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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
Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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