ANIMANIMA has existed since 2007, traditionally held under the auspices of the City of Čačak and Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia.
The main institution organizer is Cultural Center Cacak.
The festival is based on a concept of international competition program, non-competitive panorama, curating screenings, authorial retrospectives, presentations of artists, animation schools and studios.
Accompanying programs are lectures, exhibitions, workshops, multimedia events.

▪ ANIMANIMA Grand Prix (money prize & diploma)
▪ Special Award of the Jury (money prize & diploma)
▪ Special Distinction of the Jury (by each member of the jury, diploma)
▪ Award for the Best film for children
▪ Audience Award (diploma)


▪ The festival invites authors from all over the world to submit their films.
▪ Only films made after 1st January 2022 can be entered.
▪ No entry fee is charged for the film submissions.
▪ Works in any available animation techniques are accepted. For any film that represents a combination of animation and live action, the overall animated segment must be at least 50% of the total length of the film.
▪ Films for the competition program are shortlisted by the Festival’s Art Director in collaboration with the Festival’s program producer and Festival Council.
▪ Some of the films that are not selected for the competition program may be included upon suggestion of the Festival's Art Director either into the non-competitive programs - World Panorama or a curatorial program.


▪ Format acceptable for all festival screening is: .mp4 encoder h264, max. 20000 kbps constant bit rate, ideal resolution of 1080p (1920x1080). Sound: AAC 48kHz / 16bit.
▪ Any films featuring non-English dialogues must have an English subtitle.
▪ For the films featuring English dialogues, it is necessary to supply the dialogue list, at the following e-mail address:
▪ For trailer of your film to be published at ANIMANIMA web site, it is necessary to supply the embedded frame link. Links are to be sent at:
▪ The links for downloading selected films for screenings are to be sent at:

Overall Rating
  • Wang Yanrusi

    Thank you for selecting my film! I love ANIMANIMA!

    December 2022
  • Tang rehoo

    Great great festival. Professional organizers.I'm lucky to get the best student animation award!and hope to join you in the future.

    November 2022