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‘Wolfwalkers,’ ‘Tiger and Ox,’ and ‘Umbilical’ Snag Wins at AFI Fest 2020

Tom Moore’s new animated feature took home the Audience Award for Narrative Feature; Seunghee Kim and Danski Tang films awarded Grand Jury Prize – Animation and Special Mention, respectively.

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Call for Entries: More Films for Freedom – Deadline August 16

Program encourages submissions from UK-based LGBTIQ+ filmmakers working with storytellers/filmmakers from the African continent and Middle East.

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NYC's 9th Annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival - Feb 20-29 2020

Begins: February 20, 2020

9th Annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival - awesome film screenings, cool discussion panels, career-building workshops and super-fun parties! Check out our 79 outstanding films from 27 countries -- we have something for everyone! 

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Call For Entries: Festival of Cinema NYC

Begins: August 7, 2020

Sponsored by Regal Entertainment, the festival is currently seeking films of all lengths and genres - including animation! Save 10% off your submission fee when you use code AWNFCNYC on

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The 49th Edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam Coming January 22 - February 2, 2020

Begins: January 22, 2019

IFFR returns to Rotterdam with its commitment to support and promote independent filmmaking by talented new artists.

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26th Stuttgart International Trickfilm Festival of Animated Film: April 30 - May 5

Begins: April 30, 2019

ITFS focuses on artistic animated films, innovations in the field of interactive and transmedia projects, as well as the promotion of young talent.

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25th Annual Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS)

Begins: April 24, 2018

This year the festival celebrates its 25th anniversary edition with a six-day celebration and associated events in the heart of Germany, running April 24-29, 2018.

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Celebrate Diversity in Film! 7th Annual Winter Film Awards CALL FOR ENTRIES

Begins: February 22, 2018

Winter Film Awards showcases emerging filmmakers from all genres from around the world, with a special emphasis on highlighting the work of women and minority filmmakers.  Submit your latest work now and take advantage of Early Bird Rates!  Early Bird Deadline September 5 - Regular Deadline October 17 - Late Deadline November 15

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Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema WANTS YOUR FILMS!!

Begins: August 4, 2017

The Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema is a non-profit organization established to support the development, and help expand the audiences, of independent cinema from around the globe.

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Austin Film Festival

Begins: October 13, 2016

Known as the “Writers Festival” since its inception 23 years ago, Austin Film Festival recognizes the importance of narrative at the core of filmmaking. By celebrating the work of storytellers; those committed to crafting intricate worlds, fully-formed characters, and diverse perspectives, AFF bolsters its reputation as a champion for the creator.


Make sure to submit your film to AFF’s Oscar®-qualifying Animated Short category! Many animated shorts that play AFF have gone on to be nominated for an Academy Award®, including The Dam Keeper in 2015, Head Over Heels in 2013 and The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore in 2012.

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‘Sous tes doigts’ to Screen at the Bronx Film Fest, Anima Brussels and Monstra Lisbon

Animated short directed by Marie-Christine Courtès shows the consequences of the Indochina War for a repatriated family who arrives at the transit camp of Saint-Livrade in France.

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Call for Entries - International Festival of Puppet Theatre and Animated Films for Adults and the Animated Film Competition for Young Artists

The International Festival of Puppet Theatre and Animated Films for Adults is a festival that combines two worlds - the world of theatre and the world of cinema, and takes place in Warsaw, Poland from 12 - 20 October, 2015.

This year we have decided to add to the festival with the International Animated Film Competition for Young Artists (the age limit for entrants is 30 years) which aims at presenting and promoting animated films for adults.

Submit your film to the International Festival of Puppet Theatre and Animated Films for Adults, or to the Animated Film Competition for Young Artists - the submission deadline is 5 September, 2015.

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Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2015

By Paul Bruce | Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 8:59am
Begins: November 11, 2015

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2015: Call For Entries

This year's Edinburgh Short Film Festival is once again open for entries,
screening the best in contemporary International short cinema alongside
Scottish & UK short films in Scotland's ancient capital!

All forms of animation are welcome.

The deadline for applications is Monday  29th June 2015.