Animation Short Film Competition

Competition Calendar

Deadline: 2nd of July 2021 Friday 18:00.
Official Selection Announcement: 3rd of September 2021 Friday.

Rules and Regulations

The 9th Canlandıranlar Film Festival, organized by Canlandıranlar Association.   

Which works can be entered?
Any audiovisual animation, created frame by frame whatever the technique, made for the cinema, television and any other screening platform may be entered. Only works completed after 1st January 2019 and never previously entered at the Canlandıranlar Film Festival will be accepted. To compete, the films should be submitted before the 2nd of July 2021. 

Online submissions
There is no entry fee required. Only correctly completed online submission forms will be considered and must be received before the 2nd of July 2021. 

The film provided by a web address, FTP, a video platform (Vimeo, etc.) or a file transfer platform (Wetransfer, etc.). URL and the video platform should be protected by a password and downloadable. 

The selection is led by the Artistic Director who works in collaboration with the Canlandıranlar Association and Programme Planning department. The chosen films will make up the Festival 

Official Selections will be posted on from the 3rd of September 2021. The Festival will inform the person submitting the film by email if it has been selected, at the same time requesting material necessary for the publications and screenings. After being notified entrants have till the 17th of October 2021 to withdraw from the program. No film can be withdrawn after this date. If a film has not been selected, the Festival will inform the person submitting the film by email before the 17th of October 2021. 

Canlandıranlar Association will subtitle Turkish and non-Turkish-speaking short films presented in competition. Original time-coded text of the original dialogue and/or commentary will be requested.

Canlandıranlar Association management will decide on the composition of the international juries made up of 5 members. Any member of Canlandıranlar Association management won’t be a part of the jury. The juries reserve the right not to award a prize, but can only award the prizes listed below. 

Official Awards
The juries will award the following prizes: 

  • Best Film
  • Best Student Film
  • Best First Film
  • Best Turkish Film

Data Protection
The information requested, including photos, is required for electronic or paper media linked to the Festival. This information will also be used on the Internet and Canlandıranlar Association’s database. In accordance with the law on data protection you may exercise your right of access, rectification or opposition to information about you contained in our files by contacting the Festival and Association management.