Animocje International Animated Film Festival, 3-9 April 2022

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
03 April 2022 - 09 April 2022
Bydgoszcz, Poland
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Event Description and Festival Statement (excerpt)

International Animated Film Festival Animocje  is focused on an ambitious cinema searching for its artistic character. We want to acquaint our audience with the most interesting authors and the unlimited possibilities of the animation. We also give the viewer of the Animocje a chance to explore the practical dimension of this field of art by extensive educational section, including the workshops. We also implement some programme priorities. We expect the animated movie to be daring, interesting and innovative in terms of the animating solutions and an outstanding application of a traditional techniques.

Through the international competition, the Animocje provides an opportunity to get to know with the latest film productions from all over the world. A special screenings of the feature animated movies and a thematic presentations of the short films, allow to discover the animation in a new context. We also pay attention to the relations between animation and the other arts - music, video games, visual arts and acting. Since 2014 we are the only polish festival to award A Dubbing Achievement Prize to the Masters and the Mistresses of the animated movie dubbing..

The festival has been organized in the Municipal Cultural Center in Bydgoszcz since 2011. Its creator and the coordinator is Weronika Płaczek.

2022 Call for Entries

Films can be submitted to the competition by: a) art and film schools, b) production companies, c) film institutions, d) individual film-makers, e) other entities with the right to administer a specific film.

Running time should not exceed 30 minutes, implemented in any technique, with the reservation that the animation must be at least 50% of the screening time;  produced no earlier than 1/01/2012.

The following short film competitions are held as part of the Festival:

a) International Competition for the Bydgoszcz Award for the Best Animated Film (Grand Prix),
‍b) Kids Film Competition,
‍c) the Organizer reserves the right to announce additional competition categories.

The following prizes will be awarded among the films selected for the competitions: GRAND PRIX, Best Polish Film, Best Film for Kids, Audience Award.

In connection with the Organizer's right to distinguish additional categories of the competition, the Organizer reserves the right to grant additional awards outside the Terms and Conditions. The Organizer has allocated PLN 10,000.00 for financial prizes, including PLN 1,000.00 for the prize in the Kids Film Competition.

2021 Festival Coverage

Festival trailer / making of

2020 Festival Coverage:

2019 Festival Coverage

Festival Director Weronika Płaczek Talks about Animocje Festival


Event Dates

  • From 03 April 2022 to 09 April 2022