Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2024
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.
2024 Call for Entries
Only short animated films and music videos – completed after January 1, 2022 and submitted with English subtitles – are accepted into the Festival’s competition program.
At Fest Anča 2024 you can compete for Anča Awards in the following categories:
– Best Animated Short (€1000)
– Best Student Animated Short (€1000)
– Best Animated Music Video (€1000)
– Best Animated Short for Children (€1000)
– Best Slovak Animated Short (€1500)
- Festival Regulations and submit via FilmFreeway
- Deadline: 30 Nov 2023, (earlybird, free entry), 31 Dec 2023 (regular, 5 EUR), 31 Jan 2024 (late, 10 EUR fee)
2023 Festival Coverage
- Slovak Competition programme report (GoCrtic! Review)
- 'Utopias' Programme overview (GoCritic! Review)
- Extremely Short Films (GoCritic! Review)
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 25/06/2024 to 30/06/2024