Chicago Feminist Film Festival 1/4/16
The Chicago Feminist Film Festival (CFFF) aims to link art and social issues while showcasing independent fiction, documentary, and experimental short films. Festival programming endeavors to address issues of gender, race, sexuality, and other forms of inequality often missing from mainstream media, while celebrating work by people currently underrepresented in media fields. Online submission.
Animatricks Animation Festival 1/31/16
Founded in 2000, Animatricks is the only Finnish film festival focusing on animation. The New Finnish Animated Shorts Award has been handed out since 2005. The festival is organized by the non-profit association Palikka ry. Animatricks Animation Festival presents annually an interesting selection of international animated film gems and showcases the newest Finnish animation. The festival serves as a forum for animators and a meeting place for everyone interested in animation. online submission.