Fredrikstad Animation Festival is the oldest and largest of its kind in the Nordic region, dating back to 1994 and the festival Animerte Dager in Oslo, Norway. The annual festival now takes place each November in the town of Fredrikstad, outside Oslo.
One of the cornerstones of the festival is the Nordic-Baltic animated short film competition. The object of the competition is to promote screening of animation and increase the awareness of animated expressions in the Nordic-Baltic countries.
Fredrikstad Animation Festival is also one of the nine animation film festivals that nominate films for the prestigious European animation award Cartoon d’Or.
The festival is a professional arena for the animation industry as well as being an important event for students of and educational institutions within animation, graphic design and digital media production. Each year, top animation industry professionals hold seminars and lectures, and the festival has previously hosted guests from famous studios such as Pixar, Disney and Aardman.
Nordic-Baltic competition prize — the Golden Gunnar.
The following material has to be sent together with each submitted film:
Screening format is DCP, for other formats please contact festival staff after pre-selections.
No premiere requirement
Jury and Organizers
Fredrikstad Animation Festival (FAF) is organized by Norsk Animasjonsforum.