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Annecy International Animated Film Festival

Specialised in animated films, shorts, medium and feature length. Annecy is the place for discovering, sharing, organizing meetings, finding partners, the place where animation is made, develops, innovates and holds people`s attention.
The Mifa will greet you on 15th to 30th June with an entire online programme. The key words of this very unique edition will be exchanges, discoveries, meetings, networking and of course, negotiations and acquisitions!



Highlights from The Mifa 2020 Online edition


The Mifa has prepared a 2020 edition rich in content and meetings. Let’s keep our good habits and meet up on 15th June 2020! From 6th May you can get your accreditations and start filling your diary with numerous screenings and meetings set up for you:

  • Virtual Stands
    Build your profile and meet professionals from other countries, either individually or reunited delegations such as Japan, China, Malaysia, Belgium, Chile, Russia, Argentina, Mexico, United Kingdom, South Africa, and more, and talk live with them via the live-chat.
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  • Mifa Pitches / Comics Mifa Pitches (new) / Territory Focus Pitching
    Take a one-to-one meeting with over 80 project leaders. There are: 38 projects as part of the Mifa Pitches and more than 30 projects in the Pitching – Territory Focus. Coming from: Latin America (La Liga), South East Asia (Southeast Asia Focus 2020), Japan, Russia and Africa.
  • Share With Sessions
    Check out the list of buyers and, at the end of May, reserve a spot with the head buyers from the main channels, platforms and distribution companies (Hop !, Cartoon Network, Tencent, ZDF, France Télévisions, YLE, Super RTL, etc.).
  • Mifa Campus
    Event just for students and young talents combining technology with creation the artists’ points of view (Juan Pablo Zaramella; Disney, Nickelodeon, etc.) and guidance towards the working world (assistance with creation, behind the scenes of an animation studio, employment market overview, all via the CNC, RECA (list of animation schools), SVA (sound, video, animation, etc.).
    Open access, Tuesday 16th June (then available on replay).
    UNITY, official partner
  • Meet the…
    Attend meetings aimed at festival programmers (NYC Children Film Festival, Ottawa, Cinekid, Biaf, etc.), composers (in partnership with Sacem) and book publishers (in partnership with SCELF).
  • Industry Territory Focus
    Come and discover co-production opportunities with China, Japan, and others.
  • Video Library
    Producers, benefit from a viewing space for your finished content or a project. Registrations start on 18th May (1 Mifa accreditation = 3 films in the video library). Buyers don’t miss viewing before, during and after the Annecy Online, all the content is made available in this space from May 2020 to March 2021.
  • Press Conferences
    Live Q&A sessions organised, discover all the latest news from the main channels/platforms/professional organisations, such as France Télévisions (presentation of their animation line up), the M6 Group (the M6 Group and children’s animation), the SPFA and Digital Lab Africa, and more.
  • Mifa Special Events
    Tune in and appreciate the institutions’ talks. On the programme: European Film Forum ("The Audiovisual Sector in a Post-Pandemic World: Focus on Animation"), Unifrance and many more.
    Women In Animation and Les Femmes s’Animent will also be presenting a conference.

"We look forward to welcoming the many professionals and talents from around the world. Together let’s make this Mifa 2020 online edition rich with meetings, exchanges, discoveries and of course acquisitions!"

Véronique Encrenaz, Head of Mifa

> Do you already have an accreditation for Annecy 2020 (Press, buyers, etc.)? Great news: it is still valid for Annecy 2020 Online!

> From 18th May you can connect to your Network using your access codes that you received when doing your accreditation online for Annecy 2020.


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Specialised in animated films, shorts, medium and feature length. Annecy is the place for discovering, sharing, organizing meetings, finding partners, the place where animation is made, develops, innovates and holds people`s attention.

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