Press release from Anim'est International Animation Film Festival:

Save the dates! Submission Deadline: June 15th, 2012 Festival: October 5-14, 2012, Bucharest

Filmmakers, producers, distributors and friends of animated films are invited to submit shorts and features for the 7th Anim'est International Animation Film Festival. The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2012.

The Anim'est fest has announced the creation of a brand new competitive section: Minimest - reserved for shorts appropriate for children aged 4-12 years old. An award will be presented to one of the shorts, based on a decision made by a jury of children.

Also, starting with 2011, the winner of the Anim'est Trophy is shortlisted for the annual Cartoon d'Or Award.

With a smart and nonconformist audience, Anim'est has become Bucharest's most loved film festival and a growing name on the animation scene of Europe, recognized as a member of the Cartoon European Association of Animation Film since the 5th edition. Our presentations, workshops, masterclasses and round tables provide a great opportunity to get in touch with the latest creations and make contacts.

Included among the great names who have visited Anim'est since the first edition in 2006, are Bill Plympton, Georges Schwizgebel, Phil Mulloy, Shane Acker, John Dilworth, Joan C. Gratz, Mike Reiss, Alex Budovsky, Juan Pablo Zaramella, Alexander Damm, Gil Alkabetz, Simone Massi, Regina Pessoa, Erik van Schaaik and Anim'est partner festivals, animation schools and guest studios.

You are invited to submit films produced after January 1, 2010, to one of the Anim'est competition categories awarded in prize money and animation software:

    * Feature Film     * Short Film     * Student Film     * Music video / Advertising     * Romanian Competition     * Balkanimation     * Minimest

Please note the entry deadline: June 15, 2012, and check out the rules & regulations

Anim'est encourages you to use the electronic entry form on our site, a fast, efficient and eco-friendly way of submitting all of the details for your films.

Submissions should be mailed to:

ASOCIATIA ESTENEST Strada Dr. Taberei nr 92 Bl. C 7, Sc. F, Ap. 235 Sector 6 Bucuresti 061406 Romania Attn: Mihai Mitrică

For further questions, visit the Anim'est website or contact or +40746 785 180

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Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.