Animafest 2015

time: 09.06.2015. - 14.06.2015.
place: Zagreb
organiser: Hulahop
This year's edition of Animafest – World festival of Animated Films is set tot ake place from 9 to 14 June in Zagreb. The festival will hosts many renowned names in the world of animation as well as classics like Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.

The most successful competition films this year will be judged by an international jury consisting of many important names of world animation.

The short film jury, opposite Oscar winner Chris Landreth (Ryan, 2004), includes the founder and director of British Animation Award Jayne Pilling, Croatian animator Veljko Popović, last year’s Grand Prix winner Joung Yumi, and British film and theatre critic Leslie Felperin (The Hollywood Reporter, The Guardian, Radio Times).

The feature and Croatian film jury consists of Jung Henin, the winner of Animafest’s Grand Prix, Croatian producer Siniša Juričić, and Audience Award 2013, and founder and director of International Animated Film Festival Anim’est from Romania Mihai Mitrica.

The best student and commissioned film will be judged by Greek journalist and Zippy Frames website editor Vassilis Kroustalis, independent curator and art critic Branka Benčić and our festival friend Max Hattler.

Films will be screened in cinemas Europa, Cineplexx Centar Kaptol, Tuškanac and small hall in Tuškanac, while special events will be held in Museum of contemporary art, Faculty of electrical engineering and computing (FEEC), Školska knjiga big hall, Cultural center Travno, Trešnjevka cultural centre, Cultural center Dubrava, Civic University Dubrava Cultural Centre and Center Knap.

More info: www.animafest.hr

(D.H., 29.05.2015)