Years running: 33 (since 1989)


International Animated Film Festival.


It is an international showcase of the best works in the world animation made in the course of the last two years. It is committed to facilitating the exchange of creative experience, the search of new ideas, styles, technologies, and fusion of local animation into the global filmmaking process.


 The Jury awards following prizes:

  • Grand Prix of the Festival for the best film in the competition programme),
  • Special Jury prizes,
  • Prize for the best film in each category,
  • Diplomas of the festival.

Upon the joint decision of the Jury and Organizing Committee, the Festival awards special Alexander Tatarsky Prize «The Plasticine Crow» - «Virtuoso Pilot».

In certain categories, financial rewards are awarded together with the prizes. In addition, some prizes and awards can be instituted by public organizations and sponsors of the Festival.


  • Films submitted for the competition should be made in the time period of June 2017 – June 2019.
  • Any film, made frame by frame or with the use of computer technologies may be entered into the competition programme of the festival, but in both cases it should be the fact of creative activity.

Fill out the entry form and provide the film online or on DVD: 

  • We suggest the following file hosting services for sending the films: Wetransfer,, Drompefiles, (send the links on your films at
  • We also ask you to send with your film a still from the film, director's biography, filmography, photo and completed entry form (attached in the letter).

Technical characteristics of the films to be submitted for selection:

Container: MOV, MP4 codec: Mpeg4 AVC Baseline@L3.0 - 5.1 Bit depth 8 bits Bit rate 5-6 (and more) Mbps SD and HDTV 576p - 1080p

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Presidential Board of the festival:

  • director, People’s artist of the Russian Federation, laureate of the National award of the USSR Yuriy Norshteyn;
  • director, People’s artist of Ukraine David Cherkasskiy.



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Dates & Deadlines
  • Deadline
    June 24, 2019
  • Event Dates
    22 September — 30 October 2019
Categories & Fees

The first professional film which has been made outside of education institutions.

  • Deadline — free
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Films of 10–50 minutes

  • Deadline — free

Films of 5–10 minutes.

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Films up to 5 minutes

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