TASI Viewers Choice Awards 2011 – Call for entries

TVCA SUBMISSIONS CLOSED!

A REQUEST:

Please do not ask us to individually confirm the entries we have received. If your courier company says it has been delivered, then it HAS been delivered and we HAVE received it. We get too many entries for us to be able to inform each person individually, so please bear with us.  Thank you!

Anifest India 2011 is fast approaching and TASI is inviting you’ll to send in your films for the TASI Viewer’s Choice Awards. (See last year’s winners)

All entries received are previewed by a panel of eminent industry professionals at a special screening where the jury shortlists films for the final competition.

The shortlisted films are screened at the festival for voting by the audience. Votes are counted on the spot and the entry receiving the most votes is declared the winner for that category.

In case of a tie, one winner per category will be decided by members of TASI managing committee.

Categories:
1. Student films: Animation films produced / directed by students
2. Independent Professional short films: Animation short films produced / directed by professionals
3. Commissioned films: Animated ad films, promos, packaging, music videos, public service films
4. Teachers films: Animation films made by teachers

Maximum duration of films: 10 mins (Films of longer duration will not be considered for the competition)

Format: DVD (.VOB format)

Last Date for entries: SUBMISSIONS CLOSED.

Submission Fee: Free

Validity of Films: Only films made after August 2010 will be eligible

Send your entries to:
The Animation Society of India
C/o Vaibhav Studios
Address: 103, 104, Birchwood, Raheja Willows (After Mahindra gate #4), Akurli Road, Kandivli (East), Mumbai – 400101
Tel.: (022) 32003606
Timing: If delivering personally, then please call beforehand and come strictly between 11 am to 6 pm only

Rules and Regulations:
• Each film MUST be accompanied by its respective entry form duly filled.
Entries with incomplete forms will be immediately disqualified.
• Films sent as entries will be added to the TASI archives.
• TASI reserves the right to use any/all of the entries for its promotional activities.
• Students have to provide a letter from their institute certifying validity of film(s) for student category.
• TASI reserves the right to accept/reject entries at its discretion.
• The Viewer’s Choice Award consists of one single trophy per category.
• In case of a tie, one winner per category will be decided by members of TASI managing committee.
• Each entry to be submitted on a separate DVD.
• Entry must be a standalone film, clip or sequence. Campaigns and episodic series will NOT be considered.
• In case of episodic series, each episode may be submitted as a standalone entry.
• For the Teacher Category: Only those films made excusively by teachers / trainers will qualify for the ‘Films by Teachers / Trainers’ category. No part of the visuals may be created / assisted by any person(s) who is not a practicing teacher / trainer.
• The prizes have to be collected from TASI by the winners within 30 days from Anifest India 2011, failing which TASI reserves the right to award the winnings to the next best film. All applicable taxes, levies, transportation and other costs to be borne by the respective awardees.
• Decision of the society regarding any/all of the above will be final and binding on all parties without prejudice

Send your queries to: info@tasionline.org

21 thoughts on “TASI Viewers Choice Awards 2011 – Call for entries

    1. Hello Mithun,
      It can be any kind of animation – 2D, 3D, experimental… as long as it is within 10 minutes duration. Good luck!
      Team TASI

    1. Hi Priyesh,
      No, there are no such constraints. But the deadline is close so please send in your entry soon!
      Regards,
      Team TASI

  1. hello admin,

    please please please….our movies will be reaching to u on deadline…we got to know abt this festival a little late..nevertheless, we have send out DVD’S….some times the courier services suck so its our request…plz don’t reject our entries if it takes a day or two….please please

  2. iam submit my short film.i want deligate passes for the tasi film festival 2011
    how can i get. please reply me………..

    1. Hi Srinivas,
      If you are a member of TASI, you need to register for Anifest India 2011 by filling up this form: http://www.tasionline.org/docs/AI2011_registration_form.html

      If you are not a member, you can visit the Registration Center closest to you and collect the invite for Anifest India 2011 from there. If you are a student, please remember to carry your Student I-Card so that you can get a Student Invite. List of Registration Centers is here: http://www.tasionline.org/category/anifest-india/anifest-india-2011/registration/

  3. Dear Sir,

    Hello sir !.
    Myself Shankar_faculty of ARENA ANIMATION Brrackpore. I have already sent my short film for TVCA-2011 on last July’13, 2011 through currier service to your address
    ( currier docket No: V06181969). But to my utter surprise, today the Currier Company is informing me that they have missed out the externally attached FORM & have delivered you only the DVD package with my name & address. Please help, guide me that what should I do now Sir? Should I send you only the filled FORM today? Please do not cancel my submission. Please help me. What should I do now Sir?

    Thanks & Regards.

    Shankar Biswas

  4. sir,
    we have make one 3D animation short clip in a group of 4 peoples in a final yr of our cours..i want to submit this video in TASI Anifest 2011..so plese i want to know about movie format which i want to submit…or shud i uplode the movie on Youtube?…plz tel me details about it

    thanxx :)

    1. Hi Suraj,
      You need to send us the film on a DVD along with a duly filled form which you can download from this same page where you have posted your comment. All details are given on the page so please just read through once again.
      And No, uploading on YouTube doesn’t qualify as a submission. We need your film on a DVD sent to us by the 25th of July. So please hurry up and send us both Form and DVD at the earliest.
      Good luck!
      Team TASI

  5. sir…i also contact john remo in Bangalore. he told me that
    contact arena and frame box animation studio. but they don’t know any information. after i sent mail to john remeio.
    sir i want registration passes what i do. can i get passes at Hyderabad or compulsory go to registration centers.
    thank u sir……..

  6. TASI please confirm if my films have been delievered to u…i called at ur office where one executive just did not cooperate. the courier service has confirmed that the DVD’s have been delievered but now you need to confirm too…

    My Films are – ‘The unknown world’ and ‘save trees’

    varun mehta productions
    aligarh

    plz confirm
    thankyou
    Varun Mehta

    1. Dear Varun,

      We have noted your comment and concern. The films are collected at a collection center and not TASI’s office so I doubt you spoke to a person from TASI. You may have spoken to some person at that center when you called. But do not worry. Please give us a day and someone will surely get back to you about your films.

      Best regards,
      Team TASI

  7. thankyou,

    I am actually nervous because the deadline is approaching and yet I haven’t received any confirmation. Thanks For Understanding my Concern.

    #I have one query too..
    when will the filmmakers be notified whose films have been shortlisted.

    Regards
    Varun

    1. Hi Varun,
      Once the pre-selection jury views and short-lists the films, the names will be displayed on the website. You can check the TASI website in the second week of August.
      Team TASI

  8. Dear Sir/Mam, Please let us know that if our submission of short films for TVCA-2011 have reached you or not. My Film name is HARMONY. We are staying so far, the courier service is saying that they have delevered it to you. Please confirm us.

    1. Hi Avnish,
      Sorry but we cannot accept late entries. We have already extended the last date once by 10 days. Next time make sure you send it in by the deadline. Good luck!
      Team TASI

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