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