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Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival 2013

Recorded as part of the Encounters Short Film and animation Festival 2013, here is a selection of events and masterclasses offering expert advice, insights and industry knowledge, as well as a chance to catch up on some of the highlights of the festival.

17 - 22 Oct 2013

Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival is the UK’s longest running competitive short film and animation festival. It presents one of the world’s best-known showcases and meeting points for emerging talent, and seeks to promote the importance of short film as a means to develop the next generation of filmmakers and animators. Encounters is also a gateway to the world’s most prestigious short film and animation awards: the BAFTAs, the Oscars®, the European Film Awards and the Cartoon d'Or. Find out more about the history of the festival here.

This year the festival had a focus on Switzerland, and as usual uncovered some of the best international newcomers in short film and animation.

For an inside look at the 2013 edition of the festival including filmmaker interviews and highlights check out the Inside Encounters blog written by the festival team and members of the Encounters New Film Journalism Workshop.

Encounters New Film Journalism Workshopcourse.

This collection contains a selection of events and materclasses recorded as part of Encounters 2013, so if you missed the festival, you can view some of the highlights in the videos here.

Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival 2013 was presented in partnership with Watershed and Arnolfini, and funded by BFI, The National Lottery Fund, Bristol City Council and Media Programme.

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Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival