2nd Annual

The Shift Awards

September 24, 2014 to September 28, 2014

 
Category

Best Animation

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
September 30, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 90.00
Regular Deadline
October 15, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 125.00 115.00
Late Deadline
November 15, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 150.00 140.00
WAB Extended Deadline
August 1, 2014
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 200.00 190.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
September 1, 2014

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 30 minutes to 60 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2012

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in World

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (QuickTime)

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0    
REGION 1    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required with the entry form, including:


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Best Animation that made an impact globally or raised awareness on specified issue.

Category Rules

• Any program in which animation figures in no less than 75 percent of the program. This may include fiction or non-fiction.
• If the submitted episode of a series fits a minimum format length of a televised half-hour time slot, only one (1) episode may be submitted to represent the series.
• If the program is shorter than the half-hour format length, several episodes must be submitted as a single entry totaling up to approximately 20-30 minutes (e.g. 2 episodes of 10 minutes each). A maximum of three (3) episodes may be submitted.
• The age group for which the program is intended must be indicated on the entry form.