The Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Market
For one week of June, the famous International Animation Film Festival and Market (mifa) returns to Annecy with the latest animated film gems. Nine theaters around Annecy will be screening festival films every day from 10 am to 11pm. If that wasn’t enough, each evening open air films will be shown on the huge screen on the Pâquier lawn at 10:15 pm. Fans can share their passion for film with the directors and up-and-coming talents creating cutting edge animation film. The festival will conclude with the jury members bestowing 18 official awards to competing films including the Cristal for short films and the Cristal for feature films.
The huge mifa market at L’Impérial Palace, now a star in its own right, will sell the best animation film merchandise from over 550 international exhibiting companies in over 4,000 m² of exhibition space, and will be open daily from 8:30 am to 7:30 pm.
Not-to-miss events include film conferences, masterclasses and workshops with industry professionals, singing sessions, Free exhibitions, speeches, exclusive screenings and trailers of new movies and TV, and the short-movie and breakfast mornings, the programme of events and timetables can be viewed here.
Tickets can be bought on the door for theater screenings from €5.50 – €7.00 for single screenings. All open-air screenings, exhibitions and signing sessions are all free of charge and open to anyone and everyone.
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