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LINOLEUM International Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival

4 September - 8 September 2019

Contact: Anastasiya Verlinska


Phone: +380633937663

Fax: -

Address: Zakrevskogo Str. 22

Festival website

  • About
  • Submission Info

LINOLEUM is the biggest showcase of auteur animation in Ukraine. Apart from national and international competition programs, the festival offers workshops and lectures held by the field’s best players, screenings of experimental animation and video art, topical out-of-competition screenings, and a program for children. Our main aim is to prove that animation is not merely a tool to entertain kids but a form of contemporary art in which technological innovations — with the involvement of intellectual audience — tackle modern societal issues.

Theme(s): Contemporary Animation, Experimental, Animation for Children, Video Art

Year established: 2006

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

Submission deadline:
15 May 2019

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


  • Best Ukrainian Animation Film
  • Best Animation
  • Commercials

Submission methods:

  • FilmFreeway
  • Online Link (& Password)

1. Only ANIMATED shorts of any genre will be considered
2. Films must have been produced in 2018-2019
3. Running time must not exceed 30 minutes (including credits)
4. There is no submission or participation fee
5. The Festival does not offer any kind of payment for screening the films
6. Films made in languages other than English must have English subtitles
7. For pre-selection purposes films must be submitted via FilmFreeWay
8. All applicants having submitted a film for pre-selection shall be informed prior to the opening of the Festival if his or her film has been selected for participation in the official Festival program
9. A fully completed online entry form is required and must include the following information:
– a biography and filmography of the Director;
– photo of the Director;
– a dialogue list in English;
– film stills (300 dpi);
– short synopsis in English;
– contact information.
10. The Festival may use all materials cited in Article 8 for promotional purposes and in order to compile the Festival catalogue. The Festival bears no responsibility for published inaccuracies in the original submission materials.
11. For the promotion of the Festival, the organizers may screen the films from the festival archive after the competition, under the condition that these screenings have a non-commercial character
12. In case your film is selected to be part of the competition program, the authorized film distributor is required to send an HD file format of the film online or by mail. Regarding specifics of the required screening format, the distributor shall be informed one month before the start of the Festival.
13. Once a film has been selected and invited to participate in the Festival, it cannot be withdrawn from the Festival program.

Link to entry form

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