The 17th Athens ANIMFEST - International Animation Festival opens to Animation fans again this year.

Early bird fee: 10 euros, Standard fee: 16 euros

Notice:
For submission are accepted ONLY animated movies in Short, Student, Experimental and Greek categories.

COTINOS* AWARDS

- SHORT ANIMATED MOVIE AWARDS
GRAND PRIX "ATHENA"
2nd PRIZE
3rd PRIZE
SPECIAL MENTIONS & DISTINCTIONS

- STUDENT ANIMATED MOVIE AWARDS
1st PRIZE
2nd PRIZE
3rd PRΙZΕ
SPECIAL MENTIONS & DISTINCTIONS

- EXPERIMENTAL MOVIE AWARDS
1st PRIZE
2nd PRIZE
3rd PRIZE

- GREEK ANIMATED MOVIE AWARDS
1st PRIZE
2nd PRIZE
3rd PRIZE

- MUSIC AWARDS

* In Ancient Olympic Games all the winners were crowned by the judges with a wreath of a wild olive tree which was called "cotinos". This olive tree was behind the Τemple of Zeus in Olympia.

17th ATHENS ANIMFEST 2021 – Rules and Terms
[Terms and conditions update: 04 October 2021]

Categories for Entry
Athens Animfest welcomes only short (short, student, experimental, greek) animated movies.

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 1 January 2020 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 copy available.

Submission Info:
The submission of films may proceed in two ways:
1. Directly at the festival website: https://athensanimfest.eu/2022/en/registration/
2. External submission platform FilmFreeway

Promotion:
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. The festival will take place online and the screenings will be available worldwide, protected with 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. Depending on the circumstances, there is a possibility for the screening to be held in a natural environment, apart from online.
4. When submitting to Athens Animfest, you are agreeing to screen the submitted film during the dates of the festival.
5. You may not re-submit a project that was part of the official selection of a previous edition of the festival.
6. By submitting a film to Athens Animfest, 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.
7. Upon completion of the festival selection process, 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. Athens Animfest 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.
8. Athens Animfest is under no obligation to provide to the submitter or any other representative of the film any comments or feedback regarding the submitted film.
9. Athens Animfest does not pay screening fees for submitted films.
10. Athens Animfest has the right to add, alter, change, or delete any portion of the guidelines at anytime without notice.
11. Entering a film implies the acceptance of these regulations.

Contact:
EUROPEAN CENTER OF ANIMATION & ARTS
1, Ellis Str.
15232 Chalandri
Greece

Email: info@athensanimfest.eu

Website: https://athensanimfest.eu/2022/en/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/art-European-Animation-Center-849287285169842/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ecaa03483463

Important Dates
Submission Deadline: February 4th, 2022
Notification Date: February 20th, 2022
Event Date: March 17-20, 2022

Athens Animfest wishes you the best of luck.

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  • yoo lee

    Very well organized and excellent communication!

    March 2022
  • Great festival. It was a great honnor that "Your daughter Hero" was a part of it.

    March 2022
  • Christina Demenshina

    Thanks for inviting our animations "Chasing a Dream" and "The Most Beautiful in the Meadow" to your wonderful festival. It is a bit sad that the festival was online, but on the other hand, we are glad that many people from different countries could enjoy our animated films. We also watched several programmes and could say that there were really interesting works at your festival. Thanks a lot!

    March 2022
  • Liz Loveless

    Fantastic and varied selection of films

    March 2022
  • Michel Goldes

    A great honor that "Martina" is part of the official selection of this great festival.

    March 2022