Open Show Deadlines, Time Limits and Eligibility

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4:00 PM (Pacific Time), Friday, April 12, 2024

There are no extensions to the film deadline.

Time Limits

  • BFA1: 1 minute, 30 seconds maximum
    • Black and white
    • Dialogue and/or audio that contain vocalizations aren’t permitted.
    • Music and post-production sound design/effects are permitted, as long as they don’t contain any vocalizations.
  • BFA2: 2 minutes, 30 seconds maximum
  • BFA3: 4 minutes maximum
  • BFA4: 7 minutes maximum

Films not adhering to these requirements will be included in the Open Show, but will not be eligible for judging for the Producers’ Show. Time limits include all titles and credits. Film time limits are bound to the year-level they were started in.


BFA1-4 students currently enrolled in the Character Animation program (2023-24 academic year) are eligible to submit their films.

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