Selected International Film Festivals

Annecy International Animation Film Festival

Festival International du Film d'Animation
CITIA
c/o Conservatoire d'Art et d'Histoire
18, avenue du Tresum
BP 399
74013 Annecy Cedex
France
phone +33-4-50 10 09 00
fax +33-4-50 10 09 70
http://www.annecy.org
email: info@annecy.org; film@citia.org

Artistic Director
Mr. Marcel Jean
artistic@annecy.org

Contact for German Entries
Mr. Laurent Million
artistic@annecy.org

Year of Foundation 1960

Event Date from 13 June 2022 till 18 June 2022

Event Date

in Annecy, France

International Competition

Sections Feature Film Competition, Contrechamp Feature Film Competition, Short Film Competitions (Shorts, Graduation Shorts, Commissioned Films, TV Films, Off-Limits, Perspectives, Young Audiences, VR), MIFA Animation Film Market, MIFA Pitches

Category Feature, Short, Student Film

Terms of Entry films have to be completed after 1 January 2021; feature films longer than 60 min
MIFA Pitches: short, feature, TV, digital projects in development

Genre Educational, Science, Music, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Experimental, Short Films, Children & Youth, Art

Subtitles English subtitles necessary French subtitles recommended

Format DCP

Registration Deadline Short films, graduation films, TV and commissioned films: 15 February 2022
Feature films: 15 March 2022
Virtual Reality: 6 April 2022
MIFA Pitches: TBA

Fees none

Attendance Figures 115,000

Participants of the Film Industry over 11,000 film professionals

Prizes/Awards FEATURE FILMS
Cristal for a Feature Film
Jury Award
Audience Award
Contrechamp Award
Contrechamp Jury Distinction
Gan Foundation Award for Distribution

SHORT FILMS
Cristal for a Short Film
Jury Award
Jean-Luc Xiberras Award for a First Film
Jury Distinction
Audience Award
Off-Limits Award

TV FILMS
Cristal for a TV Production
Jury Award for a TV Series
Jury Award for a TV Special

COMMISSIONED FILMS
Cristal for a Commissioned Film
Jury Award

GRADUATION FILMS
Cristal for a Graduation Film
Jury Award
Jury Distinction

VR WORKS
Cristal for a Best VR Work

SPECIAL PRIZES
YouTube Award
City of Annecy Award
Award for a French Short Film
Award for a French Feature Film
Best Original Music Award for a Short Film
Best Original Music Award for a Feature Film
FIPRESCI Award
Young Audience Award
Junior Jury Award for a Short Film
Junior Jury Award for a Graduation Film
Canal+ Junior Jury Award
Festivals Connexion Award

German Films

2021

Feature Films – Official Competition
THE CROSSING (DIE ODYSSEE) by Florence Miailhe (FR/DE/CZ)
SNOTTY BOY (ROTZBUB) by Marcus H. Rosenmüller, Santiago López Jover (AT/DE)

Feature Films – Contrechamp Competition
CHICKEN OF THE MOUND (DIE APOKALYPSE DES GROSSEN HUHNS) by Xi Chen (DE/CN)

Short Films in Competition
CONVERSATIONS WITH A WHALE by Samo (Anna Bergmann)
HAVE A NICE DOG! by Jalal Maghout
PEOPLE IN MOTION by Christoph Lauenstein, Wolfgang Lauenstein
THE TRAIN DRIVER (DER LOKFÜHRER) by Zuniel Kim, Christian Wittmoser

Short Films in Competition – Off-Limits
THERE MUST BE SOME KIND OF WAY OUT OF HERE by Rainer Kohlberger (AT/DE)

Short Films in Competition - Perspectives
POSTPARTUM (WOCHENBETT) by Henriette Rietz

Graduation Short Films in Competition
EYES AND HORNS by Chaerin Im (DE/KR)
MULM by Carol Ratajczak, Tobias Trebeljahr

VR Works – Competition
BIOLUM by Abel Kohen (DE/FR)
REPLACEMENTS by Jonathan Hagard (JP/DE/ID)
STRANDS OF MIND by Adrian Meyer

WTF2021 – Midnight Specials
INTO THE CUTEZONE by Niklas Wolff

Prizes for German films Jury Distinction – Official Competition Feature Films
THE CROSSING (DIE ODYSSEE) by Florence Miailhe (FR/DE/CZ, Balance Film)

Cristal - Best VR Work
REPLACEMENTS by Jonathan Hagard (JP/DE/ID, Ossa Film)

Junior Jury Award for a Short Film
PEOPLE IN MOTION by Christoph Lauenstein, Wolfgang Lauenstein (Lauenstein & Lauenstein Filmproduktion)

YouTube Award
POSTPARTUM (WOCHENBETT) by Henriette Rietz (Herzette)

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.

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