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Renderyard Short Film Festival Calling for Animations 2011

On this 7th Edition Renderyard celebrates film exchange with other established Film Festivals (RUSHES SOHO SHORTS London, MADRID EN CORTO, Madrid) cooperation within the film industry and the creative use of film technology to inspire filmmakers and to provoke social awareness in the international film community. Renderyard Short Film Festival is held yearly in Spain in November, and supports the screening of British, UK, Spanish, European and International film content from both professionals and newcomers working with short films, animations, documentaries, music videos and this year feature films.

The Festival also supports film scripts and film scores and each year it attracts over 2000 international film entries from partner countries such as: UK, Spain, USA and Canada, France, Italy, Greece, Germany, Norway, DenmarK, Switzerland, Africa, South Africa, Japan, Russia, India, Australia and Latin America.

This year the 7th Edition of the Festival is held in La Rioja, wine capital of Spain at the THINK TIC, La Rioja’s Technology Centre the 26th and 27th of November, where the international audience can appreciate the 50 best selected films on different categories, screening a total of over 100 films. The films shown have been produced exploring the latest Film, Animation and Digital Technologies, allowing each director to project their own reflections, stories and ideas as new forms of visual self expression.

During the week of the 21st – 27th of November, as part of the Festival screenings, Renderyard will be holding a series of workshops highlighting the latest Film / Animation Software with a panel of international speakers. During the evenings there will be Feature film screenings with Q&A with the directors launching key film projects of GREAT impact within the International Film making Industry.

Renderyard has established digital and distribution film channels with long term media and festival partners to work closely with selected film makers to help them distribute their film content internationally and support them in getting involved in new film projects.

Festival screenings will start on Friday 26th of November at The Think Tic, with speakers introducing the different categories and will conclude on Saturday the 27th with the mentioning of the winning films on each category and The Renderyard Film Awards for 2011.

Further details at

Submit your film / Animation to Renderyard: for Film Submisisons 9th September 2011


Renderyard Festival Awarded Categories 2011:

Short ContentShort Film AwardFictional films by experienced filmmakers from around the world under 12 min in lengthAnimation AwardFactual and fictional content by filmmakers from around the world under 12 min in lengthDocumentary AwardFactual content by filmmakers from around the world under 12 min in lengthMusic Videos AwardPromotional work for Music / Music groups/ Dance by filmmakers from around the world under 12 minutesThink Tic Award ‘Micro-Film’Film / Animation technology software develpment based / film content designed for digital media / Commercial sequences, adverts, title sequences, idents and mobile film content 3 min in length


Long ContentFeature Film AwardFictional films by experienced filmmakers from around the world between 30 – 120 min Feature Animation AwardFactual and fictional work by filmmakers from around the world between 30 – 120 minFeature Documentary AwardFactual content by filmmakers from around the world between 30 – 120 minutes

Submit your film to Renderyard 2011: for Film Submisisons 9th September 2011-----------------------------------------------------------------------

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Contact the Festival Team:

Monday, June 20, 2011 - 7:50am to Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 7:50am
Submission Deadline 
Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 3:46pm
La Rioja, Spain