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Anibar Animation Festival

14 August - 20 August 2017


Contact: Rozafa Imami

E-mail: rozafa@anibar.com

Phone: +386 (0)49 559 551

Fax: -

Address: Kosovo

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Festival

Anibar International Animation Festival is the only festival of the kind in Kosova, and one of the greatest events in the country. Since the beginning, the festival is organized and held in various settings in the city of Peja.

Anibar screens animated films coming from different places around the world, that in three cinemas, two of them set outdoors. Except the screening of the films during the festival, workshops, lectures, debates and additional daily activities (concerts and camping) are organized.

Year by year, the festival endeavors screening qualitative films, in both, technical and artistic aspect of the view. The selection of entries is made in accord with a criteria deriving from a limited staff of professionals who aim balancing the audience, artistic reviews and the

Anibar has also socially influenced the youth community in Peja, and further, enclosed with the film screenings and other events, before, during and after the festival, a wide group of youngsters are engaged in helping and working with the health canada pharmacy idea and preparations of the festival, meanwhile they gain an experience which as a matter has been truly acknowledged by a vast support of different local and national institutions (private and public).

Organisation

Anibar International Animation Festival is the only festival of the kind in Kosova, and one of the greatest events in the country. Since the beginning, the festival is organized and held in various settings in the city of Peja.

Anibar screens animated films coming from different places around the world, that in three cinemas, two of them set outdoors. Except the screening of the films during the festival, workshops, lectures, debates

Year by year, the festival endeavors screening qualitative films, in both, technical and artistic aspect of the view. The selection of entries is made in accord with a criteria deriving from a limited staff of professionals who aim balancing the audience, artistic reviews and the market.

Year established: 2010

Is this festival exclusively animation?: Yes - this is exclusively an animation festival


Submission deadline:
30 April 2017

Entry fee:
FREE! There is no charge for this festival

Categories:

  • Best Animation
  • Childrens Short
  • Music Video
  • Student

Format(s) accepted for submission:

  • FilmFreeway
  • Reelport

Requirements:
REGULATIONS

The call for entries for Anibar 7 will be open until 30 April 2016
Festival dates are 15-21 August 2016
Article 1
There is no fee to submit your film for consideration to the Anibar Animation Festival.
Article 2
Any animated film or music video, including computer generated animation and combinations of live action, that are completed after January 01, 2015, can participate. Films completed prior to January 01, 2015 are not eligible for participation. The Artistic Director shall decide any borderline cases that may arise.
Article 3
3.1. For pre-selection purposes, films or music videos must be submitted through FilmFreeWay , Reelport or Festhome .
3.2. In case the film or music video is not online for public steaming, a password should be provided on the entry form.
3.3. The selection committee will be the only authorized festival staff to have access on the passworded links.
3.4. DVD’s are not accepted for submission purposes. The Artistic Director shall decide any borderline cases that may arise.
3.5. All films must be in English, or with English subtitling.
Article 4
4.1. In order to be considered for competition in the Festival, the film must be less than 30 minutes long (including credits).
4.2. The Selection Committee decides on the selections for the competition or panorama programmes. The committee will decide if films of music videos are accepted on of the following criteria:
* Artistic originality
* Educational impact
* Artistic excellence in story, concept, design, animation, and music.
4.3. All applicants having submitted a film for pre-selection shall be informed prior to the opening of the Festival if his or her film has been selected for participation in the official Festival program.
4.4. The Festival is not obligated to supply a reason as to why a film has not been selected as part of the Festival competition.
Article 5
5.1. A fully completed online entry form is required and must include the following information:
– a biography and filmography of the Director;
– a dialogue list in English;
– film stills (300 dpi);
– film trailer / Internet link;
– poster.
5.2. The Festival may use all materials cited in Article 5.1 for promotional purposes and in order to compile the Festival catalogue. The Festival bears no responsibility for published inaccuracies in the original submission materials.
Article 6
6.1. Festival staff will decide on the composition of the international and local juries of the competition programs. The juries will decide the awarding of the prizes of the respective competitions. None of the jury members may be involved in the production or distribution of any of the films they judge.
The competition prizes are as follows:
– Crown for Best International 1000€
– Crown for Best Balkan 500€
– Crown for Best Student 500€
– Crown for the Audience Award 500€
– Crown for Best Cause
– Crown for Best Music video
– Crown for Best Environmental Animation
– Crown for Best Children

6.2. The awards ceremony will take place on 21 August 2016. If possible, a film representative (the Director or the Producer) of the awarded films shall be present in Peja for the ceremony.
6.3. If it is not possible for a representative to be present, the Festival will kindly request that he or she make a short video-taped acceptance speech to be played during the award ceremony in Peja.
Article 7
7.1.In case of any mail requests, all shipping costs, as well as any charges peripheral to shipping, i.e. Customs duty and/ or clearance etc., are the sole responsibility of the applicant. Anibar International Animation Festival will cover the cost of return shipment.
Article 8
8.1. In the event your film gets selected to be part of the competition program, the authorized film distributor is required to send an HD file format of the film online or by mail. Regarding specifics of the required screening format, the distributor shall be informed one month before the start of the Festival.
8.2. Films must be available for exhibition during the entire Festival period. The print must arrive before 21 August 2016.
Article 9
9.1. All films must be presented in Original Language, and must be subtitled in English (if not otherwise specified). Subtitling expenses are the sole responsibility of the film’s Producer.
9.2. All films in a language other than Albanian will be electronically subtitled in Albanian. This service of translating and screening of subtitles will be handled by the Festival.
Article 10
10.1. The Festival will invite filmmakers to Peja whose films have been selected for one of the competitive sections for three to five nights and will cover all accommodation expenses for this period. Travel expenses may also be covered for participants with limited funds. (This will be evaluated and determined by Festival staff on an individual basis.)
Article 11
11.1. Once a film has been selected and invited to participate in the Festival, said selected film cannot be withdrawn from the Festival program.
11.3. The festival does not pay screening fees.
Adequate coverage under the terms of the present regulations shall be decided by the Artistic Director of the Festival.

Rron Bajri – Artistic Director
program@anibar.com
+386 (0) 49 661 973
Or
Rozafa Imami – Festival producer
rozafa@anibar.com
+386 (0) 49 559 551

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