Fest Anca International Animation Festival - WE WANT YOUR FILM!

    Fest Anča International Animation Festival has launched a call for entries for its 2023 edition. Animated short films, student films, music videos and films for children are among the competition categories.

    Fest Anča will take place in Žilina, Slovakia between June 29 and July 2, 2023. Registration remains open until January 31, 2023. Only short animated films and music videos – completed after January 1, 2021 and submitted with English subtitles – are accepted into the Festival’s competition program.

    This year’s call for entries is open via Film Freeway. The submission process is free of charge until December 31, 2022. Submissions registered during the period between January 1 and January 31, 2023 (Late Deadline) will be subject to a registration fee of 5 EUR per film.

    At Fest Anča 2022 you can compete for Anča Awards in the following categories:
    – Best animated short (€1000)
    – Best student animated short (€500)
    – Best animated music video (€500)
    – Best animated short for children (€500)
    – Best Slovak animated short (€1000)

    Fest Anča International Animation Festival – the only Slovak multimedia festival focused on animated film – is based in the New Synagogue and in the cultural centre Stanica Žilina-Záriečie, both venues being vibrant cultural centers in the city of Žilina.

    The festival aims to showcase contemporary, progressive animated films, and commemorate the cream of the genre. The long-term vision is to approximate well-known international festivals
    by uniquely showcasing this art form in Slovakia.

    The festival features an international competition of animated short films and music videos, as well as non-competitive screening sections. Attendees can additionally enjoy presentations,
    exhibitions, workshops, film screenings for children, and numerous accompanying events.

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