Upcoming animation festival deadlines

Some of the following animation festivals have recently been added to my lists, plus a reminder for a couple of them (NW animation festival and Glas animation festival).
best of luck,
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Tokyo Anime Award Festival 10/31/17 short
Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2018 (TAAF2018) 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.

Tokyo Anime Award Festival 11/10/17 feature
Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2018 (TAAF2018) 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.

Northwest Animation Festival 11/15/17
The NW Animation Fest is a variety show that celebrates the best new work from independent animators around the globe. Portland’s schedule will include many additional special events, including thematic programs, guest organizations, displays in the theatre’s lobby, after-parties, and more.

Monstra: Lisbon Animated Film Festival 11/19/17
MONSTRA | Lisbon Animated Film Festival is accepting film submissions on its international competitions. The festival’s next edition will take place from March 8th to 18th 2018, and the competition categories are: Feature Films, Short Films, Student Short Films, TV Series, Short Films for Children and Supershort films.

Holland Animation Film Festival 12/1/17
The Holland Animation Film Festival 2018 organizes the following competitions. The competitions for features, shorts, student films and Dutch films are open for films that had their premiere after January 1, 2017.

GLAS Animation Festival 12/31/17
The GLAS Animation Festival is an international competition animation festival dedicated to animated films and will be held in Berkeley, California, USA March 3 to 6, 2016.

Cardiff Animation Festival 1/12/18
note: free only for The​ ​Young​ ​Welsh​ ​Short​ ​Animated​ ​Film​ ​category
Join us on the 20th, 21st and 22nd April 2018 for a three day celebration of all things animated! Watch brilliant animated films, hear exclusive insights from very special guests and meet lovely like-minded people. Mark your diaries for a trip to Wales’ friendly capital in April 2018!

 

 

 

 

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Reminder: Short Short Story Film Festival

Hi all- Last call if you have a narrative that is under 6 minutes…..
best of luck,
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Short Short Story Film Festival 10/30/17
The Short Short Story Film Festival is a competitive international festival of films that tell a story in under six minutes. The festival celebrates brevity in filmmaking, with films from across the globe, both live-action and animated. The 11th edition of the festival will take place late November and early December 2017, in Providence, RI and Worcester, MA.

Leiria Film Fest

Leiria Film Fest 12/15/17
Created in 2013, Leiria Film Fest is an International Short Film Festival that is showcasing its 5th Edition, to be held in March 2018, in Leiria, Portugal. Organized by Leiria Film Fest – Cultural Association, the Festival has the special support of Leiria’s Council, and the regional weekly “Região de Leiria” as its main partner.

Queer Moving Image Review

Queer Moving Image Review (ongoing)
Queer Moving Image Review is now accepting submissions for our screening room, a monthly feature on our website. Queer Moving Image Review seeks moving image of any kind involving the theme of queerness and/or moving images made by queer filmmakers. Non-commercial, artist made films are encouraged, special preference will be given to filmmakers who identify as queer. To submit please fill out our form.

World Film Festival (Estonia) 10/30/17
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.

Noir Film Festival (Italy) 10/31/17
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.

Northwest Animation Festival (Portland, Oregon) 11/15/2017
Showcases the breadth of the animation world. all methods represented: 2D, CG, stop motion, motion graphics, pixilation, and experimental hybrids. All styles are welcome: hilarious, heart-warming, dark, cerebral, or abstract. We make a point of showing films both from masters and remarkable amateurs.

 

Appalachian Film Festival

Appalachian Film Festival 2/09/18
Attention Appalachian Filmmakers. Somerset Community College’s Harriett Simpson Arnow Conference will hold its first Appalachian Film Festival as a part of its 2018 conference. The fest will consider films under 30 minutes in length for inclusion into the Conference fest. The event will take place on Friday, April 6th and 7th, 2018. There is no submission fee. All films from filmmakers who reside in the Appalachian states of Kentucky, Tennessee, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi will be considered. The fest will accept films of any genre including documentaries and animated shorts. While submissions focusing on the Appalachian experience are encouraged, it is not required for entry.

 

Fupitoons Festival- deadline approaching

Fupitoons Festival9/22/17 midnight GMT+2
FupiToons Festival is looking for the best African animated content aimed at audiences pre-school to 12 years to be part of a 2 hour screening. Turner will be partnering with AAN at DISCOP Johannesburg and the Fupitoons Festival- Africa’s first short film, “made in Africa”, animation festival hosted in partnership with Ster-Kinekor Cinema Nouveau (26 – 29 October, Cinema Nouveau Rosebank, Johannesburg). “The organisers of FupiToons Festival have decided to move the deadline for submissions forward to midnight, 22 September, 2017.  ” (original deadline was in October)