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CALL FOR ANIMATION: Tofuzi Animation Festival of Animated Films in Batumi, Georgia

Running October 21-26, 2019, the Tofuzi Animation Festival in Batumi, Georgia is the opportunity to see films and relax on the Black Sea coast.

Festivals Blogs

The Place to Be to See Nordic/Baltic Animation: 2018 Fredrikstad Animation Festival

Held October 25-28, 2018, the Fredrikstad Animation Festival is the only opportunity to see a wide variety of Nordic/Baltic animation that does not often get shown at other festivals, meet the people that create it, and learn about what is new in the region’s animation community.

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A Feast for the Eyes and the Stomach: 2018 Thessaloniki Animation Festival

The 4th Thessaloniki Animation Festival ran October 18-21, 2018 in a beautiful Greek city full of ancient architecture and delicious food, making it the perfect place for an animation festival. 

pitching forums Blogs

ANIMARKT STOP MOTION FORUM: 8 through 13 October 2018 - Lodz, Poland

Animarkt is a 6-day event designed as a forum for people involved in all branches of stop motion to meet and exchange ideas.  The Forum is divided into 3 different segments:  Animarkt Presentations, Workshops, and the Pitching Session, which is what I am involved in as the Pitching Coach.

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KROK CELEBRATES A SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY - 30 September – 8 October 2018 Volga River, Russia

KROK is a special festival for me and this year it was extra special because it was its 25th Anniversary.  Such an auspicious occasion brought together many old friends and a flood of memories of KROK’s past.  It was time to remember friends, who in the words of Yuri Norshteyn, Honorary President of KROK, ”. . . have already crossed the great river, looking at us from the other side”.

Festivals Blogs

24th Encounters Festival: September 25-30, 2018 – Bristol, England

Being both a live action and an animated short film festival, the Encounters Festival schedule was packed with film programs of every description.

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Call for Entries to the 3rd Bilbao International Animation Community Festival ANIMAKOM FEST

Call for Entries to the 3rd Bilbao International Animation Community Festival ANIMAKOM FEST is open until 31st January 2019.

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Call for Entries - Anifilm 2019, Call for Pitches - Visegrad Animation Forum

Anifilm 2019 in Trebon - January 10, 2019 deadline for submissions

Visegrad Animation Forum - January 13, 2019 deadline for Sign-up

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Anibar International Animation Festival: 13 – 19 August 2018 in Peja, Kosovo - The Festival That Changed A City

Against all odds, teenagers Rron Bajri, Vullnet Sanaja, and Fiona Beqiri had a vision to create something that would contribute to their community.  They succeeded beyond their wildest dreams.

Film Blogs


The theme for the 9th edition of the Golden Kuker International Animation Festival was Time Machine, taking us into the future to look at the animation of tomorrow.

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The non-red carpet celebration of worldwide stop motion animation strikes again! We're looking for the best 3-dimensional hand-made films, experimental and traditional alike.