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Cartoon Club – International Festival of Animation Cinema, Comics and Games

13 July - 21 July 2019

Contact: Daniela Leardini


Phone: (+39) 0541 784193

Fax: (+39) 0541 780534

Address: Via Circonvallazione Occidentale, 58

Festival website

  • About
  • Submission Info

Cartoon Club, with its 35 years of existence, is an outstanding presence in the in the Italian animation scene. It is a remarkable window for animation works, short films in particular – fiction, educational, experimental, computer graphic – and it has a parallel section solely dedicated to comics: Riminicomix.
Furthermore, the festival features:
– exhibitions;
– educational and social projects;
– workshops in local schools;
– one of the most popular and entertaining Cosplay conventions in Italy.
– publication of books and catalogues.
Its sections and competitions are dedicated to animation shorts made by professionals, by students, and by schoolchildren (in the context of workshops held by professionals of the field in collaboration with school teachers).
The festival takes place in Rimini in various locations, from downtown to the beach.

Year established: 1985

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

This festival is recognised by ASIFA

Submission deadline:
30 May 2019

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


  • - Cartoon Junior Award (best short animation film realized in the context of workshops for children)
  • Childrens Short
  • Professional
  • Student

Submission methods:

  • Click For Festivals
  • DVD
  • Festhome
  • FilmFreeway
  • Online Link (& Password)

Only short animated films, produced since 1st January 2017, that haven’t been shown in previous editions of the festival are admitted.

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