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Womanimation! Film Festival

29 June - 29 June 2019

Contact: Toni Pennacchia


Phone: -

Fax: -

Address: USA

Festival website

  • About
  • Submission Info

Womanimation! is a festival showcasing acclaimed animated short film stories created by women from around the world.

We are seeking talented women animators from around the world to highlight their work in our festival. There is no fee to submit your film!

Theme(s): Animated short film stories by women around the world

Year established: 2008

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

This festival is recognised by ASIFA

Submission deadline:
1 June 2019

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


  • Audience Award and Visual Vanguard Award
  • Animated Short

Submission methods:

  • Online Link (& Password)
  • Online Upload (via festival site)

Submission Guidelines

Festival films must be animated, directed by a woman, and narrative in structure (no music videos, trailers, non-narrative experimental pieces, etc.)

For 2018, we prefer films completed in 2018 or 2019. Films completed in 2017 may also be considered. Earlier films are ineligible.

Filmmakers accepted into the festival are strongly encouraged to provide film stills and a photo of the director.

Technical Guidelines

For submission format, we strongly prefer the following.

• Codec: H.264
• Resolution: 1080p
• Frame rate: 24 or 25 fps
• Bit rate: 5 - 25 Mbps

We can also accept uncompressed or less-compressed formats such as Apple ProRes if your FTP accepts the larger files.

You can also use a service such WeTransfer, DropBox, or Google Drive. Share with email address


None of the following criteria disqualify a film but may count against films in consideration for acceptance:

Films under 2 minutes
Films from 2016
Films available publicly online
Films that have played extensively in the US (especially northeast)

Link to entry form

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