StopTrik International Film Festival

Mon 20th May 19: Call for entries to international competitions on 9. Stoptrik International Film Festival in Slovenia and Poland!

Entry form & regulations available www.stoptrik.com/entry-form
deadline for entries: 07. 08. 2019

Festival dates:
Maribor (SLO): 03. - 06. 10. 2019
Lodz (PL): 08. - 10. 11. 2019

StopTrik IFF is a festival and community that celebrates amazing film art of stop motion animation. We appreciate the works made in traditional techniques of three-dimensional hand-made animation but we are also excited to discover experimental, mixed and hybrid forms. Whether you are a professional, student or an enthusiast you are more than welcome to share your films with our Audience – the best and most valuable juror that decides about the festival's Grand Prix. We show the Competition and Panorama programmes in Slovenia and Poland, and whenever possible we support the authors' participation in the Festival. Once you're on StopTrik please get ready for marathon-watching of the most brilliant recent and historical stop motion films, several discussions about art, craft, life, politics and whatever you wish to talk about, workshops of stop motion filmmaking, morning urban walks, afternoon vegan lunches, late night dances, and 24/7 stop motion passion!


“International Stop Motion Competition” and “The Borderlands Competition” will take place in Maribor on 03. - 06. 10. 2019 and Łódź on 08.-10. 11. 2019.

We are waiting for your submissions until 07/ 08/ 2019. The list of accepted films will be announced no later than 25/ 08/ 2019. Submission to 9. StopTrik IFF is free of charge.

Films accepted to the competitions should last no longer than 30 minutes and be realized after 01/ 01/ 2017. Delivery of film copy along with signed documents (regulations, entry form) is a condition for successful submission. Submissions may be delivered either by tradition post service (delivery address: Michał Bobrowski, StopTrik International Film Festival, ul. Hirszfelda 21/61, 20-092, Lublin, Poland) or by online transfer (please send email to stoptrikfestival@gmail.com, including required documents and link for downloading film copy from e.g. wetransfer.com, dropbox.com etc).

StopTrik IFF is a stop motion animation film festival therefore competitions are open for films that use stop motion means of expression (puppet/ clay/ cut-out/ objects/ loose materials/ pixilation etc).
The best films will be awarded with following awards: (1) MARIBOR AUDIENCE GRAND PRIX, (2) LODZ AUDIENCE GRAND PRIX, (3) MARIBOR STUDENTS AWARD FOR BEST STOP MOTION ANIMATION, (4) LODZ STUDENTS AWARD FOR BEST STOP MOTION ANIMATION, (5) THE BORDERLANDS MARIBOR GRAND PRIX, (6) THE BORDERLANDS LODZ GRAND PRIX, (7) MARIBOR STUDENTS AWARD FOR BEST FILM OF THE BORDERLANDS, (8) LODZ STUDENTS AWARD FOR BEST FILM OF THE BORDERLANDS, (9) SPECIAL MENTIONS.
In case of any questions do not hesitate to contact us at stoptrikfestival@gmail.com.

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