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ANIMATION IS FILM: inaugural edition launches in LA

On June 16, 2017, during the Annecy Festival, GKIDS, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Variety announced the creation of ANIMATION IS FILM, a Los Angeles-Based Animation Film Festival. This ambitious project around animation now comes into being and takes place October 20-22, 2017 at the TCL Chinese 6 Theater, Hollywood. Check out the competition line-up and jury.     ANIMATION IS FILM announced the line-up and jury members for its inaugural edition. The Festiv...

Montreal International Animation early bird submissions on

Early bird submissions until October 14. now online Enter your animation or VR script today    ...

Simple Animation launches worldwide at SIGGRAPH 2017

  SIMPLE ANIMATION CONTINUES WITH ITS WORLD LAUNCH AFTER THE SUCCESS IN SIGGRAPH 2017 Simple Animation, the first cloud based, virtual, animation studio that includes a free animation pipeline complete and scalable, was unveiled successfully during the Si...

Weinstein Company distributes Montreal Animation Feature - MIAFF submission now OPEN!

Animation news out of Montreal  Montreal International Animation Film Festival MIAFF 2018 submissions now open.   The Weinstein Company Takes a ‘Leap’ into Animation with New Mizchief Label  First two animated features to be distributed under the new label will be L’Atelier Animation’s ‘Leap!’ and Light Chaser Animation’s ‘The Guardian Brothers.’ B...

Free Submission! Anima Brussels Animation Film Festival deadline October 18!

Anima is calling for your films!    For its next edition (9-18 Feb. 2018), Anima, the Brussels Animation Film Festival, is looking for stunning and unexpected animated films! Besides its national and international competitions, the Festival nominates a selection of films from its European prize-winners for the Cartoon d'Or and is also qualified by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the short animated film category.   The Festival considers all films i...

Submit your Animation Films to Animation Calling! List of upcoming deadlines

  Animation calling is a festival submission service (we are a for hire service) specifically aimed to animation professionals and related industries for greater success and increased visibility. Navigating festial waters can be wild and difficult to master. I would be very pleased to discuss your animation film project needs and formulate a customized solution stategy. With my years as an animation producer, fstial director and programmer my expertise can shine some light on a sometimes...

Upcoming deadline: ANIMAZE Montreal & SIGGRAPH 2017 COMPUTER ANIMATION FESTIVAL and more...

If you are a filmmaker or producer and are Interested in submitting your feature animation film to animation film festivals world wide please contact Laurie Gordon at for information for PR and marketing and film submissions. Upcoming FESTIVAL deadlines: SIGGRAPH 2017 COMPUTER ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Los Angeles, California, U.S.) Festival website: Festival dates: July 30-August 3, 2017 Submission deadline: March 21, 2017...

Send your best animation to Montreal International Animation Film Festival - ANIMAZE August 17 – 20, 2017

Montreal International Animation Film Festival - ANIMAZE August 17 – 20, 2017 Late Deadline March 31, 2017 In partnership with Montreal International Animation Film Festival is a people's film festival an dindutry conference dedicated to the art of animation for film and technology.  All genres and forms are welcome. Software an award prize. Visibility in out travelling show in Berlin, Cannes Annecy, Glasgow and more.   Animaze - ...

Animation Day In Cannes - 1 st catalog of Animation in Cannes

ANIMATION DAY IN CANNES CATALOG ATTENDING CANNES WITH ANIMATION? EAGER TO GET MORE VISIBILITY IN THE N°1 FESTIVAL / MARKET? List in the catalog your animation titles in Cannes: shorts, features, work in progress, scripts.   We will build with your entry in our online bumper issue of animation in Cannes and offer strong promotion and visibility in front of the gathered industry key players (buyers, media and fellow producers...). LISTING IS RESERVED TO FILMMAKERS ATTENDING C...

Submit to Animaze Daze in Cannes - Screenings during Animation Day in Cannes May 23

Animaze Daze in Cannes Screenings May 23 Regular Deadline is March 15   Submit your best short animated films for a screening May18th at Cannes Film Festival. Enjoy industry visibility in front of the animation professionals attending Cannes during Animation Day in Cannes (second edition). take advantage of free promotion to buyers and media on our Animation Day in Cannes Newsletters, animation Day in Cannes website, pages dedicated to Animation...

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