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Countryside Animafest Cyprus

25 July - 27 July 2019

Contact: yiorgos tsangaris


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Address: P.O. BOX 20675
1662 Cyprus

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Countryside Animafest Cyprus, the official animation festival of Cyprus and the first of it’s kind in Cyprus, is one of the longest-running film festivals in Cyprus. It is renowned for the high quality of its programming, for its wide and enthusiastic audience and for its active presence in the cultural scene throughout the year. This Festival is recognised by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus and ASIFA as the responsible body for the promotion and the development of the animation sector of Cyprus.

Its aim is to cultivate the art of animation, by raising audience awareness and promoting cultural, financial and social development in the field of independent animation filmmaking. Its various activities throughout the year include the annual Countryside Animafest Cyprus, expert seminars and workshops, academic forums, special screenings, etc. In this way the festival initiates international collaborations and provides opportunities for artistic growth.

Countryside Animafest Cyprus is the yearly culmination of our activities and takes place every summer in July. It showcases a selection of the world’s latest productions, focusing on independent, non-commercial films that show acute artistic sensibility and originality of idea, story and execution.

The festival is organized by the NGO Animafest Cyprus Views of the World Festival with the official support of the Ministry of Education & Culture of the Republic of Cyprus and ASIFA.

Year established: 2002

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

This festival is recognised by ASIFA

Submission deadline:
28 February 2019

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


  • Best Animation
  • 1. International short film Competition (Grand Prix Dimitris Eipides) – Prize: 1
  • 000 euro 
 2. National (Cyprus) short film Competition (best film) – Prize: 500 euro
  • Animated Short
  • Best Animation
  • Childrens Short

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