JULY 2018

Underappreciated Moviemakers Festival 7/1/18
A festival intended to present works by moviemakers who’ve been making movies for at least 30 years without receiving much attention; have a large body of work that you don’t get credit for; have seen younger, richer friends imitate them & go on to well-paying gigs at places where the original is more likely to be confronted by security forces wondering why you’re there; who’re still controversial after decades of dedicated work; who find it almost impossible for you to get a screening anywhere; & whose work almost never written about.

Klik Animation Festival (Amsterdam) 7/01/18* student deadline
KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival is six days jam-packed with animation awesomeness. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re an animation fanboy/girl, animation professional, student, or designer. Brace yourself for a dazzling showcase of the world’s best animated shorts and features, matched with fine presentations, workshops and zany parties. Immerse yourself in absolute animation frenzy and take part in this warm celebration of all that is animation.

Fredrikstad Animation Festival (Norway) 07/01/2018*
Fredrikstad Animation Festival (FAF) is organized by Norsk Animasjonsforum. The object of the festival is to promote screening of animation and increase the awareness of animated expressions in the Nordic-Baltic countries. Fredrikstad Animation Festival is a Cartoon d´Or partner festival, and is obliged to nominate a film to the Cartoon d´Or Award.

Shortynale Klosterneuburg 7/1/18
Shortynale is a shortfilm festivals for movies up to 30min running time. It takes place in Klosterneuburg Austria, very close to Vienna. There is a national and a international competition.

DocuTIFF invites all documentaries from established and debut filmmakers alike to apply their films in International Competition and In Albanian Competition. DocuTIFF aims to encouraging documentary film production in Albania and to give more chances to our filmmakers finding cooperation and enabling mutual contacts with their colleagues in our region, to build up a favorable climate creation in Albania and wider in region for development and cooperation of such productions. DocuTIFF last year screened 180 films in three venues as well as in open air making it the largest film festival of its kind in Albania and one of the most important in the region. There are no entry fees for films in Albanian language.

DOCK11: POOL INTERNATIONAL Dancefilm Festival 7/2/18
POOL is a competition and festival for films that draw their strength from the movement and the techniques of Dance. All dancers, choreographers, filmmakers and artists are invited to apply with dance short films and dance animations. Films should not be longer than 30 minutes and also not a pure documentation of a dance piece.

Viennale 7/12/18
The Viennale International Film Festival Vienna – is a NON-COMPETITIVE FILM FESTIVAL.It is acknowledged by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF). The Viennale’s main program presents films of all genres and formats (presented in original version with English and/or German subtitles). The Viennale’s festival program mainly consists of films participating BY INVITATION. Therefore, please do not send in unsolicited preview screeners. FILM ENTRY FOR THE VIENNALE 2018 – DEADLINE FOR ENTRY: JULY 12, 2018 If you would like to submit a film or video to the Viennale festival edition 2018 we kindly ask you to send us a ONE PAGE SYNOPSIS (unaccompanied by any forms, but including technical details such as original format, running time, screening format, etc.) so we might get a first impression of what the film/video is about (deadline: July 12, 2018).
Please send the synopsis to: film@viennale.at If you have not received a request for a preview screener within two weeks after sending in the synopsis, the film/video has not been chosen for preselection. We ask for your understanding that you will only be contacted in case of a positive selection. If the film/video has been chosen for consideration in our main program you will be sent a note of invitation to participate in our preselection (deadline for requested preview tapes: July 31, 2018; DVD PAL or DVD NTSC region free possible). The Viennale predominately shows feature and documentary films, as well as selected short films. The following formats can be screened at the Viennale: – 70mm, – 35mm, – 16mm, – S-8, – HDCAM, – DCP. IMPORTANT NOTES: Please note that the films/videos selected for the Viennale ‘s main program may have been screened at other festivals, yet must not have been shown in Austria. Please also note that in case of entries of short narratives (fiction films up to 40 minutes) the Viennale can only accept Austrian productions. We further would like to point out that due to the great number of curated films the possibility for the submission of further films into the Viennale program is limited. The completion of a submitted work may not date back longer than twelve months.

Farhang Foundation Short Film Festival 7/23/18
The Festival caters to the art of short filmmaking that visualizes some aspect or aspects of Iranian “Heritage”, which includes the arts, culture, history, crafts geography, cuisine, and lifestyle. Calling on individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life to submit short films, less than 9 minutes in length, visualizing some aspect of Iranian art, culture, and heritage, that will inspire and spark the audience’s interest in learning more about Iranian culture. SUBMISSION OPENS APRIL 23RD.

DreamGalaxy Multicultural Audience Award 7/28/18
The first global multicultural audience award is now accepting stories in any language from any country each month. email: dream@thepearldream.com, Submit using this link.  

Panorama Coisa de Cinema 7/28/18
Brazilian Film Competition. The Panorama Internacional is made by the Coisa de Cinema in Salvador Bahia. It is a competitive festival of shorts and features nacionals and internacionals. The 14th Panorama Internacional are going to happen from 7 to 14 of November in Salvador and in Cachoeira, Bahia, Brazil.

Bang Awards 7/31/18
Directed at digital arts and Multimedia, BANG combines new technology and the magic of animated films. It aims at bringing together different audiences, as are the films that we are sent. Our audience is truly wide and varied, since school children to adults looking for inspiration; from teenagers to whom new technology is the future, to senior citizens that allow themselves to be amazed by new worlds.

New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 7/31/18
Welcome to the hub airport of animation. This autumn, the New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2018 will screen animated films from all around the world at the terminal building of New Chitose Airport, which connects Hokkaido with the rest of the world. The festival was launched in 2014 as the first festival ever held inside an airport’s terminal building. The festival’s third edition last year received more than 2,000 film entries, which drew more than 33,000 attendance as well as Japanese and international guests. Animated Features.

Mequinensa International Film Festival 7/31/18
Mequinensa International Film Festival is looking for music videos Water-related Music Videos not longer than 20 minutes. Non-competitive section..(note: other sections have a fee)

PRIMANIMA is a festival, which is exclusively dedicated to up-and-coming animation artists from all over the world! The competition programme of PRIMANIMA is divided between- WORKSHOP AND STUDENT WORKS (stuff you make during your studies or at animation workshops) DIPLOMA FILMS (the film you finish your academic studies with) DÉBUT ANIMATIONS (your first film made without school background) FILMS FOR CHILDREN (your student, diploma or first film made for children) PRIMANIMA will take place for the 6th time in the town of Budaörs (in the suburbs of Budapest, Hungary)