TAF | Thessaloniki Animation Festival 2022

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Category
ANIMATION & FILM FESTIVALS
Deadline | Event Dates (period)
13 October 2022 - 23 October 2022
City
Thessaloniki, Greece
Email
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Edition
8
Submission deadline
2022-06-25
Submission/Registration Fee
No

Festival Description:

Thessaloniki Animation Festival promotes the art of animation through its annual gathering where it presents the best animation films and organizes Workshops & Master Classes introduced by renowned national and international professionals from various disciplines. Founded in 2015 and based in the heart of Thessaloniki, TAF aims to encourage, add art and promote all aspects of creativity by hosting local as well as international events and activities for kids and adults alike!

2022 Call for entries:

The submission of all animated film entries must be in English or have English dubbing or subtitles. Duration must not exceed 20min. All films submitted must be produced in the last 2 years.

. Competing Categories for SHORT ANIMATION FILMS:
Best Film, Student, Story telling, Human Rights, Balkan, Audience Award.

-Eligibility for Short Animation Film 
The submission of all animated film entries must be in English or have English dubbing or subtitles. Duration must not exceed 20min.
All films submitted must be produced in the last 2 years.

-Eligibility for Student Animation Film 
The submission of all animated film entries must be in English or have English dubbing or subtitles. Duration must not exceed 20min.
All films submitted must be produced in the last 2 years. The producers of the film and/ or director must have been a student when the film was produced.

-Eligibility for Short Animation Film about Human Rights
The submission of all animated film entries must be in English or have English dubbing or subtitles. Duration must not exceed 20min.
All films submitted must be produced in the last year. The animation has to have a direct comment or narrative or subject concerning Human Rights.

-Eligibility for Kids Short Animation Film
The submission of all animated film entries must be appropriate for ages from 1 to 6 (non dialogue) and for 7 to 16 years old (English or have English subtitles).
Duration must not exceed 20min.
All films submitted must be produced in the last 2 years

  • Read the Regulations and submit your film at FilmFreeway
  • Deadline: 25 June 2022

There is no submission fee for the filmmakers.

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2019 Festival Coverage:

2018 Festival Coverage

Festival guests:

  • Tim Allen, key animator in Isle of Dogs by Wes Anderson
    Nik Phelps & Nancy Denney-Phelps, music composer in animation movies and animation journalist at AWN

  • Federico Vallarino from Toon Boom

  • Irida Zhonga will present her new successful project MAN WANTED

  • Nikos Deligaris will present the psychology and the importance of the composition and color of the image

This year, for the first time in its history TAF hosts a special animation unit on the environment titled “AnimEARTH".

Special Collections:

  • The Ukrainian and Hungarian Panorama Animation screenings
  • The HUMAN RIGHTS ANIMATED tribute with the support of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Foundation GR, where selected animated short films will raise or highlight human rights issues through the art of animation
  • Chloé Alliez & Violette Delvoye return from last year and will showcase the world premiere of their World in (stop) Motion series

2018 Festival trailer:

 
 

Event Dates

  • From 13 October 2022 to 23 October 2022

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