Happy Valley Animation Festival (2)



Deadlines

10 Nov 2021
Call for entries

10 Jan 2022
Final deadline

1
mth

07 Apr 2022
Notification date

26 Apr 2022
28 Apr 2022

Address

-,  16802, State College, PA, United States


Festival description
Short film festival 20'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  20'<
 Any language
 Any language
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Festival start: 26 April 2022      Festival end: 28 April 2022

The Happy Valley Animation Festival takes place in State College, PA (Happy Valley). HVAF will be screened and exhibited locally and throughout The Pennsylvania State University (University Park-Main Campus) as well as online. This animation festival seeks to showcase animated works in a range of categories.

HVAF is an open international competition, and we encourage submissions by students, practicing, and aspiring animators and designers in any of the categories that include: Animation Films, Experimental Animated Works, and Animated Motion Graphics & Design.

HVAF is a collaboration between organizers, faculty, students, volunteers, local community sponsors, and academic partners.

Happy Valley Animation Festival 2022 events will be hosted by the Digital Arts and Media Design Program in the School of Visual Arts at Penn State and the Animation Club at Penn State.

Categories:

Animated Films: (Open and Student Categories)
This category is for animated films that include a narrative. The Animated Films Category is open to include all forms of contemporary and tradition forms of animation types and techniques including: 2d and 3d cg, live action, hybrid animation, hand-drawn cel, claymation, stop frame, etc.

Experimental Animated Works: (Open Category)
This category is for experimental animated projects and/or experimental non-narrative based animations including: expanded cinema, projection mapping, projections in the built environment, experimental dance and theatre, visual and new media arts, non-narrative abstract animations, cinemagraphs, zoetropes, gifs, etc.

Animated Motion Graphics & Design: (Open and Student Categories)
This category is for animated motion graphics, digital design and media work. The Animated Motion Graphics and Design Category is open to include all forms of animation based digital art and media design projects including: motion graphics, visual effects, motion posters, cinemagraphs, ar/vr interactive experiences, mobile design, games, web animation and gifs, speculative design projects, commercial/advertising, architectural fly-throughs, animated visualizations and information graphics, etc.

Best Animated Short Under 4 Minutes (Open and Student Categories)
This award recognizes an Animated Short under 4 Minutes that delivers the best style, creativity, and content.

Best Animated Short Over 4 Minutes (Open and Student Categories)
This award recognizes an Animated Short over 4 Minutes that delivers the best style, creativity, and content.

Audience Choice (Open and Student Categories)
The Audience Choice Award is voted by the festival audience and recognizes the film that is best received at the event.

Best Animated Motion Graphics & Design (Open and Student Categories)
This award recognizes an Animated Motion Graphics & Design work that delivers the best style, creativity, and content.

Best Experimental Animated Work (Open Category)
This award recognizes an Experimental Animated work that delivers the best style, creativity, and content.

To qualify for the festival, your submission must meet the requirements.

• Your film meets requirements and is no longer than 20 minutes in length, including end credits. End credits are not required.

• You provide any related content warning including—but not limited to—any instances of profanity, nudity, violence, etc. These instances will not hinder your chances of qualifying.

• Limit of two submissions per director, artist, designer, or collaborative team per category.

• No revision will be accepted once your film has been submitted.

• When you submit your film, you agree to these terms & conditions.

COPYRIGHT
It is expected that directors/submitters hold all of the respective rights required for their film before submitting. This includes all music, sound effects, product placement, actor/model release forms, etc. Directors without these rights will not be able to screen or exhibit their films.




  

 
  

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