Once more the French city of Annecy hosts the Annecy International Animation Film Festival which kicks off on the 10th of June and for the next 5 days it will be the place where animations' heart will beat!
Every year in Annecy the latest animated gems parade and at the same time viewers can find out what is hot, meet up with directors, discover new talents and find new associates and partners, all these in a super fun and friendly atmosphere in one of the best animation festivals in the world.
The festival includes, apart from its regular screenings all over the city's cinemas, free screenings on the giant screen on the Pâquier lawn each evening! Animation under the stars! What more can you ask from a festival?
During the festival the International Animation Film Market (MIFA) takes place which is a great opportunity for animators to find options for co-producing, purchasing, selling, financing and distributing animation content to all broadcasting platforms. This year, and it is its 35th year, MIFA is hosting over 800 international exhibiting companies!
The festival hosts also pitches, talks and meetings about production, distribution, creative, technical and business side of animation. Three types of conferences are offered, along with Masterclasses, Making of sessions, Keynote speeches, Work in Progress and Studio Focus sessions as well as the Mifa Pitches and Mifa Recruitment sessions which are the place to be for animation professionals and future talents.
For more information go to www.annecy.org
See you there animation animals!