Discover the Annecy Festival, the place of reference for animation in the world with the Mifa, the professional appointment for the industry, the Meetings and the Mifa Pitches.
Check out the latest animated gems, find out about current and future trends, meet up with your favourite film directors and up-and-coming talents, track down new associates and partners... in the fun and friendly atmosphere of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
There are a number of theatres in and around Annecy screening Festival films from 10 am to 11 pm.
Each evening at 10:15 pm, there is also a screening on the giant screen on the Pâquier lawn (free to all).
Don't miss the animation industry's foremost showcase in terms of co-producing, purchasing, selling, financing and distributing animation content for all broadcasting platforms.
The Mifa, which celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2015, is held in over 4,000 m² of exhibition space and welcomes over 550 international exhibiting companies.
Located at L'Impérial Palace, the exhibitors' market is open from 8:30 am to 7:30 pm.
Exchanging ideas about all aspects of a film; either how it was made or distributed and talking about the creative, technical or business side of the process. Three types of conferences are offered, along with Masterclasses, Making of sessions, Keynote speeches, Work in Progress Feature sessions and new in 2016, Work in Progress TV!
The Mifa Pitches and Mifa Recruitment are exceptional moments of exchange between animation professionals and future talents.
These sessions take place on different floors and reception rooms of the Impérial Palace: Ravel A&B (5th floor) for the pitch sessions and the Brasserie (garden level) for the recruitment sessions.
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9,150 accredited from 85 different countries
530 exhibiting companies,
370 international buyers, distributors and investors,
230 films in competition,
over 500 films screened,
9 theaters for 10 am to 11 pm viewing,
4 outdoor screens,
115,000 tickets sold throughout the week,