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Calls for Entry: TOFUZI in Georgia, ANIMAGE in Brazil
Two festivals on opposite sides of the planet are looking for animated film submissions.
Up first is the third edition of the International Festival of Animated Films TOFUZI 2011, which will be held Nov. 2-5 in Batumi, Georgia.
The festival this year will offer prizes in the following categories:
- The Grand Prix
- The Best Georgian Animation
- The Best Film for Adults
- The Best Film for Children
- The Best Debut
- The Best Experimental Film
- The Best TV Series
- The Best Internet Film
Deadline for submitting is Aug. 31. Full details can be found online at www.adf.ge.
A July 29 deadline looms for the ANIMAGE – III International Festival of Animated Film of Pernambuco in Brazil. The festival will screen its films free to an estimated audience of 8.000 people from Sept. 30-Oct. 7 in the city of Recife, Brazil.
The competitive exhibition will distribute cash prizes and trophies for the best films in four categories:
- Best Short
- Best Short for Children
- Best Brazilian Short Film
- Best Film (audience choice)
Trophies also will be given out for
- Best Director
- Best Screenplay
- Best Cinematography
- Best Sound
- Best Technique
Besides the films, the event offers lectures, roundtables and a new round of animation techniques workshops. Information on attending the event and submitting can be found online at www.animagefestival.com.