FILM FESTIVALS:


General:

Yahoo search url for film festivals:
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http://www.rit.edu/~rjg2296/festivals/festivals.htm




Anarchy

free
animation
http://www.slamdance.com/anarchy/submit_your_film.asp


21st International Festival of Film on Art

Deadline: October 30, 2002.
13-23 March 2003 MontrÈal
For any film not shown publicly in MontrÈal.
Films must be submitted on a VHS tape, entry form, $40 CDN, Complete Credits, a bio filmography and photo of the director, a biography of the artist appearing on screen, a summary of the film or video, the press kit, at least five stills (three in black and white, two in color), two posters.
http://www.artfifa.com/english/index.htm

San Francisco Independent Film Festival
Deadline: Nov 1
$30
animation
http://www.sfindie.com/indie03ap.html

Rad Digital Film Festival
Deadline: Nov 10, 2002
December 12-15, 2002
http://www.radproductions.com/index2.htm
Accepts only video or films created digitally.
Must send in a MiniDV copy of video (for presentation), NTSC VHS (for pre-view), 2 production photos, press kit, entry fee, and application.
Application text url: http://www.radproductions.com/form.htm
$35 entry fee

Vancouver Effects and Animation Festival
Deadline: November 15th 2002.
Fees: No Entry Fees
All submissions can be sent to:
VEAF Inc. Suite 257 - 2906 West Broadway Avenue
Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6K 2G8
Feature Film, Television, Short Films (3D Computer Animated Short Film — VHS or DVD)), Student Films, Education/ Simulation, Video Games / CD-Rom, Internet
http://www.veaf.com/

Aspen Shortsfest 2003
Deadline: Early Bird Nov. 15 Final Dec. 20
International Short Film & Video Competition
Short film Video

Black Maria Film Festival
Deadline: November 20, 2002
Fee: $35 for films under 30 mins. $45 for films over
Category: Animation
http://www.njcu.edu/programs/taebmff

Art in Motion: The International Festival of Time-Based Media
Deadline: November 30, 2002
Entry Fee: FREE
Category: Time Based (includes websites and animation) but they have a theme: Interference Patterns
http://www.usc.edu/dept/matrix/aim/
Link directly to Prospectus PDF file: http://www.usc.edu/dept/matrix/aim/Entry_Instructions.pdf


Rhode Island International Film Festival
, Aug. 5-10, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 2, 2003 (early), May 15, 2003 (regular), June 1, 2003 (late)
Categories: All lengths: no categories. Any type of film sought.
Requirements: Must be completed after June 2000.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, synopsis, credits, filmmaker's bio.
Entry fees: $35 (early), $40 (regular), $50 (late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta SP, DV, DVD, SVHS, VHS
Notes: The Festival seeks any combination of inventive, incisive, bold, vital and otherwise provocative work of any style or genre.
http://www.film-festival.org

Phoenix Film Festival, April 11-13, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 3, 2003 (regular),
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Shorts: under 30 min. Must have budget under $50,000. Medium: 30-60 min. Must have budget under $75,000.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, still, synopsis, credits,
Entry fees: $15 (student regular)
Screening formats: 35mm, DV
Notes: Festival also screens features. Not many films screened. Small festival.
http://www.phoenixfilmfestival.com

Katsucon nine animation contest
January 4, 2003
No entry fee
Any type of animation
http://www.katsucon.org/Katsu9/k9_animation_contest.html

Johns Hopkins Film Festival, April 2003
Deadline: Jan. 5, 2003 (early), Jan. 20, 2003 (late)
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS or DVD, entry form, photocopy of student ID.
Entry fees: $25 (early), $35 (late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Super-8, DVD, VHS
Notes: Up to 45 minutes of shorts programming (i.e. multiple shorts) may be submitted for a single entry fee. Programming above 45 minutes must pay 2 fees.
http://www.jhu.edu/~jhufilm/fest

Nashville Independent Film Festival, April 28-May 4, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 6, 2003 (late), Dec. 6, 2002 (early)
http://www.nashvillefilmfestival.org
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Must be completed after Jan. 1, 2001.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, synopsis.
Entry fees: $40 (under 30 early), $45 (under 30 late), $50 (over 30 early), $60 (over 30 late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, DigiBeta, Beta SP

European Media Art Festival, April 23-27, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 8, 2003
http://www.emaf.de
Categories: All lengths: animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: free
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta SP (PAL), MiniDV, VHS, DVD, CD-ROM
Notes: Also accepts interactive, installation, and performance pieces.

Carolina Film and Video Festival, Feb. 19-22, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 10, 2003 (late), Oct. 1, 2002 (early)
http://www.uncg.edu/bcn/cfvf
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, photocopy of student ID.
Entry fees: $20 (student early), $40 (student late)
Screening formats: 16mm, Beta, SVHS, VHS

Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival April 25-May 4, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 10, 2003 (late), Dec. 16, 2002 (early)
http://www.miamigaylesbianfilm.com
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, new media.
Requirements: Must be a South Florida premiere.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: $25 (early), $35 (late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta, CD-ROM
Notes: Submitted films should be of interest to a gay & lesbian audience.

Taos Talking Picture Festival, April 10-13, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 10, 2003
http://www.ttpix.org
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Must be completed 18 months prior to festival. Must be New Mexico premiere.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, credits, synopsis.
Entry fees: $25 (under 8), $40 (9-30), $50 (over 30)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta, DV, VHS

Southeaster Digital Animation Festival
Deadline: Entry form must be received by January 10, 2003
Fees: No Entry Fees
http://vision.armstrong.edu/acmse/
Animations less then 7 minutes accompanied with a suitable name and high quality image


Fargo Film Festiva
l March 5-8, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 13, 2003
www.fargofilmfestival.com
Categories: All lengths: drama, comedy, documentary, animation.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, synopsis.
Entry fees: $15 (student)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta SP, DV, VHS

Tribeca Film Festival May 6-11, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 13, 2003 (short regular), Nov. 27, 2002 (early)
http://www.tribecafilmfestival.com
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation.
Requirements: Must be completed after Jan. 1, 2002.
Entry materials: VHS or DVD, entry form.
Entry fees: $30 (under 40 early), $40 (under 40 regular)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta SP
Notes: Prestigious. The festival puts filmmakers up in a hotel. It is co-founded by Robert De Niro.

Brooklyn International Film Festival
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2003 (late), Feb. 15, 2003 (final), Oct. 15, 2002 (early)
http://www.wbff.org
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Must be completed after May 1, 2001.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: $20 (early), $40 (late), $50 (final)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, DigiBeta, Beta, DV, VHS

Cucalorus Film Festival March 19-23, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2003 (late), Nov. 15, 2002 (early)
http://www.cucalorus.org
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, still.
Entry fees: $20 (early), $30 (late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Super-8, VHS

F4: Free Film Festival Fitchburg April 10-12, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2003 (early), March 1, 2003 (late)
http://www.f4festival.com
Categories: All lengths: drama, comedy, documentary, animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: free (early), $15 (student late)
Screening formats: Beta

Hi/Lo Film Festival
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2003 (late), Dec. 15, 2002 (early)
http://www.hilofilmfestival.com
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: $15 (early), $25 (late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, DV, Beta

Inside Out: Toronto Gay and Lesbian Film and Video Festival May 16-25, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2003
http://www.insideout.on.ca
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Shorts: under 30 min.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: free
Screening formats: DigiBeta, Beta
Notes: Must be by or for gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender people.

Kansas City Filmmakers Festival April 1-6, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2003 (late), Dec. 1, 2002 (early)
http://www.kcjubilee.org
Categories: Shorts: Open, Underground.
Requirements: Open: under 30 min., narrative/documentary/animation/experimental. Must be completed after Jan. 31, 2000.
Underground: under 30 min., cool trash/cult films/subversive/controversial. Same completion guideline.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: $25 (early), $30 (late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, DVCAM, DV, DVD

Light Plays Tricks Short Film Festival
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2003
http://www.moviesinkingston.com/lpt
Categories: Shorts: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Must be under 20 min.
Entry materials: VHS or MiniDV or DVD, entry form, synopsis, credits.
Entry fees: free
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Super-8, MiniDV, DVD, VHS
Notes: Looking for innovative & original short films in addition to some just plain wacky films. ìThe
shorter the better -- and the more likely we are to accept it!î

Newport Beach International Film Festival April 3-11, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2003
http://www.newportbeachfilmfest.com
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, children.
Entry materials: VHS (2), entry form, press kit, synopsis, stills.
Entry fees: $40 (short)
Screening formats: Beta SP
Notes: All shorts are transferred from Beta SP to DVD for festival presentation. Fest claims to screen
more shorts than any other feature festival in U.S.

Oberhausen International Short Film Festival May 1-6, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2003
http://www.kurzfilmtage.de
Categories: Shorts: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Must be under 35 min. Must be completed in 2001 or later.
Entry materials: VHS (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), entry form, still, filmmaker's bio, dialogue list in English or German, synopsis.
Entry fees: free
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Super-8, DVCAM (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), DV (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), Beta SP (PAL), SVHS (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)

Seattle Jewish Film Festival
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2003
http://www.ajcseattle.org
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: free
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta
Notes: Films should in some way answer the question: ìWhat does it mean to be Jewish?î

Sonoma Valley Film Festival April 9-13, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2003 (late), Dec. 15, 2002 (early)
http://www.sonomafilmfest.org
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: $15 (student early), $20 (student late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Beta, DVD, VHS

Washington, DC International Film Festival April 23-May 4, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2003
http://www.filmfestdc.org
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, synopsis, press kit, credits, stills.
Entry fees: $15 (under 30), $25 (over 30)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm

WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival April 4-13, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2003 (late), Dec. 15, 2002 (early)
http://www.worldfest.org
Categories: Short: narrative, documentary, animation.
Requirements: Short: under 30 min. Must be completed no earlier than Oct. 2000.
Entry materials: VHS or SVHS, æî or Beta or DVD or CD-ROM, entry form.
Entry fees: $45 (student early), $60 (student late)
Screening formats: 35mm, DVD


TOUGH EYE International Turku Animated Film Festival

Deadline: 01/15/2003
Fees: No Entry Fees
''Timeless Competition' has no restrictions concerning the premiere of the film!
http://www.tough-eye.com/timeless_engl.html


Magnolia Independent Film Festival
Feb. 6-8, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 17, 2003
http://www.magfilmfest.com
Categories: All lengths: drama, comedy, documentary, animation.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, directorís filmography.
Entry fees: $10
Screening formats: 35mm, Beta, VHS
Notes: All selected filmmakers are given free accommodations at a resort.

West Coast Independent Film Festival Feb. 21-March 2, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 17, 2003
http://www.westcoastindependent.com
Categories: All lengths: drama, comedy, documentary, animation.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, synopsis.
Entry fees: $25
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, 8mm, Beta, VHS

Johns Hopkins Film Festival
Deadline: Jan. 20, 2003 (late), Jan. 5, 2003 (early)
http://www.jhu.edu/~jhufilm/fest
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS or DVD, entry form, photocopy of student ID.
Entry fees: $25 (early), $35 (late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Super-8, DVD, VHS
Notes: Up to 45 minutes of shorts programming (i.e. multiple shorts) may be submitted for a single entry fee. Programming above 45 minutes must pay 2 fees.

Mediawave Festival
Deadline: Jan. 20, 2003
http://www.mediawavefestival.com
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Must be completed in 2000 or later.
Entry materials: VHS (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), entry form, script, synopsis, still, director's photo.
Entry fees: free
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, Super-8, Beta SP (PAL), DV (PAL), Hi-8 (PAL), SVHS (PAL), 3/4" (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), VHS (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
Notes: Fest is especially interested in musical, dance/movement, animated, erotic, and European film.

Big Muddy Film Festival
Deadline: Jan. 24, 2003
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Must be completed after Dec. 2000.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: $35 (under 20), $40 (20-50), $45 (over 50)
Screening formats: 16mm, DV, 3/4î, DVD, VHS
http://www.bigmuddyfilm.com/

DIY Film Festival Feb. 21-23, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 24, 2003
http://www.diyfilmfestival.com
Categories: All lengths: drama, comedy, documentary, animation.
Requirements: Must be completed after Jan. 1, 2001.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, photocopy of student ID.
Entry fees $20 (student)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, HD, DV, Beta
Notes: All films submitted are reviewed by DIY Reporter.

United States Super-8mm Film & Digital Video Festival Feb. 21-23, 2003
Deadline: Jan. 24, 2003
http://www.njfilmfest.com
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Requirements: Must be shot on Super-8, 8mm film/video, DV, or Digital-8.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, photocopy of student ID.
Entry fees: $35
Screening formats: Super-8, 8mm film, DV, Digital-8, 3/4î, Hi-8, 8mm video, VHS
Notes: Certain selected Super-8 works may be invited to touring fest that screens internationally.

Black Point Film Festival
Deadline: Jan. 31, 2003 (late), Dec. 31, 2002 (early)
http://www.blackpointfilmfestival.com
Categories: All lengths: drama, comedy, documentary, animation.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: $30 (short early), $40 (short late)
Screening formats: 35mm, Beta SP, DVD, VHS

George Lindsey/University of North Alabama Film Festival
Deadline: Jan. 31, 2003
http://www2.una.edu/universityrelations/filmfestival/festivalindex.htm
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, music video.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form.
Entry fees: $10 (student)

Valleyfest Independent Film Festival
Deadline: Jan. 31, 2003 (late), Nov. 30, 2002 (early)
http://www.valleyfest.com
Categories: All lengths: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental.
Entry materials: VHS, entry form, synopsis, credits, director's bio, stills.
Entry fees: $30 (early), $50 (late)
Screening formats: 35mm, 16mm, DVD, VHS

California SUN International Animation Festival
February 10th, 2002
$25 Student Project Animation (less than 15 minutes)
Animation

http://www.csun.edu/animate

Dover Film Festival
March 15th, 2003
$25.00 Short films (under 20 minutes)

http://www.doverfilmfestival.org

 
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