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Encounters film festival- CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 2012

Deadline - Wed 6th June 2012

Calling all filmmakers and animators from across the world, submissions are now open for the Encounters 18th Short Film and Animation Festival in Bristol UK. Submit your short film or animation by Wednesday 6th June, for a chance to win a prestigious award and an opportunity to showcase your talent on an international stage.

Short films and animations are eligible from all over the world, completed from 1 Jan 2011, under 30 minutes in length from every genre (animation, live action drama, documentary, experimental and music video). There are discounts for multiple submissions

  The 2012 festival will be held between Tuesday 18 – 23 September 2012 in Bristol

Visit www.encounters-festival.org.uk to see the awards up for grabs, submission criteria and for further information.

FILM Call out

DepicT! Call for Submissions 


DepicT! is once again challenging creatives across the globe to show their stuff in just a minute and a half.

Whatever your budget or genre, we want your short shorts. All you have to do, is come up with something distinctive, imaginative and engaging and enter for free online at depict.org to be in with a chance of winning £1500, some priceless industry exposure at the Encounters 2012 and beyond as well other exclusive prizes.

The deadline for submissions is 9 July 2012, so there is still time to get your thoughts into film and submit.

Stuck for ideas? Why not watch the winners from DepicT! 2011 at depict.org.

DepicT! is a Watershed project as part of Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival.
For more info, and to submit your super short visit depict.org


The 56th BFI London Film Festival - CALLING FOR SUBMISSIONS

10 - 25 October 2012

  Features and shorts may now be submitted for consideration for the 56th BFI London Film Festival.

Deadline for receipt of online submission forms and screeners:
• Short films (40 mins or less) - 22 June 2012
• Feature length films (more than 40 mins) - 6 July 2012

Please fill in the required fields through the online submission form if you wish to submit your film for consideration for the 56th BFI London Film Festival, and for international features and shorts please complete the PayPal form which you will be directed to from the online submission form.

  For UK shorts and features - Please complete the online form here.


The Golden Poo Awards

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A Call for Infectious Films

Deadline Tuesday 31 July www.thegoldenpooawards.org/

Did you know that almost half the world's population (2.6 billion people) has no access to a toilet?

PooP Creative in association with the London Short Film Festival (LSFF) is launching a competition for short films, which tackle the issue(s) of sanitation and/or hygiene in a catchy, emotive, funny, sensational or "infectious" way.

Films can be: hard hitting, edgy, direct, surreal, oblique, tender, poetic, profound, thought provoking, comic, irreverent, prophetic, cosmic, mythological, abstract, factual, spoof, public information. They can be between 30 seconds to 3 minutes in total running time, including titles and credits.

The winning films will form part of the Global Handwashing Day (October 15th) and World Toilet Day (November 19th) awareness-raising campaigns. The campaigns are supported by a wide international coalition of partner organisations, which have a global reach to publicise the importance of good hygiene practice and sanitation.

The winning films will be chosen by a panel of industry experts and will be announced in Autumn 2012. They will be screened at the London Short Film Festival in January 2013.

Full rules & regulations and prizes details, all can be found at www.thegoldenpooawards.org/short-film.html

Join in on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/The-Golden-Poo-Awards/181767088531646

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Aesthetica Short Film Festival – Call for Submissions


ASFF is calling all short filmmakers to submit to the 2012 festival which takes place in York 8th – 11th November.

Films of any genre under 25 minutes are eligible to submit for a chance to win £500 among other prizes.

A shortlist of the finalists will be included on the ASFF Sampler DVD, which will be distributed with the December 2012 issue of Aesthetica Magazine, an international arts and culture publication.

Entry is £15.
The deadline for submissions is 31 May 2012.

For more information visit www.asff.co.uk

Filmmakers Handbook

Short Film Festival Guide 2012


Created by London Short Film Festivla this mini guide book is a great tool for Filmmakers wanting to get themselves distributed, learn about marketing, networking and find out more about the festivla on offer

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