• Films cannot exceed 5 minutes including credits
  • Paper cuts / paper crafts must be the primary animated medium
  • Films must be created within the time between the theme release and the submission due date
  • DO NOT include any copyrighted music, clips, publications or trademarked logos, symbols, etc. in your films. Use of copyrighted or trademarked materials will disqualify your submission. Note this includes audio or visuals that appear in the background.
  • All submitted animations must include a completed submission form to be reviewed
  • Small groups of 2-5 are permitted to submit
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2021 Theme

Community: the world as we know it

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Submitting Your Entry

1. Complete the submission form - Be sure to list all people involved in the creation of the animation. 

2. Sign the Release Form - It is your responsibility to read the terms of licensing and release. 

3. Turn in your submission form and release form to PaperAnimationFilmFest@gmail.com to receive the submission link for the Youtube playlist.

4. Upload your video - Save your video to a personal Youtube account then use the submission link to share your video to the Fast Film Fest 2021 playlist

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Submission Deadline

Submissions are closed for 2021

Please check back at the beginning of the year for updated submission info.


All entries must be received by this date. We encourage you to submit early to ensure we will be able to assist you if the need arises. Good luck and have fun!

You may address questions to paperanimationfilmfest@gmail.com