ANIMART is an online festival dedicated to student animation.

ANIMART Festival schedule includes an international competition section with student animated movies, workshops, exhibitions, and various open-air events and activities.

ANIMART Festival welcomes the young generation of animators and other audiovisual artists from all over the world, offering the opportunity to showcase their artworks, take part in workshops, exchange ideas etc.

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1st Award
2nd Award
3rd Award

Three Special Mentions and three Distinctions

Music Award for original movie score

17th ANIMART Festival 2023

Categories for Entry:
ANIMART Festival welcomes ONLY student animated movies from all over the world.

Important notice: Live action movies and documentaries are not accepted and will be rejected.

Conditions for Entry:
The following screening formats are eligible for inclusion: H.264

Technical Requirements:
1. File extension: .mp4
2. Video Codec: H.264
3. Video Frame Rate: 24, 25, 29.97 or 30 fps
4. Aspect ratio: we accept any aspect ratio
5. Resolution: 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080
6. Field Dominance: Progressive
7. Audio: AAC 48 kHz

To be eligible, films must have been completed since the 1st of January 2021 and be 30 minutes or less in duration.

The official languages of the festival are English and Greek.

To qualify for selection, all non-English language films must have an English-subtitled screening version available.

The entrant agrees that up to 30’’ of their film, stills and film info may be used by the festival in promotional activities including screening a clip on television and on the festival’s website.

Important Notes:

1. ANIMART Festival will take place online and the screenings will be available worldwide, protected with a password, only for registered users (up to 300 persons beyond participants).

2. Movies that are officially selected will stream online as part of their competition screening session twice in order to accommodate viewers from different time zones.

3. When submitting to ANIMART Festival, you are agreeing to screen the submitted film during the dates of the festival.

4. You may not re-submit a project that was part of the official selection of a previous edition of the festival.

5. By submitting a film to ANIMART Festival, the submitter represents that he or she has obtained the necessary consent from any and all owners, creators, writers, producers and/or other authorized representatives of the film and has agreed to the terms.

6. Upon completion of the ANIMART Festival selection process, the organizing committee will contact the submitter using the contact information provided on the submission form to notify him/her of the Film's acceptance status. ANIMART Festival will not be held responsible for any failure to contact the submitter using the contact information provided on the submission form. It is responsibility of the submitter to ensure that the contact information provided on the submission form is correct.

9. ANIMART Festival is under no obligation to provide to the submitter or any other representative of the film any comments or feedback regarding the submitted film.

10. ANIMART Festival does not pay screening fees for submitted films.

11. ANIMART Festival has the right to add, alter, change, or delete any portion of the guidelines at anytime without notice.

12. ANIMART Festival encourages the participants to submit accessible animation films, otherwise, animation films that position inclusion and accessibility at the center of storytelling. Accessible films include CC or SDH subtitles for deaf and hard hearing people, and audio description for the visually impaired. Alternatively, the animation film should be about functional diversity, depicting the reality of disabled people known from a different point of view. Award: Professional graphic tablet.

13. Entering a film implies the acceptance of these regulations

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Important Dates:
Submission Deadline: June 4, 2022
Notification Date: June 11th, 2022
Event Date: July 14 - 16, 2023

The Animart Festival Team wishes you the best of luck.

Overall Rating
  • Martin Bowman

    How lovely that you showed four of our animations (Snowfall, Lumber, Out of Order and Underwater Disco). The students were so happy to have their work shown, and the whole experience was really easy to arrange. A great festival, worth entering!

    September 2023
  • Paweł Kusyk

    I'm really happy that my project "Nodus" was a part of Animart Festival. Everything was working as it should, very good communication. Excellent experience!

    August 2023
  • Jeremías Bustingorri

    Thanks for awarding our animation "The Child, the Queen and the Princess! Great online festival with excellent networking.

    July 2023
  • A really great festival experience. Thanks for being willing to choose my animation. Thanks to the organizers of the festival!

    July 2023
  • Aida Ismailova

    It was a great experience to be selected at the ANIMART FESTIVAL. Great festival and great people! Congratulations to the team!

    July 2023