Cardiff Independent Film Festival 2017
05th May – 07th May 2017

Capital of Wales, Cardiff

The Cardiff Independent Film Festival (CIFF) has opened its call for submissions for the 2017 edition, taking place in the Welsh capital May 5-7, 2017 at arts venue and cinema space Chapter.

Now through January 13, 2017, CIFF is accepting entries for its International Animated Shorts, Welsh Animated Shorts and Animated Student Films competition categories. This will be the second year the festival feature an animation program, curated by Cardiff Animation Nights.

Established in April of this year by Cardiff Animation Nights, CIFF’s first animation competition comprised an eclectic selection of shorts from across Europe, Asia, North America, South America and Australia — Conor Whelan’s Snowfall took the top prize, with a special mention going to Simon Cartwright’s Manoman.

The animation focus for 2016 also featured masterclasses from Aardman Animations, Ben Bocquelet (creator of The Amazing World of Gumball) and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Joanna Quinn, who is based in Cardiff.

Source by Animation Magazine and Cardiff Festival. For more information visit at Cardiff Festival