Since there are so many animation festival deadlines coming up in the next month or two, along with new updates (*), I have re-listed other upcoming animation festivals as a reminder.
best of luck,
Animated Eden 7/31/13 (extended deadline)*
Eden Valley’s animated short film showcase, taking place on the edge of the Lake District, within the grounds of a 14th Century stately home. The day will include animated short film screenings both local and worldwide, talks and Q&A by animators, live music and refreshments. Submit by mail or send email with link to film.
The festival has three competition programs: short animated film (25 min max); student animated film (film school work or a diploma work); film school or workshop (program of films). Animated films of European production which are not longer than 25 minutes, made by frame by frame technique, computer animation and combination of live footage and animation (where complete part of live footage doesn’t exceed 50% of complete film length) are eligible for festival screening. DVD Submission, Pal video forrmat.
Stoptrik International Film Festival (screenings in Slovenia and Poland) 8/15/13
Films submitted to the competition should be no longer than 30 minutes and produced after Juanuary 1st, 2011. Please, note that we accept films made ONLY in the techniques of stop motion animation (puppet animation, clay animation, cut-out animation, object animation, sand animation, pixilation, mixed). Submit entry Form and DVD by post.
Animated Dreams 8/15/13*
International competition program of short and medium-length animated films. DVD submission.
Giant Incandescent Resonating Animation Festival (CANADA) 08/15/13
Can Submit online at festival website
Primanima 2013 (Hungary) 08/20/13
submit by post or upload. World festival of first animations- graduate films, workshop films made by students and first films made by young professionals
Animation Celebration (Kansas) 08/21/13
Do you have an animated short or feature that you would like to see on the LARGEST screen in the state of Kansas (75 x 100 ft.)? The Midwest Association of Professional Animators (MAPA) is proud to once again partner with CinemaKC to present our annual Animation Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. This rare opportunity will give student, amateur and professional animators a chance to screen, discuss and answer questions about their respective works side-by-side. All submissions should be a .mov or mpeg file. Please contact Dylan, Taylor or Doug at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Animae Caribe 8/30/13*
We will be celebrating its 2013 edition with dynamic, beautiful animations from around the world. Workshops and panel will include discussions on animation and the diaspora, the business of animation, digital media and storytelling, the future of Caribbean stories and folklore in a digital world and so much more. Online form, send film by mail.
FIA, International Animation Festival 8/30/13*
This is a space for dissemination and display of animations made by students and graduates of animation schools, independent animators and producers by national and international. Web submission.
Expotoons (Buenos Aires) 8/31/13
Aims to make a contribution to the development of the animation industry as well as to promote the interchange of knowledge and experiences among the different countries in order to establish international relationships between producers and creators. The Competition is open to animated feature films, short films, TV series, commercials and graduation shorts, finished by film or digital mediums. DVD submission.
Fredrikstad Animation Festival (Norway) 09/01/2013
Fredrikstad Animation Festival is the oldest and largest animation festival in the Nordic region, with roots back to 1994 and Animerte Dager in Oslo. One of the pillars is our Nordic– Baltic competition for animated shorts with the awarding of our own price, the Golden Gunnar. The festival is also one of the nine animation film festivals which nominate films for the prestigious European animation award Cartoon d’Or. Each year the festival invites famous actors in the international animation industry and guests from famous studios such as Pixar, Disney and Aardman has previously visited the festival. The festival is a professional arena for the animation industry, and is also important for students and educational institutions in animation, graphic design and digital media production. dvd: pal, link to downloadable quicktime h.264 format
Doc Cartoon 9/5/13*
the first festival in the world to be primarily dedicated to animated documentaries and non-fiction comics. Email film information to festival.
Animateka Film Festival (Slovenia) 09/15/2013
Etiuda and Anima Festival (Poland) 09/17/2013
Anima: Animated films (professional students etudes or independent films). max 30 minutes, made on 35mm, 16 mm (with optical sound), Betacam SP (magnetic tape), Digital Betacam, Blu-ray this includes other up to date technology.Etiuda: Student films (excluding animated films) max 30 minutes, made on 35mm, 16 mm (with optical sound), Betacam SP (magnetic tape), Digital Betacam, Blu-ray this includes other up to date technology. DVD by post.
Montreal Stop Motion Film Festival (Canada) 09/20/2013
Stop Motion (puppet) animation is defined as the movement of three-dimensional objects animated frame by frame.
Les Sommets du cinéma d’animation (Quebec, Canada) 09/20/2013
The Sommets du cinéma d’animation de Montréal (Montréal animated film summit) is an international festival dedicated to animation in all its forms, from heritage films to new media by way of current production. Over five days, every space at the Cinémathèque québécoise moves to the rhythms of animation! A unique event in Quebec, the festival celebrates an art form that has long brought international recognition to Quebec and to Canada.
IFAD ANIMATION FESTIVAL CHILE (Chile) 09/23/13*
Call professional national and international schools and works. Organizing special emphasis on animation productions coming from authors and producers to promote issues such as cultural identity of peoples, social issues, experimentation and new visual languages. We express special interest in consider convening animation works from art schools, audiovisual design and animation, for which we created a specific category of exhibition and competition. Max. 20 minutes.. There is freedom of subject matter and techniques, covering everything from narrative to experimental languages. Submit through Click for festivals.
Animahenasyon: Philippine Animation Festival (Phiippines) 09/27/13
Competition is open to all Filipino animators. They do not have to be residents of the Philippines. student or professional.