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'The Magic Happens in the Editing Room': Interview with Isabelle Favez (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
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Florence Miailhe Designs the BIAF 2022 Poster and Trailer
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'When The Idea is The Most Important”: Interview with Maja Gehrig (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
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(Exclusive): Garrano Animation Short Trailer by David Doutel and Vasco Sá
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Animation As Metaphorical Storytelling: Interview with Nils Hedinger (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
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'I Like Animation Projects That Go Deep Into the Subject': Interview with Saskia von Virág (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
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The Audience Will Always Be Different: Interview with Michael Frei (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
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Animated Multiverse: Review of the Contemporary Swiss Animated Production
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Monoclub Chilemonos 2022: Three Weeks of Animation Activities
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'I Enjoy Getting Characters Back On the Stage: Interview with Marjolaine Perreten (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
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Exploring Different, Animated Worlds: Interview with Team Tumult (Swiss Animation Portraits 2022)
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Swiss Animation Focus at Annecy Festival: A Comprehensive Guide
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55 European Animation Features Per Year. Do We Watch Them and Are They Enough?
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Flow by Gints Zilbalodis: First Teaser
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Deep Love by Mykyta Lyskov
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Russian Animation Artists Against the War
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Guillermo Del Toro's Pinocchio: First Trailer
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Zoon by Jonatan Schwenk: Interview

The 59th DOK Leipzig festival is open for short and feature-length animated films. Details.

dok-leipzig-logoFounded in 1955, DOK Leipzig is the oldest documentary festival in the world, but from its first edition on animated films were part of the programme which today extends into crossmedia art.

The Oscar-qualifying festival (short films favors an artistic approach is essential for the selection of multilayered works that reflect reality in its complexity and with radical subjectivity.

Since 2015, feature animation films are also a part of the Official Selection,  Last year, Damian Anca's The Magic Mountain won a Special Prize at the festival. 

 

The 2016 competitioin includes feature-length and short documentary and animated films as well as animated documentary of all lengths from 2015 and 2016, which have not been screened publicly before 01 October 2015.

 

The competition categories:

  • International Competition Long Documentary and Animated Film (min 41 min)
  • International Competition Short Documentary and Animated Film (max. 40 min)
  • German Competition Long Documentary and Animated Film (min 41 min)
  • German Competition Short Documentary and Animated Film (max 40 min)
  • Next Masters Competition (min 41 min) International Competition Animated Documentary (all lengths)
  • International Programme Documentary and Animated Film, Kids DOK and Youth Programme included (Documentary and Animated Films for children) (all lengths)
  • DOK local (all lengths)
  • DOK Interactive

Have a look at the festival awards.

There is a submission fee of € 35.00 (incl. 7 % VAT). Read the complete festival regulations.

Submission Deadline: 7 July 2016

The 59th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film takes place from 31 October to 6 November 2016.

 

 

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