The Anima's trailer is now online
Direction: Yves Van Herstraeten with Enzo Piccinato (GRID)
The Pass for 65 euros
Valid for one person for all Anima 2013 screenings and Futuranima, including the Animated Night but not including workshop sessions.
Two bits of good news !
The online pre-sales are now open on our site and online surcharge has been reduced to 0,5 euro instead of 1 euro.
The co director of "Ernest et Célestine" will be member of the Anima 2013 International Jury
Members of 2012 jury are online
The guest list is online
Fifteen new long feature films at Anima
The long feature selection is now online
The selection for 2012 is online
Selecting the short films for 2012 has now finished. Anima received a record number of 1141 shorts.
We are still accepting submissions for features for a while longer.
Each Anima's Saturday begins at 2 pm by an animated film, with or without parents...
2012 Entry form online
2012 Rules and downloadable entry form is online
Anima @ Annecy
Anima has dispatched its finest sleuths to Annecy Festival to track down shorts and features, along with projects that will tomorrow make the difference. See you in Annecy from June 6 to 11!
TDT3D and Anima competition
The site well known to 3D geeks is associating with Anima to propose a competition of mini shorts!
The results of this competition, with a number of prizes up for grabs, will be announced at Anima's closing ceremony.
The selection for 2011 is online
Selecting the short films for 2011 has now finished. Anima received a record number of 1097 shorts.
Submission for short films for Anima 2011 is now closed. We have received over 1000 shorts coming from .nearly 50 countries. We are still accepting submissions for features for a while longer. You can check out the results of the short film selection in decemberr, on the website, and directors of the films chosen will also be notified personally.
The Swiss Fantoche festival in Baden finished on 12th September with a few surprises in the list of prizewinners.
Taxandria finally on dvd
The Raoul Servais feature is finally out on dvd, published by... Anima!
At the same time, we are also rereleasing the compilation of Servais short films.
Anima is on facebook
You have till May 31 to enter your film for the Fantoche Animation Festival in Switzerland, set to take place from 7th to 12th September.
Unidentified Visual Objects at Namur!
The excellent Namur Festival of Short Films (Media 10/10) is innovating with a European Competition for Experimental Film (UVO, Unidentified Visual Objects).
The deadline for submitting films is 2nd August 2010 and the festival will take place from 16th to 20th November.
You have till 15th May to enter your film for the KLIK Festival in Amsterdam, set to take place from 16th to 19th September.
The Stuttgart Animation Festival is taking place from 4th to 9th May this year, with a very sizable competition
Anima around the world
The China International Cartoon & Animation Festival (CICAF) is running in Hangzhou till 4th May. Françoise Cathala is there representing Anima and presenting the Best of Anima.
The 10th edition of the Meknes Animation Festival will also be taking place from 5th to 14th May and Philippe Moins will be a member of the international jury along with Florence Miailhe and Paul Driessen.
The Annecy Festival
The Annecy International Animation Film Festival is taking place from 7th to 12th June this year, and will also be celebrating its 50th anniversary.
The selection is already online.
Cartoon Movie in Lyon
Cartoon Movie will be taking place from 3rd to 5th March in Lyon.
This forum offers professionals the possibility to find out about the
latest feature film projects and productions in Europe.
Anima will be visiting as usual.
The programme is online...
... with film extracts. And the possibility to reserve your seats online.
In Charleroi, Liege and Ghent...
There are also festival events taking place in these towns.
See everything for 65 Euros
Reserve your passport for all the Anima Festival screenings. This passport gives you admission to around 100 screenings, including the opening night, the Animated Night on Saturday 13thFebruary from 10:00 pm to 4:00 am, the special VJing party on Sunday 14th February from 8:30 pm till midnight and the closing ceremony.
Members of 2010 jury are online.
The 2010 selection of shorts is online
The selection for 2010 will be online soon
Selecting the short films for 2010 has now finished. Anima received a record number of 967 shorts and 20 features this year. The list will be online very shortly.
Fantoche in Baden from 8th to 13th September
The Fantoche Festival will be taking place in Baden, Switzerland, from the 8th to 13th September.
With an international and Swiss competition and an inviting programme, our Swiss friends are putting on a great spread for the 7th edition of their festival.
Anima in Annecy
The Anima team will be visiting the Annecy Festival from 8 to 13 June to present the Anima 2010 project and its superb poster, which is the work of Brussels based comic strip artist François Schuiten.
The official selection for the Annecy Festival has been announced...
The next Annecy Festival will take place from 8 to 13 June. The official selection has now been announced, and it contains some Belgian films...
Countdown to Anima 2010!
The next Anima will take place from 12 to 20 February 2010 in Flagey, Brussels (from 10/2 for schools). Industry professionals will be able to find entry forms and regulations for the next festival on this site from May 2009. But, come by and visit before then to catch the regular updates.
The prizewinners are online
Skhizein, the short by Jérémy Clapin (France) is the winner of the Anima 2009 Grand prix offered by the Région de Bruxelles Capitale.
Extra screening of Wallace & Gromit in the original version
In view of great demand, an extra screening of Wallace & Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death has been added on 25 February at 2:00 pm in Studio 5. The film will be shown in the English original version with subtitles.
Anima is a smash hit!
For your peace of mind, we strongly recommend reserving tickets in advance by telephone, internet or directly at the Flagey ticket office, place Sainte Croix.
A workshop for children at Anima
Every afternoon, the ABC workshp is giving children from 6 year's old the chance to enter the mysterious world of optical illusion and film at Flagey.
Bill Plympton + sneak previews!
He'll be here on Saturday and he's not coming empty handed. He's got two surprises hot from the lab with him in his luggage: "Santa: The Fascist Years" and "Horn Dog". A great treat in store!
Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea: sold out
For those of you unable to get the chance to see Ponyo this Friday, the film is released in cinemas on 4 April.
Saturday is Comic's day...
All day Saturday is being given over to comic strips and Anime, with sneak previews including Appleseesd: Ex Machina and Naruto.
Gaston Lagaffe, "Panique" and the others
The "Nuit animée" is the place to be to catch the first shots from Panique au Village and Gaston Lagaffe. And then there's the 37 completely new shorts, including 25 that you'll only be able to see on the bill of this very special "Animated Night". Another highlight of the evening's entertainment will be to see cartoonists Maurice and Bercovi battling it out with impro specialists from the Ligue d'Impro...
Anima is getting ready to welcome Gabor Csupo, film director, producer and co-founder of the prolific Californian studio Klasky Csupo.
The French graphic artist Moebius has accepted to be part of the Anima international jury, which gives us the opportunity to reveal the composition of all the Anima 2009 juries.
Sign up for Kyle Balda's Master Class
Former I.L.M. and Pixar animator, Kyle Balda is back at Anima for a new Master Class.
The first Cosplay at Anima
You'll be able to see some very strange creatures and assorted comic strip heroes in Flagey on Sunday 22 February. For the first time, a "Cosplay" is taking place at Anima.
If you would like to know more or take part, read on...
Anima, Flagey and the Film library are associating to present a Pixar retrospective including most of the shorts and features to come out of John Lasseter's studio.
Deadlines and the Anima 2009 programme
Hurry up and send off your films to Anima! The deadline for receiving films is 15th October. Make a date at the end of the month for a first look at the programme and... a new site.
The Three Robbers
This new animated feature, inspired from the book by French illustrator Tomi Ungerer, is set for release in Brussels, Liege, Namur and Mons on 15th October.
A Folioscope / le Parc / Jekino distribution.
The little mole comes to the "Samedis d'Anima" film show
The "Samedis d'Anima" Saturday afternoon film shows are starting up again at Flagey (Brussels) on 11th October with "the little mole".
On the bill this season are different animated films made especially for the little ones and a party atmosphere guaranteed...
The Anima 2009 poster
The poster for the 2009 Festival is the work of Stéphane Aubier and Vincent Patar from the Pic Pic André studio in Brussels.