Animahenasyon & Seair Contests

Tuesday, February 01, 2011 jeffrey siy 0 Comments

Bring your imagination to life through animation once again this year as the Animation Council of the Philippines brings you Animahenasyon 2011, the 5th Philippine Animation Festival. This time, there are 2 animation contests. One is the regular Animahenasyon contest and the other is a Short Tails contest sponsored by Seair. Winners take home CASH prizes and trophies for the former contest and the latter contest offers trips to Batanes and Boracay with accommodations. Both professional and student/amateur animators are encouraged to join. The overall best animation for the Animahenasyon contest will take home P100,000 in cash and prizes





Contest Requirements:
  • Animahenasyon Contest
    • Open to Filipino professional and student/amateur animators
    • May or may not be a citizen of resident of the Philippines as long as he/she has a Filipino lineage
    • Works completed from the year 2009 to present are eligible
  • Animated Short Tails Contest
    • Open to Filipino professional and student/amateur animators
    • Only new works made for the contest will be eligible
    • All concept, script, animation/artwork, music, etc mus be owned by the entrant
Contest Mechanics:
  • Animahenasyon Contest
    1. Works must be "frame by frame" including computer graphics animation
    2. Categories
      • Professional
        • One minute up to 5:59 minutes
        • 6 minutes up to 20:59 minutes
        • 21 minutes up to 40:59 minutes
        • Full-animated feature (41 minutes and beyond)
        • Music video
        • Title sequences, OBB, infomercials, TVCs, demo reels (30 seconds up to 1 minute)
        • TV series
      • Student
        • One minute up to 5:59 minutes
        • 6 minutes up to 20:59 minutes
        • 21 minutes up to 40:59 minutes
        • Music video
        • Title sequences, OBB, infomercials, TVCs, demo reels (30 seconds up to 1 minute)
    3. Submit in 2 formats
      1. DVD
        • Color bar of 10 seconds followed by a sound signal 0dbs (1,000 cycles per sec) and black leader of 5 seconds at the beginning
        • Full or high-resolution AVI
        • Full or high-resolution QuickTime .mov
        • Frame size 720x480
        • Compression DV NTSC
      2. Mini DV
        • Color bar of 1 minute followed by a sound signal 0dbs (1,000 cycles per sec) and black leader of 5 seconds at the beginning
    4. Download entry form and submit together with the following:
      • Three (3) photos/screenshots from the animated work (5" x 7")
      • One (1) photo of animation director (2" x 2")
      • Hard copy of the director's resume/CV and brief biography/profile (one paragraph)
      • CD containing soft copy of the 3 photos/screenshots and photo of animation director in JPEG or GIF at 300 dpi and Word file of director's CV
      • Copy of the entry in DVD format labeled with entry title and director's name
      • Copy of the entry in mini-DV format (may contain more than one entry but must be labeled in sequence with all the entry titles and director's name
      • Student category should attach a photocopy of current school ID and registration form or certificate of attendance if enrolled in a workshop. Any work submitted as a school project or requirement will be considered for student division.
    5. Place entry forms and materials inside a 9" x 12" document envelope and label it "Animahenasyon 2011" and send via personal delivery or mail/courier to
      • The Secretariat, Animation Council of the Philippines, Inc. 9th floor, The Palisades Condominium, 107 Perea Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City
    6. Judging Criteria
      • 30% Content
      • 30% Technical Quality
      • 40% Overall Impact
    7. View complete contest mechanics
  • Animated Short Tails Contest
    1. Works must be "frame by frame" including computer graphics animation
    2. Total running time should be 30 seconds
    3. Categories
      • Professional
      • Student
    4. Submit in 2 formats
      1. DVD
        • Color bar of 10 seconds followed by a sound signal 0dbs (1,000 cycles per sec) and black leader of 5 seconds at the beginning
        • Full or high-resolution AVI
        • Full or high-resolution QuickTime .mov
        • Frame size 720x480
        • Compression DV NTSC
      2. Mini DV
        • Color bar of 1 minute followed by a sound signal 0dbs (1,000 cycles per sec) and black leader of 5 seconds at the beginning
    5. Download entry form and submit together with the following:
      • Three (3) photos/screenshots from the animated work (5" x 7")
      • One (1) photo of animation director (2" x 2")
      • Hard copy of the director's resume/CV and brief biography/profile (one paragraph)
      • CD containing soft copy of the 3 photos/screenshots and photo of animation director in JPEG or GIF at 300 dpi and Word file of director's CV
      • Copy of the entry in DVD format labeled with entry title and director's name
      • Copy of the entry in mini-DV format (may contain more than one entry but must be labeled in sequence with all the entry titles and director's name
      • Student category should attach a photocopy of current school ID and registration form or certificate of attendance if enrolled in a workshop. Any work submitted as a school project or requirement will be considered for student division.
    6. Place entry forms and materials inside a 9" x 12" document envelope and label it "Animahenasyon 2011" and send via personal delivery or mail/courier to
      • The Secretariat, Animation Council of the Philippines, Inc. 9th floor, The Palisades Condominium, 107 Perea Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City
    7. Judging Criteria
      • 30% Content - promote SEAIR and destinations, communicate SEAIR as Philippines' premier leisure airline, represent SEAIR as an aspirational brand
      • 30% Technical Quality
      • 40% Overall Impact
    8. View complete contest mechanics

Contest Period:
  • Animahenasyon Contest: November 27, 2010 - September 15, 2011 5PM
  • Animated Short Tails Contest: November 27, 2010 - February 28, 2011 11:59PM

Contest Prize:
  • Animahenasyon Contest
    • BEST ANIMATION - trophy, a certificate and a total of P100,000 in cash and prizes
    • AWARD FOR THE BEST ENTRY IN EACH CATEGORY
      • PROFESSIONAL DIVISION
        • 1 min. up to 5:59 mins. - P15,000, trophy, and a participation
          certificate
        • 6 mins. Up to 20:59 mins. - P20,000, trophy, and a participation
          certificate
        • 21 mins. Up to 40:59 mins. - P30,000, trophy, and a participation
          certificate
        • Full-animated feature (40 mins. and beyond) - P50,000, trophy, and a participation
          certificate
        • Music video - P15,000, trophy, and a participation
          certificate
        • Title sequences, OBB, infomercials, TVC, demo reel - P10,000, trophy, and a participation
          certificate
        • TV Series - P50,000, trophy, and a participation
          certificate
      • STUDENT/AMATEUR DIVISION
        • 1 min. up to 5:59 mins. - P10,000, trophy, and a participation
          certificate
        • 6 mins. Up to 20:59 mins. - P15,000, trophy, and a participation
          certificate
        • 21 mins. Up to 40:59 mins. - P 20,000, trophy, and a participation
          certificate
        • Music video - P10,000, trophy, and a participation
          certificate
        • Title sequences, OBB, infomercials, TVC, demo reel - P5,000, trophy, and a participation
          certificate
    • JURY’S SPECIAL CITATION - trophy and a certificate
    • AWARD FOR BEST REGIONAL ENTRY - trophy and a certificate
    • ANIMAHENASYON LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - special trophy and a certificate
    • AUDIENCE CHOICE - certificate
  • Animated Short Tails Contest
    • PROFESSIONAL DIVISION
      • 1st Place - 2 round trip ticket to Batanes with 3 days 2 nights accommodation
      • 2nd Place - 2 round trip ticket to Boracay with 3 days 2 nights accommodation
      • 3rd Place - 2 round trip ticket to Boracay
    • PROFESSIONAL DIVISION
      • 1st Place - 1 round trip ticket to Batanes with 3 days 2 nights accommodation
      • 2nd Place - 1 round trip ticket to Boracay with 3 days 2 nights accommodation
      • 3rd Place - 1 round trip ticket to Boracay
    • FACEBOOK FAVORITE
      • Most "likes" - 1 round trip ticket to Boracay

Upside:
  • No registration fee
  • Huge CASH prizes
  • Great exposure
  • Copyright remains with the entrant
  • One entry per category
Downside:
  • All cash prizes are subject to 10% withholding tax
For more information, log on to animationcouncil.org or call (632) 817-2727 local 108, (632) 483-9501 or email animahenasyon@gmail.com