Dublin Animation Film Festival (the “Festival“) is calling for entries of short animated films for these categories:

1. Irish Short Film Award.

2. International Short Film Award.

3. Irish Student or Graduate Short Film Award.

4. International Student or Graduate Short Film Award.

5. Social Recognition (awarded for a short film that delivers a social or charitable message).

6. Best Christmas/Holiday Season Short Film.

The Festival’s judging panel may at its discretion also present an award for any of the following categories:

At the Festival, balloting will take place for an Audience Choice Award, which will be presented for the short animated film that receives the highest number of audience votes.

Please note, due to government and other restrictions which have been imposed during the COVID- 19 pandemic, festival screenings will be held on-line and an online poll will be conducted for this award. Live screenings are planned for a later date, but we do not guarantee these screenings.

Maximum running time for each entry (in any category) is 15 minutes.

There is no fee for submitting an entry. Entries must be received by 12pm, 5th November 2021.

Entrants must be over the age of 18.

Winners will receive an award trophy.

Entry Form for an individual entry is here

Terms and Conditions of Entry (the Rules) are here.