Fastival Type National

Real Venue Festival with screenings

Online Festival with award ceremony

Script Contest
Contact
Contact Person Victoria Ferraraccio
Designation Director

Description

Edition

Awards & Prizes

 

Best Feature Animation Film (200.00 USD)
Best Animated Short Film (200.00 USD)
Best Music Animation (200.00 USD)
Best Experimental Animation (200.00 USD)
Jury Award (100.00 USD)
Critics Award (100.00 USD)
Programmers Award (100.00 USD)
Audience Award (100.00 USD)


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Rules & Terms

◈Festival requirements: 
We accept:
Feature animation films between 40 - 180 minutes. Animated Short films under 40 minutes. Music animations under 30 minutes. Experimental animations under 30 minutes.

Films in languages other than English must have English subtitles.
◈Categories: 
Feature Animation Films, Animated Short Films, Music Animations, Experimental Animations
◈Prizes and qualifications: 
Best Feature Animation Film (200.00 USD)
Best Animated Short Film (200.00 USD)
Best Music Animation (200.00 USD)
Best Experimental Animation (200.00 USD)
Jury Award (100.00 USD)
Critics Award (100.00 USD)
Programmers Award (100.00 USD)
Audience Award (100.00 USD)
◈Festival description: 
Blue Sky Internation Animation Festival is all about encouraging and supporting independent animation and cinema here in the USA and internationally. Our 2015 festival was a huge successes with 253 animations entered from over 57 countries.We screened 55 out of the 253 over 3 days at Wooster, Ohio. Our next festival will be held April 4 ~ 7, 2016 at Wooster, Ohio, USA. We look forward to continuing to bring the best animations, and their filmmakers, in the world to Blue Sky Animation Festival. Please join us!
◈Festival objectives: 
Our Objective is to bring the best animations in the world and their filmmakers to Ohio for intense animation discussion and community.
◈Sections
[1] : Feature Animation Films

Festival Entry Fee:
Early (2015-03-01 - 2015-06-30): 35.00 USD 
Standard (2015-07-01 - 2015-11-30): 35.00 USD  
Late (2015-12-01 - 2016-03-15): 35.00 USD 

Section description: 
Accepting feature length animations from anywhere in the world. Must have English subtitles if the original language is not English. The minimum length of the animations has to be 40 minutes. The maximum length of the animations has to be 180 minutes.

Opening for submission: 
2015-03-01

Deadline for submission: 
2016-03-15
[2] : Animated Short Films

Festival Entry Fee:
Early (2015-03-01 - 2015-06-30): 25.00 USD 
Standard (2015-07-01 - 2015-11-30): 25.00 USD  
Late (2015-12-01 - 2016-03-15): 25.00 USD 

Section description: 
Accepting short length animations from anywhere in the world. Must have English subtitles if the original language is not English. The maximum length of the animations has to be 40 minutes.

Opening for submission: 
2015-03-01

Deadline for submission: 
2016-03-15
[3] : Music Animations

Festival Entry Fee:
Early (2015-03-01 - 2015-06-30): 25.00 USD 
Standard (2015-07-01 - 2015-11-30): 25.00 USD  
Late (2015-12-01 - 2016-03-15): 25.00 USD 

Section description: 
Accepting short length music animations from anywhere in the world. Must have English subtitles if the original language is not English. The maximum length of the animations has to be 30 minutes.

Opening for submission: 
2015-03-01

Deadline for submission: 
2016-03-15
[4] : Experimental Animations

Festival Entry Fee:
Early (2015-03-01 - 2015-06-30): 25.00 USD 
Standard (2015-07-01 - 2015-11-30): 25.00 USD  
Late (2015-12-01 - 2016-03-15): 25.00 USD 

Section description: 
Accepting short length experimental animations from anywhere in the world. Must have English subtitles if the original language is not English. The maximum length of the animations has to be 30 minutes.

Opening for submission: 
2015-03-01

Deadline for submission: 
2016-03-15
◈Rules and Regulations
Filmmakers need have copyright clearance for all visual and audio used in their entry. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby authorize the rights for exhibition and screening at the Blue Sky International Animation Festival, and the rights of broadcasting by the Blue Sky International Animation Festival for educational or promotional purpose. 

No submission after the closing date of the call will be accepted. Prizes are distributed among winning entries, cash prizes delivered via Paypal. Sending works and participation require the acceptance of the rules of this call.
 
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Dates & Deadlines

  • July 04,2016Start Date
  • June 30,2015Early Deadline
  • November 30,2015Regular Deadline
  • March 15,2016Late Deadline
  • July 07,2016End Date