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Tricky Women Issues 2015 Call for Entries

The deadline for applications for the preliminary selection of Tricky Women 2015 is October 17.

Starting today, entries are now being accepted for Tricky Women 2015.

Tricky Women is the first and only festival of animated film that is dedicated exclusively to animation by women filmmakers. Since 2001 it has been held in Vienna each March.


  • Tricky Women Award of the City of Vienna worth 4,000 Euros
  • 3-month scholarship to live and work at quartier21/MQ under the Artist-in-Residence Program
  • Sawczynski-Award worth 1,000 Euro
  • Sielecki Award worth 750 Euro (for an Austrian animation)
  • Tricky Women Audience Award

Awards and prize money will go to the directresses of the films.

The festival offers an international competition of animated short films realized by female artists (male co-directors are welcome) and finished after January 1st, 2013. Each filmmaker, producer or distributor may submit as many films as they like. Each film submitted must be accompanied by an entry form and sent on a separate DVD. No films entered in prior Tricky Women Festivals shall be admitted.

The deadline for applications for the preliminary selection is October 17th, 2014.

Festival organizers also welcome shorts with the theme of “fair play & equity,” short animated documentaries and Animated Feature Films by Female Filmmakers for the festival’s non-competitive sections; these films can also have been produced earlier than 2013.

Entries can be uploaded via or sent by snail mail directly to Tricky Women. Entry forms can be found at

Source: Tricky Women

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Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.