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  • Zippy Frames hosts an extended database of call for entries from animation festivals. A large part of its news roundup covers animation festivals and film festival news. However, not everything can be covered with the same depth and extent as it could (and should) have been. If you're interested in getting in talks and an offer for a festival promotion agreement, contact our Head Editor (vassilis AT zippyframes DOT com)

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Animation entries are welcome in the 2016 Encounters Festival, Bristol.

Encounters Festival, Bristol discovers, supports and develops new talent in filmmaking, providing a platform and meeting place for emerging and established filmmakers from around the world

It is a BAFTA and Oscar-qualifying festival. Its submissions are open to short films from every genre including animation, documentary, drama, experimental, music or artist film.

The awards in animation will include:


Animated Encounters Grand Prix: €2,500 prize
Animated Encounters British Award: £1,000 prize
Animated Encounters New Talent Award: € 1,000 prize


Films must have been completed after 1st January 2015, and be no longer than 30 minutes including credits.

Deadlines:
Monday 29th February 2016 – Films completed in 2015
Monday 2nd May 2016 – Films completed in 2016
Monday 6th June 2016 – UK Students only

Entry fee: 25 euros. Submit via Reelport. Read the complete regulations before submission.

A separate competition, DepicT! is addressed to filmmakers with film donei n 90 seconds. DepicT! is a Watershed project which is part of Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival. It challenges entrants to get as creative as they can within 90 seconds to be in with a chance to win £2,500.
If your film is under 90 seconds and is submitted to Encounters then it will automatically be entered for DepicT! 2016. 

More info  at www.depict.org for submission. Your Reelport account must have the relevant value of credits (‘reels’) in order to complete the submission process.

 

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