TVCA 2013 – Call For Entries


Anifest India 2013Call for entries: TASI Viewer’s Choice Awards.

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.

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

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: CLOSED

Send entries to:
The Animation Society of India
c/o Vaibhav Studios
103,104 Birchwood,
Raheja Willows, Akurli Road,
Kandivli (East), Mumbai 400101

Submission Fee: Free

Validity of Films: Only films made after August 2012 will be eligible

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.
• The prizes have to be collected from TASI by the winners within 30 days from Anifest India 2013, 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:

16 thoughts on “TVCA 2013 – Call For Entries

  1. what is the minimum duration of film?
    Would you accept group animation film?
    other procedure from your side.
    hoping a favorable response.

    1. Hi,

      There is no minimum duration for the entries – only a maximum duration of 10 minutes.
      Yes group films are accepted but make sure the contact info is given correctly.
      The rest of the information on procedure is given on this page – please go through the Terms & Conditions.

      – Team TASI

  2. I Am A Passout Student From Arena Animation Bangalore,
    My Friend Directed A short Film For Which i Did all the post Production.
    – Can We Submit Our Short Film for this competition.
    – If Yes, Which Category Does Our Entry Follow Up.( Students, Professionals etc)
    Thanking In Advance.

  3. hello Vaibhav sir,
    I am pursuing Commercial Art Diploma from L S Raheja School of Art. I attend ur workshop in IDC (Pawai)Mumbai, & really like ur works. That is inspirational work u did.Thanks to you Sir,keep going sir.
    Best of Luck sir

  4. Dear Sir,

    We are from zee Institute of Creative Art – Basaveshwarnagar,Bangalore.Regarding Music Video in Commissioned films Category Videos is it like should be only Animated or Live Action with VFX is ok.

    And on the same category in public service films Documentary film could participate or not ?

    Kindly let us know ASAP so that our DVD could reach on time.

    Thanks and Regards,

    Subhajit Das

  5. Hi,

    So you will not accept any other formats except .VOB? I need help converting my .MOV file to a .VOB file then. I tried Googling but none of it is that helpful… Can TASI please help me out here?

    Thanks a lot!

    1. Hi Nishant,

      We are sorry but the cut-off is 10 minutes. We cannot make an exception to that rule. :(

      Team TASI

  6. hi,i am prathmesh(thane),i am intrested in your tasi what is your process to booking my seat, so please send me contact no.9833357847

  7. Is there any provision to send our entries online? And I just graduated from my college(2013), should I submit my entry in the student category or the individual professional category?

    Thank you.

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