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Annecy 2016

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

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.

There will be several highlights that will give top billing to the Ina’s emblematic collections and recognised expertise in teaching animation techniques and new writing forms.

Precious archives…

Archives Annecy

As part of the tribute to French animation and thanks to a partnership established between the Ina and the International Animation Film Festival, in collaboration with the SPFA (Syndicate for Animation Film Producers), around twenty videos about French animation (reports, interviews with filmmakers, etc.) will be available on​, on the Annecyfestival YouTube channel and on the Festival and Ina’s social media pages. 

Over twenty shorts that represent French animation creation will also be available on​ Ina Premium, for the Ina’s VOD and SVOD subscribers.

Ina panel discussion at the International Animation Film Market (Mifa) "Putting the Charm Back into French Animated Series: From Writing to Technical and Artistic Design"

What importance does French animation give to research and development phases? What influence does this have on original creation and innovation? 

Organised by the Ina in partnership with the Guilde française des scénaristes (French Screenwriters Guild) and moderated by Gaetano Stucchi (former Head of Television for UER), this panel discussion will reunite Gilles Daigneault and Jean-Claude Mocik (Ina), Mélanie Duval and Thierry Gaudin (Guilde française des scénaristes). 

Thursday 16th June, 4:00-5:30 pm, Impérial Palace, Ravel A&B. 

Ina Award for the Mifa Transmedia Pitch sessions

Prix INA

The Ina, a leading training centre for audiovisual and new media studies, will give the winner of the Mifa Transmedia Pitch sessions the Ina Award, comprised of a professional internship of their choice out of the 470 offered by the Institute.

Wednesday 15th June, 4:00-5:30 pm, Impérial Palace, Ravel A&B.

About CITIA, Festival coordinator

CITIA, city of moving images, is a resource and expertise centre in the field of moving images covering culture, economy and training/research. Headed up by Patrick Eveno, CITIA organises the International Animation Film Festival and Market (Mifa) and the Forum Blanc. It also contributes to developing the local economy by offering training possibilities, supporting specialised companies and hosting the sector's unifying space Les Papeteries – Image Factory.

About the Ina

A public audiovisual and digital entreprise, the Institute collects, stocks and passes down France’s television, radio and web heritage. In an innovative approach focusing on usages, the Ina promotes its content and shares it with the masses: on for the general public, on for professionals, in consultation centres of the Ina THÈQUE for researchers.

In order to respond in real time to the demands of a market that is ever more demanding, the Ina proposes a high range of training opportunities, including 470 internships that meet all the needs of young and experienced professionals in over 15 jobs in audiovisual, digital or new media.



Laurence Ythier
Media Relations & Special Operations Manager

Véronique Dumon
Media Support

Ina Contact

Marie Borgen


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