GIRAF7: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
GIRAF is now looking for Animation submissions, in all styles, genres, lengths, and mediums.
GIRAF, or the Giant Incandescent Resonating Animation Festival (est 2005), is an annual animation festival that runs each November at the Plaza Theatre in Calgary. GIRAF celebrates the spirit of independent, underground, and experimental animation, showcasing Canadian animators and presenting diverse animations from around the globe. We’ve showcased the award winning independent work artists including Don Hertzfedlt, Bruce Bickford, Brandon Bloomaert, Barry Doupe, Cordell Barker, Richard Reeves, Chad Van Gaalan, Nick Fox-Geig, Amy Lockhart, Stu Hughes, Madi Piller, and Cam Christiansen, among many others.
Our programs are a strong eclectic mix of animation, representing the best of the medium from Claymation to CG. We focus on presenting independent animations that push boundaries through new techniques, unique visions, and stimulating subject matter.
We DO NOT CHARGE A SUBMISSION FEE, and encourage short and feature length local, national, and international submissions
DEADLINE: August 1, 2011 *Postmarked*
TO SUBMIT YOUR ANIMATION:
Please read our SUBMISSION GUIDELINES, before sending your film. Improperly labeled, submitted, and formatted films will be disqualified. Next, Fill out our ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM HERE, and mail us your DVD! Visit www.giraffest.ca  for all appropriate documents.
Submission Questions? Email email@example.com