OCTOBER 2019

Tricky Women 10/4/19
Tricky Women is the first and only festival of animated film that is dedicated exclusively to animation by women. We are looking forward to subversive, powerful and expressive animations with a unique visual style!

Japan Media Arts Festival 10/4/19
The Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee is now accepting entries for the 23rd 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, 2018 – October 4, 2019). From each division, the jury committee will select winners of the Grand Prizes, Excellence Awards, New Face Awards, Social Impact Award and U-18 Award. All awards including Special Achievement Awards and Jury Selections will be announced in March 2020. 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 September 2020. Entries must be submitted online at http://festival.j-mediaarts.jp/en/entry/entry-guidelines/ All entries must be received by 18:00 on Friday, October 4 (JST). Submission of entries is free of charge. For additional information, visit the website: http://festival.j-mediaarts.jp/en/

Monstra: Lisbon Animated Film Festival 10/13/19
MONSTRA is an event where animated film meets other media and arts, aiming to present, disseminate,experiment and discuss ideas, crossing over new artistic approaches and forms, on which animated film is the narrative and aesthetic expression. The Festival’s main goal is to present and promote the best animated films made all over the World. Submissions for the International Short Films for Children and Youth category.

Tokyo Anime Award Festival 10/31/19 short animation
Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2020 (TAAF2020) is an international animation film festival organized by the Association of Japanese Animations and TAAF Executive Committee, and co-hosted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. The Festival is run by TAAF Office, established under the TAAF2020 Executive Committee, with the support of various companies, organizations and individuals who endorse TAAF2020’s objectives The aim of TAAF2020 is to collate and screen high-quality animation works of superior originality, provide excitement and inspiration to the audience as well as creators, cultivate new talent, and contribute to the development and promotion of animation culture and industry.

ANIMAC 10/31/19
International Animation Film Festival of Catalonia is a not-for-profit cultural event organised by Lleida City Council and supported by the Department of Culture of the Government of Catalonia and other public and private bodies.