FESTIVALS: The 14th Anim’est to Host VR Competition


    BUCHAREST: At its 14th edition the Anim’est International Animation Film Festival will launch for a first time in Romania a competition for VR animated films. The festival will be held this year from 4 to 13 October.

    The deadline for applications for all the competitive sections of the festival (feature films, international short films, student films, videoclips, Romanian short films, short films for children and VR animated films) is closed. Approximately 1,230 films have been submitted.

    In 2017 Anim’est has been awarded the status of Oscar qualifying film festival, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Anim’est is the first festival in Romania to receive such a distinction and it also the Ambassador in Romania of the European Animation Awards – the Emile Awards.