MYWALL INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION CONTEST
Goethe-Institut and the Cortoons International Animation Film Festival jointly announce an international animation short film contest on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, www.mywallcontest.com
The contest is open to students, apprentices and alumni of international animation film schools, other educational institutions as well as freelance animation professionals, animation producers and animation film schools from all over the world, without any age limit.
The contest is open to submissions that are inspired in any way by the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and fall into the ‘Animation Film’ category. The category includes collages, cartoons, 2D or 3D animation, puppet animation, computer animation and combined live action/animation as well as other animation techniques.
Prizes will be awarded to the four best submissions.
The contest will run from 15 October 2013 to 28 February 2014.
Participation is voluntary and free of charge.
Submissions must be at least one minute long but not exceed a total length of five minutes including titles and credits.
The submitted films must not have been shown in any other festival. Only finished works will be considered.
The best films will be shown at the Cortoons Festival in march 2014 in Rome.
• Goethe-Institut Prize: A trip to Berlin inclusive of 3 nights in a 4-star hotel and economy class return flights for 2 persons. The prizewinning animation film will be shown on Goethe-Institute channels for 2 weeks all over the world.
• Audience Prize: A cash award of €1,500. The winner will be selected by online public vote on Facebook.
• Cortoons Festival Prize: The prizewinning animation film will be shown for 1 month on the 4 channels of the Cortoons Festival (http://cortoons.tv/).
• Goethe-Institut/Cortoons Festival Prize for Schools: A trip to the Cortoons Festival in Rome inclusive of 3 nights in a 4-star hotel and economy class return flights for 2 persons, in March 2014.