31st World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2021

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31st World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2021

31st World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2021 now is over!

31st World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2021: The Animafest Zagreb - World Festival of Animated Film, the second oldest film festival in the world completely dedicated to animation is now open for submissions in its 2021 edition and like every year invites all filmmakers from all around the world to partecipate.

Short description

The 31st edition of Animafest Zagreb - World Festival of Animated Film, the second oldest film festival in the world completely dedicated to animation, that every year invites submissions from all over the world, now is calling for entries!

Since its establishment in 1972, Animafest Zagreb and its competitions, retrospectives, presentations, exhibitions, pitching forums lectures, awards, panoramas, workshops and all other additional events have consistently influenced and greatly contributed to their city’s artistic life, as well as promotion of animation art throughout the world.

Note! Submission Deadlines for the short films in all categories is 1 February 2021 and for the feature films and VR projects is 15 March 2021.

Categories

Short Film Competition
Student Film Competition — films produced at educational institution
Films for Children Competition
Croatian Film Competition — films whose majority producer is Croatian and/or films by Croatian directors
Feature Films — minimum running time 40 minutes
VR/360/Interactive Projects - VR Animation Competition open to immersive works (created for the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive or Samsung Gear VR) that include animation as the main component

Submission requirements

Preview screener (Festival recommends using Vimeo as video sharing service)
Director’s photograph
3 film stills (300dpi)
Dialogue list in English

Festival’s submissions are open to films applying all animation techniques, including combinations with live action and documentary. Films should be completed after 1 January 2020 and should have not been entered for previous editions of the Festival.

The list of films selected for the competition and world panorama programs will be announced on the Festival’s official website not later than 1 April 2021.

The Animafest Zagreb - World Festival of Animated Film 2020 will taka a place 7 - 12 June 2021 in Zagreb, Croatia.

Who may enter?

The Animafest Zagreb - World Festival of Animated Film is open to all filmmakers from all around the world.

Prize

Animafest 2021 has total prize fund amounts to 10,500 Euro of which 2,500 Euro are reserved for the Grand Prix award, awarded to both short and feature films.

Each director whose film is selected for the official festival program will be contacted by the Festival management for hospitality arrangements.

Entry fees

There is no entry fee to participate!

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