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Cartoon Brew’s Animation Festival Guide is a hand-picked list of calls for entries from respected festivals around the globe. This week, we add three new call for entries from:

(Pejë, Kosovo)
Festival website
Festival dates: August 20–26, 2015
Submission deadline: April 30, 2015
Entry fee: FREE
Submission info

We invite you all to become part of the competitions, for the 6th edition of Anibar Animation Festival! This year’s Anibar has four new crowns to award in the categories: Best Environmental, Best music video, Best production and Best children.

Any animated film or music video, including computer generated animation and combinations of live action, that are completed after January 01, 2013, can participate. All films must be in English, or with English subtitling.

Here is a list of all the crowns you can win. Some of the crowns include cash prizes as well:

– Crown for Main Award 1000€
– Crown for Best Balkan Film 500€
– Crown for Best Student Film 500€
– Crown for the Audience Award 500€
– Crown for Best Production
– Crown for Best Music video
– Crown for Best Environmental Animation
– Crown for best Children’s Film

(Brooklyn, New York)
Festival website
Festival dates: July 30–August 2, 2015
Submission deadline: May 8 (standard submissions); June 1 (late submissions)
Entry fee: $30–$45

Animation Block Party 2015 is now open for submissions.

This summer will mark the 12th annual Animation Block Party film festival. We are dedicated to exhibiting the world’s best independent, professional and student animation. All genres and themes of animation are welcome.

ABP’s fest jury honors ten special award categories, ranging from best in show to music video, experimental film, computer animation, etc.

ALL animation films must be in the time range of 30 seconds to 30 minutes. All genres are welcome, but animation only.

You may submit more than one film, but please submit a separate entry for each film you submit.

(Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Festival website
Festival dates: October 27–November 1, 2015
Submission deadline: July 1, 2015
Entry fee: FREE
Submission info

Once you’ve uploaded your films, they’ll be in competition for the following KLIK! Awards:

• Animated Short Competition
• Animated Student Short Competition
• Commissioned Animation Competition
• Animated Documentary Competition
• Animated Music Video Competition

If eligible, your film can also compete for the categories Best Political Short and Best Animated Short From an Emerging Country. And don’t forget the honor of receiving the Audience Award or the Kids Audience Award.

Please note: Even if you have a project that does not fit in one of the categories (e.g. feature films, interactive projects, or installations) we might still be interested in presenting it during the festival. KLIK! is a place for all types of animation. If you want our programmers to have a look at it, please enter it outside of competition.

Click here for the Entire Animation Festival Guide!

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