Years running: 21 (since 2003)


International Animation Film Festival.


The Festival is an annual screening of the best works in world animation and all new Lithuanian animation films. It is aimed at strengthening the awareness of foreign and Lithuanian cartoon artists that they belong to the same community, encouraging the recognition of differences and inspiring dialogue and collaboration among all EU countries. The Festival encourages exchange of creative experience, search of new ideas, styles and technologies as well as integration of Lithuanian animation into the global cinema process. 

The Festival is supported by: Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, KRF fund. 

Competitive and non-competitive program.

All works are divided into categories:

  • Short film
  • And feature-length films (more than 52 min.)
  • Debut films (a confirmation from the studio is required that this is the director's first film)
  • Student film
  • Informational and feature films
  • Didactical and educational films
  • TV animation series
  • Films created in Lithuania (these films are included in the above-mentioned categories, but at the end of the competition the panel will select the best Lithuanian film)
  • Films created and produced by children
  • Films created and produced by amateurs
  • Abstract Experimental Animated Films
  • Music Clips


  • The Grand-prix of Lithuanian Film
  • The Grand-prix of International Competition
  • The Best Animated Film for Children 
  • The Best Debut
  • The Best Student Film
  • The Best full-length Film
  • The Best Abstract Experimental Animated Film
  • The Best Music Clip
  • Audience Prize
  • The Best-animated film produced by children (amateur film)

The jury awards the following prizes: 

  • Main prize for each nomination
  • Special prizes and awards: Award for the best script, Award for the best direction, Award for the best soundtrack (music), Award for the best animation work
  • Prizes awarded by nongovernmental organizations and sponsors


  • Only films finished after January 1, 2018 are accepted for selection to competition program
  • Any animated film made in any animation technique, frame by frame or computer-made, may take part in the competition screening
  • Films that have received awards in other forums, may take part in the competition

For the selection committee the films must be submitted on a DVD or on-line.

Along with DVD/film must be submitted: 

  • A filled application form
  • Photographs of the authors of the film (tiff or jpg files, 300dpi)
  • 3 frames from the film (tiff or jpg files, 600x600 pixels)
  • Biographies and filmography of the authors of the film
  • An annotation about author rights to the film 
  • Dialogue sheets
  • The photographs, film frames, annotation, biographies and filmography may be submitted via email

All that documents must be submitted by email: tindirindis_festival@yahoo.com Please write in the title of email: TITLE OF THE FILM — submission

Subtitles language: english

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Festival Director — Valentas Aškinis.



Vilnius, Panevezys, Siauliai and Klaipeda

Official Website




International Animation Film 
Nugaletoju str. 11, LT- 10105,

Phone: +370 610 47 151

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  • Deadline
    September 01, 2020
  • Event Dates
    30 November — 6 December 2020
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