International film submissions are now closed.

Deadline for Cyprus (National) film submissions: May 28th, 2017.

All short animated films completed after January 2016 are eligible to apply via an online application form on

Competition Sections

1. International film Competition (Grand Prix) – Prize: 1,000 euro
2. Children film Competition – Prize: 500 euro
3. National (Cyprus) film Competition – Prize: 500 euro

Countryside Animafest Cyprus, the official Cyprus animation Festival, showcases a selection of the world’s latest productions, focusing on independent, non-commercial films. 

The 16th Countryside Animafest Cyprus will take place from June 24 - June 30, 2017. In addition to the screenings, it will include exhibitions, masterclasses, animation workshops and concerts.

For festival regulations and the online application form please visit:

Looking forward to your submission and participation in the Countryside Animafest Cyprus 2017 !!!