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Krakow Film Festival

26 May - 2 June 2019

Contact: Barbara Orlicz-Szczypuła


Phone: +48 601 768 887

Fax: -

Address: ul. Basztowa 15/8a, 31-143

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Krakow Film Festival is one of the oldest events in the world dedicated to documentary, animated and short feature films. It core consists of four competitions of equal rank: documentary film competition, short film competition, national competition and music documentary film competition DocFilmMusic. During the eight festival days, the viewers have a chance to watch about 250 films from Poland and from around the world. They are shown in competition sections and in special screenings. The festival is accompanied by exhibitions, concerts, open-air shows and meetings with artists. Every year, the festival is visited by approximately 900 Polish and international guests: directors, producers, festival programmers and numerous Krakow audience.

It was here where the great authors of Polish animated films made themselves known to the world: Ryszard Czekała, Jerzy Kucia, Julian Antoniszczak, Piotr Dumała and Zbigniew Rybczyński, the winner of the Academy Award for his film “Tango.” In the international competitions, apart from recognised documentary and animated film makers, many other artists participated and won the festival laurels, including the ones whose names are widely known in the world of feature film

Year established: 1961

Is this festival exclusively animation?: No - this is a film festival but with a specific animation category

Submission deadline:
15 February 2019

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


Submission methods:

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