Starts: Jun 07, 2010 - Ends: Jun 12, 2010
Submission Deadline: Jan 15, 2010
The International Animation Film Festival will take place in Annecy (Haute-Savoie, France) from Monday 7 to Saturday 12 June 2010.
On a parallel, the Mifa will be held from Wednesday 9 to Friday 11 June 2010.
As for the Creative Focus and the conferences, they will be held from Tuesday 8 to Friday 11 June 2010.
To celebrate its 50th anniversary the Festival will be reserving you an exceptional programme of retrospectives, exhibitions, great names from the industry, a special screening theatre... why not come along and discover it all for yourselves! It is likewise the perfect occasion to take a look behind the scenes of films and their production secrets.
The Festival: the world’s top reference for animation films
The world’s largest event entirely focused on animation, the Festival (founded in 1960) is a fun and friendly way to discover the latest in animation masterpieces, meet major players and young talents, check out new trends, and find ideal business partners, all in one place.
The International Animation Film Market (Mifa)
The Mifa is held side by side with the Festival. With more than 3,000m² of exhibition space, it is the animated film industry’s foremost showcase in terms of co-producing, purchasing, selling, financing and distributing animation content for all broadcasting platforms.
The Creative Focus
The Creative Focus is an incubator for projetcs and a privileged exchange forum for animation professionals and the talents of tomorrow.
They help to better anticipate changes in the sector, from artistic, business and technological points of view. For 4 days running, the Annecy conferences serve as a forum for information, reflection and exchanges, furthering an understanding of challenges and deliberating on suitable practices.
The Festival in a few figures
6,700 accredited professionals from 66 different countries
1,647 companies enrolled
230 international buyers
239 films in the official selection
525 films screened
9 theaters for 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. viewing
1 giant outdoor screen,
120,000 tickets sold throughout the week.