KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 28, 2018)—Submissions are now closed for the 2018 GoComics Short Shorts Animation Contest, sponsored by Andrews McMeel Universal.
The contest invited experienced and aspiring animators to submit one original short-form animated video for a chance to win $25,000. Ten semi-finalists will be chosen by a panel of judges, three finalists will be chosen by an online public vote which runs 8/20-9/7, and one Grand Prize winner will be chosen by a second panel of judges in October. A prize of $25,000 will be awarded to the winning entry.
Contest entry opened at 12:00 p.m. (EST) on May 29, 2018 and closed at 11:59 p.m. (EST) on July 27, 2018. For official rules, guidelines, judging criteria, and information, please visit www.gocomics.com/shortshorts.
GoComics.com is part of Andrews McMeel Universal, a creative media company based in Kansas City, Missouri, and home of all-time classic comics such as Calvin and Hobbes, Doonesbury, Peanuts, The Far Side, and contemporary favorites Sarah’s Scribbles, Breaking Cat News, and Phoebe and Her Unicorn. Our divisions include the largest independent comics syndicate in the U.S. (Andrews McMeel Syndication) as well as a global publishing house (Andrews McMeel Publishing) and numerous other entertainment websites. No matter the medium, our aim is to bring joy and inspiration to people’s lives through the work of our talented creators (andrewsmcmeel.com).