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Fest Anča International Animation Festival

28 June - 1 July 2018

Contact: Maroš Brojo


Phone: +421 904 979 440

Fax: -

Address: Stanica-Záriečie

Festival website

  • About
  • Submission Info

Fest Anča is an international animation festival in Žilina, Slovakia. Its purpose is to show contemporary, progressive animated films to commemorate the best of the genre’s history. The long-term vision is to promote the art of animation and all its forms, filling an empty space in this artform in Slovakia. An international competition for best animated film, student film, music video, best film for kids and best Slovak film – to be selected by an expert panel – will be part of the festival.Accompanying events include workshops, exhibitions, lectures, music and chats with filmmakers and producers. The summertime festival atmosphere is supported by a tent city, nighttime screenings and live concerts.To all these prizes Anča made up a new unique competition Audio-animation karaoke battle, which is open to visitors able to creatively dub the accidentally chosen sequence of animation.


Year established: 2008

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

Submission deadline:
25 February 2018

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


  • Animated Short
  • Best Animation
  • Childrens Short
  • Music Video
  • Professional
  • Student

Format(s) accepted for submission:

  • Online Link (& Password)

Competition Awards

– Anča Award (800 EUR) for best short film of the festival
– Anča Student Award (400 EUR) for best student short film
– Anča Music Video Award (400 EUR) for best music video
– Anča Kids´ Award (400 EUR) for best short film for children
– Anča Slovak Award (600 EUR) for best Slovak short film
– D Award (distribution prize) for Slovak short film

Only films completed after 1st January 2016 can be considered for the 11th Fest Anča 2018. Only those submitters whose digital screeners are delivered by 25th February 2018 will be considered for the 10th Fest Anča, 28 June 28 – 1 July, 2018.

Submitting a Film

Only films produced in 2016–2018 and can be presented at the festival. Only films with English subtitles will be considered. The festival does not charge any entry fee. If you want to submit a film, please fill out the online entry form with a digital copy link attached. We will inform you of the commission of experts´ final decision regarding the selection by the end of May 2018.
By submitting you agree to our festival regulations.

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