Finland’s Animatricks Animation Festival will take place in Helsinki on April 22–24, 2016; deadline for submissions is January 31, 2016.
HELSINKI -- Animatricks Animation Festival is open for submissions for the Competitions for Animated Shorts 2016. The New Finnish Animated Shorts Category is accompanied for the third time by the International Animated Shorts Category. The winners will be awarded cash prizes. Animatricks Animation Festival will take place in Helsinki on April 22–24, 2016. The deadline for submissions is 31st of January 2016.
All animated films and music videos completed after January 1, 2015 that have not been previously screened at Animatricks and do not exceed the length of 30 minutes are eligible. At least 70 percent of the duration of the film must be animation. Educational and commercial material is not eligible. The selected films will be screened in the International Shorts Competition Category and the New Finnish Animated Shorts Category. The Festival’s pre-qualification jury will select the films for the screenings. The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2016. More detailed information and the online entry form can be found here.
The Festival Jury will choose the most interesting film from the International and the Finnish category. The winner of the International category will be awarded 3,000 € and the winner of the Finnish category 1,000 €. The award is given to the director of the film.