25th Annual

Encounters Festival

September 24, 2019 to September 29, 2019

 
Category

Animation

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in United Kingdom Pound

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
March 28, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Regular Deadline
May 9, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
WAB Extended Deadline
June 6, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 16, 2019

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 30 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after January 1, 2018

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DCP  
Film Gauge
  35mm

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

DepicT awards
For full details of the DepicT competition please visit the website: https://www.depict.org/competition/
Cash Award Value: 1,500 British Pound

Animated Encounters Grand Prix
The Grand Prix winners are considered to be the best in their category by our international jury. The winning Brief Encounters and Animated Encounters films are both eligible for Academy Award nominations and receive a €2,500 cash prize.
Cash Award Value: 2,500 Euro

Animated Encounters Best of British Award
(£1,000, All films screened in this category qualify for BAFTA animation award) All animations either produced in Britain or by British directors.
Cash Award Value: 1,000 British Pound

European Animated Encounters Award
(€1,000) All animations must be European films (http://europa.eu/about-eu/member-countries/index_en.htm).
Cash Award Value: 1,000 Euro

Children's Jury Award
(£500) All entries under 15 minutes deemed suitable for young audiences, over 7 years old.
Cash Award Value: 500 British Pound
This prize is shared with other categories.

Category Rules

Please see Terms and Conditions for full rules.