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Breakout Film Festival Accepting Submissions

By Mike Valiquette

We got a heads up about this festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. It’s got an interesting structure whereby they pick monthly winners who then all compete for a final prize in January. I checked the FAQ and there is an entry fee. Open to all nationalities. No documentaries, commercials or music videos. Here’s their direct link…. »

TAAFI 2020, February 14-16

By Mike Valiquette

It’s less than a month away! You can get your tickets now! Lots of things to aim your eyes at! Here’s the… »

OIAF 2019: The Poster.

By Mike Valiquette

Here’s this year’s poster for the Ottawa International Animation Festival. This year’s artist is Steve Angel, one of the the founding partners of Toronto’s Head Gear Animation. He’s a fan of pencil’s and Biz Markie. According to Chris Robinson, the Ottawa Festival’s Artistic Director, they “went for a minimal look this year after last year’s… »

TAAFI 2019 Poster, by Joel Mackenzie!!!!

By Mike Valiquette

Feast your eyes. (More Joel here) Submit your films! It’s free!!! The deadline to submit is January 14, 2019. TAAFI 2019 competition categories include: Best Kids Short Best Student Short Best International Short Best Canadian Short Audience Choice Grand Prix For more information on rules, regulations, and submission process:… »

press release: NFB at TIFF 2018, Snowden and Fine’s Animal Behaviour and Patrick Bouchard’s the Subject

By Mike Valiquette

August 1, 2018 – Toronto – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, Astra Taylor’s latest National Film Board of Canada www.nfb.ca (NFB) feature documentary, What Is Democracy?, makes its North American premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. It will be joined at TIFF… »

Call for Submissions: Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival (deadline January 10, 2018)

By Mike Valiquette

Submit your animation short films! The Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival is Hungary’s biggest short film festival, taking place every year in Budapest. The deadline for submission is 10 January, and the festival will be held between 3-8 April. Winners are awarded with up to 8000 Euros. Categories: live-action fiction, animation, documentary, LGBTQ,… »

Vancouver Short Film Festival Call For Submissions

By Mike Valiquette

Calling All Student Filmmakers: Submit to the Vancouver Short Film Festival A new school year has arrived, and with that comes the opportunity to get creative. As classes resume, the Vancouver Short Film Festival (VSFF) is inviting BC film students to submit their work before the October 13th deadline. There are no length restrictions (but… »


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