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SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival

28 July - 1 August 2019


Contact: Emily Hsu

E-mail: caf-s2019@siggraph.org

Phone: -

Fax: -

Address: Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles
90015
USA

Festival website

  • About
  • Submission Info

The Computer Animation Festival celebrates computer graphics as a medium for storytelling in animation, visual effects, games, and more. Since 1999, the Computer Animation Festival has been recognized as a qualifying festival by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and several works that were originally presented in this program have received Best Animated Short Academy Awards.

Hundreds of short films are submitted to this prestigious program each year. An internationally recognized jury reviews and presents the best work of the year, with awards for Best in Show, Jury’s Choice, and Best Student Project.

Theme(s): Computer Graphics

Year established: 1999

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


Submission deadline:
19 March 2019

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

Categories:

  • Jury’s Choice
  • Animated Short
  • Best Animation
  • Student

Submission methods:

  • Online Upload (via festival site)

Requirements:
Submission Specifications
Length:
Short films of maximum length of 10 minutes may be submitted; however, the Computer Animation Festival reserves the right to show only excerpts of selected works at the jury’s discretion.

Slate:
The autogenerated slate should be presented in the following order:
5-second slate
5-second black
Submission start
2-second black
Submissions without slates are considered incomplete.

Credits:
The total time for end titles and credits together should be no longer than 7 seconds.

2-Pop Cue:
There should be an audio and visual 2-pop cue two seconds before the first frame and two seconds after the last frame of the work, unless the video is submitted in DCP format.

Video Codecs:
Apple ProRes 422
DNxHD
264

NTSC Video Wrappers:
Quicktime
MP4

Video Resolutions:
1080p (1920x1080p) Preferred

If your submission requires another resolution, please email caf-s2019@siggraph.org with questions.

Frame Rate:
24 fps Preferred
25 fps
30 (29.97) fps
50 fps

Audio Configurations:
Number of audio tracks accepted is [0,1,2,4,5,6,8,10,12].

Color Space:
Rec 709

Festival recognised by: (what does this mean?)

  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
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