Years running: 54 (since 1971)


International animated film festival.


One of the most important animated film festival in Europe. The festival will include an international film program, professional seminars and workshops, and an accompanying artistic program of concerts, exhibitions and interactive street performances.


  • GRAND PRIX (the best film of the Festival)-Festival statuette, diploma and participation in the jury of the next festival;
  • Jury award for creativity and artistic expression – Festival statuette, diploma; 
  • Three awards for animation techniques (the best 2D, 3D, puppet film/clay)-Festival statuette, diploma; 
  • Audience award – Festival statuette, diploma.

Special awards may also be given by the jury.


  • Animated films of any genre and of any animation technique less than 25 minutes long may be registered for the festival.
  • Registered films must have been made in 2021 or later.

Documents and Other Requisite Items

  1. Each application form must contain a completed online application form, a uploaded screener movie or a link to Vimeo / YouTube with with password valid by the end of September (if the film's original language is other than English, the Festival requires English subtitles) and additional material.
  2. Additional material comprises the following:
    Director's CV, filmography and list of awards 
    Director's photograph (300dpi)
    At least 4 photographs from the film with  300dpi resolution 
    A dialogue list in the English language with exact timing of appearance of each line (in .srt format or another format to enable using the list as a subtitle)

Subtitles language: English

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Director of the Festival — Goran Dujakovic



Bosnia and Herzegovina
Banja Luka

Official Website



FENIX ART - Asocijacija za vizuelne umjetnosti
International Animated Film Festival BANJALUKA 2018
Vida Nježića 68,
78000 Banja Luka, Republika Srpska


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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    April 01, 2023
  • Deadline
    August 10, 2023
  • Notifications
    August 28, 2023
  • Event Dates
    24 — 28 October 2023
Categories & Fees

Animated films of any genre and of any animation technique less than 25 minutes long.

  • Deadline — free

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