首届深圳独立动画双年展 竞赛单元
一、筹备团队
主办:华侨城创意文化园
策划 :何金芳(整体统筹)、王春辰(学术主持)、张小涛(竞赛秘书长)
二、活动意义
1.重在鼓励独立、原创及实验性的动画创作,以加强独立动画的生存、发展及讨论空间。
2.推动学院和民间的动画实验与创作,尤其发掘有创造力的年轻人的动画作品,让独立动画在中国有广阔的前景和空间。
3.加强国际交流,介绍海外优秀动画作品,促进中国独立动画艺术在国际文化舞台上的展现及发声。
4.成为真正的独立、公正、自由的重要动画艺术交流平台。
三、参赛作品征集时间
 2012年11月30日-2013年4月10日
四、征集对象和参赛要求
1. 40岁以下的亚洲国家和地区的公民及亚裔,以公司、团体或个人名义均可参加(包括亚洲各高等院校动画专业和民间动画公司的团队和个人)。
2. 参赛作品为2010-2013最新创作的动画作品,以单位人或单位团队提交一部作品,长片、短片皆可。
3. 参赛者必须享有提交作品的版权(因动画制作往往还涉及背景音乐部分的版权,凡由动画中图像与声音、音乐等引起的版权纠纷由作者负完全法律责任)。
4. 凡参加首届深圳独立动画双年展的动画作品不得参加此次的竞赛单元。
5. 必须是原创的独立动画作品,要求作品有一定的思想性、观念性与动画语言的独特性。不接受商业动画与低幼动漫作品。
6. 参赛作品(原始素材)格式要求:格式转为:Digital Betacam格式,或者DVD .AVI.MPG 格式均可。选取4张高像素、电子版的截图或者剧照(以刻录至光盘的形式,并附带照片的英文版详细信息)
7. 按照竞赛报名表(见附件),对该作品进行描述,所有作品必须提供英语字幕并提供电子版本的英文文稿或中文文稿的作品简介,包括内容说明、人物设定、故事背景等资料。
五、评选程序及奖项设置
所有作品将经过初审、复审与终审三个阶段。
初审:每件作品提交后,由组委会评审团在所有参赛作品中选取50%的入围作品。
复审:由组委会评审团在入围作品中选择约20%优秀作品参加“首届深圳独立动画双年展竞赛单元”展出,并挑选出提名奖作品。
终审:大赛终审团评出“独立动画创新奖”(三名)、“新锐导演奖”(一名)、“独立动画组委会大奖”(一名);而“观众最喜欢的独立动画奖”(一名)将通过竞赛单元展览现场的观众投票得出。
获奖及入围作品将在各种专业媒体上传播及展现。并有机会推荐参与国际国内知名动画节及独立电影节,推荐与重要机构、企业及其美术馆基金会的合作,推荐参与中央美院及高校动画专业的巡回演讲及学术报告,参与国际电影节和双年展的交流和互换项目。
六、评审团
王璜生(中央美术学院美术馆馆长)
缪晓春(中央美术学院摄影系系主任)
王春辰(中央美术学院美术馆策展人、博士)
茜茜(意大利新媒体策展人)
李杨(著名国际导演)
张小涛(四川美术学院新媒体艺术系系主任、副教授)
王六一(亚太动漫协会秘书长)
河口洋一郎(日本东京大学新媒体教授)
金成柱(韩国Animpact动画节创办人兼主席)
初审、复审、终审,共9位评委
七、联系方式及时间
1. 收件地址:北京市朝阳区花家地8号中央美术学院美术馆学术部,
邮编:100102
 联系人:曹文倩 15101160771
 邮箱:chinanima@126.com
2. 征集时间:2012年11月30日——2013年4月10日
  评选时间:2013年4月下旬 (初审、复审、终审)
展览时间2013年5月—2013年7月
                                深圳独立动画双年展竞赛单元组委会
                                        二〇一二年十一月二十八日
附件:报名表格
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报名表(中文)下载地址:http://vdisk.weibo.com/s/joTzl
The First Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennale
Competition
1. Organizing Team
Organizer: Shenzhen OCT LOFT Culture Development Co., Ltd.
Curators: Zhang Xiaotao, Wang Chunchen and He Jinfang,(also the Secretary-General for the Competition)
2. Significances
1) To encourage creating independent, original and experimental animation works, so as to provide a larger space for the existence, development and discussion of independent animation.
2) To promote the academic and folk animation experiments and creations, especially to discover animated works by creative young artists, producing a promising prospect for Chinese independent animation.
3) To strengthen the international exchanges, bringing along the outstanding animated works from abroad, and introducing Chinese independent animation to the international cultural stage.
4) To become a just, free, independent and important platform for the exchanging of animation art.
3. Time for Entries Submission
  November 30th, 2012 — April 10th, 2013.
4. Objective Contestants and Entry Requirement
1) Citizens from Asian countries and regions or the Ethnic Asians, who are under 40, are qualified to participate in the name of companies, groups or individuals (including animation majors in Asian colleges and teams or individuals from folk animation companies).
2) The entry works should be newly created during 2010 to 2013. Each individual or team submits one work. Both short films and feature films are accepted.
3) The copyrights of the entry works must be reserved by the participants. (Copyrights of the background music should be always considered. Any disputes caused by the copyrights of the images, sounds and music in the animations shall be assumed by the authors with full legal responsibility.)
4) Any animated works which have been engaged in The First Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennale are not allowed to compete in this competition.
5) All independent animation works must be original with ideological significances, and unique animation language. Any commercial animations are not accepted.
6) The format of the entry works (original materials) should be transformed as Digital Batacam, DVD, .AVI or .MPG. Four HD digital screenshots or stills should be handed in. (The photos should be burned onto a disc with detailed introduction in English.)
7) The descriptions of the works should be based on the Entry Form (See attachment). English subtitles and digital editions of the works’ introductions including contents briefing, characters designing and background setting in English or Chinese are required.
5. Selection Procedure and Awards Setting
The procedure for all entry works includes three stages: preliminary judgment, second round judgment and final appraisal.
Preliminary judgment: Each entry works will be assessed by the committee jury, and 50% of the entire will be selected into the next round.
Re-appraisal: After assessed by the jury, 20% of the selected works will be exhibited in The First Shenzhen Independent Animation • Competition, among which the nominated works will be selected.
Final Appraisal: “The Independent Animation Innovation Award” (for 3 works), “New Prominent Director Award” (for 1 work) and “Independent Animation Committee Grand Award” (for 1 work); and the “Audience Favorite Independent Animation Award” will be determined by the voting from the audiences.
The awarded works and works on finalist will be showed and exhibited on various professional media, and may be provided with opportunities of being recommended to participate in renowned animation or independent film festivals in home and abroad, to cooperate with important institutions, companies and art museum foundations, to participate in the tour lectures and academic reports in CAFA and other colleges with animation majors, and to take part in the exchange programs of international film festivals and biennales.
6. The Jury
Wang Huangsheng (Director of CAFA Art Museum)
Miu Xiaochun (Dean of Department of Photography Art in CAFA)
Wang Chunchen (curator in CAFA Art Museum)
Cecilia Freschini (curator in Lab-Yit)
Li Yang (Internationally-renowned director)
Zhang XIaotao (Dean of New Media Art Department of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Associate Professor)
Wang Liuyi (Secretary-General of Asian Animation Association)
Kawaguchi Yoichiro (Professor of New Media in The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Kim Sung Zoo (Founder and Chairman of Animpact Animation Festival, Korea)
Total nine judges for the preliminary, re- and final appraisals
7. Contact Information and Time Schedule
1) Mailing Address: Academic Department of CAFA Art Museum, #8 Huajiadi, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China.
Postcode: 100102
Contact: Ms. Cao Wenqian 15101160771
Email: chinanima@126.com
2) Time for Entries Submission: November 30th, 2012 – April 10th, 2013
Time for Selection and Judgment: Late April, 2013
Time for Exhibiting: May, 2013 – July, 2013
Committee of Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennale Competition Section
Nov. 28, 2012
The 1st Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennale Competition Entry Form: http://vdisk.weibo.com/s/l1VZK