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AnimaSyros International Animation Festival + Agora, September 2020 (dates TBC)

Category
ANIMATION & FILM FESTIVALS
Deadline | Event Dates (period)
15 June 2019
City
Syros, Greece
Telephone
+306973525765
Email
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Edition
13
Submission deadline
2020-09-22
Submission/Registration Fee
No

2020 Dates TBC, Call for Entries to Follow

2019 Call for entries (ARCHIVE)

The International Animation Festival + Agora of the island of Syros welcomes animated films from all over the globe for its competition programmes (International Shorts, Student Films, TV and Commissioned Films, Feature Films). First public screening of submitted films must have occurred strictly after 1st of January 2017 (seeking 2017-2019 productions).

The limit between shorts and features is set at 45 minutes. Anything <45mins is considered short, everything >45mins is a feature.

Awards & Prizes

  • Best Feature (Audience Award)
  • Best Short Film
  • Best Student Short Film
  • Best TV & Commissioned Film
  • Read the regulations and submit your entry on filmfreeway
  • Submission deadline: 15 June  25 June 2019
  • There is no entry fee

About the 12th Animasyros Festival

This year's theme festival, AnimaGreen, is dedicated to the environment and sustainability. Animasyros approaches sustainable development not only in relation to the environment but as a process that ensures the preservation and spread of artistic heritage and creation through new technologies.

2019 marks the 5th year of “Agora”, the festival’s animation marketplace, a major concurrent event, steadily evolving into an important international hub of creative professional networking, targeting the development of synergies among animation professionals

 

2018 Festival News (Archive)

Festival description:

The festival comprises screenings, tributes to international animation festivals, artists and studios, media literacy activities for children, youngsters and adults, parties and tons of parallel events. 2018 marks the fourth year of "Agora" animation market, a major concurrent event, steadily evolving into an important international hub of creative professional networking, targeting the development of synergies among animation professional

2018 Festival Teaser:

2018 Visual Identity:

Greek-American animation artist  and Dreamworks Animation Supervisor producer Aliki Theofilopoulos  designs the 2018 festival identity. Theofilopoulos has  executively produced and directed Disney’s hit series Descendants Wicked World; she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy (writer and storyboard artist), and Emmy-nominated (song writer) for Disney’s Phineas and Ferb.

She began her career in feature animation in 1995, animating Hercules, Tarzan and Treasure Planet,  before moving into the world of television as a Story Artist, Writer, Director, and Executive Producer. Her  credits also include the award-winning Disney Mickey Mouse shorts as well as Nickelodeon’s Chalk Zone and Warner Brothers’ Johnny Test. She developed two shorts for Frederator/Nickelodeo,  Yaki and Yumi , and Girls on the Go. Aliki also directed the Annecy-selected short, Doctor Lollipop. Currently she is the Supervising Producer on a new show for Dreamworks Television to be released in Netflix (2018).

 

 

 
 

Event Dates

  • From 18 September 2020 to 22 September 2020

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