The International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima, organized in Kraków since 1994, is the oldest film festival in Poland which juxtaposes the achievements of students of film and art schools from all over the world, as well as works of fine-art animation films creators: professionals, students, as well as independent producers. The main events of every annual festival are the two contests which give the festival its name, and during which the following prizes are awarded: in the student competition, comprising feature and documentary etudes, the Golden, Silver and Bronze Dinosaurs, as well as the Special Golden Dinosaur Award for the best film school of the festival; in the anima contest, Golden, Silver and Bronze Jabberwocky, as well as the Special Golden Jabberwocky for the student creating the best animated etude of the festival. The annual Special Golden Dinosaur is also awarded to an outstanding pedagogue who is at the same time a successful, active artist.
Since the beginnings of the Festival, the main points of the programme are accompanied by a vast range of other events. They provide a chance to get acquainted with world-class animation artists and the most interesting phenomena of this sphere of art. The accompanying events provide a chance to recall the most interesting works in the history of cinema, especially animations and documentaries. They also enable to get acquainted with contemporary short films and feature animated films which don’t reach the mainstream.
The Festival, growing bigger and bigger every year, is in its 19th, anniversary edition a great success of art cinema. To a growing extent, it encompasses other fields of art as well: the visual arts and music, along with workshops and discussions on the most current issues, not necessarily connected with filmmaking.
The International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima has been for years one of the most ambitious film festivals in Poland, and one that has been an inspiration for the organizers of other events of this kind throughout the country.
The following Prizes will be awarded at the “Etiuda” competition:
The following Prizes will be awarded at “Anima” competition:
The Jury also reserves the right to award Honorary Diplomas.
STUDENT ETUDES. ETIUDA festival competition allows the applicants to submit student etudes and graduate films (excluding animated films) made in film and artistic schools as part of the didactic process between years 2018-2020. The films should not exceed 30 minutes in length and need to be submitted to the festival in one of the following formats: Blu-ray, DVD-video or digital file (mp4, mov).
THE COMPETITION OF SHORT ANIMATED FILMS. ANIMA festival competition allows the applicants to submit animated films (including professional and independent films as well as student etudes) which do not exceed 30 minutes in length and were made between years 2018-2020. The preview copies of the films should be submitted to the festival in digital file (mp4, mov or a link to the film available on an open-access video platform).
Documents and Other Requisite Items
Selection Media Type: online
Screening Media Type: DCP, Blu-ray or a link to a digital file
Audio language: original
Subtitles language: English
No premiere requirement
Jury and Organizers
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE FESTIVAL
FESTIVAL ORGANIZATION DIRECTOR
Alicja Chmielewska, Marta Chwałek, Krzysztof Jackowski, Martyna Kisiala, Natalia Kulik, Agnieszka Lipszyc, Klaudia Mazur, Martyna Olszowska, Mateusz Solarz, Barbara Szczekała, Piotr Wierzbicki, Agnieszka Zając
Alicja Chmielewska, Maria Zmudzińska
Kraków, Małopolska 30-102
Phone: +48 537 611 464
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Animated films (including professional and independent films as well as student etudes) which do not exceed 30 minutes.
Student etudes and graduate films (excluding animated films) made in film and artistic schools as part of the didactic process (under 30 minutes).