Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2023
Fest Anča International Animation Festival – the only Slovak multimedia festival focused on animated film – is based in a former train station that has been transformed into a vibrant cultural center.
The festival aims to showcase contemporary, progressive animated films, and commemorate the cream of the genre. The long-term vision is to approximate well-known international festivals by uniquely showcasing this art form in Slovakia. The festival features an international competition of animated short films and music videos, as well as non-competitive screening sections. Attendees can additionally enjoy presentations, exhibitions, workshops, film screenings for children, and numerous accompanying events.
2023 Call for entries:
Only short animated films and music videos created after January 1, 2021 can be accepted for competition
At Fest Anča 2023 you can compete for Anča Awards in the following categories:
– Best Animated Short
– Best Student Animated Short
– Best Animated Music Video
– Best Animated Short for Children
– Best Slovak Animated Short
BEST ANIMATED SHORT
Best Animated Short is the international competition of short animated films made in the last two years. The winning film will be selected by a three-member international committee. The winner of the Anča Award for the Best Animated Short will be awarded €1000.
BEST STUDENT ANIMATED SHORT
Fest Anča will also award the best student short animated film made in the last two years in the international competition of short animated films. The winning student film will be selected by an international committee. The winner of the Anča Award for the Best Student Animated Short will be awarded €500.
BEST ANIMATED MUSIC VIDEO
Best Animated Music Video is the international competition of animated music videos made in the last two years. An international committee will select the winner. The winner of the Anča Award for the Best Animated Music Video will be awarded €500.
BEST ANIMATED SHORT FOR CHILDREN
Best Animated Short for Children is the international competition of short animated films for children made in the last two years. And because adults (as we know) don’t understand much at all, the winning film will be selected by a special children’s committee! The winner of the Anča Award for the Best Animated Short for Children will be awarded €500.
- Festival Regulations
- Submit via FilmFreeway
- Deadline: 31 Dec 2022 (regular, free entry) 31 Jan 2023 (late, 5 EUR fee)
2021 Festival Coverage
- Fest Anča: Thee Unmistakable Spirit of Independent Animation
- Polka Dot Boy, Naked in the Fest Anča Winners
- Fest Anča Showcases Non-Traditional Traditions
- Selection Results
2020 Festival Coverage
- From 29 June 2023 to 02 July 2023