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Montreal Stop Motion Fest Issues 2014 Call for Entries

The deadline for film entries to the 2014 edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival -- taking place this year September 26-28 -- is June 20, 2014.

The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival has announced the official opening of its call for entries for the next edition of the Festival, which will take place on September 26-28, 2014. The deadline for film entries is June 20, 2014.

Started in 2009 and now preparing its sixth edition, the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival is the world’s first festival dedicated exclusively to films made using stop motion animation.

The festival has been host to many special guests, including Oscar winner Co Hoedeman, world-renowned filmmakers Barry JC Purves, Peter Saunders of Mackinnon & Saunders (Corpse Bride), Mark Shapiro (Laika’s ParaNorman), Merlin Crossingham (Aardman Animations), Joe and Joan Clokey (Gumby) and Henry Selick (Nightmare Before Christmas).

Each year, the Festival offers family-friendly stop motion workshops, guest lectures from international experts in the field, and the best stop motion films from around the world.

For information concerning eligibility, dates, accepted formats and rules, please visit the submission section of the official website.

Source: Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival