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THE FESTIVAL PROGRAM

Do you miss the festivals and movies you were watching before the pandemic? Then we have good news for you!

IV ANIMAFILM International Animation Festival will be organized OFFLINE in Baku from 3rd to 7th September 2021. The festival will present dozens of foreign and local animated films for children and adults during five days. The theme of this year’s festival is “DISABILITY”.

What’s included in the program?

First of all, you are going to witness a rich competition program. Participants from 40 different countries with 134 films and screenplays will compete for 12 local and international categories.

We also have a rich non-competition and professional programs this year. Polish, Uzbek, French films, workshops for animation professionals, and a whole lot more!

Important Notes:

Language of the event:

Festival will take place in three venues:

The Festival program

Time Event Program Venue Age
03.09.2021 - Friday
10:00 - 12:30 Best Short Animated Film for Children + Best Short Animated Film Made by Children Competition AUF 7+
13:00 - 15:00 Best Azerbaijani Short Animated Film Competition AUF 18+
15:30 - 17:00 A - Best Short Animated Film - GRAND PRIX Competition AUF 18+
19:00 - 22:00 Opening Ceremony Out of Competition AUF 18+
04.09.2021 - Saturday
10:00 - 11:30 Best Animated TV series Competition AUF 10+
12:00 - 13:30 A - Best Short Student Animated Film Competition AUF 18+
14:00 - 15:30 The Knight and The Princess - Best Feature Animated Film - GRAND PRIX Competition AUF 14+
16:30 - 18:00 Workhop with Olivier Catherin. FREE OF CHARGE, registration required. Professional SALAAM 18+
19:00 - 21:30 Ernest & Celestine - Feature film for children. FREE OF CHARGE, registration required. Out of Competition YARAT 7+
05.09.2021 - Sunday
12:00 - 13:30 Masterclass with Masud Panachi Professional AUF 18+
14:00 - 15:30 B - Best Short Student Animated Film Competition AUF 18+
16:30 - 18:00 Workhop with Nancy Denney-Phelps and Nik Phelps. TUNES AND TOOMS Professional SALAAM 18+
19:00 - 21:00 B - Best Short Animated Film - GRAND PRIX Competition SALAAM 18+
06.09.2021 - Monday
10:00 - 11:30 Best Animated Music Video + Best Short Experimental or Abstract Animated Film Competition AUF 18+
12:00 - 13:30 The Swallows of Kabul. Registration Form Out of Competition AUF 18+
14:00 - 15:30 Benyamin - Best Feature Animated Film - GRAND PRIX Competition AUF 7+
16:00 - 17:30 Animation of Uzbekistan Out of Competition AUF 7+
19:00 - 21:00 C - Best Short Animated Film - GRAND PRIX Competition SALAAM 18+
07.09.2021 - Tuesday
10:00 - 11:30 Blood of the Family Tree - Best Feature Animated Film - GRAND PRIX Competition AUF 18+
12:00 - 13:30 Ramiz Aghayev - Golden Boat for Contrubution to Azerbaijani Animation Out of Competition AUF 7+
14:00 - 15:30 O!PLA: Focus on Poland'21 Out of Competition AUF 18+
19:00 - 22:00 Closing Ceremony Out of Competition SALAAM 18+

Thank you!

The organiser of the festival, PERI FILM LLC, would like to thank all the partners and friends who supported the IV ANIMAFILM Festival, especially the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan Union of Film-makers, Creative Azerbaijan Portal, Embassy of France in Azerbaijan, French Institute in Azerbaijan, Annecy International Animated Film Festival, Salaam Cinema, Hadigro company, MR Chemical LLC, US-Educated Azerbaijani Alumni Association, Embassy of the Czech Republic to Azerbaijan, YARAT Contemporary Art Space, Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Baku, Ritual Mobil Theater Labaratory platform, Seni company, Promo Plus company and Kekalove Adaptive Fashion company.

Contacts:

animafilm.biaf@gmail.com

www.animafilm.az