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Montreal Stop Motion Festival Issues Call for Entries

The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival issues a call for entries for the fifth edition of the festival, which will take place in October.


Montreal, Canada -- The Montreal Stop Motion Film Festivalannounced the official opening of its call for entries for the next edition of the Festival, which will take place on October 18, 19 and 20, 2013. The deadline for film entries is September 20, 2013.

Started in 2009 and now preparing its fifth edition, the Montreal Stop Motion Film Festivalis the world’s first festival dedicated exclusively to films made using stop motion animation.

The festival has been host to many special guests, including OSCAR winner Co Hoedeman, world renowned filmmakers Barry JC Purves, Peter Saunders of Mackinnon & Saunders (Corpse Bride), Mark Shapiro (Laika’s ParaNorman) and Merlin Crossingham (Aardman Animations).

Each year, the Festival offers family-friendly stop motion workshops, guest lectures from international experts in the field, and the best stop motion films from around the world. So, mark your calendar for the coolest film festival in town!

Deadline: September 20, 2013 For information concerning eligibility, dates, accepted formats and rules, please visit the submission section of the official website.

The Montreal Stop Motion film Festival celebrates the talent of all stop motion artists. The festival is an initiative of Erik H. Goulet, director of the festival and teacher in the animation department at Concordia University since 2001.

Source: Montreal Stop Motion film Festival

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.