If you can dream it, you can do it. -Walt Disney
Quality is a great business plan. -John Lasseter
Let's make some funny pictures. -Tex Avery
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. -Howard Zinn
When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins. -Chuck Jones
And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? -Jesus
A man should never neglect his family for business. -Walt Disney
What's most important in animation is the emotions and the ideas being portrayed. -Ralph Bakshi
Once you have heard a strange audience burst into laughter at a film you directed, you realize what the word joy is all about. -Chuck Jones
Before enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. -Buddhist Proverb
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International Festival of Animated Films
Call for entries for 2012
You can submit your film into the international competition from 20th September until 20th December 2011.
The 11th edition of AniFest, which will take place from 26th April till 1st May 2012, is now accepting films into international competition. You can submit your film into one of the following categories:
International Competition of Short Animated Films up to 5 Minutes in Length
International Competition of Short Animated Films from 5 to 15 Minutes in Length
International Competition of Short Animated Films from 15 to 60 Minutes in Length
International Competition of Feature-length Animated Films
International Competition of Student Animated Films
International Competition of Animated Television Films and Series
International Competition of Animated Commercials and Jingles
International Competition of Animated Music Videos
International Competition of Non-narative and Experimental Animated Films
International Competition of Animated Films Made by Children up to 12 years of age
International Competition of Animated Films Made by Children from 12 to 15 years of age
Online submission form HERE. There’s no entry fee.
Festival statute and regulations HERE, some answers regarding technical specifications of the films HERE.
Should you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us:
Tel: +420 257 324 507
26 April - 1 May 2012
International festival of animated films
Dear friends of animation,
We would like to remind you, that our competition is open for entries until 20th December 2011. You are kindly invited to submit your film produced after 1st January 2010 into one of the following categories:
• International Competition of Short Animated Films up to 5 Minutes in Length
• International Competition of Short Animated Films from 5 to 15 Minutes in Length
• International Competition of Short Animated Films from 15 to 60 Minutes in Length
• International Competition of Feature-length Animated Films
• International Competition of Student Animated Films
• International Competition of Animated Television Films and Series
• International Competition of Animated Commercials and Jingles
• International Competition of Animated Music Videos
• International Competition of Non-narrative and Experimental Animated Films
• International Competition of Animated Films Made by Children up to 12 years of age
• International Competition of Animated Films Made by Children from 12 to 15 years of age
Online submission form HERE. There’s no entry fee.
Find the links to AniFest 2012 regulations and statute (describing in detail the competition categories, prizes and other technicalities) on our website www.anifest.cz .
Should you have any questions, please contact email@example.com.
We are looking forward to your films!
The only (and easiest) way how to submit a film to Anifest 2012 is to fill the online entry form HERE. There’s no entry fee.
See above for more details.
7800 euros will be handed over to the winners together with the awards.
Until December 20 you can also submit a film into the competition of schools films from Visegrad countries, which will be held as part of the 2nd edition of Visegrad Exchange Forum (April 25 – 28, 2012, Teplice, Czech Republic). Films into this competition must be submitted by the teachers through the online entry form (see the link above) and the medium with the film must be marked VISEGRAD.
The deadline for projects applications into the pitching forum is March 31, 2012. More detailed information and application form into the pitching forum is to be found HERE.
You can also find AniFest 2012 regulations and statute (describing in detail the competition categories, prizes and other technicalities) on our website www.anifest.cz. In case you have any doubts about the technical specifications of accepted films, you can also try the FAQ section on our website.
Should you have any further questions, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are looking forward to receiving your films!
P.S: In case you have already submitted your film and have sent us the DVD, please ignore this email and accept our apology. Thank you for your understanding!
AniFest is announcing the international Best Flipbook contest - single competitors as well as groups can submit their flipbooks to two categories: up to 15 years and 15 years and older.
All submitted flipbooks will be displayed in the premises of the festival. The jury will choose three best ones that will be awarded at the closing ceremony. All participants of the contest will get full festival accreditation and interesting prizes are prepared for the winners!
You can submit your flipbook(s) until March 30 via online entry form and send your flipbook(s) to the following address:
Jindřicha Plachty 28, 150 00
If you want to download the rules, click here.
We are looking forward to your flipbooks!
International festival of animated films AniFest 2012
26 April – 1 May 2012, Teplice&Duchcov, Czech Republic
All screenings, workshops and accompanying programme now online!
Create your personal festival programme and buy your tickets online, after you get your accreditation (till March 31 with 100 CZK discount).
Michel Ocelot at AniFest
The last feature by Michel Ocelot „Tales of the Night“ was screened for the first (and so far the last) time in Czech Republic at last year’s edition of Karlovy Vary IFF. AniFest will offer another unique chance. Michel Ocelot will also personally visit the festival and French Institute in Prague will on this occassion organize an exhibition called „Hidden treasures by Michel Ocelot“.
Baltic Mission - Estonian retrospective
Our three-years long Baltic mission is about to end. Although Estonian animation is known mostly because of Priit Pärn, there were and still are many great artist and animation in this country… The programme will cover the production from socialist era as well as contemporary authors, known for their sense for absurd humour and surrealist poetics. Our Estonian retrospective will aslo offer one speciality – the screening of not so well known animated commercials by Priit Pärn. Read more info…
The accompanying programme: Exhibitions
The accompanying programme of this year’s festival is all about puppets – and the exhibitions are no exception – film poet Jiří Trnka in Teplice Regional Muzeum, Estonian puppets and Faruza puppets and decorations in Duchcov castle. And there’s a lot more – the past of Duchcov castle will be made alive in animations by Jan Šrámek and Martin Búřil and Culture House in Teplice will host an exhibition of original illustrations and interactive digital version of experimental comic-book by Matyáš Trnka. More info…
The accompanying programme: Presentations of puppet studios
In the films as well as in workshops and presentations, we are looking for the magic of a film puppet this year. SE-MA-FOR, JPL Studio, Laika and the legendary Mackinnon&Saunders will sheir their secrets with us. More info…
AniFest in Duchcov
Estonian Puppets and videoinstalation in the Duchcov castle will be accompanied also by screenings („A Letter For Momo“ or „Coraline“) in the open air cinema, projections for children and popular Schools of Animation. Download the poster HERE.
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