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The awards of 19th Animateka are known!

The juries decided and the viewers chose: the award recipients at the 19th Animateka International Animated Film Festival are known!

Q&A with Signe Baumane, author of the film My Love Affair With Marriage

After the film My Love Affair with Marriage, starting at 11 a.m., an online conversation with the author of the film, Signe Baumane, will follow. Don’t miss it!

The opening of Lea Vučko’s exhibition Making of The Legend of Goldhorn

Today at 6 p.m., the opening of Lee Vučko’s exhibition titled The Making of the Making of The Legend of Goldhorn will be held, which will show how the animation, which took four years to make, was being created.

Special programme Home Sick Blues – Michelle and Uri Kranot

Michelle & Uri Kranot have worked together for over 20 years. Their celebrated careers have seen them make numerous award-winning shorts, create extraordinary animated VR installations and experiences.

Feature film Nayola

Angola. Three generations of women in a 25-year-long civil war: Lelena, the grandmother, her daughter Nayola and her granddaughter Yara.

Feature film Dozens of Norths

During the 1990s, Koji Yamamura was making films for children, such as Pacusi, Bavel’s Book and Mt. Head, which was nominated for an Oscar for Best Animated Short (2002). Dozens of Norths is his first feature film.

Tonight Shorts for Adults: French Edition

Subversive, shocking, embarrassing and controversial, soak up the Midnight Special experience with the two programmes that bring together some of the craziest short films around!

Presenting Kinotrip’s Best of the World

Together with members of the Kinotrip Film Club, who help put together Season 7 of the Kinotrip film programme – by the youth, for the youth, we have selected the best animated shorts from around the world that speak to young people.

Tonight: Animated Nights LELEE x Miloš Tomić + DJ Vampirella

Lelee, an eager local indie rock / post-punk band that quickly attracted the attention of the region’s alternative public with its clever, exciting indie guitar sound, together with VJ Miloš Tomić at Menza pri koritu tonight.

Presenting: feature film Silver Bird and Rainbow Fish

Silver Bird and Rainbow Fish is an ode to family, memory, reconstruction of family history in the history of China.

A part of Animateka’s programme also available online

For all those who would like to enjoy Animateka from home, all competition programs and the program of shorts from the CEE Animation Talents 2022 region will also be available online this year.

Timon Leder’s exhibition Mouse House: The making of the hand-drawn animation

At the exhibition in the Slovenian Cinematheque in the Silvan Furlan Hall, which will be held from 28.11. on, the creation of the animated film Mouse House by Timon Leder can be viewed.

Animation pitching lab Rise & Shine

We are excited and proud to present our new animation pitching lab aimed at young filmmakers! We have partnered up with CEE Animation and Animafest Zagreb World Festival of Animated Film to prepare a fresh two-part pitching event, Rise & Shine.

Boris Labbé’s exhibition: The Fall, drawings

In Kinodvor Gallery, from the start of Animateka on 28.11., there will be an exhibition of drawings by Boris Labbé, a member of this year’s grand jury and the author of our festival image this year.

Get to Animateka by bus

Again this year, in cooperation with LPP, we are providing free LPP transportation to Animateka for the viewers of Animateka.

The Elephant Goes Green programme is back!

The Elephant Goes Green is a special section for the youngest (9+ years), which uses short animated films to draw attention to a variety of pressing environmental issues.

Opening of Animate the Future exhibition already this Friday!

Already this Friday, November 25, at 5 p.m., an exhibition of posters that come to life in front of us with a layer of augmented reality opens on the Slovenska ploščad in the TAM-TAM Poster Gallery. The competition was prepared in cooperation with the Animated Women initiative and the TAM-TAM Institute.

Focus on French animation – Bonjour Animateka!

In the focus on French animation, which we named Bonjour Animateka!, there is something for everyone; classics of French animation from the past to the present, animations for the youngest, the avant-garde masterpiece Fantastic Planet, the best animations from the La Poudriere animation school, and so much more.

XR@ANIMATEKA exhibition opens on Thursday!

On Thursday at 18 PM, the exhibition of virtual reality XR@ANIMATEKA opens in Cukrarna.

Ticket sale starts today!

From today on, you can buy the tickets for 19th edition of Animateka.

The programme of this year’s AnimatekaPRO is online!

Also at this year’s AnimatekaPRO, there will be a lot of lectures, round tables, conversations with authors, workshops and more. You are welcome to browse the schedule.

Animateka reveals this year’s trailers!

Watch the trailer for Animateka 2022, created by Matej Lavrenčič and Matjaž Moraus Zdešar, based on the artistic design of Boris Labbé, and the trailer for the Elephant at the 19th Animateka, created by the mentors of the Elephant Association, Andreja Goetz, Janja Kosi, Jelena Dragutinović and Lene Lekše with professional help of Milly Yencken.

Film programme of 19th Animateka is revealed!

Check our film programme and choose what talks to you the most! Tickets will be available from 21st November on.

Short workshops for children

At Animateka, you can take part in as many as four different workshops that will introduce you to the art of animated films: Pixilation at Cukrarna, Optical Illusions Play Corner, Puppet Animation Using 3D-printed Armature, Rabbits in Clayland.

Animation Production Workshop with Ana Nedeljković and Nikola Majdak

Animateka invites young people to attend the production workshop, where participants will get to know all the phases of making an animated short: from the very first idea, to working on a storyboard, the animation work itself, and finally to post-production.

Open Call for Entries: “Animate The Future” Outdoor Poster Exhibition

The call for animated posters, which will be presented at the Animate The Future exhibition as part of Animateka’s cooperation with the Animated Women initiative and TAM-TAM Institute is open.

GoCritic!, international workshop of film criticism at 19th Animateka

The GoCritic! international workshop will be held at the Animateka festival for young people over the age of 18 who want to learn film criticism and journalistic writing about animated films.

We are revealing the competition programmes of 19th Animateka!

We reveal the films chosen for our three competition programmes, which will compete for the awards at 19th edition of Animateka.

Open call deadline for Animateka 2022 extended!

Submission deadline for Animateka 2022 is extended until August 15th.

Open Call for 19th Animateka is out!

Up until August 5th you can submit your films for the 19th edition of Animatrka festival, which will take place between November 28th and December 4th 2022.