TREBON: A total of 132 films were selected for the five competitive sections of the 8th edition of Anifilm International Animated Film Festival set to take place in Trebon from 2 to 7 May 2017.
The festival organises the following international competitions: long animated feature films for grown-ups and children respectively, short films, student films, music videos and abstract and non-narrative animation.
European films dominate the competition of long animated films. Thirty-five short animated films will compete, including films made by students of Prague's Film Academy (FAMU), the Tomas Bata University in Zlin and the University of West Bohemia.
The guest list includes Australian animator Adam Elliot.
International Competition of Long Animated Films for Grown-ups:
Ethel and Ernest (United Kingdom, France)Directed by Roger Mainwood
Louise by the Shore / Louise en Hiver (France, Canada)Directed by Jean-François Laguionie
My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (USA)Directed by Dash Shaw
Nerdland (USA)Directed by Chris Prynoski
The Red Turtle / La Tortue Rouge (France, Belgium, Japan)Directed by Michael Dudok de Wit
International Competition of Long Animated Films for Children:
My Life as Zucchini / Ma vie de courgette (Switzerland, France)Directed by Claude Barras
Molly Monster (Germany, Switzerland, Sweden)Directed by Ted Sieger
The Girl without Hands / La jeune fille sans mains (France)Directed by Sébastien Laudenbach
The Oddsockeaters / Lichožrouti (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia)Directed by Galina Miklínová Produced by T.H.A.Coproduced by Česká televize, PubRes, Alkay Animation Prague, Filmosaurus Rex