Encounters Festival - Call For Submissions

Posted on 9 March 2012

Submissions are now open:

Encounters is one of the best-known showcases and meeting points for emerging talent, and is the leading UK gateway to the world’s most prestigious short film and animation awards, including the BAFTAs, Cartoon D’Or, European Film Awards, and Oscars®.


Encounters accept short films from all over the world completed from 1 Jan 2011, under 30 minutes in length from every genre: animation, live action drama, documentary, experimental and music video, and does NOT have a premiere policy.

Key Dates

1 March 2012 – Submission window opens

6 June 2012 – Submission window closes

31 July 2012 – Filmmakers notified of their selection

August 2012 – Programme Announced (TBC)

18 – 23 September 2012 – 18th Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival

For more information on the festival, and details on how to submit your entry, click on the link below:


Encounters Festival - Call For Submissions