Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival celebrates the creativity, diversity and the impact of short film by connecting industry with audiences.
Encounters is the UK’s leading short film, animation and virtual reality festival. The festival discovers, supports and develops new talent in filmmaking, providing a platform for emerging and established filmmakers from around the world, and continues to be a unique meeting place for the industry.
At the heart of the festival lies the Encounters international competition, a leading international competition for short film, animation and virtual reality. 2018 Call for Entries is still open. Final submission deadline is June 1, 2017. More information is available here.