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Animation Festivals – March and April 2017 Submission Deadlines


List of International Animation Festivals with upcoming deadline dates (March and April)   Submission deadlines, festival categories, submission fees, links to relevant websites and application forms   Fest Youth Film Festival (19th – 26th  June) Portugal Deadline: February 28th Categories: Fiction and Non-Fiction feature films (minimum length is 55 minutes) from directors who are on…

Featured Sundays Margaret Spencer

Featured Sundays January 29th (Margaret Spencer)


A talented animator, character designer and storyboard artist “My name is Margaret Spencer; I’m a second year animation student at the University of Southern California. I really love storyboarding for animation, and well as character design (mostly for fun but every now and again for a game design gig). I grew up in…

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Featured Sundays January 15th (Ekaterina Vakulenko)


Ekaterina Vakulenko This weeks winner is Ekaterina Vakulenko, a talented illustration student and aspiring animator from Russia. Congratulations! “Having only discovered animation’s full potential during my second year of studies at BA Illustration, I have been using every opportunity to try int out. My approach to learning animation is very intuitive, it relies on trial…

"The big dive of Mister Jackrabbit"

Featured Sundays January 8th (Valentine Cuny-Le Callet)


Valentine Cuny-Le Callet The third winner of featured sundays contest for artists on Animataurus is Valentine Cuny-Le Callet, and amazing young illustrator. Here is some of her work and a brief introduction she wrote herself. “I’m 20 years old, in third year in the school ENSAD in Paris. I’ve always known I wanted to work…

Animation Festivals – January and February Submission Deadlines


Animation Festivals with upcoming deadline dates (January and February)   Cardiff Independent Film Festival (May 5th – May 7th 2017) Wales Deadline: January 13th Categories: Feature, Short, Student Short, Welsh Short, Animated Short Admission Fee: £ 15-40 Visit Website Anifilm International Festival of Animated Films (May 2nd – May 7th 2017) Czech Republic Deadline: January…