Film institutes and commissions, for the Mifa 2021 and the special one-on-one meetings, come and meet the national and international film programmers!
By invitation only. To reserve an appointment, please contact Térésa François.
|36th Mar del Plata International Film Festival
Argentina, Buenos Aires
18th to 28th November, 2021
The only 'Category A' festival in Latin America, accredited at FIAPF. It mirrors the universe of Argentine and international cinema.
|Francisco Pérez Laguna - Programmer
Pablo Conde - Programmer
25th February - 6th March, 2022
The Brussels Animation Film Festival
|Karin Vandenrydt - Director
Dominique Seutin - Director
|ANIMA, Córdoba Intl. Animation Festival
October 6th - 8th, 2021
Open to animation of any format and running time. Holds the International Academic Forum on Animation.
|Alejandro R. González - Artistic director|
August 11th - 14th, 2021
International short film competition with all animation techniques (originality of idea, story, visual design or execution). National competition: to support homegrown productions.
|Yiorgos Tsangaris - Artistic director
Gerben Schermer - Animation and Contemporary art curator
|Animasyros International Animation Film Festival
September 22th - 26th, 2021
To promote the art of animated film to the audience, while an initiative aimed at building and maintaining a creative meeting and networking hub of animation professionals at Pan-European and international levels.
|Maria Anestopoulou - Festival Director
Stephen Alan Kollias - Head Programmer
|Animateka International Animated Film Festival
November 29th - December 5th, 2021
www.animateka.si 18th edition. Competition of short films from Central and Eastern Europe, for students, and international children's films.
|Igor Prassel - Artistic Director|
Argentina, Buenos Aires
October 27th - 31th, 2021
7th Edition. Animation, Video Games and Digital Art Festival. Hybrid format. We disseminate, promote and reward innovative, independent, experimental and authorial artistic proposals.
|Bárbara Cerro - Director, founder and programmer
Florencia Granja - Programmer
|Bucheon International Animation Festival
South Korea, Bucheon
October 22th - 26th, 2021
Competition (Feature, Short, Graduation, TV & VR)
|Eugene Kim - Program Director|
February 2th - 15th, 2021
|Liviana Lunetto - Chief delegate
Mathilde Pinçon - Programmer
The Netherlands, Amsterdam
October 13th - 29th, 2021
International children's media festival
|Erik Tijman - Head of film & series
Heleen Rouw - Director
|CutOut Fest International Animation Film Festival
November 14th - 17th (TBC)
A festival known for its inspiring program of workshops, conferences, lectures, film screenings, and art exhibits. All offered at no cost.
|Daniella Gallegos Muzquiz-Navarro - Content director & programmer|
|Festival national du film d'animation
France, Rennes Metropole
April 7th - 20th, 2021
Showcase of French animation production in all its forms
|Festival Stop Motion Montréal (FSMM)
September 10th - 19th, 2021
World’s first festival dedicated to showcasing films animated exclusively using stop-motion techniques.
|Dominique Côté - Co-director & programmer
Marie Valade - Co-director & programmer
|FESPACO (Festival panafricain du cinéma et de la télévision de Ouagadougou)
Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou
Contribute to the growth, development and safeguarding of African cinema through the Festival and its market (MICA). Official competition reserved for films by African and diaspora. Every two years.
|Alex Moussa Sawadogo - General delegate|
|Fredrikstad Animation Festival
October 21th - 24th, 2021
|Anders Narverud Moen - Festival Director|
|International Animation Film Festival Nikozi
Georgia, Village Nikozi
September 1st - 6th, 2021
A venue for the popularisation and development of animation art.
|Mariam Kandelaki - Organizer|
|Kaboom Animation Festival
The Netherlands, Amsterdam
A progressive and inclusive festival: we encourage authors to drag us out of our comfort zone by presenting us with their thought-provoking art, mind-blowing design efforts and provocative experimentation.
|Aneta Ozorek - Artistic director
Annabet Langkamp - Business Director
|Kaohsiung Film Festival
October 15th - 31th, 2021
Short film competition, fiction, animation, experimental, etc.
|Zoé Wang - Programmer|
|Manchester Animation Festival
United Kingdom, Manchester
November 14th - 19th, 2021
The UK's largest animation festival.
|Jennifer Hall - Programmer & Producer
Steve Henderson - Festival director
|Meknes International Animation Film Festival (FICAM)
October 2021 - March 2022
1st animation film festival in Africa and the Arab world.
|Mohamed Beyoud - Artistic Director|
|Mon premier festival
October 20th - 29th, 2021
Film festival for young audiences.
|Florence Dupont - Programmer
Sophie Hamon - Programmer
|New York International Children's Film Festival
US, New York
Oscar-qualifying for Best Short Animation, high-profile industry jury, over 100 features and shorts, touring programs nationally
|Maria-Christina Villaseñor - Programming Director|
|Ottawa International Animation Festival
September 22 - October 3
Competition categories (with all animated techniques): feature film, independent short films, student, commissioned films, young audiences, virtual reality, series.
|Keltie Duncan - Programmer and Director of Film Operations|
September 7th - 11th, 2021
Animation, comic books and video games Festival & Market
|Christian Bermejo - Artistic Director|
|Rencontres du film court de Madagascar
16th edition – Short films
|Laza - Director
Louisette Ismael Ratsivahiny - Collaborator
|Siggraph Asia 2021
December 14th -17th , 2021
Computer graphics, CG animation, animation festival, conferences
|Dan Sarto - Chair, Computer Animation Festival
Siggraph Asia 2021
|Tokyo Anime Award Festival (TAAF)
March 11th - 14th, 2022
Competition (International), Anime of the Year (Domestic), Achievement Award (Domestic), etc.
|Koji Takeuchi - Festival Director
Chrisato Kuroda - Producer
|VOID International Animation Film Festival
Hybrid, Short films, Feature films, XR, Auteur
|Claudia Munksgaard-Palmqvist - Film Programmer
Claudia Cazzato - Festival Manager
|World Festival of Animated Film Animafest Zagreb
June 7th - 12th, 2021
This is a festival by filmmakers for filmmakers. Creative animation, in all its different forms – from traditional drawings, to stop motion, CGI, – is the focus of attention.
|Daniel Suljic - Artistic director|
|Weird Animation Festival and Market
September 27th - October 3rd, 2021
Animation, video games and new media festival and market
|Loïc Portier - Programmer|