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The Walt Disney Family Museum Teen Animation Festival International

1 June - 2 June 2019

Contact: Kate Coogan


Phone: 1-415-345-6876

Fax: 1-415-345-6869

Address: 104 Montgomery Street, Presidio
San Francisco
San Francisco

Festival website

  • About
  • Submission Info

The Walt Disney Family Museum Teen Animation Festival International (TAFI) celebrates animation created by teens throughout the world. TAFI gives teenagers the opportunity to screen their film in The Walt Disney Family Museum theater, meet other aspiring animators, attend a panel discussion with industry professionals, hear a talk by a working animator, and win great prizes.

Formerly known as the annual Bay Area Teen Animation Festival, TAFI invites to students from all around the world to participate.

Theme(s): Teen Animation

Year established: 2014

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

Submission deadline:
7 April 2019

Entry fee:
(US Dollar) $25


  • Festival Grand Prize Winner
  • Festival Runner-Up
  • School Reel
  • Individual Reel
  • Special Effects Reel
  • 2D Short Animated Film
  • 3D Short Animated Film
  • Experimental Short Animated Film

Submission methods:

  • Online Link (& Password)

All applicants must be between the ages of 13 and 19 during the 2017–18 school year.
Works could have been started anytime, but all works must have been completed after Monday, May 1, 2017.
All films must be the eligible applicant’s original work—the films must be written, directed, filmed, and edited by eligible applicants.
Any media uses, including music, must be copyright free or cited per the copyright owner’s terms. No use of non-student IP with approval or copyright infringement allowed.
All submissions must be suitable for the festival audience (MPAA rating of PG-13).
Films that exceed the required time limit will not be accepted—time limit does not include the required slate and black frames.
Submissions must be submitted no later than Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 11:59pm PST. Late submissions will not be considered.

Link to entry form

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