Annecy International Animation Film Festival and its Market (Mifa): the major international event for over 11,000 industry professionals.
Created in 1960, the festival takes place at the beginning of June in the town of Annecy, France. Initially occurring every two years, the festival became an annual event in 1998.
The festival organisers have confirmed that Annecy 2020 will be a digital online event from 15th to 20th June 2020.
If part of the Festival programme has been carried over to 2021 (60th anniversary and the tribute to animation from the African continent), most of the best of 2020 animation will be available on the platform organisers are currently in the process of developing.
The Festival has received more than 3,000 films, all categories together, from 94 countries (the most represented are: France, USA, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, China, and South Korea)
- The Short Films in competition: 38 films in the Official and 12 in the Off-Limits category, 19 in the Perspectives section, 10 in the Young Audiences section
- The competition Graduation Films: 44 films
- The competition TV and Commissioned Films: 21 TV Films and 35 Commissioned Films