AninetFest - International Festival of Short Animated Films

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

Tue 17th Sep to Wed 23rd Oct
Submission deadline: Mon 20th May 19

Festival Overview

International Festival Of Short Animated Films - AninetFest
is an international competition 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 17th September 2019 in several selected cities in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.

The top 20 short animated films will compete in this competition.

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


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 - $ 1000 + festival trophy
2nd place - $ 500 + festival trophy
3rd place - $ 250 + 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
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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 2015-2019
• 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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