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Call for Entries: Animatricks 2022

Films are now being accepted in multiple categories for the animation festival to be held in Helsinki, Finland May 19-22; deadline for submissions is January 15, 2022.

The 2022 Animatricks International Animation Festival will be held May 19-22, 2022, in Helsinki, Finland. The oldest animation-based festival in Finland, the event seeks to bring animated short films and animation art into the public eye and to introduce a host of diverse, thematically versatile films from all over the world. The 2022 festival will feature theme screenings, feature films, children's films, workshops as well as competitions.

Animatricks serves both as a venue for presenting films and as a meeting place for filmmakers and animation enthusiasts.

The event’s competition recognizes the best international and national short films, student films, experimental, documentary and animation for children.

Submissions are now being accepted in the following categories:

  • Animated Short
  • Children’s Short
  • Documentary
  • Experimental
  • Professional
  • Student
  • International short
  • National short
  • Junior short
  • Documentary animation
  • Experimental animation
  • Audience Award

All animations produced after January 1, 2020, which are under 30 minutes (including opening and final credits) and are at least 50% animated, are eligible for submission. The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2022. Selections will be announced in March.

Additional submission information is available here.

Animatricks is organized by Finland's umbrella organization for animators, The Finnish Animation Guild.

Source: Animatricks Animation Festival