The selection committee of the III ANIMAFILM International Animation Festival announces the list of animated films and screenplays that will be included in the competition program.
THE SELECTION COMMITTEE:
The selection committee for animated films: Nazrin Aghamaliyeva (Azerbaijan), Aydan Hasanova (Azerbaijan), Liz Manresa (France), Sophie Vimont (France), Nicolina Sterbet (Moldova/Italy), Demetrios Poursanidis (Greece).
The selection committee for screenplays: Sevinj Azimova (Elsever) (Azerbaijan), Jahangir Selimkhanov (Azerbaijan).
NOTES ABOUT THE SELECTION:
All films and screenplays will be evaluated by an International Jury and winners will be announced at the closing ceremony of the 3rd ANIMAFILM festival on October 18, 2020.
Notably, great prizes are waiting for the winners of Azerbaijani categories of III ANIMAFILM festival.
Moreover, the selection committee has desided to add new categories:
• Best Azerbaijani Short Student Animated Film (up to 15 minutes)
• Best Azerbaijani Screenplay for a Short Animated Film for Children (up to 6000 characters)
“Most of submissions came from United States. Countries, such as England, Canada and France were active as usual. Number of submissions doubled compared to last year. We also received around 20 films and around 40 screenplays from Azerbaijan. This makes us very happy, as it shows that animation in Azerbaijan starts to recover.” said director of the festival Rashid Aghamaliyev.