On Saturday April 1st 2023 at Detroit’s historic Senate Theater, the 8th annual Detroit International Festival of Animation (DIFA) will celebrate and showcase a wild diversity of animations from animators and filmmakers local and international. DIFA will feature approximately 90 minutes of animated shorts ranging from experimental to quirky as well as more sophisticated mini features.
DIFA is now hosted at the historic Senate Theater in Detroit! This revitalized 1920’s Art Deco theater is home to the world’s 8th largest Wurlitzer pipe organ and features 784 seats, a classic concession stand, comfy lounge areas and secure parking.
8th annual Detroit International Festival of Animation
April 1st 2023 – Senate Theater – Detroit
Submission are now being accepted for inclusion within 2023 Detroit International Festival of Animation. There are no restrictions on content, style, medium or context, but your entry should be animated, either traditionally or digitally, in some way.
Please note that to qualify for submission:
- You must be the writer, director or producer of the film
- The overall running length should be no longer than 15 minutes
- Review copy must be available to be viewed from FilmFreeway
- Selected films must be available in digital format for download, preferably from Dropbox
The final deadline for submissions is March 1st 2023.