FESTIVALS: The 8th Anifilm Announces Lineup

    The Oddsockeaters by Galina Miklínová The Oddsockeaters by Galina Miklínová

    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