Introducing the VR Theater at SIGGRAPH 2017

This year, #SIGGRAPHcaf is moving beyond the flat screen. Prepare to join the new VR Theatre at #SIGGRAPH2017.

Posted by SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival on Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Festivals & Screenings & Siggraph

SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival now with VR!

This year, #SIGGRAPHcaf is moving beyond the flat screen. Prepare to join the new VR Theatre at #SIGGRAPH2017. The Computer Animation Festival online submission deadline is March 21, 2017 The Computer Animation Festival online submission form will be available January 23, 2017 The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival is the leading annual festival for the world’s most innovative, accomplished, and amazing digital film and video creators. An internationally recognized jury receives hundreds of submissions and presents the best work of the year in the…

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Festivals & News

Film Festivals: Call for Entries

Film Festival Deadline Date New Media Film Festival April 25, 2017 (Final) Sun Valley Film Festival January 13, 2017 ShortShorts January 31, 2017 (Late) Collective International Film Festival January 31, 2017 Short Circuit January 31, 2017 (Late) The European Independent Film Festival January 22, 2017 (Late) Animafest – Free Entry February 1, 2017 San Francisco Jewish Film Festival February 3, 2017 Emerging Filmmaker Showcase March 3, 2017 Stories From The Line April 14, 2017 College of Adaptive Arts Film Festival – Free Entry…

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Animated Shorts & Events & Festivals & Inspiration & My Students & Traditional

Academy Reveals 2016 Student Oscar Winners

I am so proud of one of my USC students, Alicja Jasina, who one a student academy award in animation for her film – Once upon a Line. LOS ANGELES — The Academy has voted 17 students as winners of the 43rd Student Academy Awards competition. The Academy received a record number of entries this year — 1,749 films from 286 domestic and 95 international colleges and universities — which were voted by a record number of Academy members. The 2016…

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Call for Submissions: Yule Log 2016

Now in it’s 4th year, Yule Log 2.0 is a collection of short films created by various artists that are bringing the Yule Log tradition into the digital age. It’s an opportunity to showcase your work alongside some of the most talented artists in the world. It’s also a chance to make a difference. We’re raising funds to support Camp Interactive in the Bronx, NY. It’s a place where kids can learn to code (and canoe). Last Year’s (2015) Submissions…

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GLAS Animation Festival Opens 2017 Submissions

Submissions for GLAS Animation Festival 2017 are now open! The GLAS Animation Festival will be held March 2-5, 2017 in Berkeley, CA, just a quick ride away from San Francisco. GLAS Animation is introducing new ideas and expanding the scope of animation by bringing new voices, new talents, new themes, and a new generation of independent filmmakers and curators to the United States. The festival highlights fresh voices in independent animation while curating special programs of the most significant periods…

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Anim’est Opens 2016 Call for Submissions

Winners receive trophies, prize money and/or animation software, with the best film of the festival shortlisted for the annual CARTOON Media Cartoon d’Or Award. Organizers for Romania’s Anim’est International Animation Film Festival are now accepting submissions for the 11th edition of the festival, which will be held in Bucharest in October.Launched in 2006, Anim’est has become Bucharest’s most beloved film festival and a recognized event on the international animation scene. The presentations, workshops, masterclasses and round tables provide the perfect…

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Open World Animation Festival Open Call

CALL FOR ANIMATORS The Alternative Gallery is launching its premier animation festival in March 2016. Open World Animation Festival aims to bring together a wide mix of animation styles, voices, mediums & artists from around the world. Submissions are now being accepted for the festival, and are open to the following styles: stop motion, 3D, digital & computer animation, film cel, claymation, experimental, glitch, rotoscoping, GIF, mixed live action/animation, video game cutscenes & more. Submission is FREE and open to…

Tickets available now for The World Animation Celebration 2015
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Tickets Available Now for The World Animation Celebration 2015

Animation Libation Studios and Animation Magazine present the 2015 edition of The World Animation Celebration international short film animation festival, hosted by Sony Pictures Animation. The event will take place Oct. 24-25at Sony Pictures Animation, 9050 W. Washington Blvd. Culver City, Calif. The World Animation Celebration will feature two full days of animation including: Animated films Industry panels World-class professional judges Portfolio reviews Industry guest speakers Guest artist demos Recruiters The event serves as a showcase for the best animated…