Updates for May

Miami Underground Film Festival 5/1/19
☠ ENTRY IS ONLY OPEN TO SOUTH FLORIDA FILMMAKERS. IF YOU AREN’T FROM SOUTH FLORIDA, DO NOT SUBMIT TO THE MUFF! ☠ email for submission details

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

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.

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).

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)

 

All Hands and Hearts International Film Festival

All Hands and Hearts International Film Festival 9/10/19*
For more than a decade, ALL HANDS AND HEARTS has been working all around the world to rebuild resilient communities. We respond immediately after disaster strikes and stay until the job is done. So far we have hosted over 56,000 volunteers at 108 programs in 18 countries, aiding more than 1.1 million people in need. This year we are organizing our first ALL HANDS AND HEARTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, screening films across our programs for United Nations International Day for Disaster Reduction (October 13). Currently our active programs are in Mexico, North Carolina, Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Nepal and Mozambique.*Note: free entry for Under 18s, former AHAH volunteers and for short films about natural disaster relief and recovery, climate change, humanitarian aid and international development.

Womanimation! 2019

Womanimation! 6/1/2019
What is Womanimation!? As the name implies, it’s a festival showcasing acclaimed animated films created by women from around the world. From satire to drama, from the everyday to the surreal – in styles from traditional 2-d to stop-motion to computer animation – the festival features something for every taste. The eleventh edition of Womanimation! will take place on Saturday 29th June.

updates

Golden Beggar Award4/09/19
International Festival of Local Televisions. We encourage you to enter your films/programmes into competition for the Golden Beggar Award in one of the three competition sections – Local Televisions, Production Companies, Young Authors.  We expect entries that reflect the lives and fates of people living where you live. We also welcome works that uncover serious problems of present-day society, such as refugees, terrorism, corruption, blackmail, minority and cross-border problems and the fate of children.

NAFF: Neum Animated Film Festival 4/15/19
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.

New Zealand International Film Festival 04/18/19
NZIFF presents a non-competitive, invited season of new films in a wide variety of styles and genres. To demonstrate the development of the art and contribute to a knowledge of new styles and trends in filmmaking. New Zealand, Australian and Pacific Islands competition deadline.

Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (Korea) 4/30/19
The Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) is presented by the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival Organizing Committee and hosted by the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival Executive Committee. Feature Films and Shorts. Types of films Animation , Documentary, Narrative fiction. Genre: Fantastic, Horror, Mystery, Phantasy, Science fiction, Thriller.

Turku Animated Film Festival 4/30/19
We are looking for original, bold, uncompromising & inventive animated shorts under 30 minutes to compete for Grand Prix, Best Professional Film, Best Student Film, Tough Eye award and Audience award. In addition, the festival programme consists of a seductive selection of carefully selected special programme screenings, workshops, discussions, exhibitions and escpecially parties. TAFF takes place in the hometown of the renowned Turku Arts Academy. Our venue is a beautifully restored old factory milieu by the River Aura in Turku, Finland.

 

 

SHORT OF THE YEAR

Short of the Year 03/21/19
PROMOFEST opens the call for entries of SHORT OF THE YEAR – WINTER Every season 50 works will be selected. The winner of each season will be awarded with 250 submissions to film festivals (for free) and will directly become one of the films selected for The Short of the Year. The grand prize consists in 1000 submissions to festivals (for free).

Short of the Year 06/21/19
PROMOFEST opens the call for entries of SHORT OF THE YEAR – SPRING. Every season 50 works will be selected. The winner of each season will be awarded with 250 submissions to film festivals (for free) and will directly become one of the films selected for The Short of the Year. The grand prize consists in 1000 submissions to festivals (for free).

Short of the Year 09/21/19
PROMOFEST opens the call for entries of SHORT OF THE YEAR – SUMMER. Every season 50 works will be selected. The winner of each season will be awarded with 250 submissions to film festivals (for free) and will directly become one of the films selected for The Short of the Year. The grand prize consists in 1000 submissions to festivals (for free).

Short of the Year 12/21/19
PROMOFEST opens the call for entries of SHORT OF THE YEAR – AUTUMN. Every season 50 works will be selected. The winner of each season will be awarded with 250 submissions to film festivals (for free) and will directly become one of the films selected for The Short of the Year. The grand prize consists in 1000 submissions to festivals (for free).

Dead by Dawn 3/1/19
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!

Neuro Film Festival- festival on hold
We would like to thank everyone who has participated in the Neuro Film Festival over the years! We are currently re-envisioning the video contest and will therefore not be presenting a 2019 Neuro Film Festival. Future video contest communications will come from the American Academy of Neurology’s patient and caregiver magazine, Brain & Life. We encourage you to sign up for a free subscriptionto the magazine and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.In the interim, please watchand share on social media all of the inspiring videos the patients, caregivers, students, neurologists, and filmmakers have submitted.

Zlin Film Festival: International film festival for Children and Youth3/1/19
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.

Ohio Shorts (Columbus, OH) 3/4/19
The Wexner Center’s annual Ohio Shorts competition showcases the best in Ohio-produced short films—from documentary, animation, or dramatic narrative to anything in-between. Youth and Adult.

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.