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Ottawa International Animation Festival has a glorious 41 year old record of attracting art lovers and film-makers around the world. OIAF has been hosting film competition featuring the most interesting and original animated features from around the
"Story of An Idea" was directed by FX Goby and it was the screened during the opening of Google I/O conference which was held in San Francisco, May 2017. This is an interesting concept, where a small stone evolves into something huge towards the end of the animation. A stone transforms into an egg and then they travel through many magical places to finally meets it's grand destiny, which no one could ever imagine. This short animation is more like a reflection upon a life. So anyone can have an idea, it can be big or small and sometimes the smallest ideas might...
OIAF(Ottawa International Animation Festival) is one of the largest animation festivals in North America. The festival is scheduled from September 20th - 24th, 2017. Participants send your entries before May 26th, to take part in this year's festival. Entry is free. The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is one of the world’s leading animation events providing screenings, exhibits, workshops and entertainment since 1976. OIAF is an annual five-day event bringing art and industry together in a vibrant hub and attracting more than 28,000 artists,...
Cordoba Animation Festival happens every other year in Argentina inviting people who have a unique passion for animation and animation shorts. 2017 animation festival is scheduled to take place from October 11th – 13th, 2017. Currently it's open for entries and animators from across the globe can participate and win laurels. Films which have been taken after 1st January 2015 will be accepted for entries and they can fall under one of these categories: Short films: Fiction; Documentary; Non narrative / Abstract Commissioned Animation: TV / Internet series;...
TAFF also known as Turku Animated Film Festival is the biggest animation festival in Finland. This festival acts as a platform for filmmakers, industry delegates and local lovers of animation to share their knowledge about the animation industry. If you are a short film animator, then send your animated short films before the deadline , April 30th. The competition is open for contestants internationally. What is TAFF looking for in animators? "For the International Competition, and International Student Film Competition we are looking for original, bold,...
Ready to witness the Irish animation awards which occurs every biennially which brings the outstanding talents in Irish Animation, VFX and Gaming to the world. “Irish Animation is recognized as the best in the world with numerous international awards,” Animation Ireland chair Paul Young commented. This is their second edition and this what Animation Ireland chair Paul Young had to say, "In March 2017, we’ll have our own event to celebrate the talent in studios across the country. Our inaugural event was such a special night, with all Irish...
The 10th edition of the largest conference and trade exhibition of Siggraph will be conducted at Bangkok, Thailand, 2017. Book your dates for 27th - 30th November 2017. It will be conducted at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC). According to theirwebsite, "SIGGRAPH Asia 2017's Host City has been officially announced: Bangkok, Thailand! The event will be heading to the land of smiles! Excited? Tell us what you think about this at siggraph_asia at koelnmesse.com.sg, and where you would like to see the event in 2018". Event date Thursday,...
Chester International animation festival is calling for all animators around the world to submit their entries for the 31st annual edition. The deadline for submission is January 8 2017. In 2016, more than 17 countries participated with their animation entries and it was a huge success. The festival is organized by the Chester Film society. According to Chester Film society, "Chester Film Society is a member of Cinema For All (formerly the British Federation of Film Societies), which has been representing the film society movement since 1925. Our programme...
The sixth edition of 'Be There!' Corfu Animation Festival is all set to happen from 29 March 2017 - 2 April 2017 and they are calling for entries to be submitted before December 21st 2016. The animation film festival welcomes all directors to submit their short films or feature film which does not exceed more than 40 minutes in length. Students and professionals can submit their entries separately and they will be judged separately. There are no submission fees and you can submit in more than one category. In this festival you have four categories: 1. Short...
2016 International Emmy Kid's award is all set to take place in Cannes, France on April 4th, 2017 and the nominees for the kids animation in the short form category have been announced. The nominees were announced during a press conference at MIPCOM by 'The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences'. There are seven categories and 28 nominees have been selected from 13 different countries: Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Netherlands, Denmark, France, Germany and UK. The International Emmy Kids Awards at...
Try to animate a chicken and you could win yourself a one hour one-to-one project review with Nimble Co-founder, Jason Schleifer, CG cookie subscriptions, gift cards for blender market and also some cool Nimble collective T-shirts. So what is your chicken going to do today? Is it going to fly? Is it going to dance? Well it's upto you creative minds. All that you have to do is animate the chicken by downloading the free blender file of the chicken and you can create your own Chicken scene. You can create your own animal fact 164. So what is your chicken going to...
Brazil welcomes all artists around the world for it's International Animation Festival - Anima Mundi which is all set to happen from October 25th - 30th at Rio, Brazil. Every year the animation festival happens in Rio and Sao Paulo. This year it's all set to happen in Sao Paulo from November 2nd - November 6th, 2016. During the 23 years of festival, atleast 9000 films were exhibited from 70 different countries and more than 1 million people have participated in the fest. Atleast 400 short animation films will be played along with lectures and meetings. The...
Finland's Animation Festival, Animatricks Fest welcomes all the artsist to submit their short film animation entries before January 31st 2017. This festival focuses only on animation and it starts on April 21st 2017 -April 23rd 2017 at Helsinki, Finland. All animation videos, music videos not exceeding 30 minutes and which have been taken after January 1st 2016 can be submitted. No previous entries from Animatricks will be considered. Atleast 70% of the short film should have animation. Educational and commercial material is not eligible. The selected films will...
Argentina celebrates it's second animation only festival this week end on October 22nd, 2016. It's a one day festival which celebrates with the likeminds of people who are interested in art. According to Bit Bang Fest, "Bit Bang Fest is the most important event of animation, video games and digital art made in the city of Buenos Aires.We disseminate, promote and reward innovative, innovative, experimental artistic proposals and authorial character through projections , exhibitions and competitions . We place special emphasis on training, so that during the...
If you haven't participated in the Anifilm, International Animation Festival, It's time to submit your best animation short films and win laurels. Anifilm, International Festival of Animated Films is conducting it's animation festival from 2nd May 2017 - 7th May 2017. You can start submitting your entries which were taken after 1st January 2016 for this festival. Anifilm was started in the year 2010 which solely honours animation. According to Anifilm,"Anifilm’s mission is to present current trends, methods, technologies and animation techniques in its...
Mark off, February 7th, 2017 in your calender, as the the most awaited Visual effects award will be held at Beverly Hilton Hotel conducted by the Visual effects society(VES). The VES Awards recognizes and honors the most outstanding visual effects work of the year and honors the respective artists. According to their website,"The Visual Effects Society (VES) is a global professional honorary society and the entertainment industry's only organization representing the full breadth of visual effects practitioners including artists, technologists, model makers,...