Seems AM2 Convention just made a new announcement.
See New and Original Works from the U.S. and Abroad
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 22, 2011)
– Calling all animators, directors and creators! *With the intention to encourage new talent and to provide more visibility for new animation properties and talent, this summer’s most anticipated FREE convention event, AM2
(July 1-3, 2011; Anaheim Convention Center) proudly announces its call for entries for the 1st Annual AM2 Animation Festival and Competition.
*Winners will be selected by the public and will be announced at the end of this year’s event. *Winners will also receive cash prizes as well as the pride of receiving the winning titles of Best U.S. Animated Short, Best International Animated Short, Best U.S. Animated Feature, Best International Animated Feature and Best of Show. *More info, rules and attendee registration can be found at www.am2con.org
With shorts and features from the U.S. and abroad, fans will be able to see many new animation titles (some which will be U.S. premieres) and vote for who they think should win! *Members of the industry including members of the official entertainment guilds of Hollywood will also be in attendance searching for new talent, concepts and titles to bring to the U.S. audience … you never know, you could have the next BIG THING and land a deal with a major studio developer!
representative Chase Wang states, “We are so excited to bring this film festival to the U.S. audience. *It is important to cultivate new talent and provide a venue for them to bring their original concepts and ideas in order to grow the industry and keep it vibrant and fresh.”
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Located in Anaheim, California – AM2
, established in 2010, is a multi-day (3 days) 24 hour event with no general attendance/badge purchase requirement and is aspiring to be a key meeting place for fans that share a common interest in Asian music, Animation/Anime, and Comics/Manga. *Nominal fees are charged for certain activities that attendees choose to participate in. AM2
will be held on July 1-3, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center in sunny Anaheim, California. *More information can be found at www.am2con.org