KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival introduces competition category for virtual reality productions
KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival now accepts virtual reality productions for its international competition. The Call for Entries closes on 1 June.
06 APRIL 2017, AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS
SummaryKLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival invites professional filmmakers and film students worldwide to submit their work for KLIK’s international competition, part of the annual animation festival in Amsterdam. Also introducing a new competition category for virtual reality productions.
After presenting a showcase two years in a row of innovative virtual reality productions such as Nexus' interactive 360° mobile VR short film Rain or Shine, KLIK introduces a new category in its international competition: Animated Virtual Reality. Selected productions will be presented in a special Virtual Reality Showcase during the six-day festival, held 17-22 October 2017 in EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam.
KLIK is accepting animated works for the following categories: Animated Short, Animated Student Short, Commissioned Animation, Animated Documentary, Animated Music Video, Animated Virtual Reality, and Outside of Competition. ￼
Films selected in the categories Animated Short and Animated Student Short are eligible for the KLIK Amsterdam Audience Award, and the KLIK Young Amsterdam Audience Award.
No entry fee is charged for submitting an animation to KLIK’s competitions. Per filmmaker a maximum of 3 ￼separate films may be submitted. A film is eligible when: it contains a substantial amount of animation of any technique; its duration does not exceed 25 minutes; it was finished after 1 January 2016; it has not been submitted to KLIK’s previous competitions.
￼A film will be considered by the festival's appointed selection committee once the online entry form has been filled out and the selection copy has arrived at the KLIK office before 1 June 2017.
KLIK's Call for Entries closes on 1 June 2017. The entry form and regulations are available at http://www.klik.amsterdam.
About KLIKKLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival is an annual celebration of all things animated. KLIK likes to showcase animation in all of its shapes and sizes, giving a platform to animated feature films, shorts, virtual reality productions, commercials, video games and installations. KLIK brings its passion and knowledge of provocative top-quality animation to a wide audience with an annual festival in Amsterdam, and other exciting activities happening in its wake. The tenth festival edition will be hosted 17-22 October 2017 at EYE, Amsterdam.
"KLIK is quirky, fun and unafraid to push things further than the average animation festival. " Amid Amidi
"One of the city’s most unique film festivals, KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival features a massive selection of top-quality animated films that go well beyond Walt's work." I amsterdam
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About KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival
KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival is an annual celebration of all things animated. KLIK likes to showcase animation in all of its shapes and sizes, giving a platform to animated feature films, shorts, commercials, video games and installations. KLIK will celebrate its tenth anniversary edition 17-22 October 2017 at EYE Filmmuseum in Amsterdam. For last year’s international competition KLIK received over 1800 entries from 83 countries.