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Animatricks Animation Festival 2020

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
22 August 2020 - 26 August 2020
Helsinki, Finland
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Coronavirus crisis response: Due the current situation with Covid19 and latest restrictions in Finland we have decided to move festival to other dates. Audience's health is naturally the most important thing in this situation. There is some uncertainties still with this whole situation so new dates will be announce later when all details are set.

The 2020 theme is Estonian animation. Animatricks festival programme consists of short animated films, VR-animations, seminars and much more.

2020  Call for Entries (Archive)

Animatricks 20th International Animation Festival will take place from the 22nd to the 26th of April in Helsinki, Finland.

Festival’s submissions are open to films applying all animation techniques. Over 50% of the production must be animated, and the Festival reserves the right to determine whether an entry qualifies as animation. Films should be completed after 1 January 2018, and should not exceed length of 30 minutes (including opening and final credits)
ilms can be submitted to the following categories:

- International Competition
- National Competition
- Junior Competition
- VR Competition

2019 Festival Coverage (Archive)

In 2019, Animatricks Animation Festival did not take place.

From the Animatricks Festival Team: First of all we’d like to offer our apologies for being quiet for too long. This is because with a heavy heart we have to inform that due to big organisational changes and other unforeseen challenges the Animatricks 2019 festival will not be organised.

However our most sincere intention is that Animatricks will not disappear but rather takes this sidestep now as a chance to rejuvenate and seek a new form of execution and co-operations as a festival and other screenings.

Our heartfelt gratitude goes to all of you whom have been with us in past years as the organising team, audience, fans and authors. It has been our utmost pleasure to share the great talent and art of animation to all fans of this unique art form.

Until the next frame

NB: 2020 Dates are tentative



Event Dates

  • From 22 August 2020 to 26 August 2020
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