OCTOBER 2018

Metro Film & TV Awards 10/1/2018
A monthly and annual event. The Metro TV & Film Awards are International in scope and support most every type of content from across the globe. Filmmakers have the option to take advantage of Metro’s non-exclusive screening offer. Get your content streamed to over 425,000 Subscribers through Metro’s Connected TV partners on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Android. In addition to Free submissions (see the deadline) Metro also accepts Nominations through it’s online entry form.

Factual Animation Film Festival- Ident 10/01/18
Create a “FAFF” video ident / animation sequence. To submit your ident, please email faff.fuss@gmail.com We expect most submissions will be of 5-10 seconds in duration, although especially creative examples of up to 30 seconds are very welcome. EPS files of the FAFF logo and eye can be downloaded here:  https://goo.gl/LxQRSM You are free to not use the logo and instead create the word/characters “FAFF” in any way you wish. The only rules are that your ident/sequence must contain the text “FAFF” or “FAFF 2018” and involve a blinking eye. The winner will receive a pair of tickets to FAFF 2018 and a bottle of champagne or tea hamper. To submit your ident, please email: factual.animation@gmail.com

22nd Japan Media Arts Festival 10/5/18
The Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee is now accepting entries for the 22nd Japan Media Arts Festival. All artists around the world, without distinction as to professional, amateur, independent, or commercial, are invited to submit their works to the four divisions Art, Entertainment, Animation, and Manga. Eligible works are completed or exhibited within a year before the deadline (October 6, 2017 – October 5, 2018). From each division, the jury committee will select winners of the Grand Prizes, Excellence Awards, and New Face Awards. All awards including Special Achievement Awards and Jury Selections will be announced in March 2019. Each of the winners from the four divisions will receive a trophy and prize money up to 1,000,000 yen, and also win an opportunity to present their works at the Exhibition of Award-winning Works in Tokyo in June 2019.

Tricky Women Animation Festival (Vienna) 10/5/18
Tricky Women is the first and only festival of animated film that is dedicated exclusively to animation by women. Upload via shortfilmdepot or send by post.

15 Second Horror Film Challenge 10/15/18
15 Second Horror Film Challenge is a nonprofit international filmmaking contest in which celebrity judges decide the top films and conventions screen our greatest hits! NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES for our fourth annual 2018 competition.

World Film Festival (Estonia) 10/15/18
World Film Festival is an event dedicated to the documentary cinema. The festival develops interest towards anthropological, analytical approach to cultures and societies, welcoming documentary film entries from all over the world. Our film program turns attention to cultural exchange as well as representations of other cultures and everyday life across the world. Submit online screener.

Mobile Festival 10/20/18
International festival for films made with mobile phone. The competition is open during the whole year and everyone that will send film made with mobile phone can participate on festival. The duration of the film should be under 10 minutes. Submit online.

Short Short Story Film Festival 10/28/18
The Short Short Story Film Festival celebrates brevity in filmmaking, featuring films from across the globe, lovingly harvested by the folks here at MergingArts Productions. From mini-documentaries to sentimental melodramas to black comedies to animated horror, the festival features succinct presentations of all kinds of short film stories.

Noir Film Festival (Italy) 10/31/18
The Festival’s main aim is the promotion and diffusion of the noir genre in its various forms (crime story, suspense, thriller, horror, fantasy, spy story, whodunit…) in Italy and throughout the world, by presenting previews (in and out of competition), retrospectives, meetings, exhibits, and so forth. Submit by mail with entry form. No short films.

Animac 10/31/18
Animac is the International Film Festival of Animation in Catalonia. Over the years, Animac has consolidated its independent and artistic character. Created in 1996 and throughout his 21 years history has become one of the most popular audiovisual events held in Spain, with an important international presence and prestige. Nowadays Animac is a rigorous, dynamic and welcoming festival continually making efforts to improve, generating new audiences and attracting those who love animation. Animac is a non-competitive film festival aimed at artists who use animation as a tool for personal expression. We go beyond the limits of traditional narrative and we seek visionaries who make independent and daring works full of energy and who take their expressive potential to the limit. Animac is also a meeting place for artists, a laboratory in which ideas are generated and relations between the different artistic disciplines are established. It is a place to dream and screen stories of the future.

 INTERNATIONALE KURZFILMWOCHE REGENSBURG 10/31/18*
International Short Film Week Regensburg aims to present an adequate and representative selection of the enormous diversity of the worldwide short film making in the international competition. For German films there is the German Competition and regional productions can be seen in the “Window To Bavaria” and “Window To The Region”. * note: all categories except international (free until August) are free to enter

 

Tokyo Anime Award Festival 10/31/18 short animation
Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2019 (TAAF2019) calls for unique animation works with high potential and strong messages, both feature and short animation, from all over the world. Our aim is to screen high-quality animation works superior in originality, provide opportunities to inspire audience as well as creators, cultivate new talents, and contribute in the development and promotion of animation cultures and industry.

Bhagwan Birsa Munda International Tribal Film Festival 10/31/18
The Film Festival will showcase the films on tribal heroes primarily. Beside tribal heroes, the films based on the themes of tribal culture, art, religion, architecture, Philosophy, traditions, mythology, history, life-style, food, costumes, Jewelry, sports and various aspects associated with them will also be showcased in the festival.

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