34th World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2024

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34th World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2024

34th World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2024 now is over!

34th World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2024: 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 2024 edition and like every year invites all filmmakers from all around the world to partecipate.

Short description

World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb invites you to submit your film for the 34t edition of the Festival, taking place 3-8 June 2024 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. All short and feature animated films and VR projects released after 1 January 2023 are eligible to apply. Films entered for the previous Festival will not be taken into consideration.

The 2024 competition includes the following six (6) main categories:

Short Films
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 director
Feature Films — minimum running time 40 minutes
Feature Film Competition
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

Note! Submission deadlines differ depending on categories:

1 February 2024 — for short films in all categories
15 March 2024 — for feature films and VR projects

Who may enter?

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

Prize:

Animafest 2024 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.

Entry fees

There is no entry fee to participate!

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