Digital Henchmen Launch Party - Had a chance to stop in at the Digital Henchmen launch party last Thursday night @ Club SAW here in Ottawa. Didn't see too many from the animation comm...
Thursday, October 30, 2008
This was posted on the Facebook Group (remind myself to put a link up to that on here somewhere). Our own local animation curmudgeon is on of the judges too! It doesn't mention prizes but the part about feedback from the experts is kinda interesting:
AniMazing! Spotlight Call for Entries We want this new competition to reflect the globe we live on, you know, global. We want shorts from all over, particularly Canada! We look forward to seeing what you all have to offer in the way of animated shorts 12 minutes or less. And EVERY entry receives a professional critique from at least three of our panelists/experts! Announcing a unique new competition: AniMazing! Spotlight. AniMazing! Spotlight focuses exclusively on animated shorts, and offers EVERY applicant personal comments on the work by an international panel of animation experts. The applicant may use these comments for promotional purposes as well as valuable edification and encouragement. The first deadline is Monday, December 29th, 2008. Full details are available from email@example.com and online at www.tooninanimation.net AniMazing! Spotlight is open to undiscovered and/or rarely-seen short animation (12 minutes or shorter) that has not received any major awards prior to AniMazing! Spotlight. There are no age limits, no school requirements, no production year limits, no format limits. Even professionals in the animation industry who are testing out the independent world are eligible. The international panel for the first quarter includes: Gene Deitch, Animation Director, Czech Republic Paul Dopff, Animator/Children’s Workshop, France Tsvika Oren, Animation Director/Journalist, Israel Chris Robinson, Animation Festival Director, Canada Raffaella Scrimitor, Animation Professor, Italy Hrvoje Turkovic, Scholar/Author/Professor, Croatia Malcolm Turner, Festival Director, Australia Paul Wells, Historian/Screenwriter/EduThere are submission fees. Non-students: $95.00, students $50.00. There are some other fee details involving multiple submissions and memberships. Go to the website for details.