World Festival of Animated Film, Zagreb

Deadline: 1 February 2016
Open to: filmmakers worldwide
Prizes: the total cash prize is EUR 9,500, of which EUR 5,000 are reserved for the Grand Prix awards for the best short and feature animated films

Description

The World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb, established in 1972, is the second oldest film festival in the world completely dedicated to animation. Launched thanks to the global reputation of the filmmakers sprung from the Zagreb School of Animation, founded based on the decision of ASIFA, International Animated Film Association, Zagreb Film production company and City of Zagreb, Animafest Zagreb takes place every year early in June. Until 2005 the festival was held biennially, and afterwards continued in the annual rhythm, devoting even years to short film and odd years to feature film.

World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb invites you to submit your films for the 26th edition of the Festival, taking place 6-11 June 2016 in Zagreb. 

The best animated films will be awarded in a total of five (5) competition categories – four (4) for short films and one (1) for feature films.

Short films (maximum running time 40 minutes) can be submitted to following competition categories:

  • Short Film Competition;
  • Student Film Competition – films produced in educational institution (art schools and film schools);
  • Films for Children Competition;
  • Croatian Film Competition – films whose country of production is Croatia and/or films by Croatian directors.

Feature films (minimum running time 40 minutes) can be submitted to the following competition category:

  • Feature Film Competition.

Eligibility

This contest is open for all filmmakers around the world.

Prizes

The total cash prize is EUR 9,500, of which EUR 5,000 are reserved for the Grand Prix awards for the best short and feature animated films.

How to apply?

Please fill in the application form latest by 1 February 2016, 00:00 UTC. 

If you have any questions contact them on e-mail: [email protected]

For more information please visit the official website. 

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