The Action/Cut Short Film Competition in Los Angeles has issued a call for entries and seeks animation of all genres and techniques. Now in its third year, the fest boasts a jury of high-level Hollywood players and a hundred or more awards valued at more than $50,000
In addition to cash prizes, sponsor gifts and meetings with influential industry insiders, the Action/Cut fest offers its winners further promotion and exposure by streaming their films at http://www.actioncut.com/sfc/2005winners.htm.
Last year, the Best Animation Short Film Award went to a film titled LOR from director Andy Murdock of San Francisco. The 2004 winner was Rockfish from Tim Miller and Blur Studios. The deadline for entries for the 2006 competition is May 15. More information can be found at www.actioncut.com.