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Call Tricky Women/Tricky Realities 2021

We promised we will return with glitter and glory - and we will. From March 10th till 14th, 2021 we celebrate 20 years of Tricky Women/Tricky Realities - 20 years of passionate commitment to the visibility of female* animation artists in the world. The call for the anniversary edition is open. We are looking forward to your animated films. 
The submission is free of charge and will close on October 1, 2020.

We are looking forward to your entries in the following categories:

  • International competition (animated shorts finished after January 1st, 2019) 
  • Work / Work Affairs (not limited to recent works), in cooperation with Arbeiterkammer Wien (digital work, paid/unpaid work, care work, income gap, basic income, work-life-balance, flexible working hours / “working without limits”, work utopias, ...). 
  • Feminism rocks! – we call out for feminist films!
  • Animated Feature Films for our non-competitive sections. 

You can submit either via or our Online-Form via our webpage. We are looking forward to subversive, powerful and expressive animations with a unique visual style! 
Please find more information about our CONDITIONS OF COMPETITION >> here.

Filmstill: Reneepoptosis, Renee Zhan


Tricky Women - International Animation Filmfestival Vienna