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San Diego Asian Film Festival 2008

Attention animators! San Diego Asian Film Festival 2008 will once again be showcasing animated short films produced by animators of Asian ethnicities in a 90-minute all-animation program. All forms of animation (traditional, claymation, stop-motion, flash, CGI, etc) will be accepted for consideration into this competitive festival. Films by all animators pertaining to Asian issues and themes will also be considered. Only VHS and DVD (preferred) formats are accepted for consideration. A Best Animated Short Film Award will be awarded with prizes to be determined.

The year 2008 will be SDAFF's ninth year of celebrating the best in Asian Cinema in sunny San Diego. Last year, SDAFF screened over 130 films in eight days with many industry celebrities in attendance. The all-animation program was a resounding success with 25 animated shorts in the official selection. CITY PARADISE, by Gaelle Denis took the Best Animated Short Award. Help make SDAFF a success again by submitting your animation and spreading the word to your friends and associates who may also be interested.

Important dates:

Early deadline: April 11, 2008 Final deadline: June 13, 2008 Festival date: October 9-16, 2008

For submission guidelines and online submission:

Thursday, October 9, 2008 - 11:00am to Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 7:00pm
Submission Deadline 
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 12:00pm
San Diego