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Events: Short Films

Film Festival Events

The 49th Edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam Coming January 22 - February 2, 2020

Begins: January 22, 2019

IFFR returns to Rotterdam with its commitment to support and promote independent filmmaking by talented new artists.

Awards Events

The 47th Annual Annie Awards Returns Saturday, January 25, 2020

Begins: January 25, 2020

ASIFA-Hollywood invites you to celebrate the best the industry has to offer at animation’s most prestigious and glamorous awards ceremony. 

Awards Events

CINANIMA Returns to Portugal November 12-18, 2019

Begins: November 12, 2019

CINANIMA 19 welcomes animation fans for a week of competition, screenings and exhibitions in beautiful Espinho, Portugal.

Animation Festival Events

The Melbourne International Animation Festival Returns July 13-21

Begins: July 13, 2019

The world’s biggest window into Australian animation is back in Melbourne, featuring talks, screenings, and international programs that showcase the full range of animation.

feminism Events

Leeds Animation Workshop at 40! presented by the London Feminist Film Festival

Begins: December 2, 2018

London Feminist Film Festival presents a one-off afternoon of feminist animation films by the amazing Leeds Animation Workshop, to celebrate their 40th birthday We'll be showing a selection of their best feminist shorts from the last four decades, followed by a Q&A, and we'll also have an exhibition of their artwork and archive material.

TIAF Events

The 11th Tehran International Animation Festival (TIAF) is March 3-7, 2019

Begins: March 3, 2019

The 11th Tehran International Animation Festival (TIAF) will be sponsored by Kanoon (The Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults), an Iranian cultural organization that has produced over 400 short and feature films as well as 2000 published books.

call for entries Events

Celebrate Diversity in Film! 8th Annual Winter Film Awards CALL FOR ENTRIES

Begins: February 14, 2019

INDIE FILMMAKERS … Do you have an awesome film? Celebrate Diversity in Film with New York City's WINTER FILM AWARDS, a BEST REVIEWED FEST on FilmFreeway! 

2D Events

Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival is Coming September 25 – 30, 2018

Begins: September 25, 2018

Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival celebrates the creativity, diversity and the impact of short film by connecting industry with audiences.

Animation Festival Events

Anim’est International Animation Festival is Coming September 28 – October 7, 2018

Begins: September 28, 2018

The 13th edition of Anim’est International Animation Festival will take place from September 28 to October 7 in Bucharest, Romania, and the deadline for submissions is June 20, 2018.

HIROSHIMA 2018 Events

The 17th International Animated Film Festival – Hiroshima 2018

Begins: August 23, 2018

Based on the spirit of Love & Peace, the 17th International Animated Film Festival – Hiroshima 2018 kicks off on August 23 as a venue for the international cultural exchange and the development of the art of animation. 

Animation Festival Events

SICAF - The 22nd Seoul International Cartoon Animation Festival Set for August 23 – 26, 2018

Begins: August 23, 2018

With its long historical background in Korean Animation, SICAF seeks to harmonize traditional Animation with modern culture; it strives to make both technical and social changes within society.

call for entries Events

Call for Entries: PSIAF 2018 – Palm Springs International Animation Festival and Expo

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 4:24pm
Begins: August 22, 2018

Submit your films for the 2nd annual festival, held in partnership with Comic Con Palm Springs, this coming August 22-26, 2018 at the Palm Springs Convention Center.

animation festivals Events

Festival of Animation Berlin

By Monira | Monday, March 5, 2018 at 4:17pm
Begins: September 7, 2018

The Festival of Animation Berlin is celebrating it's second edition! It aspires not only to promote numerous filmmakers but also to pay tribute to the art of animation. As a platform where inspiration, creative exchange, innovation and communication come together it seeks to create a point of connection between both emerging and established filmmakers and a local audience.

Awards Events

25th Annual Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS)

Begins: April 24, 2018

This year the festival celebrates its 25th anniversary edition with a six-day celebration and associated events in the heart of Germany, running April 24-29, 2018.

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