Annecy International Animation Film Festival
Festival International du Film d'Animation
c/o Conservatoire d'Art et d'Histoire
18, avenue du Tresum
74013 Annecy Cedex
phone +33-4-50 10 09 00
fax +33-4-50 10 09 70
email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Marcel Jean
Contact for German Entries
Mr. Laurent Million
Year of Foundation 1960
Event Date from 15 June 2020 till 20 June 2020
in Annecy, France
Sections Shorts and feature fiction films (more than 60 mins), Commissioned and TV films, School or graduation films, Off-Limits, Perspectives, Young Audiences, VRCategory Feature, Short, Student Film
Terms of Entry films have to be completed after 1 January 2019
Genre Educational, Science, Music, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Experimental, Short Films, Children & Youth, Art
Subtitles English subtitles necessary French subtitles recommended
Registration Deadline Short films, graduation films, TV and commissioned films: 15 February 2020
Feature films: 15 March 2020
Virtual Reality: 15 April 2020
Attendance Figures 115,000
Participants of the Film Industry over 11,000 film professionals
Prizes/Awards Short films: Short Film Cristal, Jury Award, Jean-Luc Xiberras Award for a first film, Jury Distinction, Audience Award, "Off-Limits" Award, Special Prize Young Audiences, Special Prize Perspectives
Feature Films: Cristal for best feature, Special Distinction, Audience Award; Contrechamp Award, Contrechamp Distintion.
TV and Commissioned Films: Cristal for TV Production, Jury Award for a TV Special, Jury Award for a TV Series, Cristal for the best commissioned film, Jury Award.
Graduation films: Award for best graduation film, Jury Award, Jury Distinction.
Special Prizes: "Canal+ Creative Aid" Award for a Short Film, Best Original Music Award sponsored by the SACEM for a Short Film, "Gan Foundation Support for Distribution" for a work in progress, André Martin Award for a French Short Film, André Martin Award for a French Feature Film, Fipresci Award - Special Distinction, Fipresci Award, Junior Jury Award for a Short Film, Junior Jury Award for a Graduation Film, Festivals Connexion Award - Région Rhône-Alpes with Lumières Numériques.
Short Films in Competition
FLOOD (FLUT) by Malte Stein
LIVE A LITTLE by Jenny Jokela (DE/GB)
Off-Limits - Short Films in Competition
MUSTERERKENNTNIS by Thorsten Fleisch
A YEAR ALONG THE GEOSTATIONARY ORBIT by Felix Dierich
Perspectives - Short Films in Competition
MEMORIE DI ALBA by Andrea Martignoni, Maria Steinmetz (DE/IT)
TANY MENA by Kim Yip Tong (DE/MU)
Young Audiences - Short Films in Competition
NEST by Sonja Rohleder
Graduation Short Films in Competition
RULES OF PLAY by Merlin Flügel
Short Films – Special Program
PORTRAIT OF SUZANNE by Izabela Plucinska (DE/FR/PL)
HAPPINESS MACHINE by Ana Nedeljkovic, Andrea Schneider, Eni Brandner, Joanna Kozuch, Michelle Kranot, Rebecca Bloecher, Samantha Moore, Susi Jirkuff, Vessela Dantcheva, Elizabeth Hobbs (DE/AT/DK/GB/RS, Fabian&Fred
Number of Films Shown about 2,400 films registered from about 50 countries (230 films in the official selection)
Media Coverage 380 journalists (TV, radio & newspapers; local, regional, national & international)Specific Characteristics The winner of the short film competition automatically qualifies for the OSCAR competition for the Best Short Film.
Evaluation The festival is a trendsetter in questions of animation; considerable diversity of workshops and seminars regarding financing and marketing of animated films. It is the most important festival of animation films in France and one of the most important festival of its kind in Europe.