2.1. The international animation market is open to all directors, producers and distributors of animation short films whatever their country of origin.
2.2. EVERY TECHNIQUE OF ANIMATION IS ACCEPTED (3D Digital, 2D, stop motion…).
2.3. The market is divided in two sections:
– A selection of international short films completed after 1st of January 2020 (about 100 short films).
– A selection of international music videos completed after 1st of January 2020.
-All Spanish short films completed after the 1st of January 2020, which get registered for the first time at the market.
2.4. We will NOT accept animation pieces of different formats to the aforementioned (short films and music videos).
2.5. The length allowed, credits included, is 30 minutes for the national and international categories and 10 minutes for the music videos.
2.6. In those works with a mixture of animation and fiction, it will be necessary for a significant number of the main characters to be animated and for the animation to represent a minimum of 75% of the duration of the work.
2.7. There is no submission fee.
2.8. The organization has the right to use some pictures or extracts (max. 20 seconds) of the selected short films to promote those works and Weird Market and 3D Wire Fest itself.
2.9. All titles will be available to accredited professionals in the event’s video library for viewing on September 30th and October 1st and 2nd, respecting and safeguarding copyright.
2.10. In addition, short film distributors, buyers and programmers will be able to view the works of Weird Market on the online viewing platform, from September 27th to October 10th, also respecting and safeguarding copyright.
2.11. The deadline for submissions is June 24th 2021.
2.12. Participants are required to send their short film in original version with English subtitles (if the language is not English) or a copy in English. Subtitles will not be required in the music video category.
It will be also necessary to send two digital high-quality images in horizontal format (1920×1080) without titles, credits, logos or watermarks.
There are three options to submit your work:
- Shortfilmdepot platform.
- Filmfreeway platform.
- Or our own registration form.
If you choose the 3 option the delivery of the short film can be done through a download link (H264 .MOV format, Audio PCM or AC3) to firstname.lastname@example.org (do not forget to attach the pictures required).
*For the details of the technical specifications check the Summary of Categories at the end of these regulations.
Any doubts about the process please write to email@example.com