Florida Animation Festival 2020 Submission
Please complete this form in its entirety in order to have your submission(s) considered for our festival. We will contact you if we do not receive your submission at any/all email addresses provided with your short animation. If you are unsure of a question, please contact us at
Our Rules and Terms on Film Freeway explain each question below in greater detail. Please check there first for any answers you seek.
Pretty please with a cherry on top add our email addresses to your contact so any communication we send doesn't go to your spam folders!! They are
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What is the title of your animated short?
What category is your film?
Entirely Computer-Generated Imagery (CGI) / 3D Computer Graphics
Entirely 2D / Vector-Based Animation
Entirely Frame-By-Frame / Traditional Animation
Entirely Stop-Motion Animation
Mixed Media / Experimental Animation
DEBUT (Animators between 14 and 17 years old ONLY)
DEBUT JUNIOR (Animators aged 12 or younger ONLY)
Other ** (you must describe why "other" in the next section)
** Why did you select the "Other" category?
Running time of the animated short, including credits and additional slates.
What genre(s) would you categorize your film? Select ALL that apply!!
Experimental or Abstract
Other ** (define below)
** What "Other" category did we not think of including?
Which of the following were you when you created your short film? Choose only one, and if "other" please define yo'self!
Please confirm that your answer below matches what you select in Film Freeway if you choose 'student project' and/or 'first-time filmmaker' when you submit your work. This is very important!!
What level of animator are/were ya?
Student Animator (I am/was a full-time animation student at time of production)
Novice/First Time Animator (I had never done this before & I'm basically self-taught)
Independent Animator (I animate for fun, but I do something else to earn a living)
Professional Animator (I'm serious about doing this, and by golly I normally even get paid to do it!)
Animation Studio (We've been doing this together for some time now, it's good business)
DEBUT or JUNIOR DEBUT (I'm a young animator, 17 years old or younger!) * ADULTS CANNOT APPLY TO THIS*
Other... I'll explain below!
"Other"? Square peg in a round hole, eh? What is your specific animation situation...? Are you also one of the other options we mentioned but feel you need to clarify further? Please do so below.
Director’s name(s) as they want it written on programs, website, slates, etc.
Where was your animated short produced?
Southeast Region of the United States (Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee)
Non-Southeastern State of the United States (In another US state not listed above)
Not in the United States
Specify the CITY and STATE where your animated short was produced, AND the country if it was not produced in the United States
What rating would you grant this short (G, PG, PG-13, R, NC-17)? - Refer to
(Start on Page 6... this is a very dry document written by lawyers... us creatives need to get to the point! We have animations to work on!)
(Regarding the above, please note we mostly screen up to PG-13 rated films, but other ratings may still qualify for the juried selection. If there is enough good content, we may put together an adults-only program!)
Are you submitting more than one piece by the same director?
How many films are you submitting by the same director? Please list their titles.
Have you submitted to our festival before?
Yes - 2017
Yes - 2018
Yes - 2019
Previous submitter??? Glad to see you're still at it! We have a discount code you can use to get 20% off your submission fee :-D
Please email us at
with "Previous Submission Discount Code Request" in the subject. We are going to ask you a few questions to confirm you are indeed returning with new work, and after reviewing your responses we'll send you the code.
How did you hear about our festival?
What email address(es) should we contact with further questions or information regarding our festival? (Yes, please include it here even if you already included it above.) And don't forget to add both our addresses to your contacts so our emails don't end up in your spam folder!
So do you follow us on social media? Cuz you should :-) We put a lot of thought behind our content and want animation fans to see it!
I didn't but I will now :-*
Can we contact you for an brief interview about your experience in animation and/or about your animated short for our social media and website content?
Any other thoughts we should consider when categorizing your film? Thanks!
Send me a copy of my responses.
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