Cartoons on the Bay Calls for Entries

Organizers of the ninth annual Cartoons on the Bay festival in Positano, Italy, have issued a call for entries. The International TV animation exhibition and competition is open to anyone who has produced a new animated series, pilot, TV special, short-film or social/educational program.

Entries for 2005 the Pulcinella Awards are due by Feb. 15. Programs can be entered directly from the Festival web site at, where interested parties will also find rules and regulations.

Last year’s big winners included Bill Plympton’s short, Guard Dog; Sci-Fi Channel/Cinegroupe’s 3D series, Tripping the Rift; Konstantin Bronzit’s CG short, The God; and the Aardman Animation/ITV1 series, Creature Comforts. Read more about the 2004 results at