32nd World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb 2022 now is over!
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 2022 edition and like every year invites all filmmakers from all around the world to partecipate.
World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb invites you to submit your film for the 32nd edition of the Festival, taking place 6-11 June 2022 in Zagreb.
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. Festival’s submissions are open to films applying all animation techniques, including combinations with live action and documentary. Over 50% of the production must be animate. All short and feature animated films completed after 1 January 2021 are eligible to apply. Films entered for the previous Festival will not be taken into consideration.
Note! Submission Deadlines for the short films in all categories is 1 February 2022 and for the feature films and VR projects is 15 March 2022.
Short films (maximum running time 40 minutes) can be submitted to following competition categories:
1. Short Film Competition
2. Student Film Competition – films produced in an educational institution (art schools and film schools)
3. Films for Children Competition
4. Croatian Film Competition – films whose majority producer is Croatian and/or films by Croatian directors
Feature films (minimum running time 40 minutes) can be submitted to the following competition category:
1. Feature Film Competition
VR/360/interactive projects can be submitted to the following competition category:
1. VR Animation Competition – open to immersive works (created for the Oculus, HTC Vive or Samsung Gear VR) that include animation as the main component
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 2022. All applicants will be notified regarding the selection results.
Each director whose film is selected for the official festival program will be contacted by the Festival management for hospitality arrangements.
The Animafest Zagreb - World Festival of Animated Film is open to all filmmakers from all around the world.
Animafest 2022 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.
There is no entry fee to participate!