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Due to a great interest of filmmakers in the 7th edition of the International Animated Film Competition at ANIMATOR \ 2014, the festival organizers decided to introduce the second selection for competition. New, the final entry deadline is :  March 24, 2014 /the date on the postmark is what counts/. The entry form and regulations can be downloaded from ...

New York No Limits Call For Entry Early Deadline for Feature FIlms is now Open

NEW YORK NO LIMITS is currently accepting Feature film entries in any subject, category and language for the 2014 NYNL SUMMIT. New York No Limits is proud to host its 4th annual Summit, a film festival event, in New York City on November 20th - 22nd at The Wild Project. NYNL is seeking films that express the most vital vision of the filmmaker. Our goal is to program the best in cutting edge film from all countries and to serve as a platform for filmmakers to explore multifaceted content.  ...


VIDEOHOLICA 2014 INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ART FESTIVAL 7TH EDITION 7 OPEN CALL FOR VIDEO ART 1 - 7 AUGUST 2014, VARNA, BULGARIA VIDEOHOLICA International Video Art Festival in Varna, Bulgaria starts the new open call for video art submissions for its 7th edition. The 7th VIDEOHOLICA will take place between 1st and 7th August 2014 in Varna, Bulgaria. This year's edition of VIDEOHOLICA will be accompanied by an international panel discussion on the issues and opportuni...

Animation Production Day 2014 – Looking for submissions of animation projects

Animation Production Day (APD), an event hosted by FMX 2014, Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia (April 22-25, 2014) and the 21st Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (April 22-27, 2014) takes place on April 24 and 25, 2014 for the 8th time. It is an event by Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg and Film- & Medienfestival gGmbH. As a business platform for the international animation industry the APD invites production companies worldwide to submit their animation and digital con...

CALL FOR ENTRIES ANIMATED COM AWARD – Extended deadline: February 14, 2014

In 2014 Stuttgart will again open up the doors to the great world of animated film. And the competition for the golden Trickstars starts anew. The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) will offer a platform to filmmakers, directors and production companies to present their films and give the fans of animated film the chance to watch animated short and feature films of all genres for six days. The ITFS is one of the biggest and most important international festivals for animated film. It has...

FOXED! Continues Festival Run in 2014

  Director James Stewart has delivered a beguiling 3D stop-motion animated journey with FOXED! In this 4 minute cautionary tale, delicate Emily is found enslaved by foxes in a dank, hard-labour cave. When she thinks her freedom is within reach, she discovers a reality far more heart-breaking. Delivered with imagination, precision and the otherworld whimsy of a Grimm’s Fairy Tale, this Canadian short film leaves you wanting more, as only the best short films can. Collecting awards aro...

Upcoming Screenplay Contest Winner will be Made into Film

Upcoming Screenplay Contest Winner will be Made into Film Sunscreen Film Festival partners with Hollywood Production and Distribution companies to produce winning screenplay into film. Click this link to submit Submissions Accepted: Oct. 22 to January 31, 2014 Regular Deadline Feb. 1st to Feb. 15, 2014 Late Deadline Finalists Announced: April 1, 2014 Winner Announced: May 3, 2014 (at Sunscreen Film Festival) Questions: ...


Trailer for MANHATTAN SHORT 2013. Edited by Vito DeCandi at Radical Media

Supreme Court Awards Quebec Animator Claude Robinson Against CINAR GUILTY of Stealing his Animation Series

Animator Claude Robinson has been awarded nearly 2 million dollars in legal fees and damages after a 20 year battle against the now defunct riches to rags production house CINAR. A Montreal story for years we all knew someone who knew the characters in this macabre play of the weaker lowly creator versus big bad production house. CINAR ran a money machine production house plagiarising filmmakers ideas and while milking Canadian and Quebec film funding and tax credit system in the millions of d...


The West Virginia University School of Art and Design is accepting entries to the 5th annual West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival. We seek independent, unique and compelling work in film, experimental video and animation. All interested artists, filmmakers, multimedia enthusiasts are encouraged to submit work for consideration. Student submissions are also encouraged. Send us your work! Deadline for entries: February 25, 2014 (received) Catego...

Noida International Film Festival-14

Noida Interntional Film Festival-14   Inviting   Feature Films | Short Films | Animations | Documentaries | Music Videos   Regular Submission Deadline: 14 Jan 14 Late Submission Deadline: 22 Jan 14   Festival Date: 8 Feb 14   To download entry form & for more details kindly visit-   For any query write us at    ...

Oscar buzzing Fruitvale Station Producer Ephraim Walker and Laurie Gordon - Elevator Pitch Indeed!

Totally Oscar Buzzing films Fruitvale station is rumoured to be heading to the Oscars in 2014. Laurie lands an impromptu selfie with Ephraim Walker a producer lawyer who worked on the Fruitvale station trial  which is now the movie. Watch this space for an interview with Ephriam coming up.  

Rated SR(tm) - Socially Relevant Film Festival New York - March 14, 2014 - Submissions open through December 15th

RATED SR - Socially Relevant FIlm Festival New York is a festival and film lab that aims to satisfy a market need concentrating on everyday positive human stories. THE MISSION of the Festival is to spotlight filmmakers who are producing films that tackle the social and environmental issues of the day without relying on gratuitous effects, loud soundtracks and sensationalism to draw in an audience.   Rated SR aims to showcase socially relevant films of high artistic v...

Cameron's Daily Picks September 7th TIFF 2013

Cameron Bailey currently holds the position of Artistic Director for the Toronto International Film Festival, he shares with us his dailiy picks, watch him presentth ehighlights of... Day 3 in Toronto 2013 ...

Call for Entries 9th annual CULTURES COLLIDE Community Film Festival

American Theatre of Harlem is currently accepting submissions for its 9th Annual CULTURES COLLIDE Community Film Festival. This year's festival runs from October 17 to October 20, 2013. CULTURES COLLIDE celebrates the efforts of multicultural films and filmmakers and features an industry panel.  Each night concludes with an Audience Choice presentation, where the audience selects its favorite film. CULTURES COLLIDE Community Film Festival screens in the arts community of Fort Greene, ...

Zookastar, London - Call For Entries

Zookastar in London is calling for entries for a Short Film competition and also a Music Video competition.  We are a film event happening over Halloween weekend in London; we have interactive workshops, screenings, feature debuts, collectors fairs, signings, auctions and special guests from the world of cinema. See our page for more details about the film competitions.  ...

Call for Entries! MSN Storytellers Competition Accepting Short Form Series- 75k Prize

MSN Short-Form Storytellers Challenge MSN and the NYTVF have teamed up to launch the “Short-Form Storytellers Challenge,” offering indie producers and production companies the chance at a $75,000 production budget to create an original short-form series for Microsoft's digital platform. Find out more at What buzz-worthy micro-episodes can YOU come up with that are under 2 minutes? All genres welcome. Particular interest in comedy, animatio...


The two-phased competition will be held during the festival in Maribor (September 27th-29th) and Niepołomice (October 25th-27th). You can send us your stop motion masterpiece until August 15th. The results of the selection process will be known no later than September 11th. Submission to the competition is free of charge. Films submitted to the competition should be no longer than 30 minutes and produced after Juanuary 1st, 2011. Please, note that we accept films made ONLY in the techniques ...

Annecy 2013 Images, Impressions

MIFA at Annecy is one of the most dynamic film markets which exists today. Dozens of stands, exhibitors,  and delegations both government and business development creates a fine mix of culture, commerce and art, all held under one roof. Surrounded by an exquisite natural backdrop, MIFA is dynamic, positive and effective.  Looking forward to the outcome of deals and new partnerships set forth in the coming y

Ohhhh Noooo Chris Landreth & Theodore Ushev win at Annecy

Annecy 2013 closing party with a serious CANADIAN announcement from Chris Landreth winner for his latest animation film Subconscious Password. (Oscar 2005 Ryan). Annecy director Tiziana Loschi Bulgarian born director Theodore Ushev and Laurie Gordon gather for a Canon moment.

"Rollin' Safari" and "Harald" receive awards at SIGGRAPH

Double honors for the students of the Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg: Rollin' Safari by Kyra Buschor, Anna Habermehl and Constantin Paeplow and Harald by Moritz Schneider, two student projects that were created in Ludwigsburg, are awarded at the Computer Animation Festival (CAF) at SIGGRAPH 2013 in Anaheim in July. Rollin' Safari receives an award for "Best Student Project" and Harald takes the trophy for...

The International Animation Film Market (Mifa) opens

Last year, in 2012, you told us about the Territory Focus, the new meeting format spotlighting particular regions or countries to facilitate international co-productions through a better understanding of the different territories.   We are renewing this format as it was effective and worked very well last year. This year, we are focusing on Poland, Russia, South Africa, Japan and the United Kingdom.   There are some other meeting formats too this year? Indee...

NYTVF Regular Deadline for the Independent Pilot Competition on June 14th! Submit now!

The Independent Pilot Competition (IPC) is the New York Television Festival's flagship, annual competition, accepting independently-produced, original television pilots and web series in all genres from around the globe. Official Selections in the IPC will screen in competition during the annual New York Television Festival in October. IPC Official Selections are eligible for the competition's category and individual achievement awards as well as guaranteed development deals from Fest...