Encounters Festival celebrate their 20th anniversary this September with the festival taking place in Bristol between 16th and 21st September 2014. They are looking for filmmakers to submit their short films into this year’s event. Submitted films must not be any longer then 30 minutes in duration and they accept any type of genre, including animations, drama, experimental content and music videos.
Encounters is one of the UK’s leading short film festivals and offers filmmakers from around the globe the chance to showcase their work on the international stage. There’s also the opportunity to attend workshops and talks from media professionals, meet other film creatives and win our prestigious awards. The festival also provides filmmakers with a gateway to some of the world’s most prestigious award ceremonies, including the BAFTA’s, Cartoon d’Or, the European Film Awards and the Oscars.
The key submission dates for this year’s festival are as follows:
28th March 2014: Submission deadline for films completed in 2013.
16th May 2014: Submission deadline for films completed in 2014.
For full details on submitting your film please go to the Encounters website: http://www.encounters-festival.org.uk