On the occasion of Saint Nicholas Day we have two pieces of good news!
Firstly, we wish to announce that we are opening the international competition of the 13th ANIMATOR Film Festival. As of today, we are waiting to receive your submissions to the main competition. And this year’s Grand Prix, the Golden Pegasus, is the truly tempting amount of PLN 45,000.
Secondly, the 13th ANIMATOR Festival Trailer is now available for viewing.
The trailer for the Oscar-qualifying 13th ANIMATOR International Animated Film Festival was created by the Polish animation artist Paulina Ziółkowska. Paulina comes from Wrocław; she studied animation at the Lodz Film School. She is the author of such films as “O Matko!” (2017) and "Na zdrowie!" (2018). Currently she is studying and working on her new films in Berlin.
The music for the ANIMATOR 2020 trailer was composed by Adam Brzozowski, the Poznań-based multi-instrumentalist, composer, co-founder and long-term member of the Snowman formation.
See the TRAILER:
The preview of the trailer for the ANIMATOR 2020 Festival took place on 12th July during this year’s prize-awarding ceremony.
ANIMATOR 2020: THE MAIN COMPETITION
Today, 6th December 2019, is the starting date for submission of animated films for the main competition of the 13th ANIMATOR FESTIVAL. The Festival’s Grand Prix is well worth competing for - the Golden Pegasus is PLN 45,000.
In the previous edition of the Festival we received over a thousand submissions from 64 countries, including Costa Rica, Cuba, Kuwait, Macau or Martinique. What parts of the world will the competitors represent this time?
Competition movies may be submitted by artistic schools, film schools, film producers, film institutions and other authorized entities, as well as individual artists.
Films eligible for submission to the Best Short Competition are animated films made after 31st December 2017 in any animation technique, not longer than 30 minutes. Candidates for the Beast Feature Competition are animated films made after 31st December 2017 in any animation technique longer than 40 minutes.
We are waiting for your submissions until 9 March 2020.
The jury will award the following prizes:
GRAND PRIX - GOLDEN PEGASUS / 45 000 PLN
SILVER PEGASUS / 20 000 PLN
BRONZE PEGASUS / 10 000 PLN
BEST MUSICAL FILM AWARD / 7 000 PLN
BEST FEATURE FILM AWARD / 35 000 PLN
The Rules and the Application Form can be found at http://animator-festival.com/en
The Oscar-qualifying® International Animated Film Festival ANIMATOR is Poland’s biggest cultural event devoted to animated films. ANIMATOR has been granted the Jubilee Award of the Polish Film Institute [PISF] in the National Film Event category.
Over three hundred productions from all over the world are screened during each edition, divided into such categories as Competition, Retrospectives, Thematic Reviews and Premieres. Besides, ANIMATOR also offers concerts, workshops and a very wide range of activities for the youngest filmgoers. What makes this Poznań-based festival truly special is the omnipresent fusion of animation and music.
The 13th ANIMATOR Festival will be held in Poznań between 10 and 16 July 2020.
The ANIMATOR Festival is organized by the City of Poznań and Estrada Poznańska.