Anishort - International Festival Of Short Animated Films, September -November 2020

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
16 September 2020 - 30 November 2020
Prague, Czech Republic / Bratislava, Slovakia / Tallinn, Estonia / Warsaw, Poland
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2020 Call for Entries

International Festival Of Short Animated Films - Anishort is an international competition that supports animated short films and their creators. The festival will take place from 16th September 2020 in several selected cities in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Estonia and Poland. The top 20 short animated films will compete in this competition.

Films must not exceed the length of 10 min and created during 2018-2020

Requirements for registered films:

  • Film must be available as DCP or HD file for festival screening. Physical media (DVD’s etc.) won’t be accepted.
  • Film must not exceed the length of 10 min
  • Film was created during 2018-2020
  • Film dialogs must in English, or with English subtitles
  • Film shouldn't be accessible online during the festival
  • At least 50%of the film length consists of any animation techniques

The main competition category:

  • The Best Animated Short Film
  • this prize is awarded by an international jury
  • the top 3 films receive this award, so total 3 prizes:

                       1st place -  $ 1000 + festival trophy                       
                       2nd place -   $ 500 + festival trophy
                       3rd place -   $ 250 + festival trophy

Secondary competition categories:

  • Audience Award for The Best Film
  • only 1 film receive this award
  • it will be determined on the basis of audience ratings, i.e. film with the highest score wins
  • the winner of this category gains a festival trophy
  • Special Award of Anishort
  • this prize is awarded by Art Commission, members of the team Anishort
  • this prize may not be awarded in each year of the festival
  • the winner of this category gains a festival trophy



Event Dates

  • From 16 September 2020 to 30 November 2020


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