International Festival for Animated Films

International Festival for Animated Films
Annecy hosts every year the International Festival for Animated Films. The festival celebrated its 50th birthday in 2010 and the business festival the International market for Animated Films celebrated its 30th birthday in 2015.

The 2016 edition focused on three main topics: French animated films, animated advertising and France-Korea year. 2016 registered a record number of 9150 accredited films and 2 700 submitted films.

This festival enhances the cultural image and creates an economic dynamic to the town. This is an opportunity for international cultural encounters and at the same time is a special event for the inhabitants of Annecy fascinated by the world of the image in movement. On the occasion of this festival the general public can enjoy the open-air screenings on the grounds of the “Pâquier” park.

The next edition is scheduled on June 2017.