online magazine SHIFT presents DOTMOV festival 2012, a digital film festival encouraging talented creators to share their work by providing them with an opportunity to show them on an international platform. work submitted from all over the globe will be screened throughout the world venues from november 2012. for individuals interested in exhibiting their projects, the submission period is currently open until august 20th, 2012. the theme is open and prize-winning pieces or those submitted to other contests in japan, as well as abroad are accepted. regardless of nationality and open to both professionals and amateurs. the work should be digital film works such as animation, design or music clip. and entries should be uploaded on youtube or vimeo. the animation, images, sounds, music, text and illustrations submitted must all be original, individuals / groups are allowed to enter as many projects they want. last year’s total submission was 208 works from 18 countries.

this year’s guest judges include: ian anderson, the designers republic MTh yoshi sodeoka, C505 jiro ohashi, kiyoung park, sugarcube david linderman hideki inaba kenta torimoto

for more information on DOTMOV festival 2012 and submission requirements click here.

DOTMOV festival 2012 bug
 4’09” | japan | 2011 
dir & sound: takeshi tsunehashi

DOTMOV festival 2012 notebook phase
 6’00 | germany | 2011 
dir & sound: philipp artus