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Animation Calling


Do you Need help placing your animation film at festivals?

We can help you place and postition your animation film at international animation festivals with a unique and customized marketing strategy.

We specialize in animation film promotion and festival placement for higher visibility with significant results.

Animation Calling provides services to help facilitate festival submissions. Contact us today for personalized feedback on your project.

We can strategize the best festival campaign for your animation film, tv or web series, and help guide you through the thousands of festivals finding the best solution for your animated project.

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Studio Ghibli Fest is back!

            Due to popular demand, Studio Ghibli Fest is back and bigger than ever before! Beginning March 25, the 2018 series will feature nine classic Studio Ghibli films: Ponyo...

Animation Day in Cannes is calling See you all May 15 in Cannes

The objective of the Animation Day in Cannes is to facilitate the promotion of Animation during the Cannes Film Festival which does not traditionnally offer a window for animators besides the likes of Pixar or Disney.  Animaze – LeMiaff and filmfestivals.com decided in 2015 to take on this mission and provide a place for networking, fun, and promotion. 2018 will be our fourth and best edition, taking place May 15 during the Cannes Film Festival and Market. We look forward to ...

Detroit International Festival of Animation 3 (DIFA) is coming back on April 6th & 7th 2018

  SAVE THE DATE - Detroit International Festival of Animation 3 (DIFA) is coming back on April 6th & 7th 2018 to the Tangent Gallery in Detroit! For details and to view past year films, visit: www.difestofanim.com For the latest updates, follow us on Facebook or Twitter CALL FOR ANIMATIONS & ANIMATOR/COMIC/ANIME VENDORS!  Submission are now being accepted for inclusion within the 3rd annual Detroit Internati...

William Joyce at FMX 2018 | Animation Production Day

FMX 2018 Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media April 24-27, Stuttgart/Germany, Haus der Wirtschaft Ludwigsburg/Germany, February 1, 2018. FMX is proud to announce three more animation industry heavy-weights as speakers for this year’s edition: William Joyce (Moonbot Studios), Stuart Shankly (Cartoon Saloon) and Lynne Naylor. Moreover, the Animation Production Day takes place in Stuttgart on April, 26 and 27, 2018. In addition, in the brand new episode of the FM...

Visegrad Animation Forum: call for submissions

  The VAF Třeboň (May 1 – 3, 2018, Czech Republic) is the leading pitching event for animated film in the Central and Eastern Europe. SUBMIT NOW your animated project in development to the PITCHING COMPETITION in two categories: Short Films (single film less than 20 minutes long) ...

Immersify – Innovative technologies for Virtual Reality

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  European R&D project to develop the next generation of immersive media and tools Virtual Reality (VR) has what it takes to be the next big game-changer in the media sector. In stark contrast to video, TV and the movies, VR applications promise experiences that are not only more intense but, above all, interactive and individual too. Be that as it may, a considerable amount of R&D work still needs to be done to haul VR out of the niches it’s been confined to and launch i...

Annecy to honor Brazilian animation, with music as a special guest star!

      As announced at the close of the 2017 event, the 2018 edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival will focus its lens on Brazilian animation. Music, as well, will be ubiquitous during the week thanks to cine-concerts, screenings, conferences, debates and more. Brazilian animation plus music in animated films – the two were just made to tango!     Brazilian animation "This year, Annecy will focus its bright lights on Brazilian an...

Ready to submit to the 22nd Edition of Cartoons on the Bay ?

The 22nd Edition of Cartoons on the Bay -  International Cross-media Animation and Children’s Television Festival - will be held in Turin at Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento Italiano – Palazzo Carignano - from April 12th to 14th, 2018.   Visit our website www.cartoonsbay.rai.it under the section SUBMISSION and fill-out the online entry form to submit your work to the Festival.   Don’t forget: deadline for submission i...

We've got a challenge for you...

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Creating Worlds is the Theme of FMX 2018

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    First Program Highlights    FMX 2018 Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media April 24-27, Stuttgart, Germany Ludwigsburg/Germany, December 14, 2017. Creating Worlds is the theme of FMX 2018 - Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Immersive Media. Two top-notch speakers already confirmed their participation in FMX 2018 - Phil Tippett (Tippett Studio) and David Sproxton (Aardman Animations). Moreover, FMX releases the first episode of...

Animation film producers from Central and Eastern Europe signed the Ljubljana Accord

  A new initiative under the name CEE Animation Workshop brought together twenty-four independent producers of animated films from sixteen Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) countries. They came to Ljubljana to network, consult, learn and share their producing experience. Throughout the workshop, all participants discussed the current situation in animation and identified potential common steps to encourage and support the growth of the animation industry. These steps and strategies have b...

Fest Anča 2018: Call for Entries

  WE WANT YOUR FILM!   Fest Anča International Animation Festival has launched a call for entries for its 2018 edition. Animated short films, student films, music videos and films for children are among the competition categories.   Fest Anča will take place in Žilina, Slovakia between June 28 and July 1, 2018. Only digital copies submitted before February 25, 2018 will be considered for the festival.   Submissions are free and winners are awarded cash prizes. Fin...

Discount code 15% for Animation Day in Cannes - Animaze Daze special screening

  Screen your animation film at Animation Day in Cannes in 2018! Participate and submit your  animated film or script at the must attend animation event where film animation film professionals gather from around the world.  Animaze Daze at Cannes is celebrating its 4th successful year presenting Animation Day in Cannes produced in collaboration with filmfestivals.com and The Montreal International Animation Film Festival  Entries are still open for a happy and creative ani...

Seeking animation feature projects for festival strategy

  We are fresh from the American Film Market in Santa Monica California. We have lots of great news and strategies to share with you to help give your animation strong visibility in 2018. Animation Calling has great relationships with festivals who screen animation film. If you are needing more visibility and marketing on the festival circuit contact us to  bring your film onto the world film festival stage.   Please contact laurie@animazefestival.com and set up a sk...

Feature Loving Vincent hits theatres worldwide

  Scene from Loving Vincent the world's first hand painted Oil Painting LOVING VINCENT, the world’s first fully oil painted feature film is being embraced by audiences around the globe.  First released in the US on September 22nd by Good Deed Entertainment, the film is poised to cross the US$ 1million mark on a roll-out strategy that will see it in over 100 US/Canadian theatres this weekend.  In Poland distributor Next Film will cross 150,000 admissions this wee...

Meet us at AFM in Santa Monica for all your animation programming 2018! film festivals and promo

  Cigare by Canadian animator Tom Tassel  premiered at Montreal International Animation Film Festival 2017 We look forward to meeting November 1 - 7  to discuss your animation film or project. Please email laurie@animazefestival.com for an AFM meeting in sunny Santa Monica. ...

Animation Calling at AFM - festival strategy

Calling all animation projects in need for film festival strategy at AFM 2017. From Montreal to Moscow to New Delhi to Glasgow we are  programming animation for 2018. We can help you get selected at film festivals all over the world. We can help your program your film and produce your special event. Please email laurie@animazefestival.com for an appointment in sunny California!   ...

Fontevraud international residency program Calling for applications

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS / APPEL A CANDIDATURE Fontevraud international residency program      © David Darrault ...

New Trailer: In ‘Isle of Dogs,’ Wes Anderson Returns to Animation

thanks to NYTIMES   Nearly a decade after making his first foray into animation with “The Fantastic Mr. Fox,” the writer-director Wes Anderson returns to the stop-motion technique and focuses on another type of animal in “Isle of Dogs.” The trailer, released Thursday, reveals a futuristic Japanese landscape where dogs have been exiled after a flu epidemic. The story follows a boy who hijacks a plane and flies to the trash-heap in search of his missing pooch, Spo...

MIAFF 5th edition wants your hot new animation films for 2018 EARLY BIRD until October 14!

MIAFF is bursting into its 5th edition and will be a spectacular 5th year birthday party! Call for entries are now open so take advantage of early bird rates until October 14 For festival strategy and consultation contact Animation Calling today! With hundreds of submissions from all over the world MIAFF 5 will be screening your film alongside an ANIMAZING party to boot!   Animaze is an international film festival and conference dedicated to exploring the world of animation in all ...

Ottawa International Animation Film Festival hot and animated all weekend long!

Happening right now is the Ottawa Animation Film Festival happening all weekend long in Canada's capital of Ottawa.     Canadian Animators Shine Again at the OIAF Ottawa International Animation Festival Competition Selections Announced The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), North America’s leading animation film festival, is pleased to announce the Official Competition for 2017. Several films are standouts with highly creative t...

Familiar faces in the Jury of the inaugural Animation is Film Festival in LA

JURY Allison Abbate   Allison Abbate is an executive vice president at Warner Animation Group. Prior to assuming her post at WAG, Abbate was an executive producer on the global blockbuster The LEGO® Movie, and a producer on Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie and Corpse Bride, Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox, and Brad Bird’s Iron Giant.   ...

NEW: Animation Plan for Europe

After the European Animation Plan's announcement at the Cartoon Forum last week, we would like to give you all the explanations you need. The success of European animation may prove that the industry's growth lays in pursuing the same path of collaboration, innovation and creativity. The animation sector has teamed up in a series of workshops organised by the European Commission to reflect how to unleash the potential of European animation.  We would like to thank the Co...
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