AninetFest - International Festival of Short Animated Films

AninetFest - International Festival of Short Animated Films
Kaprova 42/14
Prague, Czech Republic

Wed 20th Feb to Tue 12th Mar
Submission deadline: Fri 15th Jun 18

2018, Finished
Tue 20th Feb to Mon 12th Mar

Festival Overview

International Festival Of Short Animated Films - AninetFest
is an international competition and online platform that serves to support the animated short films and their creators. At the same time it serves to the promotion, propagation, retrieval and watching possibilities of the best animated short films from around the world.

It should also be a place where community of creative people that producing these films meet. On the other hand, then the place for people who enjoy watching of these films and that are fans of this kind of art.

The festival will take place from 20th February to 12th March 2019 on the web

The top 20 short animated films will compete in this competition. You can watch and evaluate them during the festival. After the end of the festival the films will be placed freely to watch in our database.

The films will be judged by ​​selected international jury- total 7 judges, each from a different country.
The jury is composed mostly of professionals or professions closely associated with animation.


The main competition category:
• The Best Animated Short Film
- this prize is awarded by an international jury
- the top 3 films receive this award, so total 3 prizes:

1st place - $ 500 + festival trophy
2nd place - $ 300 + festival trophy
3rd place - $ 200 + festival trophy

Secondary competition categories:
• Audience Award for The Best Film
- only 1 film receive this award
- it will be determined on the basis of audience ratings, i.e. film with the highest score wins
- the winner of this category gains a festival trophy

• Special Award of AninetFest
- this prize is awarded by Art Commission, members of the team AninetFest
- this price may not be awarded in each year of the festival
- the winner of this category gains a festival trophy


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Known festival contacts Contacts
Petr Kocourek
Recent Festival News News
15th May 2018 Submit your animated film
6th Mar 2017 Last week for your rating!
2nd Jan 2016 Submit your student film
4th May 2015 Last week for your rating!
4th May 2015 20 Best Films are ONLINE !!!


Open to the public


• Film must be available as DCP or HD file for festival screening. Physical media (DVD’s etc.) won’t be accepted.
• Film must not exceed the length of 10 min
• Film was created during 2013-2018
• Film dialogs must be in English, or with English subtitles
• At least 50% of the film length consists of any animation techniques
Complete rules and conditions of the festival can be found at


Film must be available as DCP or HD file for festival screening.


There are no entry fees associated with this festival

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