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Manchester Animation Festival (MAF)

10 November - 14 November 2019

Contact: Jennifer Hall


Phone: -

Fax: -

Address: c/o HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place
M15 4FN
United Kingdom - England

Festival website

  • About
  • Submission Info

The Manchester Animation Festival will be hosted at HOME, the newly opened cross arts venue in Manchester. Categories in competition at the festival include:

  • Short Films
  • Student Films
  • Commissioned Films
  • Immersive Films

As well as short films in competition the three day festival will present animated feature films, retrospectives, master classes, workshops, national and international director screen talks and Q&As as well as panel discussions giving a broad and dedicated insight into the animation industry.

Industry Excellence Award

As well as celebrating films, we focus on the industry by awarding individual people for their work and practice, highlighting the artistry and talent that contributes to these films. This is an award for individuals that have shown excellence within a production that has been commissioned and is not a solo project or artists film. These are in the following categories:

  • Storyboarding
  • Writing
  • Character Animation
  • Character Design

Year established: 2015

Is this festival exclusively animation?: Yes - this is exclusively an animation festival

Submission deadline:
26 July 2019

Entry fee:
FREE! There is no charge for this festival


  • Short Films
  • Student Films
  • Commissioned Films Immersive Films
  • Industry Excellence Award

Submission methods:

  • DVD
  • Online Link (& Password)


Link to entry form

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