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11 Ways Animation Festivals Can Support Filmmakers

11 Ways Animation Festivals Can Support Filmmakers

by The Daily Eye Team June 17 2015, 1:10 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 45 secs

Animators: You’ve heard of them, but may never have seen them in the flesh. They live in sunless rooms or basements, spending long hours either staring at a glowing screen or moving things at ridiculously small intervals. Rumored recluses, animators reportedly don’t like other people and are hard to spot in the wild. Some of this may be true, but if you know where to look, you can find them rather easily. Animation festivals are one place where they tend to congregate, and contrary to the stereotype, animators can be just as social and fun-loving as regular people. I am one such animator, and have attended many animation festivals with my short films over the past five years. Here are a few tips for festivals to most effectively attract these reclusive animators, and ensure that they keep coming back:


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