Women started 2001 and was the very first festival of animated films dedicated to female animation artists. It is always held
in Vienna in March around International Women´s Day. 2021 the festival vibrantly celebrates its 20th anniversary. TRICKY WOMEN/TRICKY
REALITIES is worldwide the only big recurring festival of animated films by female*/trans/inter creators.
to the Covid19 situation we have to expect the unexpected for March 2021. In case of a hybrid/online festival,
will clarify the online-screening rights with you in advance.
TRICKY WOMEN/TRICKY REALITIES Award, worth 4,000 Euro
- 3-month scholarship to live and work at Q21/MQ under the
Artist-in-Residence Program, worth 3,150 Euro
- Neo-Tel Award, worth 3,000 Euro
- Audience Award
Award for an Austrian Animation
- Up & Coming TRICKY WOMEN/TRICKY REALITIES Award
and prize money will go to the directing artists. The prizes and the amount of cash awarded may be subject to change.
The festival offers an international competition of animated short films
finished after January 1st, 2019 and realised by female*/trans/inter filmmakers (male co-directors are welcome). Each filmmaker,
producer or distributor may submit as many films as they like. Each film submitted must be accompanied by an entry form. No
films entered in prior TRICKY WOMEN/TRICKY REALITIES Festivals shall be admitted.
for applications for the preliminary selection is October 1st, 2020.