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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...

EFA Master Class on Contemporary Animation

The European Film Academy's Master Class this year will focus on animation. Held by Andreas Hykade ( the EFA Master Class 2013 ANIMATION TODAY is dedicated to modern animation. During one week (9 - 15 September), participants will form a team and create an animation film from the original idea to the completed film. Participants can come from any field, be it independent animation, games or commercial animation. They can work in various techniques, be it 2 D, 3 D, puppets or ...

Mark Chavez with Beverly Hills Film Festival Award

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NTU Assistant Professor Mark Chavez wins Best Animation Award at the 13th Annual Beverly Hills Film Festival Beverly Hills, California, Sunday, 13 May 2013 — In a gala awards ceremony held at the famous Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills and attended by luminaries of film and media including Academy Award winning actor Jon Voight, [Vengeance + Vengeance] directed by Mark Chavez an assistant professor at Nanyang Technological University’s School of Art, Design and Media was honored with the Best Animation Award.  [Vengeance + Vengeance]  is the recipient of 9 awards including from film festivals such as Marbella International Film Festival (2012), Vegas Cine Fest (2012), Urban Mediamakers Film Festival (2012), AHOF's Savannah International Animation Festival (Apr 2013) and competitions such as the Love Unlimited Film Festival (2012), The California Film Awards (2012), The Accolade Competition (2013), and the Canada International Film Festival (Jan 2013).

Press kit and Survival Guide to Annecy

Make a success of Mifa in 10 steps: Optimise and take advantage of your stay by checking out this summary document of the steps not to miss and the resources available: Get your hands on the essential guidelines to the Festival and Market. ...

Be Discovered in Hollywood - Hollywood Film Festival®

BE DISCOVERED IN HOLLYWOOD CALL FOR ENTRIES: HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL®- OCT 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 2013 The 17th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL is now open for submissions in the follow genres: Features (all genres including animation, drama, comedy, horror), Docs, and Shorts (including animation). SUBMISSION LATE DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2013 – SUBMIT TODAY! ABOUT THE FESTIVAL CONNECT With film presentations taking place in the heart of Ho...

NEW YORK NO LIMITS FILM SERIES Call For Short Film Screenplays

NEW YORK NO LIMITS FILM SERIES Call For Entry for its 2013 Screenplay Competition is still open.  The deadline to submit a screenplay is 5/15/13. Please go to our website at for submission instructions.  The winning screenplay will receive a $4,000.00 prize towards producing the short film. NYNL will announce the award winning screenplay in August 2013. This is an international competition and screenplays from all over the world are accepted.  For ...

New York No Limits Film Series Short Film Call For Entry

NEW YORK NO LIMITS FILM SERIES continues its 2013 programming with a short film night on June 27th at NUYORICAN POETS CAFE at 7pm. Films must be no longer than 29 minutes in length from anywhere in the world. All categories of film, style and genre are accepted.  Extended deadline ends on 5/15/13 for short film night on 6/27. Lineup will be announced on 5/25. NYNL is hosting the following short film night on 8/29/13 at The Wild Project in NYC. Early deadline for the short film night ...

Animation Production Day 2013

Business Platform for the International Animation Industry Tonight in Stuttgart the seventh Animation Production Day, an event within FMX 2013 and ITFS 2013, draws to a close. Over 200 representatives of the German and international animation industry attended the "Financing & Brands" conference on Thursday afternoon in Stuttgart's Haus der Wirtschaft. On Friday 90 participants from 12 different countries held negotiations about the 32 animation projects selected for this y...

Call for Papers - First CIFEJ International Conference on “Global Village, Children, TV and Cinema”

  CIFEJ in collaboration with “Dytiatko” Festival will organize the International Conference on “GlobalVillage, Children, TV and Cinema”.   As a leading professional organization focusing on film industry - high quality films with useful educational content for children and young people - The International Center of Films for Children and Young People (CIFEJ) has decided to launch this conference as a premier forum for communications and network rese...