ANIMAFEST CYPRUS—JUNIOR EDITION 2018
14-17 MARCH 2018, MELINA MERKOURI HALL, NICOSIA
Organised by Views of the World Festival
Cultural Services of the Ministry of Culture and Education of the Republic of Cyprus
ASIFA CYPRUS Association International du film d’ Animation / UNESCO CICT
Ministry of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media of the Republic of Greece
Audience award sponsor
Bank of Cyprus
Under the Auspices of the Municipality of Nicosia
WEDNESDAY 14 MARCH
16:00 – 19:45: Marathon screening of Animated children’s films. Award-winning films from around the world will be shown continually on a big screen. Free entrance.
16:00 – 16:45: International Panorama 1
17:00 – 17:45: International Panorama 2
18:00 – 18:45: International Panorama 3
19:00 – 19:45: International Panorama 4
An exhibition of pre-production drawings by Cypriot artists who have been distinsguished in the context of Countryside Animafest Cyprus in recent years will be held the same space.
THURSDAY 15 MARCH
9:00 – 12:00 Film screening and Animation workshop for primary school students.
16:00 – 17:45 Marathon screening of Animated children’s films. Award-winning films from around the world will be screened continually on a big screen. Free entrance.
16:00 – 16:45: International competition section 1
17:00 – 17:45: International panorama 1
18:00- 21:30 Animated Stories—A workshop for students and professionals by distinguished Cypriot animator Katerina Pandela on Character Design.
18:00 – 21:30 Animated Stories – A workshop for students and professionals by distinguished Cypriot animator Andreas Rossides on 3D Modeing.
Exhibition of pre-production drawings by Cypriot artists continues.
SATURDAY 17 MARCH
Marathon Screenings of Animated children’s films and presentations by directors. Award-winning films from around the world will be shown on the big screen. Free entrance.
10:00 – 10:45: International Competition section 1
10:45 – 11:00: Q&A with Greek director Effie Pappa (creator of film ‘The Little Elephant’)
11:15 – 12:00: International Panorama 3
12:15 – 13:00: Presentation by Cypriot creator of animated films Spyros Demetriades: ‘How to create a hand-made animated film with cut out animation and how to re-create using digital technology (2D cut-out animation)
16:00 – 16:45: International Competition 2
16:45 – 17:00: Q & A with Greek director Yiannis Ziogas (creator of film Ethnophobia)
17:15 – 18:00: International Panorama 4
18:15 Announcement of the best Animated children’s films as selected by the audience, both children and adults, during the screenings. The awards are sponsored by the Bank of Cyprus.
18:30: Presentation of workshop results by Andreas Rossides and Katerina Pandela