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ANIWOW! 2007 - China (Beijing) International Student Animation Festival

The aim of this event is to inspire young animators and filmmakers among university students.

Dates and Deadlines:
Submission deadline: July 20 ~ Sept. 5, 2007

Festival Dates: Sept. 21 ~ Sept. 24, 2007

Online entry only

Official website:
Animation School, Communication University of China
No.1 Dingfuzhuang Dongjie, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100024, P.R.China
Tel:+86 10 6578 3338 Fax: +86 10 6578 3250

The Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival 2007
(SICAF 2007), South Korea.

This festival aims to introduce diversity and new trends in animation from the world and to extend its territory.

Dates and Deadlines:
Pre-selection deadline: 31 January 2007
Selection deadline: 30 March 2007
Festival Dates: 23-27 May 2007

Entry Requirment Summary:
- Entry Form (including the director's biography and filmography)
- VHS Preview tape for selection (one work per tape)
- 3 digital color images of major scenes (min. 6cm X 8 cm, 300 dpi)
- 1 or more photos of the director (min. 6cm X 8 cm, 300 dpi)
- Text of dialogue in Korean or English

Media Format Requirements:
VHS only - (NTSC, PAL or SECAM)
Selected Works:
Betacam SP(NTSC preferred)
Digital Betacam(NTSC only)

Rules and Regulations

Entry form:
Online Registration

Entry mail address and contact details :
SICAF Organizing Committee
B-103 Seoul Animation Center
8-145 Yejang-dong, Jung-gu
Seoul 100-250
Republic of Korea
Tel: +82-2-3455-8438
Fax: +82-2-3455-8422


6th Annual International Festival of Animated Films 2007
Trebon, Czech Republic

AniFest’s aim is to annually showcase the very best in global film animation and to present the wide range of opportunities that animation offers, as well as new technology, subjects and procedures in this field. The organiser of the festival is the Prague company, Corona, with the cooperation of partners from Slovakia and Austria. The host is the south Bohemian town of T?ebo?. AniFest is a member of the European Coordination of Film Festivals and provides an important competition screening of film animation not only in the Czech Republic but throughout central Europe.

Dates and Deadlines:
Entry deadline: 19 January 2007
Selection decision: 16-25 February 2007
Screening copy: 13 April 2007
Festival dates: 3-9 May 2007

Entry Requirment Summary:
- Work made on or after 1st January 2005
- Work not previously competed in any AniFest Festival
- One Entry Form for each work
- Copy of work DVD or VHS (PAL or NTSC)
- Director’s biography and filmography in Czech or English;
- Photograph of the director in printable resolution (300 dpi at least);
- 3 production stills from the film in printable resolution (300 dpi at least)
- A brief synopsis of 50 to 500 characters in Czech or English
- Dialogue sheets of the film in the original language and in English translation.

Media Format Requirements:

Selected Works:

Rules and Regulations

Entry form:
Online Registration

Entry mail address and contact details :
Jind?icha Plachty 28
150 00 Praha 5
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 257 324 507
Fax: +420 257 324 508


Prix Ars Electronica

The Prix Ars Electronica - International Competition for Cyberarts is being conducted for the 21st time in 2007. As always, the aim is to continually keep the Prix Ars Electronica updated in line with leading-edge developments in the dynamic field of cyberarts.

Online Submission Deadline: March 16th, 2007
Details about entering are available online only at:
A Golden Nica, two Awards of Distinction (cash prizes) and up to 12 Honorary Mentions will be awarded in the Computeranimation /Film/Visual Effects category in 2007.

Total prize money: 122.500 Euro

The "Computer Animation / Film/Visual Effects" category has been part of the Prix Ars Electronica since its very inception. It recognizes excellence in independent work in the arts and sciences as well as in high-end commercial productions in the film, advertising and entertainment industries. In this category, artistic originality counts just as much as masterful technical achievement.

This category of the Prix Ars Electronica is open to works of 2D or 3D computer animation, digital short films and narratives, character animation, abstract CG animation, scientific visualizations, commercials, music videos, visual effects, CG for the creative manipulation or enhancement of live action scenes, real-time CG, game cutscenes, machinima, generative visuals, etc.

For further information about Computeranimation / Film /Visual Effects please contact :


The International Animated Film Festival of Espinho, Portugal is celebrating its 30th edition this year.

Dates and Deadlines:
Entries accepted: 1st June - 27th of July
Festival dates: 5th - 11th November 2007

Entry Forms and Regulations:

Address and contact details:
Rua 62, 251
4500-366 Espinho
T: +351-22-733 13 50/1
F: +351-22-733 13 58


10th Mecal International Short Film Festival - Barcelona, Spain.
Mecal is a festival which achieved an audience of 45.000 people in its last edition and which is becoming one of the most important short film festivals in Spain.

Dates and Deadlines:
Entries accepted: 1st June - 27th of July
Festival dates: 15th - 24th of September 2007

Media Format Requirements:

Online registration form of the Short Film Depot:

Festival website:

Entry address and contact details:
MECAL 2007
X Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Barcelona
Clot 46, 2° 2a
08018 Barcelona


"Les Nuits Magiques" - 17th International Animated Film Festival, Bègles France (near Bordeaux)

All animated short and feature films are eligible if they are directed after December 2005.

Dates and Deadlines:
Entry deadline: 31st August 2007
Festival dates: 5th - 9th December 2007

Online entry form and festival website:

Contact details:


AURORA - Norwich, UK.
One of Europe’s most progressive short film events, the festival fuses thematic film programmes, seminars and debates with live performance, installation work and the best new films from across the world. Open to short films and music videos. The winner from each category will be awarded £1000 cash prize alongside the unique festival trophy and certificate.

Submission Categories:
Short Film, Student Film, Music Video

Screening Format:

Entry address:
Francis House,
Redwell Street,
Norwich, NR2 4SN
Closing Date: 29 June 2007

Online entry form and festival website:

Contact details:
Kelly Ling
Festival Producer


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