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Hi all- hope everyone is having a great year so far and having a lot of success with your creative work. :)
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FISH- Filmfestival I’m Stadthafen 1/17/18
FiSH – the filmfestival in the city harbor of Rostock provides a platform for young filmmakers from Germany and a yearly changing quest country from the baltic region. Guest Country: Lithuania.

Simorgh International Festival 1/17/18
It is our pleasure to invite you to the 9th edition of Simorgh International Festival. As we hope, this festival aims at promoting cultural and artistic exchange among students across the globe. The main theme of the festival is “The Culture of Health”.

Cinematica Festival 1/18/18
Cinematica is an international festival that deals specifically with the image-movement relationship in the visual and performing arts. It is inspired by the concept of imàge-mouvement of the french philosopher Gilles Deleuze in order to investigate how this concept is present in different art forms to stimulate the “setting in motion” of the image and then of the imagination and perception of the viewer.

Nouveaux Regards Film Festival 1/18/18
Organized by the non-profit Association Cinémas d’Ici et d’Ailleurs, The Nouveaux Regards Film Festival’s purpose is to constitute a meeting point for contemporary Caribbean and international cinema and to provide the opportunity for a discussion on all its perspectives and artistic trends. The Festival pays particular attention to emerging cinemas and young filmmakers from the Caribbean. Cross media project category and film category.

Bear Tooth Short Film Festival 1/18/18
We encourage all independent and student filmmakers to enter their short films, we do not discourage genres of any type. The films will be carefully selected and organized to their best placement within the festival line-up.

Kent County Teen Film Festival 1/19/18
All Kent County teens in grades 6-12 are invited to enter films in the Kent County Teen Film Festival. A jury will review all submitted entries and select films to be screened at the Festival. Prizes will be awarded for the best films in various categories. The Kent County Teen Film Festival is free and open to the public.

Animex International Festival of Animation and Computer Games 1/22/18
Animex was founded by Teesside University in 2000 with a view to creating a world-class inclusive festival that would draw some of the games and animation industries’ brightest lights and future stars together to share their knowledge with the next generation.

International Animation Film Festival Golden Kuker Sofia 1/31/18
IAFF GOLDEN KUKER – SOFIA plays a key role in the animation industry because it is organized by animators who produce animated films themselves which are interesting for people of different generations. IAFF Golden Kuker – Sofia shows a high level of professional performance and a huge international participation with plenty of works of talented people from all over the world. During the festival and throughout the year, animators and audiences have the opportunity to attend professional master classes led by world-renowned directors and animators, exhibitions, seminars, round tables, presentations and impressive events related to the art of animation.

Animafest Zagreb 2/1/18
The World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb, established in 1972, is the second oldest film festival in the world completely dedicated to animation. Launched thanks to the global reputation of the filmmakers sprung from the Zagreb School of Animation, founded based on the decision of ASIFA, International Animated Film Association, Zagreb Film production company and City of Zagreb, Animafest Zagreb takes place every year early in June. Until 2005 the festival was held biennially, and afterwards continued in the annual rhythm, devoting even years to short film and odd years to feature film. After Zagreb Film and Zagreb Concert Management, in 2007 the festival organisation was taken over by the private production company Hulahop with the aim of further development and balancing the programme with the requirements of contemporary tendencies, approaching broader audiences and providing added values to professionals.

Dead by Dawn 2/1/18
Dead by Dawn is the UK’s longest running genre film festival, established in 1993. It is a unique festival, celebrating the finest independent film-making with a focus on emerging talent. Our approach to horror is broad; story is paramount, as are humour, suspense and atmosphere. We welcome lifelong fans and the genre-curious to discover the breadth of unusual stories lurking under the ‘horror’ banner!

Annecy International Animated Film Festival 2/15/18
The Annecy International Animation Film Festival (French: Festival International du Film d’Animation d’Annecy, abbreviated as AIAFF) was created in 1960 and takes place at the beginning of June in the town of Annecy, France. Initially occurring every two years, the festival became an annual event in 1998. It is one of the four international animated film festivals sponsored by the Association Internationale du Film d’Animation(or ASIFA, the International Animated Film Association).

Fest Anca Internacional Animation Festival 2/25/18
Fest Anča International Animation Festival is unique in being the only Slovak multimedia festival focused on animated film targeted mainly at a mature audience. The festival aims to raise awareness about animated film as an autonomous art form, and to educate about its multiple types and aspects.

Animator: International Animated Film Festival 2/26/18
INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL ANIMATOR is oscar® qualifying festival. It’s the biggest cultural event in Poland devoted to animation. Each year we’re screening over 300 films from all over the world, including competition movies, premieres, retrospectives and overviews. Live concerts, workshops and extensive programme for children are also big part of ANIMATOR. Omnipresent fusion with music is what distinguishes ANIMATOR from other film festivals in Poland.

Lanterna Magica – International Animation Festival 2/26/18
The Lanterna Mágica Festival aims to promote and disseminate the international  animation market through the realization of competitive and non-competitive animation film sessions, which the guidelines follow in this regulation.

Countryside Animafest Cyprus 2/28/18
Animafest Cyprus, the official Cyprus animation Festival, showcases a selection of the world’s latest productions, focusing on independent, non-commercial films. Featuring competitions, expert seminars & masterclasses, workshops, exhibitions and special screenings.

Supertoon International Animation Festival 3/1/18
SUPERTOON is an International Animation Festival taking place in Šibenik, Croatia. The purpose of the Festival is to systematically monitor and provide an insight into recent Croatian and world short-meter animation film and video production through a range of competition and side programmes. Additional aim is to create a platform for a direct communication and exchange of ideas and experiences for all festival participants and guests.

Animayo: 3/1/18
The Summit, Conference and International Film Festival of Animation, Visual Effects and Video Games Animayo, will hold its thirteenth edition in May 2018.

Euganea Film Festival 3/3/18
Euganea Film Festival: is a transient film festival, which crosses the Euganean Hills far and wide to give tangible and definite form to the many synergies (artistic, but not only) present in the area. Euganea Film Festival involves many municipalities of the Euganean area  and equally evocative locations such as villas and castles.

Zlin Film Festival: International film festival for Children and Youth 3/10/18
ZLÍN FILM FESTIVAL is the oldest and largest film festival of its kind in the world.  This is a significant international event which has an excellent reputation and holds lots of respect.  The festival screenings are conducted not only in Zlin, but also in many other towns in the Czech Republic.  Each year the festival presents around 300 films from more than 50 countries around the world.  Since 2010 festival attendance has exceeded 95,000 children and adults.

Anima Mundi: International Animation Festival 3/30/18
Anima Mundi was created in 1993 with the aim of promoting and disseminating animation in Brazil. In the same year the International Festival of Brazil was created and today is one of the largest in the world in terms of audience. Currently, Anima Mundi also carries out diver initiatives along the year in the areas of education, events and distribution.

Hiroshima International Animation Festival 4/1/18
Hiroshima International Animation Festival is a biennial manifestation held in Hiroshima City in August, endorsed by Association Internationale du Film d’Animation (ASIFA). Under the spirit of LOVE & PEACE, the festival has been dedicating to the advancement of visual media art culture in general, by promoting international cross-cultural exchanges through the development of animation art. Today, Hiroshima Festival is considered as one of the most respected animation festivals in the world. It is also qualified as an Academy Award Short Film Festival.

NAFF: Neum Animated Film Festival 4/15/18
Festival has two parts: Working part of festival where children can learn animation techniques and make their own cartoons and Competition part of festival where cartoons from all over the world are presented. Cartoon selection is done by children who attend the Working part of festival. They also make decisions about all awards except for Jury award.

Turku Animated Film Festival 4/30/18
Turku Animated Film Festival is a fresh international film festival that celebrates the creative mind and the art of animation. TAFF seeks to promote animated film culture both in Finland and internationally. We are the biggest animated film festival in Finland, creating a platform for encounters between filmmakers, industry delegates and local lovers of animation. We’re also interested in extending the concept of film screening, bringing together cinema and other forms of creativity as well as entertainment.

Imaginaria- International Animated Film Festival 5/15/18
IMAGINARIA 2018 – Call for Entries for Feature Films, Short Films, Children Films, Student Films.

Fantoche International Animation Film Festival 5/18/18
Fantoche searches for the best animated short films from all over the world every year. Animated shorts of all kind and techniques are eligible for Fantoche’s 2018 competitions if they’ve been completed after 31 March 2017 and last no longer than 40 minutes.

Animofest 6/21/18
International Film festival of Secondary schools. created by secondary school students, at the age from 14 to 22 years. produced after the 1st January 2016. minimum length 1 min.


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