Discover the Annecy Festival, the place of reference for animation in the world with the MIFA, the professional appointment for the industry, the Meetings and the MIFA Pitches.
The Festival: the world’s top reference for animation films
Check out the latest animated gems, find out about current and future trends, meet up with your favourite film directors and up-and-coming talents, track down new associates and partners… in the fun and friendly atmosphere of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. There are a number of theatres in and around Annecy screening Festival films from 10 am to 11 pm. Each evening at 10:15 pm, there is also a screening on the giant screen on the Pâquier lawn (free to all).
The International Animation Film Market (MIFA)
Don’t miss the animation industry’s foremost showcase in terms of co-producing, purchasing, selling, financing and distributing animation content for all broadcasting platforms. The MIFA, which celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2015, is held in over 4,300 m² of exhibition space and welcomes over 550 international exhibiting companies. Located at L’Impérial Palace, the exhibitors’ market is open from 8:30 am to 7:30 pm.
Exchanging ideas about all aspects of a film; either how it was made or distributed and talking about the creative, technical or business side of the process. Three types of conferences are offered, along with Masterclasses, Making of sessions, Keynote speeches, Work in Progress and Studio Focus sessions!
MIFA Pitches and MIFA Recruitment
The MIFA Pitches and MIFA Recruitment are exceptional moments of exchange between animation professionals and future talents. These sessions take place on different floors and reception rooms of the Impérial Palace: Ravel A&B (5th floor) for the pitch sessions and the Brasserie (garden level) for the recruitment sessions.
For more info, visit www.annecy.org.