CALL FOR ENTRIES NOW OPEN!

Our 2015 Call for Entries is now open. Submit your film online from today to be in with a chance of screening at the UKs leading short film and animation festival, and the gateway to some of the most prestigeous awards in the business...

Encounters Festival presents a prestigious annual International Competition, featuring the best new short and animated films from around the world.

Filmmakers in competition are eligible for some of the world’s most prestigious short film and animation awards: the BAFTAs, the Oscars®, the European Film Awards and the Cartoon d’Or. Over 2,000 films are submitted each year, and our curatorial group selects around 200 to screen in competition during the festival. Our short film and animation Juries are comprised of international film and media professionals who select the award winning films.

OUR 2015 CALL FOR ENTRIES IS NOW OPEN!   SUBMIT YOUR FILM HERE.

ELIGIBILITY:

Encounters accepts short films from all over the world, under 30 minutes in length from every genre (animation, live action drama, documentary, experimental, music video), and does NOT have a premiere policy. Films must have been completed after 1st January 2013.

Films previously submitted to Encounters and declined for the programme are discouraged from re-submitting. If substantial structural changes have been made to the film, please contact the Festival Submissions Coordinator to discuss your entry: info@encounters-festival.org.uk.

FINAL DEADLINE JUNE 5.

FULL TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAN BE FOUND HERE.

WANT TO SUBMIT YOUR FILM?

FOR A FULL GUIDE TO SUBMITTING YOUR FILM TO THE 2015 FESTIVAL VISIT OUR CALL FOR ENTRIES PAGE HERE.

Encounters accepts short films from all over the world, under 30 minutes in length from every genre (animation, live action drama, documentary, experimental, music video), and does NOT have a premiere policy. Films must have been completed after 1st January 2013.Films previously submitted to Encounters and declined for the programme are discouraged from re-submitting. If substantial structural changes have been made to the film, please contact the Festival Submissions Coordinator to discuss your entry: info@encounters-festival.org.uk – See more at: http://old.encounters-festival.org.uk/#/submit-films.html