25 - 29 OCTOBER 2018


October 28, the International Animation Day (IAD) was established by ASIFA International - The International Association of Animation (CICT/UNESCO) as the main global event to celebrate Animation. 

The celebration is observed in more than 40 different countries with a variety of events such as workshops, seminars, presentations and film screenings selected from National Film Collections and International Animation Festivals.

For the seventh year ASIFA Cyprus and Animafest Cyprus bring to you a series of events celebrating the International Animation Day across Cyprus. 

These events are scheduled to take place between the 25th - 29th of October. The celebrations will include a variety of film screenings of independent animation from across the globe as well as discussion panels on the art of animation.

October 25th is kickstarting the events with a tribute to Cypriot animation and creators. The event will take place at Cine Studio of University of Nicosia in collaboration with the Design and Multimedia department of the University. The event will showcase a selection of Cypriot animated short films followed by brief presentations from the creators of the films and ending with a Q & A. 

More information regarding the international animation screenings, as well as the complete schedule of the events across Cyprus, are to be announced shortly on the social media pages of ASIFA Cyprus and Animafest Cyprus as well as the official Animafest Cyprus website

Institutional Sponsor: Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture