T-Short Animated Film Online Festival (2)



Deadlines

01 Oct 2021
Call for entries

10 Jan 2022
Final deadline

2
mths

11 Feb 2022
Notification date

10 Mar 2022
27 Mar 2022

Address

-,  -, -, -, Germany


Festival description
Short film festival 25'<


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 Festival
 January 2020
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  25'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English
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English


Festival start: 10 March 2022      Festival end: 27 March 2022

We invite you to take part at the T-Short Animated film Online Festival!

THE FESTIVAL WILL TAKE PLACE FROM MARCH 10 TILL MARCH 27, 2022.

THE DEADLINE FOR FILM SUBMISSION IS JANUARY 10, 2022.

T-Short allows animated short films with a running time up to 25 minutes, and accepts films for adult audiences or for all family. T-Short doesn’t target children’s audience and doesn’t allow movies or series that target only for children’s audience.

There is no entry fee for participation in the festival.

Jury members:

Roze Stiebra (Latvia)

Steven Subotnick (USA)

Mira Yankova (Bulgaria)

Hossein Moradizadeh (Iran)

Eric Leiser (USA)

The Participant winning in competitive program of the festival 2022 in nomination "Best Debut" becomes the member of jury of following festival.


T-Short are looking forward to your film!

____________________HIGHLIGHTS______________________

The films will be available for viewing only from March 10th till March 27th 2022 after registering on the festival website and purchasing a ticket to the festival. Each film can be viewed no more than three times. After the festival, films will be available for viewing, only with the permission of the copyright holders of the films.

Films that are uploaded to the website t-short.net for selection are not available for viewing.

All films cannot be downloaded from T-Short and protected from unauthorized downloading.

Films that are freely available on the Internet cannot take part in the competition program of the festival.

_______ABOUT T-SHORT FESTIVAL 2021________

We express our special gratitude to all festival participants and spectators.

We thank our wonderful Jury for their work and for their difficult choice of the festival winners.

Jury members:

Koji Yamamura (Japan)

Juan Pablo Zaramella (Argentina)

Kwok Fung Lam (UK)

Roze Stiebra (Latvia)

We are pleased to announce the results of the T-Short festival 2021.

In total, almost 1,500 applications were submitted for the films selection.

All festival programs include 347 animated shorts from 63 Countries.

184 shorts were selected for the competition programs of the festival.

49 shorts were included in the "Storyline films" competition program.
29 shorts were included in the "Experimental animation" competition program.
39 shorts were included in the "Student films" competition program.
23 shorts were included in the "Musical Motives" competition program.
44 shorts were included in the "Human Factor" competition program.

The following programs are judged by the jury and the editorial board of the festival:

"Storyline films" competition program.
"Experimental animation" competition program.
"Student films" competition program.

The following programs are judged only by the editorial board of the festival:

"Musical Motives" competition program.
"Human Factor" competition program.

112 shorts were selected for the Out-of-competition programs of the festival.

48 shorts were included in the "Storyline films" Out-of-competition program.
20 shorts were included in the "Experimental animation" Out-of-competition program.
44 works were included in the "Student films" Out-of-competition program.

The following programs are presented at the festival:

A program with funny films by directors Nicolas Bianco-Levrin and Julie Rembauville from France - "11 Stories by Nicolas & Julie".

Beautiful student shorts program from France by ECV - Creative Schools & Community provided by a distribution company Yummy Films - "Student Films by ECV"

An interesting and varied program of student films from Taiwan by National Yunlin University of Science and Technology - "Taiwan Film Program"

A retrospective of experimental animation by Eric Leiser - "Eric Leiser's Experimental Shorts". Eric Leiser is an award-winning artist, experimental filmmaker, animator and holographer working in New York and born in California. An alumni of CalArts Experimental Animation program, he creates intricate works of film, sculpture, holography and painting along with film installation integrating animation, painting, sculpture, holography and live performance.

Prizewinners of the festival 2021

Grand Prix

SH_T HAPPENS
Directors: Michaela Mihalyi, David Štumpf
Czech Republic, 2019

Best Storyline Film

A Heart of Gold
(Un Coeur d'Or)
Director: Simon FILLIOT
France, 2020

Best Experimental animation

Serial Parallels
Director: Max Hattler
Hong Kong, 2019

Best Film about Human

Soulpipe
(Hingetoru)
Directors: Mari-Leen Üksküla-Eomois, Jelizaveta Mušnikova, Meeri-Ann Ostrov, Anna Semjonova
Estonia, 2019

Best Musical Motive

El Mago Georges
Director: Katalin Egely
Hungary, 2020

Audience Choice Award

Wheel of Life
(Točak života)
Director: Tamara Maksimović
Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2021

T-Short Special Award

Beginning of the light
(Начало света)
Director: Anastasia Melikhova
Russian Federation, 2020

Best Design

Shift Simmers Slips
Director: Lars Nagler
Germany, 2021

Best Student Film

Space
Director: Zhong Xian
United Kingdom, 2020

Special Jury Prize

SYMBIOSIS
(SYMBIOSE)
Director: Paul Raillard
France, 2019

Jury Diplomas

Black Snot& Golden Squares
Director: Irina Rubina
Germany, 2020

Original visual solution

Beginning of the light
(Начало света)
Director: Anastasia Melikhova
Russian Federation, 2020

Innovative and beautiful vision of the eternal theme

Winner
Director: Samuel Chovan
Slovakia, 2021

For an accurate and highly artistic representation of the essence

Duodrom
Director: Basil Vogt
Switzerland, 2019

For wittiness and playfully easy solution of the question of knowing yourself

Mr.Carreaux
(M. Carreaux)
Director: Marie-Hélène Turcotte
Canada, 2020

For the brave confession of the impossibility of looking into the soul of another creature

Wish Me Good Luck
Director: Young Chan Jeon
Republic of Korea

For the special manner of telling an ordinary detective

Edge
Director: Steven Subotnick
United States, 2019

For a haunting choral meditation

The Thaw
(El deshielo)
Directors: Lucía López, Laura Malagón, Florencia Usuki
Argentina, 2020

For the untold secrets of young women

Grain in the Air
(Du Grain Dans l'Air)
Directors: Pedro Pedrosa, Andrea Ernest Dias
Brazil, 2021

For the mystery of the story, the novelty of the eternal question of 5 elements, as the basis of the universe

T-Short Diplomas

Butterfly & Mouse
(Пеперуда и мишка)
Director: Mira Yankova
Bulgaria, 2019

Gratitude to fears for helping in self-knowledge

Earth³
Director: Antoine Morineau
France, 2020

For denying the fact that the earth is flat

Villa Fiori
Director: Sebaldo
United Kingdom, 2021

For the story about the hard work of the waiters in rich colors

Journey
Director: Marek Jasaň
Slovakia, 2018

For an unusual philosophical view

The Tulip King
(Le Roi Tulipe)
Directors: Chloé Chapart, Agnès Dejean, Dorian Douaud, Flavien Duramé, Audrey Rioux, Alexis Rousseau
France, 2020

For a beautiful story about that there must be the poise in everything

You Are Not a Kiwi
Director: Maria Saveleva
Estonia, 2020

Never commit a crime to be accepted into society

Yawati
Director: Lucía Espinoza
Ecuador, 2020

For a dramatic call to save the environment

Poise
(Suspensão)
Director: Luis Soares
Portugal, 2020

for graphic design

Main nominations and prizes:

• Best of the Best

• Best Storyline film

• Best Bizarre animation

• Best Debut (student or debut films)

• Best Design

• Best Musical Motive

Awards:

• Main prize for each nomination

• Jury Special Prize

• Audience Choice Award

• T-Short Special Award

• Other prizes and awards

1. About Festival 2022
1.1. T-Short Animated Film Online Festival will take place from March 10th till March 27th 2022 at t-short.net

1.2. The official languages of the Festival: English.

1.3. The Name of T-Short is a pun: T-Shirt is a well-known item of clothing and the word Short here means a short film.

Similarly, a project logo emphasizes a pun in the title – a film shaped like T-Shirt.

1.4. The T-Short festival doesn’t charge any Entry fees for participation in the festival.

1.5. The films will be available for viewing only from March 10th till March 27th 2022 after registering on the festival website and purchasing a ticket to the festival. Each film can be viewed no more than three times. After the festival, films will be available for viewing, only with the permission of the copyright holders of the films.

1.6. The Founder of the T-Short: Marat Barsky - event organizer, founder and organizer of the BIMINI International Animated Film Festival (Riga, Latvia) that took place in 2003-2008.

1.7. Co-founder of the T-Short project is Viktor Ovchinnikov - a highly qualified programmer with PHP, Javascript, CSS and HTML skills. He has many years of experience in developing Web applications with different architectures and solutions. Currently he is working on Javascript projects - both Frontend and Backend.

2. The aims and concept of the Festival
2.1. The T-Short Festival is an annual screening of the best works in world animation.

2.2. The Festival encourages exchange of creative experience, search of new ideas, styles and technologies as well as the festival and the entire T-Short contributes to the popularization of author's animated films.

2.3. Another aim of the Festival is the introduction of young people into the world of professional animation of high artistic standards.

2.4. The festival will show only short films up to 25 minutes.

2.5. The festival will show the films not for children. T-Short doesn't target children's audience and doesn't allow movies or series that target only for children's audience.

2.6. The festival accepts the films for adult audience or for all family.

2.7. The festival is international and has no national awards.

2.8. The winners of the festival will be chosen by the Professional Jury, Spectators and T-Short Staff.

2.9. The Festival features the following film screenings: competition, out of competition and special programs.

2.10. The editorial board of the festival selects films for the festival themselves.

2.11. The Festival editors appoint a professional jury representing different countries.

2.12. The Participant winning in competitive program of the festival in nomination "Best Debut" becomes the member of jury of following festival.

2.13. Films that are freely available on the Internet cannot take part in the competition program of the festival.

2.14. The winners of the festival as well as movies taken part in the festival which haven’t won the prizes but deserving attention in the opinion of T-Short administration, get PRO account and an invitation to T-Short Gallery and films are placed, by the community administration, in a special category of the T-Short Gallery, which cannot be reached without participating in the festival.

3. Nominations and prizes
3.1. The films included in the Festival program are evaluated by the jury in accordance with the following nominations:

• Best of the Best

• Best Storyline film

• Best Bizarre animation (experimental, abstract, surreal)

• Best Debut (student or debut films)

• Best Design

• Best Musical Motive

3.2. Awards:

• Main prize for each nomination

• Audience Choice Award

• T-Short Special Award

• Other prizes and awards

4. Film selection conditions
4.1. The selection committee selects films for the Festival program. The decisions of the selection committee are indisputable.

4.2. The Festival editors reserves the right to include films of high artistic value, that for outer reasons have not been submitted for selection in due time, into the Festival program.

4.3. Only films finished after January 1st, 2020 are accepted for selection.

4.4. Any completed animated film, made in any animation technique may take part in the competition screening.

4.5. The festival accepts only short films up to 25 minutes.

4.6. The festival accepts the films for adults or for all family.

4.9. The editors of the festival have the right to change the category of the film at their discretion.

4.10. The organizer of the Festival will inform on the results of the selection until February 10th, 2022

4.11. Anyone who has been selected by the selection committee for any of the festival programs receives free access to all festival programs.

5. Film submitting
5.1. Films must be submitted in the following format:

Container: MP4

Video codec: H.264

Frame rate: 25 fps

Audio: AC3 or AAC

Bit rate:

720p (1280 x 720) up to 4500 Kbps

1080p (1920 x 1080) up to 8000 Kbps

Attention! Other formats are not supported!

5.2. The films must be either dubbed or embedded subtitles in English.

5.3 Dialogues for films in English should be sent via e-mail editor @ t-short.net to the editor of the T-Short. Dialogues should be with the title of the film in English.

5.4. All the films must be submitted not later than January 10th, 2022 at www.t-short.net or FilmFreeway or Festhome or Click for Festivals

5.5. The T-Short festival doesn’t charge any Entry fees for participation in the festival.

6. General rules
6.1. The organizers of the Festival only resolve to screen the films on Festival programs.

6.2. Fragments of films (not more than 10% of the full length of the film or 3 min.) may be used in the advertising campaign of the Festival.

6.3. This regulation has been composed in English. In case of any uncertainties concerning the interpretation of the text the English version is determinant.

6.4. Participation in the T-Short festival involves complete approval of the rules and conditions stated in this regulation.

6.5. Issues that arise during the arrangement and the course of the Festival will be dealt with according to the laws of common sense.

  

 
  

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