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Voting begins for Babelgum’s Animatron Film Festival

Almost 200 animated shorts are ready for public screening and voting for Babelgum's inaugural Animatron Online and Mobile Animation Film Festival.
September 15, 2010

Almost 200 animated shorts are ready for public screening and voting for Babelgum’s inaugural Animatron Online and Mobile Animation Film Festival. The professionally-produced shorts came from more than two dozen countries and the finalists are up for cash prizes totalling $20,000 and the opportunity to be included in a public screening during the Hamptons International Film Festival. There are four categories: humor, fantasy, real life and minis, and audience awards will be given out in each. The voting period starts September 15 until October 10, 2010 and films can be found at www.babelgum.com/animation-film-festival.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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