Call For Entries: Los Angeles Animation Festival 2012


The Los Angeles Animation Festival 2012 has issued its call for entries for five competitions in conjunction with its upcoming event to be help March 7-11 at the Regent Showcase Cinema at 614 N. La Brea in West Hollywood. The entry postmark deadline is Tuesday, February 14, 2012.

All winners will be honored at an awards event during the festival.

A major partner in this year’s event is MTV’s Liquid Television, which is sponsoring one of the contests and offering a $5,000 development deal to the winner of the category. (details below)

This year’s categories are Best Short (20 minutes or less), Best Feature (audience award), Best TV episode (11-30 minutes), Best Animated Music Video and Best “Animation on the Edge”.

The Animation on the Edge category is sponsored by MTV’s Liquid Television. This category is looking for animator’s work on the cutting edge of humor, story-telling or technique aimed at a teen or adult audience. The winner receives a $5,000 development deal with MTV’s Liquid Television.

Details on entering and a full description of the categories can be found at www.laafest.com.

The 2012 Los Angeles Animation Festival will feature screenings of features and short film programs as well as seminars, panels, contest and parties. Look for announcements of the Festival programs and this year’s honoree in the coming weeks.

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  • Chris Webb

    It’s great that MTV would help sponsor an animation festival.

    But 5,000 dollars isn’t much for a development deal – even if it’s only for a pilot.