The deadline for submissions to the Animated Com Award at the 21st Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is extended to February 14, 2014.
With preparations for the 21st Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (April 22-27, 2014) underway, festival organizers have extended the deadline for the Animated Com Award.
Films that fall into the category of applied animation and were produced no earlier than October 1, 2012, can be submitted to the Animated Com Award until February 14, 2014.
Prizes will be awarded for outstanding work in the areas of advertising, spatial communication, and technology, and a special award. The Special Award “Future needs derivation – Individual mobility” is offered by the Daimler AG. All interested national and international filmmakers -- students from film and animation schools as well as young companies -- are invited to animate mobility as well as history and stories of the individual mobility in a personal and innovative way.
For more information, visit www.itfs.de.
Organizers are also seeking entries for Animation Production Day 2014. Hosted by the FMX 2014 Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia and the 21st Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, APD takes place this year, for the eighth time, April 24th & 25th. As a business platform for the international animation industry the APD invites production companies worldwide to submit their animation and digital content projects for which they are searching for co-production, financing and distribution partners. The deadline for project submissions is February 18, 2014.
Submission and application forms can be found online: www.animationproductionday.de.
The APD participation fee is EUR 700.00 (incl. 7% VAT) per person. The early bird rate for submissions & registrations before January 24, 2014, is EUR 650.00 (incl. 7% VAT).
Source: Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.