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CALL FOR ENTRIES - KLIKxHAFF 9 - 17 November 2019 Amsterdam

KLIKxHAFF are still looking for talented filmmakers from around the world that want to see their animated short, series, game or VR project in the spotlights at our new festival. All selected projects compete for one of our great awards. 

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Take Part in the 17th International Animation Film Festival Tindirindis 2019!

The 17th International Animation Film Festival Tindirindis 2019, which will be held from November  28 - December 1 in Vilnius, Lithuania, is now open for submissions.

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Call for entries - Animakom Festival, Bilbao from 11 to 15 April 2018. The submission deadline is 20 February 2018.

Animakom, the second edition, is an international animation festival with live screenings and with awards that will take place in Bilbao from 11 to 15 April 2018. The submission deadline is 20 February 2018.

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Over these past 10 years of existence the Animator Festival in Poznan has grown in respect internationally so it was a lovely honor to be invited back this year to help celebrate the festival’s 10th anniversary.

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China was in the spotlight this year at Annecy 2017, and their presence was very evident with 9 special programs and a film in the Feature Film Competition.  Most people in the West know very little about the rich history of Chinese animation so this was a wonderful opportunity to fill this void.

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AniMafest Zagreb - 5-10 June 2017 - Zagreb, Croatia: A CELEBRATION OF INDEPENDENT ANIMATION

AniMafest is a true celebration of the best of independent animation and animators.  With 6 short film competitions, 9 feature films in competition, 4 programs of student films, 2 Croatian film screenings and many special programs, every day at AniMafest was very full.

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For seven days the beautiful city of Sofia becomes the center of Bulgaria’s animation world with the opening of the Golden Kuker International Animation Film Festival.  This year the festival received 1,117 films from 87 countries.  205 films were chosen by the selection committee to be screened in 10 competition categories.

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ETIUDA & ANIMA 23rd INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - 22-27 November, 2016 in Krakow, Poland


In the past year I have been invited to be on the jury of three different festivals in Warsaw and Krakow Poland resulting in my developing a deep appreciation of Polish festivals.

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YOU’VE COME A LONG WAY BABY! - KLIK Animation Festival 27 October -1 November 2016 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

KLIK Animation Festival in Amsterdam has come a long way in its 10 year history.  From its beginnings in 2007 as a primarily student festival at the Kriterian Theatre to the 2017 edition at the prestigious Eye Film Institute, KLIK has grown into an important event on the European festival calendar.

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XXII International Animated Film Festival KROK - 30 September to 8 October 2016 Russia

“And the ship keeps sailing through dead calm, mist, and rough seas” is the perfect motto for the KROK International Animated Film Festival.  KROK is a joint Russian/Ukrainian festival that takes place on a boat, and even the current tense political situation between the two countries and the death of Eduard Nazarov, one of the festivals three Presidents, couldn’t dampen spirits as we sailed from Moscow to Yaroslavl.

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Call for Entries 2017 for the Be there! Corfu Animation Festival

Be there! Corfu Animation Festival, an international competitive festival organized by ANIMATE CORFU NGO since 2011 in Corfu, Greece, once more invites international filmmakers to submit their animation films. Submission deadline: 21st December 2016.

Its 6th edition takes place from 29 March - 2 April in Corfu, Greece.

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Upping the Ante on Festival Standards: Animafest Zagreb; Zagreb, Croatia 6 – 11 June 2016

Animafest Zagreb is the second oldest animation festival in the world, after the Annecy International Animation Festival.  It has always been an excellent festival, but this year Artistic Director Daniel Suljic set a new standard for festival excellence. Along with the six International Competition programs, the Student Film Competition, two Croatian Film Competitions and nine feature films, the week was packed with special events.

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Frederikstad Animation Festival - 12 through 15 November 2015 - Fredrikstad, Norway - Putting Nordic/Baltic Animation in the Spotlight

Putting Nordic/Baltic Animation in the Spotlight - The Frederikstad Animation Festival presents the opportunity to see the best of the Nordic and Baltic animation, much of which is not shown at any other festival.

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14th Edition of the Euganea Film Festival 2nd to the 19th of July 2015 Este/Euganea/Padova, Italy

The 14th Euganea Film Festival takes place over 3 different weekends  in 3 different Northern Italian cities where over 60 films were screened.  The first weekend in the beautiful city of Este was devoted to animation.  The documentary and short live action films were shown in two other cities on following weekends with different juries.

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Dok Leipzig Documentary Film Festival - 26 October - 1 November

Founded in 1955, DOK Leipzig is the oldest documentary festival in the world, and from its beginning, animated films were part of the program, which today extends into crossmedia art. Dok Leipzig 2015 will be from 26 Oct. until 1 Nov. this year.

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Call for Entries - FESA 2015, in Belgrade Serbia

Initiated by the Public Enterprise “Belgrade Fortress”, FESA – Festival of European Student Animation, was established in 2012 under the auspices of the Serbian Ministry for Culture.
The main goal of the festival is to promote the art of animation from the European countries and to create conditions that will enable the younger generation to conquer new concepts and new technologies.
The Festival of European Student Animation is going to be held on August 29th and 30th 2015.
The Festival comprises of the Student's Competition programme (film schools and single student authors).
This year’s competition theme is SYMBOLS in the widest sense of the terms.