Annecy, France is the site of the world's best known international animation festival. For over 45 years the six-day festival has been screening the world's finest works in the art of animation.
Annecy's competition is open to the following 4 categories for films using different animation techniques: feature films, short films, commissioned and TV films, and graduation films.
The Festival also includes: film premieres, retrospectives and exhibitions, and offers screenings from 10.30 am to 11 pm, in 8 theatres around the town, and evening screenings by the lake on a giant screen. Its capacity to present and promote animation in all its different forms has made Annecy a world-wide point of reference for the animation industry.
Situated near the International Animated Film Festival in the Centre de Congrès de L'Impérial Palace, MIFA (the International Animated Film Market) is the only specialized trade fair in the world that brings together the animation industry for all broadcasting mediums.
MIFA includes an exhibition area for the main players in the industry (institutional, training organizations, hard and software manufacturers, production companies, studios, TV channels etc.),
A Chill Out area which provides a comfortable and friendly space and a restaurant service and bar with a terrace overlooking the lake which is area is open to all Festival and MIFA badge holders to meet up with fellow attendees.
A digital video library is exclusively reserved for MIFA badge holders, this area offers an à la carte digital screening service of all the films in the official competition, individually or by program, as well as all productions from MIFA attendees.
The Buyers Club is exclusively reserved for buyers and offers the following services:
- priority access to the digital video library;
- a unit with Internet access;
- a hostess to handle enquiries and organize appointments;
Conferences complement the Festival and Market program by giving the different animation sectors a place of opportunity to exchange ideas, information and collective reflection about technical, economic and artistic issues. The international speakers are all established names who have accepted to share their expertise with the Annecy public. The subjects up for discussion are cross related, covering different traditional or innovative techniques and actual or emerging markets, making these conferences the perfect occasion to explore and understand the issues of today and tomorrow.
***THERE IS NO FEE TO ENTER THIS FESTIVAL***
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