Animated Castles Festival Calls For Entries

The 5th International Animated Film Festival/I Castelli Animati will

take place in Genzano, Italy, October 4-8, 2000. I Castelli Animati

highlights animation in all its forms from commercials to features

films. The international competition features the following prizes:

grand prize "I Castelli Animati," special jury prize, best debut

short film, best European short film, audience prize, the Fabrizio

Bellocchio prize and best non-narrative short film. The Italian

competition will give a grand prize and special jury prize to the top

Italian productions. New to this year's event is the International

competition for animated Web sites. I Castelli Animati will feature

retrospectives on Wendy Tilby, Paul Driessen, Konstantin Bronzit,

Koji Morimoto and Jan Pinkava. Composer Julian Nott, scorer for the

WALLACE & GROMIT films, will be the guest of honor. The entry

deadline is July 30, 2000 for the international/Italian competition

and August 31, 2000 for the Web animation. For more information, visit

http://www.castellianimati.it.

Read Animation World Magazine's

"A

Report from the I Castelli Animati, the International Festival of Animation"

by Andy Klein to find out more about past I Castelli Animati festivals.

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