World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb invites submissions for the 29th edition of the Festival, taking place 3-8 June 2019 in Zagreb, Croatia.
All short and feature animated films completed after 1 January 2018 are eligible.
Animafest 2019 has five (5) main competition categories and the 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.
Festival’s submissions are open to films applying all animation techniques, including combinations with live action and documentary.
The 2019 competition includes the following categories:
- Short Film Competition
- Feature 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
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 2019. 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.
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.