Anifilm International Festival of Animated Films,, 10-16 May 2022

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
31 December 2021
Liberec, Czech Republic
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Event Description

Anifilm’s mission is to present current trends, methods, technologies and animation techniques in its programme. It also supports works in progress and brand new animation projects and their authors, producers and distributors. Film professionals from all over the world can use Anifilm as a platform for positive confrontation and meeting place for forging new contacts. Anifilm is aimed at authors and film professionals as well as students, educators, film theorists and all fans of animated production, including children. Anifilm also wants to represent the Czech Republic in international context on a long-term basis.

2022 Call for Entries

The 2022 edition will take place in Liberec, Czech Republic from May 10th to May 15th and will bring the best independent and auteur animation and games.

Only works completed after January 1st 2021 which haven’t competed at Anifilm will be accepted to the competition

International Competition

  • International Competition of Feature Films
    For films longer than 60 minutes. Jury gives awards to film for chidren and film for grown-ups.
  • International Competition of Short Films
    This competition section presents several blocks of animated short films made by professionals (out of schools). A short film is not longer than 59 minutes.
  • International Competition of Student Films
    The films can be submitted by schools or students themselves.
  • International Competition of Music Videos
  • International Competition of Abstract and Non-narrative Animation
    Unconfined audio-visual works using the principles of animation in the widest extent possible.
  • International Competition of VR Films
    Films designed for virtual reality - animated 360° videos.
  • International Competition of Computer Games
    Jury gives awards for game for children and visual art.

Czech Horizon (national competition)

  • Short and Feature film
  • Student film
  • TV/online series
  • Music video
  • Commissioned work

2021 Coverage

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Event Dates

  • From 10 May 2022 to 16 May 2022