Newcastle’s Annual GIF Competition is back for 2017

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The Newcastle International Animation Festival 2017 is back with it’s annual GIF competition and this year the theme is Futures Of Newcastle.

The festival is now calling on locals to use their creative powers to create a GIF that shows us what the future of Newcastle will be in 100 years!!

This year will be judged by some of Newcastle’s best creative minds and agencies – Headjam , Village of Useful, LOOK HEAR & Pumphouse School of Design.

If selected, you’ll get your work screened at Tower Cinemas on the Festival’s opening night AND projected in all its GIFFY glory in the Newcastle CBD. 

The competition is part of the 2017 Newcastle International Animation Festival held from Friday 25 August until Sunday 27 August. Festival Tickets are only $10 per session or $25 for a weekend pass. 


FRIDAY 25th AUGUST 6pm | Opening Night: Outdoor Projections; Animation Competition Winners Announced; International Program 1 + an after-party at FogHorn Brewhouse

SATURDAY 26th August 7pm | Australian Showcase and Q&A with local animators Tim Cannt and Dan Smith

SATURDAY 26th August 9:30pm | Late Night Bizarre

SUNDAY 27th August 10:30am | Kid’s Program

SUNDAY 27th AUGUST 6pm | International Program 2

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