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How to Submit Your Animated Film to Animafest Zagreb 2024

Image: Animafest Zagreb
Image: Animafest Zagreb

Short Summary:

The 34th World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2024 is accepting submissions of short and feature animated films from November 1, 2023. The festival will take place in Zagreb from June 3 to June 8, 2024. The films must be completed after January 1, 2023 and can be submitted to five competition categories: Short Film, Student Film, Films for Children and Youth, Croatian Film and Feature Film. The submission deadlines are February 1, 2024 for short films and March 15, 2024 for feature films.

Animafest Zagreb 2024 is one of the oldest and most prestigious animation festivals in the world. It will be held in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, from June 3 to June 8, 2024.

The festival is inviting animators from all over the world to submit their short and feature animated films. The submission period will start on November 1, 2023 and you can apply online through the festival’s official website.

The films must be completed after January 1, 2023 and can belong to any genre or technique of animation. The festival has five competition categories for different types of films:

  • Short Film Competition: for films with a maximum running time of 40 minutes.
  • Student Film Competition: for films produced in an educational institution (art schools and film schools).
  • Films for Children and Youth Competition: for films suitable for young audiences.
  • Croatian Film Competition: for films whose majority producer is Croatian and/or films by Croatian directors.
  • Feature Film Competition: for films with a minimum running time of 40 minutes.

The deadline for submitting short films is February 1, 2024 and the deadline for submitting feature films is March 15, 2024. The festival will announce the selection results in April 2024.

The festival will offer various awards and prizes for the best films in each category. The festival will also feature screenings, workshops, exhibitions, lectures and other events related to animation.