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Annecy 2016 - Report

23rd June 2016

The Event Remains THE Place to Be in the Animation Sector

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Award Winners for the 40th Annecy Festival

18th June 2016

The juries from the 40th Annecy International Animation Film Festival revealed the 2016 award winners during the Closing Ceremony on Saturday 18th June.

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Annecy Attributes its First Prizes!

17th June 2016

For the third year in a row, the Special Prizes were distributed in front of the Mayor of Annecy, Jean-Luc Rigaut, during a ceremony that was held today at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall. 10 Prizes were awarded.

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MIFA 2016

17th June 2016

Intensified Indicators and Unparalleled International Status

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2016 Press Kit

June 2016

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Jeffrey Katzenberg presented with Annecy Film Festival's First ever Golden Ticket

15th June 2016

In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the medium and field of animation, the organizers of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival presented – and surprised – DreamWorks Animation’s Jeffrey Katzenberg with the Festival’s first ever Golden Ticket, granting the

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Key Mifa Moments

2nd June 2016

The Mifa Continues to Grow, Securing its Spot as the Leading Global Animation Market

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Key Festival Moments

30th May 2016

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival will be kicking things off on 13th June. There will be six days of festivities with 230 films in the Official Selection and loads of highly awaited film premieres! Here are some of the highlights you won’t want to miss.

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The Ina and the Annecy International Animation Film Festival Will Be Celebrating French Animation from 13th to 18th June!

26th May 2016

As the Festival is paying tribute to French animation this year, the Ina (French National Audiovisual Institute) is joining in on the event to celebrate the excellence of France’s world-renowned creativity.

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Virtual Reality is Crashing Annecy's Party!

Animation is pushing boundaries: Three VR events you won’t want to miss!

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Inner Workings & Moana

22nd April 2016

Walt Disney Animation Studios brings the world premiere of their new short Inner Workings to the Annecy Festival, as well as never-before-seen footage from their upcoming feature Moana.

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Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures’ The Secret Life of Pets, World Premiere at Annecy

15th April 2016

The all-new comedy from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures, The Secret Life of Pets, will hold its world premiere at Annecy 2016.

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Guillermo del Toro will be giving an exclusive Masterclass

6th April 2016

Annecy is proud to announce a Masterclass event featuring award-winning master storyteller Guillermo del Toro.

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Annecy Steps up Backing for Animated Features

5th April 2016

As part of the new partnership with the Cannes Film Market, this year the Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Market have been included in the Goes to Cannes showcase sessions to back a selection of animated feature films.

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Festival Poster and Part of the Selection Revealed

17th March 2016

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Epic Meetings

8th March 2016

This year is shaping up to be full of magical moments! Work in Progress sessions, Keynote speeches, Masterclasses... check out the programme!

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Celebrating 130 Years of Alliance Between France and Korea in Animation!

29th February 2016

On 4th June 1886, France and Korea signed a treaty of friendship, trade and navigation, establishing the first diplomatic relations between the two countries.

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Premiere of the new Disney•Pixar FINDING DORY and ceremony of Disney Art Challenge

15th February 2016

In 2016, The Annecy International Animation Film Festival will held the prize-giving ceremony of the 4th edition of Disney Art Challenge.

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French Animation in the Spotlight

5th February 2016

The global event dedicated to animation will take place from 13th to 18th June 2016, and, for the first time, will be giving pride of place to French animation, as well as a programme focusing on animation in advertising.

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