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I Castelli Animati Last Call For Web Animation

The 5th edition of 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. 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. New to this year's event is the International

competition for animated Web sites. The entry deadline for Web

animation is August 31, 2000. The competition is free of charge and

is open to all animations produced in Macromedia Flash 4.0. The

maximum duration is 3 minutes. For more information, visit

Read Animation World Magazine's


Report from the I Castelli Animati, the International Festival of

Animation" by Andy Klein to find out more about past I Castelli

Animati festivals.