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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!

 


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Tokyo Metropolitan Government comes to MIFA with Fantastic show!

  Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), the municipal government of one of the biggest animation center in the world comes to MIFA (June 15-17, during Annecy International Animation Film Festival) with some fantastic shows of Tokyo base 4 animation studios!   ...

Norwegian films at Annecy

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Short Films Out of Competition 3         The Boyg (Bøygen) Director: Kristian P...

Swiss Animation in Annecy

My life as a courgette and much more checck the features and shorts from Siwtzerland presented in Annecy : New Swiss animated features and shorts, upcoming films, festival favourites and films in production   ...

World Premiere of Yalda - short film - Annecy official competition

  presents Yalda A short film by Roshanak Roshan   Official selection Festival international du film d'animation d'Annecy World Premiere Short fi...

Open Gateway to Vancouver at Canada Pavilion

The Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) is glad to be back for our third year at Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market! The VEC storms Annecy alongside nine studios – a sample of the healthy digital media, VFX and animation ecosystem in Vancouver – to connect to an international market of professionals, seek new opportunities for collaboration, and to showcase Vancouver’s robust animation portfolio. One of the VEC’s key purposes at Annecy ...

Studio Campedelli & Cosmos-Maya announce their Co-Production, Atchoo

Out of the box animation comedy that has Rai TV Italy primary partner & broadcaster, is already into production with multiple other deals in Europe   Milan based Studio Campedelli & Singapore and India based Cosmos-Maya today unveiled their new project ‘Atchoo’ to the media at MIFA this year. The show has been pre-sold to Rai TV Italy, & tells the story of Teo, a 9 year old boy who has a strange way of expressing his emotions; he turns into an animal, every time ...

BILAL, on the festival path, stops in Annecy

After a successfull presentation in Cannes Bilal comes to Annecy. A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change. Inspired by true events, this is a story of a real hero who earned his remembrance in time and history.   Great coverage on&n...

Annecy MIFA Dailies Newsletter 1

Wishing you all much success for your films in Annecy! Read this online                  FOLLOW US ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKS:                                                                                 &n...

Animation is beautiful, even under the rain

Weather forecast is dreadful with a full week of rain over annual Annecy /MIFA annual celebrations of animation. ...

Bilal has 4 screenings at Annecy

ANNECY 2016 - OFFICIAL SELECTION - Out of Competition CANNES 2016 - Animation Day in Cannes "Best Inspiring Movie" Barajoun Entertainment presents BILAL   a film by Ayman Jamal   A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change. Inspired by true events, this i...

Feature Films in competition

  25 April New Zealand - Leanne POOLEY   La Guerre des tuques 3D Canada - Jean-François POULIOT, François BRISSON Feature Film in Competition 9: Snowtime! (Aka: Cleo)     La Jeune Fille sans mains France - Sébas...

Annnecy will offer it's Honorary Cristal to Didier Brunner : Kirikou is happy

This year, the Annecy Festival has chosen to present Didier Brunner with the Honorary Cristal. Founder of Les Armateurs production studio and currently at the helm of Folivari, he’s known for producing poetic animation sensations. After studying Theatre at the Sorbonne in Paris, he started working in film as a director’s assistant, then as a director. He then created the Trans Europe Film company, where he produced the series Des Chats amongst others. In 199...

GOBELINS Students Pay Tribute to France with short videos

Like every year, the animators in training at GOBELINS, l’école de l’image have created opening sequences which will be shown before Festival screenings. This year, they chose to make their very short shorts on the theme of French animation. Each day, there will be a new opening sequence to discover either in the theatres or on Annecy Live! Starting 13th June, you’ll be able to check out the films made by five groups of six students, mixing France’s a...

Tokyo Metropolitan Government comes to MIFA with Fantastic show!

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Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), the municipal government of one of the biggest animation center in the world comes to MIFA (June 15-17, during Annecy International Animation Film Festival) with some fantastic shows of Tokyo base 4 animation studios.  ...

Feature films in Competition in Annecy

  Feature films in competition 25 April New Zealand - Leanne POOLEY   Feature films in competition La Guerre des tuques 3D Canada - Jean-François POULIOT, François BRISSON   Feature films in competition La Jeune Fille sans mains France - Sébastien LAUDENBACH ...

Full Program Announced for Annecy 2016: Out of Competition films

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    Feature Films out of competition Bad Cat Turkey - Mehmet KURTULUS, Ayse ÜNAL   Feature Films out of competition Bilal United Arab Emirates - Aiman JAMAL, Khurram H. ALAVI   Feature Films out of competition Capture the Flag Spain - Enrique GATO BORREGÁN ...

Guillermo del Toro will be giving a Masterclass in Annecy

Trollhunters © DreamWorks Animation Annecy is proud to announce a Masterclass event featuring award-winning master storyteller Guillermo del Toro as he reflects on his prolific career leading up to the world’s first glimpse at his latest creation, DreamWorks Trollhunters, debuting later this year.         A Storied Career ...

French Animation in the Spotlight for the First Time

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  The Annecy Festival has decided to pay tribute to the diverse, vital and ambitious qualities of French animation in 2016, but through the eyes of the rest of the world! Programme planners from the USA, Japan, Slovenia, Austria and Canada have been invited to share their vision of French animation. Taking on the roles of mirrors and prisms, they will offer you a fragmented and colourful kaleidoscopic image of animated filmmaking in France. See you in June to discover French Anim...

New poster for Annecy 2016, we love it!

The acclaimed French-Canadian illustrator Michèle Lemieux has received many international prizes for her children’s books, including the Bologna Ragazzi Award for Gewitternacht, whose adaption to the screen as Stormy Night marked her animation film debut in 2003. After discovering the Alexeieff-Parker pinscreen technique during a workshop given by Jacques Drouin at the NFB, she began work on her second short, Here and the Great Elsewhere, which ...

Annecy Goes to Cannes with a new program to help filmmakers in Animation

As announced in February, Annecy has found yet another way to promote animated features by establishing a partnership with the Cannes Film Market and participating in the "Goes to Cannes" showcase.  With Annecy Goes to Cannes, the Annecy Festival and Market are giving a handful of project leaders the chance to present the progress of their films and give their pitch in a new setting. The projects were selected from previous Mifa Pitch sessions. On the ...

Belle de Mai Media Division announces motion capture studio in Marseille

The Media Division of the Belle de Mai announced the launch of a motion capture studio in Marseille in October 2015 which will completing its offer to host digital content projects. This major new team is the result of a public and private investment between the City of Marseille and Studios Post & Prod.   Olivier Bechat, Manager at Studios Post & Prod. ©Anne Lise Le Pellec On the site of the old tobacco company Seita, 120 000 m2 of the...

Fateline wins India's first ever Cristal in competition for Commissioned film

Suresh Eriyat and his wife Nilima                                                                                                                    &nbs...

Animation Pride Awards announced in Annecy

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Initiated by the producer Didier Brunner and inspired by the Annie Awards, the great American event which celebrates the animation sector and all of its components, the project of creating the European Animation Pride Awards was announced during the Annecy International Animated Film Festival. While the creation of the association is underway, its leadership committee has already been working on the development of the project and aims to organize the first ceremony at the end of the year 2017....

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