ANIMACAMPUS TALLINN 2011
November 15-19, 2011 / Tallinn, Estonia
CALL FOR TALENTS
Deadline for application: August 1, 2011.
AnimaCampus Tallinn is a brand new networking platform and training event for up-and-coming young filmmakers working in the field of animation. The five-day creative summit takes place in parallel with the Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams, the sub-festival of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.
In the frame of several lectures, presentations, discussions, screenings and workshops international animation experts share their experience in making cinéma d'auteur animation films as well as commercial productions. A mix of animation art and industry. A mix of traditional animation techniques and new media technologies. AnimaCampus Tallinn provides young professionals from East and West the opportunity to learn from top animation experts and build international networks in inspiring European Capital of Culture atmosphere.
The programme of AnimaCampus Tallinn consists of the following activities:
• Lectures, presentations and panel discussions to address the breaking issues in the animation history and today. * Open to all participants, guests and public.
• Practical workshops, case studies and meeting-the-expert sessions in different fields of work promoting direct interaction between young and experienced professionals. * Open to participants and guests.
Mentoring and guidance:
• Specialized master classes. * Open only to participants.
• Individual project consultations. * Open only to participants.
Networking and entertainment:
• Film screenings at the Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams.
• Excursions to Estonian animation studios and Museum of Puppets.
• Match-making sessions.
• Social events and concerts in the evenings.
REGIONS IN FOCUS
In 2011 AnimaCampus Tallinn is setting its focus on the following regions: Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Iceland), Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania), South Caucasus (Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan) and Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan). Emerging animation filmmakers from the above mentioned countries are eligible to apply through the open call for entries. However, motivated applicants from the other European countries wishing to explore the animation scene in those regions are also encouraged to send their application.