MAY 2019

Matsalu Nature Film Festival 5/1/19
The Matsalu Nature Film Festival (MAFF) is an annual nature film event held in Estonia. It has been named after the nearby Matsalu National Park, which is one of largest bird sanctuaries in Europe.

Miami Underground Film Festival 5/1/19

Cartoon Forum (European only) 5/8/19
Only one TV project can be submitted per company. The submitted project must be: An animation project of a minimum running time of 26 minutes, In state of development, European.

Imaginaria- International Animated Film Festival 5/15/19
IMAGINARIA 2018 – Call for Entries for Feature Films, Short Films, Children Films, Student Films.

LINOLEUM International Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival 5/15/19
LINOLEUM festival aims to support animation artists and to promote animation worldwide. The objective of the Festival is to encourage and celebrate creativity among animators and media artists; popularize contemporary animation and media art in Ukraine. Festival accepts animation shorts of any genre and technique under 30 min

Jewish Film Festival Berlin 5/15/19
The Jewish Film Festival Berlin & Brandenburg has been the largest forum for Jewish and Israeli cinema in Germany for more than two decades, making it the oldest and most important cultural event of its kind and a vital part of the diverse Jewish life of Berlin and Brandenburg.

M Film Festival 5/16/19
M Film Festival is an international film festival in Matosinhos, Portugal, exclusively dedicated to a 1-minute film, including credits, with free submission and prize money. The competition is open to all countries and the festival is organized by Orfeão de Matosinhos.

Fantoche International Animation Film Festival 5/17/19
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 2019 competitions if they’ve been completed after 31 March 2018 and last no longer than 40 minutes.

Canaltown Moving Movie Festival  5/22/19
No entry fee submissions are currently being accepted for the Canaltown Moving Movie Festival in Honesdale, PA. Films must be 15 minutes or less. All genres accepted. Audience vote determines award winners.

Sedicicorto International Film Festival Forti (Forli, Italy) 5/30/19
Two categories with no entry fee:  ANIMARE – International Animated Films for Children (NO ENTRY FEE), SCHOOL & DISTRIBUTION – Films of Any Genre coming from film schools and distribution companies (NO ENTRY FEE).

AVANCA Portugal) 5/30/19* only Trailers and Portugese films have free submission
***Trailers- works should have less than 3 minutes. Trailers of all film categories will be admitted. Video clips – works should have up to 6 minutes. NOTE: All trailers sent with the submitted films will be considered for this competition. Each candidate should send the trailer or video clip using the submissions platforms or using a file transfer service (, Films should be sent, preferably in high-definition video file.

Countryside Animafest Cyprus 5/31/18
Countryside Animafest Cyprus is the official Cyprus animation Festival. Its aim is to cultivate the art of animation, by raising audience awareness and promoting cultural, financial and social development in the field of independent animation filmmaking. nternational short film Competition. National Competition, workshop films and student projects (Cypriots only)

Autumn Shorts Film Festival 5/31/19
Call for Submissions 11th Annual Autumn Shorts Film Festival. Films of any genre that has a running time under fifteen minutes is welcome to submit. Submission guidelines and online submission form is available at this link. Early submissions not selected in the first round of selections are not necessarily excluded from the final selections. Early submissions that are not announced in the first round of selections will automatically be considered for the final official selections.