Happy Valley Animation Festival (3)



Deadlines

01 Oct 2022
Call for entries

03 Jan 2023
Final deadline

1
mth

03 Mar 2023
Notification date

23 Mar 2023
24 Mar 2023

Address

210 Patterson Building,  16802, University Park, 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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English


Festival start: 23 March 2023      Festival end: 24 March 2023

The Happy Valley Animation Festival takes place in State College, PA (Happy Valley) and is an open international animation competition that seeks to showcase animated works in a range of categories. HVAF is screened and exhibited locally and throughout the Pennsylvania State University (University Park) as well as online. We encourage submissions by students, early career, and practicing professional artists, designers, and filmmakers in any of the three categories that include: Animated Short Films, Experimental Animation, and Animated Motion Graphics & Design.

HVAF is a collaboration between organizers and volunteers and is sponsored by the Digital Arts & Media Design (DART) Program and the School of Visual Arts at Penn State, and the Animation Club at Penn State.

Laurel recognition awarded to winner, finalist, and honorable mention in the following categories:

Animated Short Films Under 4 Minutes (Open and Student Categories)
Recognizes Animated Shorts under 4 Minutes that deliver the best style, creativity, and content.

Animated Short Films (Open and Student Categories)
Recognizes Animated Shorts over 4 Minutes that deliver the best style, creativity, and content.

Animated Motion Graphics & Design (Open and Student Categories)
Recognizes Animated Motion Graphics & Design works that deliver the best style, creativity, and content.

Experimental Animation (Open Category)
Recognizes Experimental Animated works 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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