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:
MONTREAL STOP-MOTION FILM FESTIVAL
Festival dates: September 25–27, 2015
Submission deadline: June 28, 2015
Entry fee: FREE
How to submit: http://stopmotionmontreal.com/en/submit.html
The Montreal Stop-Motion Film Festival celebrates and encourages the efforts of the talented people working in this unique art form of stop motion animation.
The festival has three categories:
Professional: films, television episodes and commercials that are commissioned or produced with funding.
Independent: films produced in an independent setting with or without subsidiaries.
Academic: films produced in an academic environment as part of a course or as an assignment.
Films completed after the first of January 2013 are eligible to participate.
Only films under 30 minutes, using Stop Motion animation and pixilation will be considered. Stop Motion is defined as the movement of three-dimensional objects animated frame by frame. Pixilation is defined as a stop motion technique using persons to create animation frame by frame.
In the case of mixed media, a content of 75% of stop motion animation is required for eligibility.
Cut-out animation, time lapse photography videos (videos created through the photographing of live-action movement at scheduled or sporadic intervals) and videos editing live-action footage to produce a “stop motion” effect are not eligible for the festival.