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Countryside Animafest Cyprus is the official Cyprus animation Festival. Its aim is to cultivate the art of animation, by raising audience awareness and promoting cultural, financial and social development in the field of independent animation filmmaking. Its various activities throughout the year include the annual Countryside Animafest Cyprus, expert seminars and workshops, academic forums, special screenings, etc. In this way the festival initiates international collaborations and provides opportunities for artistic growth.
2020 Festival Coverage
2019 Festival Coverage
Awards for the 18th edition of Countryside Animafest Cyprus Views of the World:
International Jury committee (International & National competition): Pierre Hébert (Canada), Liu Yi (China) , Petros Charalambous (Cyprus).
2018 Festival Coverage
2020 Call for Entries (Archive)
Animafest Cyprus, the International Animation Festival of Cyprus, announces the call for film submissions and invites you to enter your films to the following competition categories at the 19th Countryside Animafest Cyprus - Views of the World.
Short films must be completed after January 1st, 2019, and must not exceed 40 minutes in length. The right to participate is reserved to films being screened for the first time in Cyprus.
1. International short film Competition (Grand Prix) – Prize: 1,000 euro
Deadline for submitting International films: February 29th, 2020.
2. National (Cyprus) short film Competition (best film) – Prize: 500 euro
Deadline for submitting Cyprus films: June 30th, 2020.
There is no entry fee.
Founded almost 20 years ago, the official Animation Festival of Cyprus, showcases a selection of the world’s latest productions, focusing on independent, non-commercial films. Featuring competitions, expert seminars & masterclasses, workshops, exhibitions, artists in residence (Animation and Contemporary Art) and special screenings.