Walt Disney Animation Studios takes part in Annecy 2011 YouTube Competition

By ANIMATION XPRES... | 26 April, 2011 - 12:51

The winner of this year‘s Annecy 2011 YouTube Competition will receive a week‘s visit to the International Animation Film Festival in Annecy from 6th to 11th June, along with a Cristal trophy, to be presented on Friday, 10th June. The Walt Disney Animation Studios is also offering a 5-night stay in Los Angeles with a guided visit of the studios in Burbank (California). The winning film will also be screened. Last year‘s returning partner Autodesk, will be offering a software package to the winner and 2 finalists as well.

Create a short animated film on the topic of "Animation, land of freedom" and try your luck. To allow for more people to take part, the dates of the competition have now been modified and videos can be posted on the YouTube channel up to midnight, 10th May.

Reminder: 5 mins, one subject: "Animation, land of freedom", references: "International Animation Film Festival" and "Annecy 2011", along with an eventual reference to the United States, guest country for 2011.

For more details click here.

The International Animation Film Festival was created in 1960 and is the biggest event in the world entirely dedicated to animation. Along with its Market (MIFA), the Festival gives the opportunity to discover the latest in animated creation, meet up with great names and young talents, identify new trends and find the perfect business partner…all in one friendly place. The Festival also celebrated its 50th birthday in June 2010.