Animation Festivals Directory

Comprehensive list of international animation festivals to visit or submit to

Animation Festivals logo

Home to 246 international animation festivals

Fantoche – International Animation Film Festival

1 September 2015 - 6 September 2015

Contact: Miriam Loertscher


Phone: +41 56 290 14 44

Fax: +41 56 290 14 45

Address: P.O. Box Bruggerstrasse 37

Festival website

The international show of animation film has become one of the world’s most prominent animation festivals and is the largest cultural event in Switzerland that is devoted exclusively to the full array of animation techniques, content and media. Since making its debut back in 1995, Fantoche has shown thousands of short and long films from around the world. It offers the very best in entertainment for young and old alike, makes new discoveries for all animated film buffs and serves as a meeting place for animation specialists in Switzerland and abroad.

Theme(s): Animation Film & Game Design

Year established: 1995

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

Submission deadline: 25 May 2015

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

Award categories:
  • Animated Short
  • Childrens Short
  • Professional
  • Student
  • Best Film
  • High Risk
  • New Talent
  • Best Sound
  • Best Visual
  • Best Story
  • Public Award
Format(s) accepted for submission:
  • DVD
  • Quicktime

Requirements: The festival start in September 2015 seems far away, but Fantoche is reaching out to all the innovative filmmakers, the imaginative storytellers, the virtuous draftsmen: We are looking forward to all your new films in any possible animation technique! If your film has been completed after 31 March 2014 and lasts no longer than 40 minutes, please register.

Films made by Swiss film-makers will automatically be entered in the selection for the Swiss Competition.

Festival recognised by:
(what does this mean?)

  Link to entry form


Please use our hotel search to find accommodation near the festival you are attending.

Flights & Travel

Please use our Skyscanner search to find a flight to the festival you are attending.

Be the first to write a review for this festival

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Send us your suggestions

If you have any ideas, suggestions or features that you would really like to see on this site, please drop us a message - we are always looking to improve!

Contact the team

Whether you are interested in helping build this resource, are having problems with features on this site, or just want to find out more about us, use the form below to drop us a line.

Sign In