Greece Ionian Contemporary Animation Festival ICONA 2019
ICONA 2019 will take place in Corfu from November 29th to December 1st 2019
The aim of the first Ionian Contemporary Animation Festival ICONA 2019, which is organized by the Department of Audio and Visual Arts of the Ionian University (within the framework of the CIAK Intereg program) is to present the best from the field of animation from all around the world. The festival also aims to preserve and help develop the cultural heritage of short animated film, contribute to creation of new films, provide ground for potential international co-productions and encourage dialogue between professionals, filmmakers and the public.
Submission deadline: 20th October 2019
No submission fees!
Submision platform: https://filmfreeway.com/icona
Category I: Animation Short Films
Category II: Animation Student films
a) The Award for the Best Animation Short Film comes with a financial prize of 1.000 EUR.
b) The Award for the Best Animation Student Film comes with a financial prize of 500 EUR.
c) The Audience Award for the Best Animation Short Film
d) The Audience Award for the Best Animation Student Film
e) Two Honorary Distinctions in Category I
f) Two Honorary Distinctions in Category II
We would like to thank our special guests who contributed to ICONA Festival in various ways including production, presentations and membership to committees.
Anastassia Dimitra, Director of ASIFA Hellas
Vassilis Karamitsanis, Direcotr of Animasyros
Francesco Kiais, Animator
Panagiotis Kyriakoulakos, Assistant Professor, University of the Aegean
Eleni Mouri, Associate Professor, University of West Attica
Spyros Papadopoulos, Professor, University of Thessaly
Maria Psicha, Educational Animator
Markos Sfetsas, Animator