Fur-Reality (Cincinnati, Ohio) *currently accepting entries for October event
Animation Mini-Festival. This event is a showcase of indie and student animation films which will be playing at Fur Reality this year. We’re currently accepting submissions to be featured in our Mini-Festival. All convention attendees are welcome to come and watch. The films do not need to be limited to furry or anthropomorphic content. Also, to keep it safe for a wide range of ages, no adult content please. Check site for submission rules.

Reanimania (Yerevan, Armenia) 8/31/17*features
ReAnimania festival aims to facilitate the development of animation art, educate a new generation of world class animators and provide a forum for presenting works of Armenian animators in the international arena as well as introduce examples of the world’s finest animated films to the Armenian audience. Feature films category- the deadline is 11:59 PM (Eastern Standard Time) on August 31, 2017.

Interference Festival (Poland) 9/1/17
An open international competition under the headline “Freedom of Form”, organised as part of the Interference Festival, inviting entries of visual works in one of four main competition categories. 1. FOUND FOOTAGE [max 5 mins], 2. VIDEO CLIP [max 10 mins], 3. CREATIVE ADVERTISING PIECE [max 5 mins], 4. EXPERIMENTAL SHORT VISUAL PIECE [max 8 mins], Submission online or by post.

VJ Battle Open Call 9/1/17
We hereby announce an open call for International Competition VJ Battle organized within 4th edition of Interference Festival!. Send us your short bio, nickname and a few minute visual demo. From submitted entries, our Jury will choose eight finalists who will face each other during exhilarating final in Gdańsk! The prize pool is 2500 PLN. Join and face with the best ones! download: VJ-battle-terms-and-conditions-2017 (doc)

Columbus Moving Image Art Review (CMIAR) 9/1/17
Central Ohio Artists Only. Screening for local filmmakers. Make sure to visit the submission page to download the form and send your high quality downloadable video link (no youtube links) or DVD at any time up to the deadline. Send in your new or old animations – videos – films, or propose an a/v performance. If it uses light and it moves it is fair game; video, film, animation, documentary, narrative, experimental, student, and professional. We aim to celebrate what central Ohio has to offer with no time constraints, no subject constraints. Central Ohio Artists Only.

Linea d’Ombra-Festival Culture Giovani 9/7/17
Short fiction film competition shorts with a length of up to 20 minutes produced in Europe between 2016 and 2017.

International Film Festival zubrOFFKa 9/10/17
Foreign Film Deadline. We are now accepting submissions for the International Short Film Festival ŻUBROFFKA. On behalf of the organizers we are inviting artists to submit their films for the competitions. Apart from the Grand Prix of the festival and awards in particular competitions there will be special prizes for the best animation, documentary, fiction, cinematography and music, there will also be the Wild Bison Audience Award. Online Submission.

Torino Film Festival 9/15/17
The Festival pays particular attention to emerging cinemas and young filmmakers. In its competitive sections, it promotes awareness of films by new directors whose works are characterized by strong formal and stylistic research.

PLAY – Lisbon’s International Kids Film Festival 9/30/17
PLAY – Lisbon’s International Kids Film Festival is a Portuguese film festival, exclusively dedicated to children and youth, determined to promote the access to culture for a younger audience through Cinema, and intends to be a national reference in the pedagogical and leisure field.

International Film Festival zubrOFFKa 10/1/17
Polish Films. We are now accepting submissions for the International Short Film Festival ŻUBROFFKA. On behalf of the organizers we are inviting artists to submit their films for the competitions.

Japan Media Arts Festival 10/05/2017
The Japan Media Arts Festival is a comprehensive festival of MediaArts (=Media Geijutsu) that honors outstanding works in the four divisions of Art, Entertainment,Animation, and Manga, as well as providing a platform for appreciation of the works that have won awards.

Tulsa International Animation Festival 1/28/17
Features short film animations submitted locally and from around the world. Animations may be stop-motion, Claymation, 2-D animation, 3-D animation or cut-outs, to name a few. Videos MUST be 5:00 minutes or less. We will not accept any entries that are trailers for a longer animated film. It must be the original (5min or less) film.

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