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Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival

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The 23rd Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival [2019. 07.17 – 2019.07.21]:
International Animated Film Festival is now live for with a call for entries.

Greetings from the SICAF International Animated Film Festival!

The SICAF International Animated Film Festival is one of the most renowned animation festivals in Asia. The 23rd Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival hopes to not only preserve past traditions but also discover with new, exciting trends within the animation industry. With that, the SICAF International Animated Film Festival (7.17-7.21 at Seoul) would like to open its call for entries. We look forward to your participation in the following categories of the official competition: Feature, Short, Student, KID and Online & Commissioned.








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Logo of ShorTS - International Film Festival / Maremetraggio
Published: 18 Sep 2019
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Short films



ShorTS - International Film Festival / Maremetraggio

Deadline: 28 Feb 2020

Call for entries

HIGHLIGHTED

International Festival

Short film festival

The Maremetraggio Association continues on its path, organising a festival which has reached its 21st year. ShorTS, organised by our own association, is divided in Maremetraggio section dedicated to shorts from all over the world, Virtual Reality Section dedicated to the virtual shorts and Shorter Kids'n'Teens section dedicated to short films for school aged children (6-15).

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Experimental



Trieste, Italy



 
 
 
 
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Published: 05 Sep 2019
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Raindance Film Festival

Deadline: 29 May 2020

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OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

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Feature film festival

Raindance Film Festival is the largest independent film festival in the UK. It is based in the heart of London’s buzzing West End film district.

Raindance Film Festival is officially recognised by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences USA, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and the British Independent Film Awards. Selected shorts will qualify for Oscar® and BAFTA considerations.
Festival Sections:

- World-renowned programme of the best UK and international independent films
- Masterclasses with special guests
- Raindance Forum and Marketplace – talks and panels
- Raindance Virtual and Augmented Reality Strand
- Raindance Web Fest
- Networking events

Each year, Raindance attracts dozens of thousands of visitors including hundrends of industry [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



London, United Kingdom



 
 
 

 
Logo of Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival
Published: 18 Aug 2019
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Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival

Deadline: 15 Jun 2020

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OSCAR Qualifiers

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Feature film festival

"One of the Best International Film Festivals and top 10 Short Film Festivals in the United States. The RIIFF provides the kind of intimate festival experience that will change your life. Don't miss it. "
Chris Gore, The Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide

Now in its 24th year, the FLICKERS' RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL celebrates the independent spirit in film and has become a haven for independent filmmakers from throughout the world. In 2019, the Festival presented 321 films representing works that were shot and produced in 51 countries. There were 93 World Premieres and US/North American Premieres. Attending the Festival were 347 filmmakers, producers, cast and crew.

FLICKERS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization that supports and promotes the film [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Providence, United States



 
 
 
 
Logo of IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival
Published: 21 May 2019
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IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival

Deadline: 01 Apr 2020

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OSCAR Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

IN THE PALACE is an established international festival dedicated to short films, new media and digital arts up to 27 minutes in length.

The main purpose of the Festival is to present and promote the contemporary short film art form from Bulgaria, Europe, and the rest of the world. IN THE PALACE is an Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe (EFFE) Label holder, a Student Academy Award® Qualifying Festival, and an Academy Award®/Oscar® Qualifying Festival for shorts in the categories of Best Animation, Best Fiction and Best National Film.

17th IN THE PALACE will take place on 18 – 26 September 2020 in the beautiful seaside city of Varna.

The program will consist of the following main components:

• Professional competitive programme

• Student competitive [...]

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Sofia, Bulgaria



 
 
 

 
Logo of ReAnimania International Animation Film & Comics Art Festival of Yerevan
Published: 04 Apr 2019
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ReAnimania International Animation Film & Comics Art Festival of Yerevan

Deadline: 15 Sep 2019

Call for entries

EUROPEAN ANIMATION AWARDS Qualifier

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

NEW - Please read carefully about ReAON (ReAnimania ONline Animation Film Festival).

ReAnimania International Animation Film Festival of Yerevan was founded by cartoonist, painter and animator Vrej Kassouny in 2008.
Armenia’s history in animation had begun 70 years prior, with the release of the first Armenian film, Lev Atamanov’s (né Levon Atamanyan) The Dog and the Cat in 1938.

In striving to honor the craft in both spirit and in name, the Festival has since reintroduced the art of animated filmmaking to Armenian audiences.

The festival includes a selection of highly anticipated non-commercial features and shorts with 15 in-competition and non-competition programs and a Market Forum for Animation Professionals (MARANI). The festival also offers an array of practical [...]

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Yerevan, Armenia



 
 
 
 
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Published: 29 Mar 2019
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shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival

Deadline: 20 Jun 2019

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International Festival

Short film festival

shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival is a premier venue for the exhibition and promotion of short films. The festival is an exceptional twelve-day event with a unique concept – a transnational film festival simultaneously taking place in eight cities on five continents worldwide. The festival includes three main segments:

shnit PLAYGROUNDS*
shnit EXPANDED
shnit FINALE*

In its eighteen years of existence, shnit has become a major international short film festival that reinvents itself in ever new forms. What started as a local initiative is now an exceptional transnational event that connects and inspires makers and fans of short films across the globe. shnit embraces diversity, originality, and exchange between creators and an audience from different cultures and backgrounds. [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Bern, Switzerland



 
 
 

 
Logo of Oldenburg International Film Festival
Published: 23 Mar 2019
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Internationales Filmfest Oldenburg

Deadline: 21 Jun 2019

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International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

“The Biggest Little Fest In Europe” - The Hollywood Reporter

Rated among the top 5 Film Festivals worldwide for Independent Films by American film critic Chris Gore in his esteemed “Ultimate Film Festival Guide”, and ranked “Top 25 Coolest Festivals in the World” by MovieMaker, Oldenburg has fostered its success with a strong commitment to innovative and Independent filmmaking.

“If there's anything that could be considered the Promised Land of Independent Cinema in Europe today, it is Oldenburg.” - Accred - L'actualité des festivals de cinéma

Labelled ‘the German Sundance’ by Variety, Hollywood Reporter, and Screen International, amongst others, Oldenburg has evolved while preserving its intimate atmosphere and founding purpose: to celebrate and support the diverse voices [...]

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Oldenburg, Germany



 
 
 
 
Logo of Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival
Published: 16 Mar 2019
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Festival européen du film fantastique de Strasbourg

Deadline: 14 Jun 2019

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MELIES Qualifiers

International Festival

Short film festival

Feature film festival

The Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival is organised by Les Films du Spectre, a non-profit making association dedicated to genre cinema, which includes fantasy, horror, science-fiction and thrillers.

In addition to the Festival’s international prizes, as a member of the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation, it also awards the Silver Méliès for the best European fantastic film.


 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Strasbourg, France



 
 
 

 
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Published: 12 Mar 2019
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Does NOT have submission fees
Short films



Cartoonclub Festival Internazionale del Cinema d’Animazione, del Fumetto e dei Games

Deadline: 30 May 2019

Call for entries

EUROPEAN ANIMATION AWARDS Qualifier

International Festival

Short film festival

Cartoon Club – International Festival of Animation Cinema, Comics and Games, with its 36 years of existence, is one of the best known festivals in the Italian scene.
It is a remarkable window for animation works, short films in particular – fiction, educational, experimental, computer graphic – and with a whole section solely dedicated to comics: Riminicomix.
Furthermore, the festival features:
- exhibitions;
- educational and social projects;
- workshops in local schools;
- one of the most popular and entertaining Cosplay conventions in Italy.
- publication of books and catalogues.
The festival takes place in Rimini in various locations, from downtown to the beach, in the month of July.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



Rimini, Italy



 
 
 
 
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Published: 08 Mar 2019
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Does NOT have submission fees
Short films



Certamen Nacional De Cortometraje De L`alfàs Del Pi

Deadline: 31 May 2019

Call for entries

GOYA Qualifiers

Short film festival

Only for Spanish filmmakers, or for foreign filmmakers residing in Spain.

 Fiction  Documentary  Animation  Fantastic  Terror  Other  Experimental  Music Video



L’Alfàs del Pi , Spain