Chevrolet Launch 'Find New Roads' Filmmakers' Competition

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Animators could win a trip to Cannes Film Festival and $8,000 (over £5,000) with a new filmmaking competition by carmaker Chevrolet.

Animation Forum WM is working with video crowd-sourcing agency MOFilm for a series of big-name, film and animation competitions.

"It's a huge opportunity to work with Jon Landau, producer of Titanic and Avatar, as we asked him to write what Find New Roads meant to him – based on his life, experiences, and successes," according to MOFilm, "We are looking for filmmakers (in this case animators) to capture his interpretation and create the visual storytelling that will bring his words to life in film."

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Submissions Sought for Exhibition at The Public

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Submissions are currently being accepted for two unique open exhibitions, Touch Interactive 2013, for interactive artists and Screening 2013, for those working in film and video.

Now in their third year, both exhibitions will be displayed on our touch screens throughout the gallery from 13 January to 5 May 2013, with the deadline for submissions being 13 January 2013.

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Strummerville Festival Needs Animators

by Megan Caulfield | | Category: Opportunities | Permalink

Strummerville Festival is inviting artists from all backgrounds to join them in an exciting project to create the visuals for some of their headlining acts.

The annual festival is set up by friends of The Clash’s Joe Strummer, to celebrate his contribution to music and is headlined this year by acts including Basement Jaxx, Luca C & Brigante, Guy Williams, Don Letts, Channel One, David Rodigan, Twinkle Brothers and Mr C.

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Calling All Animators: CutOut Fest Needs You!

by Megan Caulfield | | Category: Opportunities | Permalink

Mexico’s International Animation Festival, CutOut, wants your animations to showcase at its annual event.

This year, the festival celebrates its fourth year and is hoping to include animations from across the world so that ideas, knowledge and artistic proposals can be exchanged.

Held in Queretaro, Mexico, animators are being asked to submit short films of no longer than 30 minutes long, which have been made within the past year and a half.

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Travel, Create and Educate

by Megan Caulfield | | Category: Opportunities | Permalink

Do you want a once in a lifetime chance to explore Africa AND use and develop your media skills at the same time? Then ‘The Great Primate Handshake is the project for you!

The digital media production and training expedition, is looking for people to create education-based media and raise awareness of African conservation organisations in Kenya, Uganda and beyond.

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New Training Scheme for Broadcast Freelancers

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NTI Birmingham is launching a new two-day course that you might be interested in.

If you’re a graduate who’s currently or planning to be a broadcast freelancer and are looking to professionalise your career, then this course is perfect for you.

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Calling all budding filmmakers - IdeasTap wants you!

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IdeasTap has just launched a unique funding opportunity for young filmmakers to turn their creative ideas into reality and it needs your work fast.

The arts charity, is offering eight young people £5000 worth of funding each, in addition to expert mentoring, to turn their short film ideas – whether narrative, documentary, conceptual, animation or music video into real life creations.

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