In conjunction with the BBC Big Screens, Show Me The Animation are seeking your films for a national animation screening. We are looking for the best short animated films produced in the past 12 months from across the UK in order to create a short-list of the highest quality. This shortlist will be narrowed down by a selection of award-winning animators/directors to choose a final 30 minute animation programme.

This special animation screening will be shown across the entire network of Big Screens for the week commencing 8th December. The BBC big screens are located all across the UK including Belfast, Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, Cardiff, Coventry, Derby, Derry, Dover, Edinburgh, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Norwich, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Salford, Swansea, Swindon, Waltham Forest (London), Woolwich (London).

If you would like your film to be shortlisted for our special BBC big screens national animation screening simply fill out the form below. To qualify for inclusion in the screening you must reside in the UK and your film must have been produced in the last 12 months and be suitable for all ages.

For full content guidelines for the BBC Big Screens download this pdf.

Deadline for submissions is 12 noon on 28th November.

If your film is not yet online or is password protected please specify this in the message area. If your film is not online at all you can also alternatively submit your film via and send it to

The deadline for submissions has now passed. Thank you to everyone who submitted their films. We will be letting people know if their film has made it into the final selection shortly.
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