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2015 2016

January

Dates Country Festival/conference name
8-17 Australia Flickerfest International Short Film Festival
21-24 India ORBIT LIVE! International Animation Festival

February

Dates Country Festival/conference name
3-14 Japan 19th Japan Media Arts Festival
5-14 Belgium Anima: The international Brussels animation film festival
8-12 UK Animex International Festival of Animation and Computer Games
25-28 Spain Animac: International Animation Film Festival

March

Dates Country Festival/conference name
2-4 France Cartoon Movie 2016
2-6 Austria Tricky Women Animation Festival
3-6 USA GLAS Animation Festival
3-13 Portugal MONSTRA: Lisbon Animated Film Festival
4-13 USA DC Independent Film Festival
9-13 Finland Tampere International Short Film Festival
9-14 Germany Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival
10 UK British Animation Awards
11-19 USA South By Southwest
13-15 USA ANIM8FEST
14-19 France Festival International du Film d’Aubagne
14-20 France 7ème Festival Ciné court animé
15-26 USA Ann Arbor Film Festival
16-20 Netherlands Holland Animation Film Festival
18-19 Ireland Animation Dingle
18-21 Japan Tokyo Anime Award Festival
19-9 Apr UK Puppet Animation Festival
21-23 Germany Cartoon Business 2016
25-27 Japan Anime Japan

April

Dates Country Festival/conference name
1-10 USA Atlanta Film Festival
3-6 France MIPTV
4-7 USA Blue Sky International Animation Festival
4-10 USA Athens International Film + Video Festival
6-10 Netherlands Go Short: International Short Film Festival Nijmegen
7-9 Italy Cartoons on The Bay
8-10 France The European Independent Film Festival
8-17 USA WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival
8-17 USA Florida Film Festival
12-17 Germany Filmfest Dresden: International Short Film Festival
14-18 Romania NexT International Film Festival
21-25 UK Cardiff Independent Film Festival
22-24 Finland Animatricks Animation Festival
25-1 May Portugal Madeira Film Festival
26-1 May Germany Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film
27-2 May China China International Cartoon & Animation Festival

May

Dates Country Festival/conference name
3-5 Czech Republic Visegad Animation Forum
3-8 Czech Republic International Festival of Animated Films ANIFILM
3-8 Italy Future Film Festival
6-8 Switzerland One Minute Film Festival
9-15 Bulgaria The International Animation Film Festival Golden Kuker – Sofia
9-15 USA Northwest Animation Festival
10-15 Chile International Animation Festival Chilemonos
11-22 France Festival de Cannes
26-28 Sweden The Trollywood Animation Festival

June

Dates Country Festival/conference name
6-11 Croatia Animafest Zagreb: World Festival of Animated Film
8-19 Australia Sydney Film Festival
11-19 China Shanghai International Film Festival
13-18 France Annecy International Animated Film Festival
22 Germany Hamburg Animation Award
25-1 Jul Bosnia and Herzegovina NAFF: Neum Animated Film Festival
29-3 Jul Slovakia Fest Anča International Animation Festival

July

Dates Country Festival/conference name
5-7 UK The Children’s Media Conference
6-10 South Korea Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival (SICAF)
18-23 Spain Bridging the Gap Animation Lab
18-23 Cyprus Countryside Animafest Cyprus
24-29 Croatia SUPERTOON International Animation Festival
28-31 USA Animation Block Party
29-31 Italy Animaphix – International Festival of animated Film

August

Dates Country Festival/conference name
15-21 Kosovo Anibar Animation Festival
18-21 Canada Animaze: Montreal International Animation Film Festival
18-22 Japan Hiroshima International Animation Festival
25-28 Finland Turku Animated Film Festival
27-28 USA Rush Process Festival of Handcrafted Animation
29-4 Sep Denmark Odense International Film Festival

September

Dates Country Festival/conference name
1-8 Mexico Shorts Mexico / Mexico International Shorts Film festival
6-11 Switzerland Fantoche International Animation Film Festival
7-11 Bulgaria WFAF: World Festival of Animated Film
10-18 Canada Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF)
13-16 France Cartoon Forum
16-18 Canada Festival Stop Motion Montreal
21-25 Canada Ottawa International Animation Festival
22-27 South Korea Indie-AniFest
26-2 Oct Denmark Viborg Animation Festival – VAF
27-2 Oct Poland Ars Independent Festival

October

Dates Country Festival/conference name
4-8 Serbia Balkanima: European Animated Film Festival
6-9 Spain 3D Wire Fest 
6-15 Switzerland Animatou
7-16 Romania anim’est
8-16 UK BFX
14-23 UK Scotland Loves Animation
19-22 Hungary PRIMANIMA World Festival of First Animations
20-23 Canada SPARK Animation Film Festival
21-23 Italy VIEW Fest
22 USA MIA ANIMATION Festival
22 Ireland Dublin Animation Film Festival
24-28 Italy VIEW Conference
24-30 Trinidad and Tobago Animae Caribe Animation and Digital Media Festival
25-30 Netherlands KLIK! Amsterdam Animation festival
25-6 Nov Brazil Anima Mundi
26-28 United State SoDak Motion
27-30 Slovenia StopTrik International Film Festival
28-3 Nov Armenia ReAnimania Yerevan International Animation Film Festival

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<Last updated: 13rd September 2016>

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