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Encounters early bird deadline is coming!

Encounters early bird deadline is coming!

The early submissions deadline for Encounters Short Film Festival is one week away! The festival will be held between the 20-25th of September, 2016, in Bristol, UK. Encounters Festival is the UK’s leading short film and animation festival. The festival discovers, supports and develops new talent in filmmaking, providing a platform and meeting place for emerging and...
Encounters announced Filmmakers in competition!

Encounters announced Filmmakers in competition!

The 21st Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival has announced the list of films and filmmakers who are competing from the 15-20th of September, in Bristol, UK. One of the most important short film festivals of the UK, Encounters is offering an ‘annual meeting place for new, emerging and established filmmakers and industry professionals’. Here’s...
The 21st Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is calling for entries!

The 21st Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is calling for entries!

The Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival the UK’s leading short film festival and gateway to the world’s most prestigious short film and animation awards: the Oscars®, European Film Awards and Cartoon d’Or. The festival presents a unique opportunity for industry and creatives to discover new talent, network and develop new collaborations. Now is your...
Encounters Festival 2014 Winners

Encounters Festival 2014 Winners

The 20th Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival, took place in Bristol from the 16th until the 21st of September. They announced the winners yesterday, here they are: Children’s Award The Planets by Andy Martin (UK) Audience Award Drive Home by Jess Cope (UK) Music Video Award All the same (Tout les Memes) by Henry...
Encounters Announces Swiss Theme for 2013

Encounters Announces Swiss Theme for 2013

The internationally renowned Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival returns to Bristol from 17- 22 September 2013, offering a unique chance to catch the best and brightest emerging talent from  around the world. This year the festival has announced a Swiss Focus in partnership with Swiss Films and Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, and supported by the...
Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is calling for entries!

Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is calling for entries!

One of the most innovative film festival in the UK is now calling for entries. One of the great benefits of sending your film to Bristol is that it doesn’t have to have it’s premiere at Encounters. Short films and animations are eligible from all over the world, completed from 1 January 2012, under 30...
The 0117 Hour Challenge is now open!

The 0117 Hour Challenge is now open!

Bristol Film Office, Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival and M Shed present the 0117 Hour Digital Short Challenge, inviting filmmakers, animators, visual and sound artists to make digital shorts focused on the theme of ‘Journeys’ and exploring Bristol Temple Quarter in just 117 hours. This high-energy event is part of a series of Bristol Temple Quarter commissions coordinated by...
How To Be a Festival Darling

How To Be a Festival Darling

Tips from Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival Festivals offer an all-important route to recognition and a wealth of opportunities for short film makers, not forgetting the chance to get your precious masterpiece screened in an actual cinema. The people behind the scenes at festivals are passionate about film and love what they do, despite...
From a promise to the promised land

From a promise to the promised land

Sometimes it is confusing to enter a film festival, a market or a talent hub. Beforehand you are pretty sure that you have the best film, the best distribution strategy or the best script in your pocket. Then you find yourself there only to meet hundreds of people who thought the same thing. At that...
Encounters 2013: Call for Entries

Encounters 2013: Call for Entries

Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, the leading UK showcase of short film and animation, is now accepting entries for its 19 edition. 2013 will see the festival settling into its new September slot (from 17 – 22) at Bristol’s harbourside and across the city. Expectations for this year’s event are high, with the organisers...

Encounters Call for Entries – 1 week to go!

Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is moving in 2012! They now take place earlier, from 18-23 September. They don’t want anyone to get caught out by missing the submission deadline this year, which is on Wednesday 6th June. As a dedicated short film festival, Encounters is one of the best-known showcases and networking events...

World of Shorts – Cannes 2012: Celebrating Short Film with a Big Bang

Based in the vibrant city of Bristol, UK, Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is back in 2012 and coming of age for its 18th edition. Growing up but not growing old, six fast, furious and fun days of screenings, gala events, workshops and industry debates will celebrate the best in international short film and...