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Canterbury Anifest is an award-winning animation festival and the largest annual event of this kind in the South East. It’s a great community event that invites people of all ages to come and experience the magic of animation; allowing them to get involved with something out of the ordinary. With its range of workshops, masterclasses, talks and films, it has something for everyone. Anifest also caters for specialists and those in the industry, featuring national and international awards, and guest speakers from some of the biggest names in animation.

Best British Film

Best International Film

Best Student Film

Best Animation of Character

Best Sound

Best Art Design

Audience Award

Canterbury Anifest is now open for submissions to its international animation competition.


Films must be less than 10 minutes and have been completed between 1 Dec 2018 - 1 Dec 2019.

Shortlisted films will be shown during the festival.

By entering the competition, you agree to allow Canterbury Anifest to use screenshots of your film in marketing material for the festival.

Filmmakers need to have permission to use any music or images included which are not their own.

Deadline for entrants: Monday 2 December 2019