Short Film & Animation

DepicT! is a Watershed Project, and a part of Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival.

DepicT! is open to short films of all production techniques, including animation, documentary, drama, experimental or artist film and hybrid work.

The Challenge

We want to see great films – it doesn’t matter what your budget is or what genre you’re working in. The competition is open to anyone from anywhere in the world, and entry is absolutely free – but there is ONE simple rule:

Your film MUST be 90 seconds or less in duration.

If your films are longer than 90 seconds, you can still enter a film to Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival by June 6th 2019.
Entry requirements:

Must be 90 seconds or under
Must be completed after September 2018

Please visit to view films from the DepicT! archives.

Entering your film

Entries for Depict 2019 are through Film Freeway – the international film submission platform used by over 7,000 of the world’s best film festivals and contests, including 70 Academy Award / BAFTA Award accredited festivals. Entries are free.

Who may enter ? 
The competition is open to anyone from anywhere in the world.


£1500 cash + Lifetime membership to Shooting People
Supported by The Royal Photographic Society and Aardman Animations.
DepicT! Royal Photographic Society Cinematography Award

£1000 cash
Supported by The Royal Photographic Society

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