Viborg Animation Festival 2022

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
26/09/2022 - 01/10/2022
Viborg, Denmark
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VAF is Denmark’s largest international animation festival and a celebration of all things animated. The VAF film program is all about presenting great film experiences, where the audience meets and experiences the artists' desire to tell stories and to experiment with animation as craftsmanship.

In addition to the film program VAF also presents workshops, exhibitions, talks, cultural events and an vast industry track featuring seminars and conferences.

VAF is a non profit festival and is held each year at the end of September in Viborg, region of Jutland, Denmark.

2022 Call for Entries

The 10th VAF Viborg International Animation Festival will take place from 26 September to 1 October 2022.


  • Film must be completed in 2021 or 2022.
  • It is eligible for any film created frame by frame, in any technique (analogue, digital or mixed).
  • All genres are welcome.
  • Duration of the film (including credits): (a) Feature Film: min. 40 minutes, (b) Short Film: max. 17 minutes, (c) Experimental Short Film: max. 17 minutes, (d) Student Film: max. 17 minutes, (e) ANIMOK Youth Jury - Short films for children: max. 17 minutes, (f) Open Workshop Danish Animation Talent Award: max. 30 min
  • Films can be submitted for more than one category, e.g. VAF Best Short and VAF Best Experimental.

Awards & Prizes

  • VAF Best Feature €1500
  • VAF Best Short €1000
  • VAF Best Experimental Short Film €700
  • VAF Best Student Film €700
  • Open Workshop Danish Talent Award (only Danish produced animated short film) Prize of 20.000 DKK (€2600) + a residency in Open Workshop.
  • ANIMOK Youth Jury Award €500
  • ANIDOX:VR Award (submission via Anidox)
  • NEW COMPETITION: Viborg Visual Best Commissioned Work
  • Early bird deadline: 15 January 2022 (fee is 10 EUR), regular deadline: 3 April 2022 (fee is 15 EUR), late deadline: 14 May 2022 (fee is 20 EUR)
  • Regulations
  • Submit via FilmFreeway

Event Dates

  • From 26/09/2022 to 01/10/2022