Call for Submissions: Japan Media Arts Festival + OCAD University Alumni + IDFA FORUM


The Japan Media Arts Festival makes awards for outstanding creative works in the divisions of Arts, Entertainment, Animation and Manga, and provides opportunities to introduce these works through the award announcement, ceremony, and exhibition of the award-winning works.

Applications must arrive on or before Thursday, September 22, 2011.

To apply:

Japan Media Arts Festival

OCAD University Alumni

Alumni of OCAD University are invited to submit work for 2012: OCAD U Alumni Exhibition, a juried exhibition and sale that will encompass all of the university’s twelve disciplines.

Opening on March 9, 2012 at the Gladstone Hotel, 2012: OCAD U Alumni Exhibition offers alumni a great way to showcase their work and connect with OCADU and the

OCADU Alumni Association. This call is open to all alumni from the Faculty of Design and the Faculty of Art.

Submissions will be accepted through December 1, 2011.

Visit to download a submission form. For more information, contact


IDFA’s FORUM is Europe’s first-class meeting place for filmmakers, independent documentary producers, television commissioning editors and other financiers, offering an effective combination of public pitches and individual meetings. Independent producers pitch their projects in two different public pitch setups: the traditional Central Pitches and the more intimate Round Table Pitches. Both setups are combined with prearranged individual meetings with the potential financiers, thus optimizing the effect of the pitch. It is a unique opportunity to find financing for documentary film. More than 90% of all submitted projects end up getting made. The FORUM accepts projects in all stages of financing.

Come and meet your fellow documentary filmmakers in Amsterdam!

19th edition of the FORUM: November 21-23, 2011

Deadline for submission of projects: September 1

Deadline for accreditation to attend the FORUM: October 10

Please visit our website for more details: