TRICKY WOMEN 2010 – International Animation Film Festival March, 4th – 8th Tricky Women is the first and only festival of animated film in Europe that is dedicated exclusively to animation by women. With its international competition, retrospectives, presentations by renowned film schools, its special programmes and its forum Connecting Animation, Tricky Women offers a unique, up-to-date overview of animated filmmaking around the world. Since 2007 it has been held annually in Vienna each March.
The festival offers an international competition of animated short films realised by female artists and produced in 2008 or 2009. Each filmmaker, producer or distributor may submit as many films as they like. Each film submitted must be accompanied by an entry form and sent on a separate tape or reel. No films entered in prior Tricky Women Festivals shall be admitted. The deadline for applications for the preliminary selection is October 30, 2009!! Awards are presented in the following nominations: • Tricky Women Award of the City of Vienna worth 4,000 Euro. • 3-month scholarship in the artist-in-residence programme of quartier21/MQ. • Synchro Film & Video Material Prize worth 1,500 Euro. • Hubert Sielecki Award worth 500 Euro (for an Austrian animation). • Audience Award.