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The Animattikon Project, 30 Oct -8 Nov 2020

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
30 October 2020 - 08 November 2020
Paphos, Cyprus
+357 26 102 180
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Submission deadline
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2020 Call for Entries

For the Animated Short Film, Student Animated Short Film, Animated Music Video, Commissioned Animated Film and the Halloween Special category, any short animated film not exceeding the duration of 20 minutes is eligible. All techniques are accepted.
No premiere status is required and the film may be available online. The date of the film's production is irrelevant.

For the Animated Documentary, Documentary About Animation and Cypriot Animated Film categories any short animated film not exceeding the duration of 120 minutes is eligible. All techniques are accepted.
Once again, no premiere status is required and the film may be available online. The date of the film's production is irrelevant.

For the Extra-cinematic animation, all forms of animation are accepted, given that they fit within the budget restrictions.

Festival News:

The Animattikon Project is honored to present Italian animator and director Thomas Kunstler, who will speak about his films: his previous work in film and in animation, as well as his on-going feature film on the biography of rebetiko composer Markos Vamvakaris.

  • Animations made in Cyprus: The story of Zedem Media

The Animattikon Project is happy to invite Michael Kalopedis for a presentation of Zedem Animations. Michael will speak about the studio, how it begun and how it grew through the years. He will also speak about the exciting projects that are now on the making.

  • The Ox

The Animattikon Project has the great pleasure and honor to host a screening of the visionary animated film "The Ox" by Greek director and animator Giorgos Nikopoulos. The director will be present at te screening and a Q & A will follow the viewing of the film.

Festival Description

The Animattikon Project is an event celebrating the art of animated film in all its aspects. Along with the projections of the animated films of the official selection, it offers a series of animation workshops, organized by animators from all over the world.
The Animattikon Project takes place in the town of Paphos, Cyprus. It takes its name after the Attikon Cinema, a historical theater, dating from 1938. As the second oldest cinema in Paphos, the Attikon cinema is one of the few points of reference that all generations of people of Paphos share.
Along with the workshops, the Animattikon Project proposes lectures, conferences and performances. It aims at presenting Animation as a true and complete form of art, in all its levels and at giving access to its techniques and secrets to the wide public.

Archive: Call for entries:


  • Any short animated film not exceeding the duration of 15 minutes is eligible. All techniques are accepted.
  • No premiere status is required and the film may be available online. The date of the film's production is irrelevant
  • 2 competition categories: animation shorts AND animation shorts which deal with genres of horror, thriller, suspense, fantasy or any other Halloween-related genre
  • Submit via filmfreeway
  • Deadlines: 1 March 2018 (early), 15 Aug (regular), 15 Sep (late deadline)



Event Dates

  • From 30 October 2020 to 08 November 2020


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