Animation

Animafest Zagreb

World Festival of Animated Film

The 25th edition of the World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb in Zagreb, Croatia, from 9 to 14 June 2015 merges for the first time its biannual feature and short editions to offer a complete overview of the best world animation. The Animafest programme features the best of the latest world animation production in the competitive programmes as well as retrospectives and assorted thematic programmes for all audiences.
Submission/Selection/Requirements Festival submissions are open to films applying all animation techniques, including combinations with live action. Over 50% of the production must be animated. Short films (maximum running time 40 minutes) completed after 1 January 2014 (for 2015) and feature films (minimum running time 40 minutes) completed after 1 January 2013 are eligible to apply. Films entered for previous Festival editions are not taken into consideration.
Animafest Zagreb has been in the spotlight of the animation world for more than 40 years as one of the leading festivals of independent animation and friendliest gathering places for professionals from the field. Built on the tradition of the Zagreb School of Animation, Animafest has since its founding in 1972 acted as a platform for worldwide circulation and promotion of animated film works.  

After 42 years of existence, Animafest will in 2015 for the first time merge its biannual feature and short editions to offer a complete overview of the best world animation production of all lengths. Animafest competition categories include – Short Films Competition, Feature Films Competition, Student Films Competition, Commissioned Films Competition, Films for Children Competition and Croatian Films Competition.

Apart from the film programme, the festival encompasses a separate festival segment dedicated to professionals – Animafest Pro, which brings and debates the latest trends and developments in the field of animation through panel discussions, lectures and workshops.

In order to bring animation closer to a wider audience, Animafest stages various AV performances, concerts and multimedia exhibitions.
CROATIA
ZAGREB
05 > 10 06 2017