Chester Animation Festival 2017

We are open for submissions!

Absolute deadline is 8th January 2017.

Chester International Film Festival is delighted to offer animators the chance to submit work for our Animation Festival to accompany the 2017 programme. Films will be shown prior to the main film each night. All submissions are welcome, whether you are a professional or an amateur. The deadline for entries is Jan 8, 2017. Online submissions are strongly encouraged.

We are open for submissions!  Full details can be found by visiting www.festival.chesterfilmfans.co.uk.

Absolute deadline is 8th January 2017.

Guidelines for Submissions

Chester International Film Festival is delighted to offer animators the chance to submit work for our Animation Festival to accompany the 2017 programme. Films will be shown prior to the main film each night. All submissions are welcome, whether you are a professional or an amateur. The deadline for entries is Jan 8, 2017. Online submissions are strongly encouraged.

We require three items:

1. Your Film We prefer online file transfers via WeTransfer.com. Simply select your highest quality file and send it to animation17@chesterfilmfans.co.uk. Do not watermark your film as this will be your entry. If you use Google Docs or Vimeo that is fine.  If you want to send a CD/DVD Send a data file only on CD/DVD to Animation 17 c/o Mike Graham 22 Holbein Close Chester CH4 7EU.

2. Entry Form – see below. An incomplete form will invalidate your entry. Each item can be sent either by means of the internet or by postal service.

3. We ask that you include 2 or 3 high-resolution stills for publicity purposes if possible.

DEADLINES Our deadline is January 8, 2017 Late entries will not be accepted.

FILM ELIGIBILITY You must be an original author of the film (producer or director). If more than one person authored the film, you confirm, by submitting the film, that you have the necessary consent from its co-authors to submit the film.

• Any animated film — from anywhere, made whenever, shown wherever, and in any genre.

• Place of origin – Films may come from anywhere in the world.

• Completion date – You may submit films made at any time during your life.

• Length – Films should be 15 minutes maximum.

• Other festivals – You may show your work at other festivals simultaneously.

• Internet – You may show as much of your work online as you like.

• Animation method – All animation methods are eligible: hand-drawn, computer, stop-motion, pixilation, rotoscope, motion capture, compositing with live action, etc. Live action films must have a strong animation component.

• Genre – All genres of animation are eligible: narrative, abstract, music video, advertisement, documentary, motion comics, non-play video game sequences, etc.

• Entry does not guarantee acceptance.

Dates 

Thursday, March 2, 2017 – 6:00am to Saturday, March 11, 2017 – 6:00am

Submission Deadline 

Sunday, January 8, 2017 – 6:00am

Location 

22 Holbein CloseChester CH4 7EUUnited Kingdom

Websites:

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SOURCE:http://www.awn.com/event/chester-animation-festival-2017

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