Fredrikstad Animation Festival, 25-28/10/18

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01 July 2018
Fredrikstad, Norway
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The 2018 edition of Fredrikstad Animation Festival (FAF) will take place from 25 to 28 October 2018 in Fredrikstad, Norway and is organized by Norsk Animasjonsforum.

FAF is the oldest and largest of its kind in the Nordic region, dating back to 1994 and the festival Animerte Dager in Oslo, Norway. It is a part of the European Animation Awards, which is responsible for the Emile Awards. The winning films are eligible to participate in the best film and student film categories under the European Animation Awards.

The object of the festival is to promote the screening of animation and increase the awareness of animated expressions in the Nordic-Baltic countries. One of the cornerstones of the festival is the Nordic-Baltic animated short film competition, with the awarding of the prize known as the Golden Gunnar.

One Norwegian short film is chosen to compete in the nomination process for the Amanda award by the jury for the Nordic-Baltic short and student film categories.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Any frame by frame or computer assisted film or video may be entered.
  • Maximum running time: 30 minutes.
  • Films must have been completed January 1st 2017 or after.
  • A film can neither enter the competition twice nor in several categories.
  • The director of the film must be a citizen of the Nordic and Baltic countries, or the country of origin of the film must be a Nordic or Baltic country. The Nordic-Baltic countries are defined as Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia.
  • The film's producer is liable for all copyrighted material included in the film. FAF will not accept responsibility for material published or screened without the proper authorization of the materials copyright holder.

The deadline is July 1st 2018.

After reading the relevant regulations for the Nordic-Baltic competition, you may fill in the application form.

Fredrikstad Animation Festival (FAF) will take place from 25 to 28 October 2018 in Fredrikstad, Norway. FAF is a professional arena for the animation industry as well as being an important event for students of and educational institutions within animation, graphic design and digital media production. Each year, top animation industry professionals hold seminars and lectures, and the festival has previously hosted guests from famous studios such as Pixar, Disney and Aardman.


Event Dates

  • From 25 October 2018 to 28 October 2018


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