SCHEDULE FOR AGIF 2023 COMING SOON
* Best Animated Short Film (under 45 min)
* Best Animated Feature Film (over 45 minutes)
* Best Animated Commercial Project
* Best Animated Series ( Web / TV )
* Best Animated Music Video
* Best Character Design for an Animated Project
* Best Concept Art for an Animated Project
* Best Sound Design for an Animated Short Film
* Best Sound Design for an Animated Commercial Project
* Best Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality / Immersive Media
* Best Videogame Animation
* Rising Star (Student) Award (India)
* Rising Star (Young Gun) Award (India)
• Artistic originality
• Educational impact
• Artistic excellence in story, concept, design, animation, and music.
1. There is a fee to submit your film for consideration to the Animators Guild India Fest 2023. Any entry, animated film or music video, including computer-generated animation and combinations of live-action, technology, NFT, AR, VR, that are completed after January 01, 2022, can participate. (category specific exceptions, if any, are mentioned under each submission category)
2. For pre-selection and selection purposes, the entries must be submitted through FilmFreeway.com.
3. The selection committee will be the only authorised festival staff to have access to the film files.
4. All the information required of you from the submission portal should be fulfilled, that being:
* Contact information (name, phone number, and email),
* Long and short synopsis,
* Screenings and awards,
* Director’s biography and filmography,
* Film stills and poster,
* Cover Letter
5. All films that are not in the English language should have English subtitling, otherwise, they will not be considered.
• The jury will award 12 categories with a category winner in each along with special recognition for 3 finalists, from a selection of global submissions.
• The 12 winners shall be awarded a trophy, a digital certificate and goody bag*.
• The 3 finalists in each category will be awarded digital certificates.
• 1 audience awards open to polls during the on-ground festival. Winner shall be awarded a trophy, digital certificate and a goody bag.*
• 1 special award - the AGI Pick of the Year - selected by the festival team. Winner shall be awarded a trophy, digital certificate and a goody bag.*
• 2 special award categories, Rising Star & Rising Young Gun reserved for rising talent from India only. Winners in the category will be awarded a trophy, digital certificate, goody bag, and a prize of INR 50,000.**
• The juries reserve the right not to award a prize, but can only award the prizes listed.
• The awards will be distributed in person at the festival. For express shipping in case of out-station candidates, special request to be raised. Shipping to be paid extra by winners outside India.