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Call For Entries: Tricky Women International Animation Festival 2019

Tricky Women, the International Animation Festival with a unique focus on animation by women filmmakers, takes place in Vienna March 13 – 17, 2019.

Tricky Women is the first and only festival of animated film that is dedicated exclusively to animation by women filmmakers.

You can now submit your films for the international competition of TRICKY WOMEN 2019. The 16th festival edition will take place from March 13th - 17th 2019 in Vienna. The Submission is free of charge and will close on October 5th 2018. Tricky Women is a qualifying festival for the European "Emile"-Award.

We are looking forward to your entries in the following categories:

  • International competition (animated shorts finished after January 1st, 2017)
  • Work / Work Affairs (not limited to recent works)
  • 100 Years of Women's Suffrage, democracy and participation (not limited to recent works)

You can submit either via or our new Tricky Women-Online-Form. We are looking forward to subversive, powerful and expressive animations with a unique visual style!

- Tricky Women VdFS Award, worth 4,000 Euro
- 3-month scholarship to live and work at Q21/MQ under the Artist-in-Residence Program
- Neo-Tel Award, worth 3,000 Euro
- The Grand Post Award, worth 2,000 Euro
- Sawczynski & Partner OG Audience Award, worth 1,000 Euro

Awards and prize money will go to the directresses of the films. The prizes and the amount of cash awarded may be subject to change.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 7:00pm to Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 12:00pm
Submission Deadline 
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 12:00pm
Museumsplatz 1
1070 Vienna