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WOMAN POWER AT THE VOLDA ANIMATION FESTIVAL - 14 – 17 September 2017 Volda, Norway

Volda, Norway is home to the Volda University College Animation Department and the Volda Animation Festival.  The festival is a completely student run undertaking and this year the four festival organizers were women as befits this year’s theme, Women In Animation.

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CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF ANIMATOR INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL - 07 – 13 July 2017 Poznan, Poland

Over these past 10 years of existence the Animator Festival in Poznan has grown in respect internationally so it was a lovely honor to be invited back this year to help celebrate the festival’s 10th anniversary.

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EAST MEETS WEST AT THE ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL 12 – 17 June 2017, Annecy, France

China was in the spotlight this year at Annecy 2017, and their presence was very evident with 9 special programs and a film in the Feature Film Competition.  Most people in the West know very little about the rich history of Chinese animation so this was a wonderful opportunity to fill this void.

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AniMafest Zagreb - 5-10 June 2017 - Zagreb, Croatia: A CELEBRATION OF INDEPENDENT ANIMATION

AniMafest is a true celebration of the best of independent animation and animators.  With 6 short film competitions, 9 feature films in competition, 4 programs of student films, 2 Croatian film screenings and many special programs, every day at AniMafest was very full.

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GOLDEN KUKER INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL 01 – 7 May 2017 in Sofia, Bulgaria

For seven days the beautiful city of Sofia becomes the center of Bulgaria’s animation world with the opening of the Golden Kuker International Animation Film Festival.  This year the festival received 1,117 films from 87 countries.  205 films were chosen by the selection committee to be screened in 10 competition categories.

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Call for Entries for the Anilogue International Animation Festival 2017

Call for Entries for the Anilogue International Animation Festival 2017. The deadline is 15 August for this short film competition which is open for European short animations and comes with a main prize of EUR 2000. There is no entry fee.

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Call for entries for short and feature films for the 19th Festival International du Film d'Aubagne

The Festival International du Film d'Aubagne is a film festival which highlights composers and soundtracks as well as directors! Animation plays a big part in their selection, and there is now a Call For Entries for both short and feature works.

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MUSIC IN THE AIR AT THE FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM D’AUBAGNE OF MUSIC AND FILM: 20 – 25 March 2017 in Aubagne, France

For six days live action film and animation directors and their composers took center stage at the International Festival of Music and Cinema in Aubagne, France.  The aim of the festival is to bring together young artists with professional film makers and composers.  With more than 140 composers at the festival along with other people involved in all branches of the film and animation industry, networking was a high priority.

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