Animation Attack! is Atlanta, Georgia's only film festival which exclusively celebrates the art of animation. The 2017 event will be held at the Synchronicity as a special event during the annual Atlanta Underground Film Festival.

Animation Attack! was created to give a voice to incredible independent animation artists who produce the best animation in the world. We spotlight new artists and proven leaders in the field. We champion artists who have not only created amazing animations, but incredible stories as well.

Experience some incredible animated shorts and features from across the globe during the event!



Since 2006, Animation Attack! has been a favorite of independent animators world-wide. Animation Attack! ‚Äčis a special event focused on talented animation artists held during the annual Atlanta Underground Film Festival.

The 2017 Animation Attack! is packed with animated films of every type. All methods and techniques are celebrated: traditional, stop-motion, computer, and experimental animations are showcased during the festival.

Numerous awards will be presented during the 2017 Animation Attack! including Best Animated Short, Best Experimental Animation, Best Student Project, Best Musical Animation, and many more.

Entries must be submitted via FilmFreeway. We prefer online entries via Vimeo. If you wish to mail a hard-copy of your project, please email us

Programming decisions are made by the festival directors and our selection committee. If accepted, we will notify filmmakers by email. After acceptance, the exhibition format will need to be in our office one week before the festival. Be sure to indicate aspect ratio of your film/video as well as any other special screening/presentation information we might need to know. We do not pay rental fees for submitted work that is programmed.

Cost of shipping projects to the festival is the responsibility of the entrant. Projects must be sent to the festival prepaid. The festival can not accept responsibility for damage or loss of materials while in transit. Please use as little packaging material as possible to cut down on trash.

Awards will be announced after the festival, based on jury and audience favorites.