Be a part of Anim`est International Film Festival Bucharest ! We need your help to organize the biggest film event of the year. Bucharest, 5th to 14th October 2012.


The project

Anim’est is a festival dedicated to animated films and their lovers, presenting the best and “hottest” movies of the year, and introducing some of the world’s most important animators, such as Oscar-awarded Joan C. Gratz, or Oscar nominees John Dillworth or Bill Plympton.



Anim'est is not only about animated film screenings, but also about workshops, special retrospectives, exhibitions, or Creepy Animation Night - a full night of creepy films screenings, with live music&animation interludes.












From 5 to 14 October 2012 will be held the 7th edition in Bucharest, followed by special editions in Cluj and Chisinau (Republic of Moldova). Film screenings and connected events (workshops, master-classes, exhibitions, concerts) take place during the festival.



Anim'est is the only animation film festival in Bucharest and the biggest film festival in Bucharest (around 400 films; over 18,000 spectators during the 6th edition); Cluj follow-up and Chisinau special edition. The 7th edition will take place in Bucharest from 5 to 14 October, 2012.




Besides competitional programs, the festival also includes the following special sections:   •Guest Country: GERMANY •Guest Animator: Andreas Hykade (Germany) •Guest Studio: Laika (USA) •Retrospective: Jiri Trnka – on the occasion of his 100th anniversary •Guest School: HFF Postdam (Germany) •Guest Festival: Stuttgart Animation FF (Germany)Creepy Animation Night #4









Why fund it?

Anim'est is not only a film festival, but it is perceived, above all, as one of the trendiest and coolest events in Bucharest. By associating your name to the festival, you will contribute to one of the most exciting events in Eastern Europe.

The funds will be used to finance the rental of the venues, the screening fees of the films presented in the festival, as well as production expenses.


ESTE’N'EST is a Romanian film-focused NGO (cultural association), settled in Bucharest and dealing with organizing film festivals in Romania and promoting quality cinema. We are also very interested in promoting European and Asian cinemas as a form of supporting diversity on the screen. Another main objective is to support the young Romanian... See more

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I hope this helps at least a little :D