Tricky Women

Tricky Women
culture2culture, quartier21/MQ, Museumsplatz 1
Vienna, Austria

Tel: 0043 1 9904663

Wed 13th Mar to Sun 17th Mar
Submission deadline: Fri 5th Oct 18

2018, Finished
Wed 7th Mar to Sun 11th Mar

Festival Overview

Tricky Women is the first and only festival of animated film worldwide that is dedicated exclusively to animation by women. Since 2001 it has been in Vienna each March.
Promoting animated film as a form of art and making it accessible to a wider audience is one of our main goals.


- Tricky Women VdFS Award, worth 4,000 Euro
- 3-month scholarship to live and work at Q21/MQ under the Artist-in-Residence Program
- Neo-Tel Award, worth 3,000 Euro
- The Grand Post Award, worth 2,000 Euro
- Sawczynski & Partner OG Audience Award, worth 1,000 Euro

Awards and prize money will go to the directresses of the films. The prizes and the amount of cash awarded may be subject to change.


Animation Art-house Documentary Experimental Independent Music Video Short Student Women

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Known festival contacts Contacts
Waltraud Grausgruber
Birgitt Wagner
Festival Co-Directress


Open to the public


Tricky Women festival 2019, March 13th-17th.
Submission Deadline: October 5th, 2018
The entry can be up-loaded via or via our new Tricky Women-Online-Form on our website.


Submission formats:
The preview-film file should not be bigger than 80MB (we recommend a size of about
960x540, .mp4 or h.264). Non-English movies must be applied with English subtitles.

Screening formats:
35 mm
- Frame Rate 24, 25, 30 fps
- Aspect Ratio: 1998×1080 px (1:1,85 = „Flat“) or 2048×858 px (1:2,39 = „Scope“)
- Image Format: JPEG2000-XYZ in 2K, SMPTE or Interop compatibel.
- USB-Hard Drive, CRU Bay
- Hard Drive Formatting: ext2/3 oder NTFS (1 partition with uncompressed DC packages only – no other data).
- All fields for the „Composition Parameters“ must be filled in and must comply with the Digital Cinema Naming Convention Content Title, Content Annotation Text, Content Kind, Reel Annotation Text.


There are no entry fees associated with this festival

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