Animest International Animation Film Festival

Animest International Animation Film Festival
Bd. Drumul Taberei, nr. 92, Bl. C7, Ap. 235, Sector 6
Bucharest, Romania

Tel: +40746 785 180

Fri 4th Oct to Sun 13th Oct
Submission deadline: Thu 20th Jun 19

Festival Overview

A member of the Cartoon network of outstanding animation film festivals in Europe, Anim'est's main mission is to reinvigorate and support the Romanian animation film is having an impact on the awards and participations of local animation filmmakers in international film festivals and events. Among the presently acknowledger animation directors lwho made their debut in the anim'est Romanian film competition are Marius Pandele, Liviu Barbulescu, Cecilia Felmeri, Andreea Bogdan and Bertoti Attila.


The festival's programme consists of six competitive sections (international feature film, international short film, Romanian film, student film, video & advertising, Balkanimation - dedicated to films produced in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, FYRO Macedonia, Greece, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey), the Mozaic section - presenting the hottest animation short & feature animations in international film festivals and also special sections & retrospectives dedicated to important animation studios, directors, film schools and festivals. Workshops, masterclasses, special parallel events, concerts and parties open to the festival guests and audience. The Anim'est Trophy is presented every year to one of the films competing in the short film competition.


Action Adaptation Adventure Advertising Animation Art-house Black Black Comedy Bollywood Children Comedy Crime Documentary Drama Experimental Fantasy French Historical Horror Independent Music Video Musical Romance Short Student Thriller War Women

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Known festival contacts Contacts
Alexandra Scinteianu
Toma Peiu
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Film Festival
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Open to the public


Feature and short animation films, music videos, ads and student films produced in the past 2 years, from all over the world.


35 mm and all types of video formats can be entered.


There are no entry fees associated with this festival

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