Also announced is the separation of long format project honors into Best Long Form Animation and Best Feature Film awards.
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ASIFA-Hollywood’s annual celebration of excellence in animation is set for February 17, 2024 at UCLA’s Royce Hall; the early submission deadline is October 16, with final entries accepted through December 8.
The committee has revised Rules and Procedures in some categories and announced name changes in others; submissions close on November 30; timing of the 22nd Annual VES Awards Presentation is TBD.
The 15th International Animated Film Festival will be held in Batumi, Georgia from November 13-18; the festival is accepting submissions for its film competition with an entry deadline of August 25.
The 15th Festival International Animated Film Festival is now accepting films in multiple categories; event takes place in Batumi, Georgia, November 13-18.
The conference, taking place March 18-21, 2024 in San Jose, California, seeks submissions for talks, posters, and training labs by September 8, 2023.
The festival, a non-competitive exhibition aimed at artists who use animation as an instrument for their personal expression, will be held February 15-18, 2024; submissions are being accepted until October 16, 2023.
The 43rd edition of the festival, taking place February 23 to March 3, 2024 in Brussels, will showcase the genre of science fiction and highlight Hungary’s bustling film industry; film submissions will be accepted until October 2, 2023.
The event showcases the whole spectrum of creative animation and how animation is for everyone; running 10 days from November 24 – December 3, the festival is accepting submissions through July 31.
The festival returns in-person for its 10th edition, taking place at the New Chitose Airport November 2-6.
The 15th edition of the festival will be held October 22-28 in Yerevan, Armenia.
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Submissions now being accepted for next year’s event in Niigata; inaugural Grand Prix winner ‘Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman’ by Pierre Földes revealed from 2023 edition.
‘Small Things Considered’ is this year’s theme for the three-month paid mentorship in all-inclusive, real-world animation filmmaking; the deadline for submission is July 10.
The Animation Lab & Pitch 2023 invites Asian and European animation producers to apply for a two-part workshop aimed to offer insight into the animation market on both continents.
The 5-day September festival and TV animation conference, which features screenings, exhibits, workshops, and entertainment, invites Canadian creators to kickstart their animated series concept with the annual Pitch THIS! event – submissions deadline is June 16; kids ages 8-12 can apply to participate in the OIAF Kids Jury - submissions deadline is July 12.
Amazon will award $10,000 for the Best Overall Film and $5,000 for an Audience Award, plus lead a discussion panel on the future of LGBTQIA+ storytelling; the selected films will premiere at the October 2023 festival.
Funding for Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian producers co-developing projects with Ibero-American creators provides up to €150,000, and a support program valued up to €95,000 to promote new technology in creating animation; applications now open - submission deadline is August 21.
The program, open exclusively to Canadian creators, pairs 10 semi-finalists with industry mentors for a chance to pitch animated series concepts – submissions begin May 1; The Ottawa International Animation Festival runs September 20-24.
You can also watch them here - Round 2 of the Film London and Arts Council England commissioning program wrapped up with the artist animators debuting their work at The New Black Film Collective’s event; round 3 applications now open through May 22.
Scheduled for September 20–24, OIAF features screenings, virtual artist talks, workshops, and meetings with schools and recruiters; taking place during the festival TAC offers industry professionals a chance to connect.
A gathering of the international animation scene since 1982, the festival returns to Stuttgart, celebrating 30 years.
The 13th annual global contest for aspiring creative media and entertainment artists is accepting entries now through June 1.