3D WIRE 2017 CALLS FOR THE BEST ANIMATION, VIDEO GAMES AND TRANSMEDIA PROJECTS WITH SEVERAL NEWS AND NEW AWARDS
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3D Wire, International Animation, Video Games and New Media Market, opens the calls for projects for its 9th edition to be held in Segovia (Spain) October 2nd-8th 2017.
New this year the call for national animation and video games projects turns into a Portuguese-Spanish call after the focus on Portugal that took place last edition; furthermore, it opens a new international call for online animation series with Átomo Network as main collaborator.
Therefore, 3D Wire 2017 edition will host 3 different calls for projects: Portuguese-Spanish animation and video games projects; European transmedia & new media projects; and international online animation series projects. All of them have as deadline July 28th.
CALL FOR PORTUGUESE-SPANISH ANIMATION AND VIDEO GAMES PROJECTS
Only projects from companies or production companies registered in Spain or Portugal can participate. A maximum of 3 projects per company may be submitted. All animation techniques and formats are accepted in the categories of short films, feature films, animation series and video games, as well as apps and projects developed in virtual reality where the animation has a notable presence.
Both short films or audiovisual pieces of a narrative nature, such as experiences or video games can participate in the VR (Virtual Reality) category.
In addition to being eligible for different awards, several projects may be selected to receive business and creative consultancy from international animation and video games experts, with different professional profiles (producers, distributors, buyers, publishers, televisions, etc.).
The public entity, RTVE, keeps its interactive awards to the most innovative video game, VR video game and app project, respectively. These awards are granted by the Interactive Media Department of RTVE; where the selected project can be presented to the Interactive Directorate of RTVE.
Moreover, Movistar+ supports, for the second consecutive year, the call granting the Short Film Project Prize Movistar+. The short film selected in this section will obtain the acquisition of the rights of emission by Movistar+ for 9,000 euros during the term of 2 years and unlimited number of passes, being the first year in exclusivity. In addition, the short film will be officially released in the 2018 or 2019 edition of the 3D Wire Market. The past edition, “Mum’s the Word” by Khris Cembe, got this award.
PRESENTATION OF PROJECTS BY THEIR AUTHORS
Among the projects received in the three different categories a selection will be made that it’s going to be published in the 3D Wire Market catalogue, in order to promote and help the distribution. The publication is distributed in the main international animation, video games and new media festivals and markets in addition to its free online distribution that reaches every year more than 7,000 professionals from the sector.
Among the selected projects several will be chosen to be presented by their authors during 3D Wire 2017. Projects such as “The Reward” of the Danish animation studio Sun Creature Studio and one of the animation projects with more success in Kickstarter; The Belgian feature film “Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart” by the producer Eric Goossens, winner of the CARTOON Tributes Award for Best Animated Producer in Europe 2014; and “Capture the Flag” by Enrique Gato, one of the most successful Spanish blockbuster films ever, were presented in other editions.