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Call for Entries: Manchester Animation Festival 2020

Submissions now being accepted for the UK’s largest animation festival, taking place November 15 -19; entry deadline is July 13, 2020. 

The Manchester Animation Festival, the largest animation festival in the UK, will run this year from November 15 – 19. The event unites artists, practitioners, students and enthusiasts to enjoy the many and varied achievements of the animated art form.

The 2020 call for entries is now open: films can be submitted in the following categories:

  • Short Films: Films not made by a student or person under the age of 16.
  • Student Films: Films created by undergraduate and post-graduate students.
  • Commissioned Films: Can be educational or scientific films, music videos or for advertising/promotional purposes. Commissioned films must have the permission of the rights owner before submission.
  • Immersive Films: Films that abandon traditional screening conditions and opt for an immersive format, this could be VR (interactive and non-interactive), AR or 360° films.

All films must have been completed after July 27, 2019 and the deadline for all entries is July 31, 2020. All animation techniques are eligible.

More information is available on the festival website.

Source: Manchester Animation Festival