Balkanima Festival is a European Animated Film Festival. It is held every year in the first or second week of October in organization of Academic Film Center of Students City Cultural Center and under support of Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development Republic of Serbia and Ministry of Culture and Information Republic of Serbia.
Goal of the festival is to present authors of (short) animated films from European continent and also support to the authors (short) animated film from Southeast Europe (Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Romania, Greece, Albania, Moldova and Turkey).
Call for entries:
Animated films of European production which are not longer than 25 minutes, made by frame by frame technique, computer animation and combination of live footage and animation where complete part of live footage doesn’t exceed 50% of complete film length are eligible for festival screening.
Films must be produced after 1st August 2016 to be eligible for festival.. Films from non-European countries cannot participate in competition programs but can be presented in additional programs by art director decision.
Festival has three competition programs:
-short animated film (professional or studio work 25 min max.)
-student animated film (film school work)
-children program (films made for children 6 – 12 years)