AM2 Convention Announces Festival for Anime-style Films


AM2, a free anime convention based in Anaheim, Calif., has announced its first animation festival and competition.

The event has put out a call for entries for animated entries that fit into the following categories:

  • Best U.S. Animated Short
  • Best International Animated Short
  • Best U.S. Animated Feature
  • Best International Animated Feature
  • Best of Show

Winners in each category will be selected by the public and receive a cash prize.

AM2, now in its second year, is a 24-hour festival dedicated to Asian music, anime and manga. The convention charges no fee for badges and will be held July 1-3 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

More info, rules and attendee registration can be found at