11 – 17 June 2012
The Golden Kuker Sofia International Animation Film Festival has announced the THIRD GOLDEN KUKER SOFIA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL, which will be held from June 11 to 17, 2012 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Animation artists are invited to participate in the festival’s competition this year with animation films produced after January 1, 2010. The competition is open for entries until April 1, 2012. There is no entry fee!
Submit your film by filling out the online entry form (http://animationfest-bg.eu/IAFF2012_EN.pdf ) sign it and then send it as an attachment by e-mail.
You can find IAFF Golden Kuker 2012 regulations and technical specifications here .
Please read the specifications for SUBMISSION BY MAIL and ONLINE SUBMISSION here: http://www.animationfest-bg.eu/submit.html 
Films can be submitted in the following categories (including the brand new categories “1-minute animation film” and “eco-animation film”):
-- International Competition of Short Animated Films (up to 1 minute)
-- International Competition of Short Animated Films (1 – 10 minutes)
-- International Competition of Short Animated Films (10 – 50 minutes)
-- International Competition of Feature-length Animated Films (over 50 minutes)
-- International Competition of Student Animated Films (Graduation films)
-- International Competition of Animated Commissioned Films (educational, scientific or industrial films; advertising or promotional films; music videos)
-- International Competition of Animated Films made for Kids (TV series; short films made for kids; feature films made for kids)
-- International Competition of Eco-animation Films (animated films with a focus on environment preservation & ecology)
-- National Competition of Bulgarian Animated Films
GOLDEN KUKER SOFIA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL is organised by the Bulgarian Association of Independent Cartoon Animation Artists – BAICAA. More than 300 films from 50 countries enter the competition every year, among which films nominated for an “Oscar” and films of artists awarded at international festivals category "A". The festival consists of competition, informational and retrospective programmes, as well as supporting events such as workshops, master-classes, lectures, round tables and presentations, which provide a rare opportunity to meet world renowned animation professionals, make contacts and present/watch the latest animation creations from all around the world.
IAFF Golden Kuker – Sofia has been supported by Sofia Municipal Council, Sofia Municipality, National Culture Fund, National Film Center, Bulgarian National Television, Bulgarian National Radio, American Embassy, Norwegian Embassy, Finnish Embassy, French Cultural Institute and many others who became our partners and supporters.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org  with further questions about the competition.