Open call for the international 'Animafest Scanner V 2018' symposium 

Animafest Zagreb invites all interested professionals and scholars to join the 'Animafest Scanner V 2018' international symposium.

By connecting animation with fields like psychology, sports and new media applications, the symposium Animafest Scanner is again at the frontline of the discourse and the interaction between theoretical and practical approaches. Located at one of the most respected animation film festivals in the world it is a meeting point of many leading artists and professionals.

International film and media scholars are invited to discuss the newest findings in the field of animation studies. During the two-day event, ideas and thoughts will be exchanged with festival guests, filmmakers, organizers of other festivals, producers, professionals, and scholars.

This year´s keynote speaker is the recipient of Animafest Zagreb Award for Outstanding Contributions to Animation Studies for 2018, Paul Wells, UK, one of the leading voices in the modern and contemporary animation studies.

Applications for participation at the symposium are open until 1 March 2018. Symposium date: 05 - 06 June 2018.

Historical trends, numerous points of view and approaches, new findings in the growing field of animation studies and interesting speakers – all this will be available at Animafest Scanner V 2018, whose primary goal is to create a synergy between theoretical and practical animation discourses, which is why it takes place in the context of screenings, exhibitions and other Animafest’s side events.


Animating Horror
Characters in Animation
Animation and Sports
Animation at Large

Terms and conditions of the public call can be found HERE, and you can submit your application HERE

REMINDER: you can submit your short and feature animated films HERE until 1 February 2018!

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