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Australian Effects & Animation Awards

Australian Effects & Animation AwardsSydney, AustraliaNovember 11-13, 2008Deadline: October 1, 2008

An international competition now in its 12th year, the AEAF Awards attract entries from around the world. The awards give recognition and reward excellence and creativity in 10 categories of competition:

Commercials AnimationCommercials VFXTitles, Idents & StingsShort FilmStudentMusic VideoTV SeriesFlash AnimationFeature Films, AnimationFeature Films, VFX

Two-time Oscar nominee (Animation Director on STAR WARS: EPISODE II -- ATTACK OF THE CLONES and EPISODE III -- THE PHANTOM MENACE) Rob Coleman will head the international panel of judges.

Previous winners of the AEAF Awards are among the world's premier post-production companies, effects houses and film studios. Past winners include: Animal Logic, ILM, Beeps, Complete Post, Digital Pictures, Fuel, Iloura, Rising Sun Pictures, Fin Design & Effects, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Passion Pictures, The Mill, Box Communications, John Rowe Animation, Framestore CFC, Nectarine, Bigfish Design, Pixar Animation Studios, Students from AFTRS, QUT and VCA.

If you have created an animated work during 2007-2008 and would like your work viewed by your peers in the vfx community, including many international artists from the world's top studios, enter in the AEAF Awards. Fill out the entry form and send it to with your entry by October 1, 2008.

All nominated entries will be screened at the AEAF Awards night on November 12, 2008 Chauvel Cinema Sydney.

Winning entries receive the specially commissioned AEAF Award and, most importantly, exposure through a screening of the entries at the AEAF, press coverage including the AEAF Showcase issue of Digital Media World Magazine and the recognition of the VFX community.

Go to to enter online or download an entry form.

The Digital Media Festival including AEAF will take place November 11-13, 2008, Chauvel Cinema Sydney Australia. Program details will be updated regularly at

The festival invites digital artists from around the world to share their experience and creative processes with an enthusiastic audience during the festival, 11-13 November 2008 in Sydney. If you have work, knowledge and expertise to contribute, contact the festival director at