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MISSION & OBJECTIVE
First and only film festival dedicated exclusively to animation films made by female directors.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
! for the application form please visit our website !
-Tricky Women Award of the City of Vienna worth 4000 Euro
-3-month scholarship to live and work at Q21/MQ under the Artist-in-Residence Program
-Neo-Tel Award worth 2,000 Euro
-Sawczynski-Award worth 1,000 Euro
-Sielecki Award worth 500 Euro (for an Austrian animation)
-Tricky Women Audience Award
Awards and prize money will go to the directresses of the films.
The festival offers an international competition of animated short films finished after January 1st, 2016 and realised by female artists (male co-directors are welcome). We want to open the festival to trans*inter* filmmakers and would be delighted to receive your entries. Each filmmaker, producer or distributor may submit as many films as they like. Each film submitted must be accompanied by an entry form and sent on a separate DVD. No films entered in prior Tricky Women Festivals shall be admitted.
The deadline for applications for the preliminary selection is October 6th, 2017.
Please don´t send any dropbox-links – we won´t accept them!
Special Call “Work/Work Affairs”
We welcome shorts entitled “work affairs” (work 4.0, income gap, basic income, work-life-balance, utopias, dystopias,...).
Special Call “100 Years of Women´s Suffrage, democracy & participation” (where do women stand today?).
and Animated Feature Films for our non-competitive sections.
The special calls are not limited to recent works or one film per artist only – feel free to send us as many of your films as you like, whether new or old. We are very much looking forward to receiving your entries!
The entry can be up-loaded via www.shortfilmdepot.com or sent by snail mail directly to Tricky Women.
For snail mail applications:
- One application form must be filled in completely (2 pages!) for every competition entry. Applicants must enclose documentation material (one or two film stills as jpeg or tiff in 300dpi and biographical information on the directress and details of her filmmaking history - CD-Rom/DVD welcome). The selection committee shall refuse any entries that fail to comply with these conditions.
- For every film to be presented at the preliminary selection a clearly labeled DVD must be sent in together with an application form. The DVD must CLEARLY show the title and the name of the directress as well as the running time of the production. Each DVD shall contain one work only.
Non-English movies must be applied with English subtitles.
Waltraud Grausgruber (Festival Registrar); Waltraud Grausgruber+Birgitt Wagner (Festival Registrar)
One application form must be filled in completely (2 pages!) for every competition entry. Applicants must enclose documentation material (one or two film stills as jpeg or tiff in 300dpi and biographical information on the directress and details of her filmmaking history - CD-Rom welcome). The selection committee shall refuse any entries that fail to comply with these conditions.
For every film to be presented at the preliminary selection a clearly labeled DVD must be sent in together with an application form. The DVD must CLEARLY show the title and the name of the directress as well as the running time of the production. Each DVD shall contain one work only.
Non-English movies should be applied with English subtitles.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Screening Formats: Films to be screened at the festival must be in one of the following formats:
• 35 mm
The screening copy must arrive no later than February 1st, 2018 at the festival office (Tricky Women, culture2culture, Museumsquartier/Q21, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna, Austria).
Film/video copies from abroad must bear the label “temporary import – for cultural purposes only – no trade value” on the package. Dispatches from non-EU states must contain a pro-forma invoice (amounting to a maximum of 20 euro).
The costs of transport (to the festival) as well as customs duties, etc. are the sole responsibility of the sender. DVD videos for selection will not be returned and will become part of the non commercial archive of the festival organisation culture2culture. The festival organisation will cover the costs of returning the screening copies.
During the festival the productions are insured for their print value. The insurance is valid from the time of postal receipt of the film until it is sent back.
In case of the copy being lost or damaged only the material value can be refunded. Compensation claims must be made within 10 days after the film has been returned.
The preliminary selection committee decides on the details of competition programming.
The directress/contact person will be informed of the preliminary selection committee’s decision before the start of the festival.
Applicants grant the festival the right to show on television and/or internet broadcaster parts of their production to a maximum of 3 minutes.
By submitting a film, the makers consent to include it in the competition programme or the other non-competitive programs.
Applicants acknowledge and accept these conditions.