Greece Ionian Contemporary Animation Festival ICONA 2019

ICONA 2019 will take place in Corfu from November 29th to December 1st 2019

Official Website of the ICONA Festival

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.

Submissions
Submission deadline: 20th October 2019
No submission fees!
Submision platform: https://filmfreeway.com/icona

Contests
Category I: Animation Short Films
Category II: Animation Student films

Awards
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

Special Guests
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


News and Announcements

First Ionian Contemporary Animation Festival ICONA 2019 - Official Selection
Posted: 15-11-2019 17:04 | Views: 2961
The first Ionian Contemporary Animation Festival ICONA 2019, organized by the Department of Audio and Visual Arts of the Ionian University within the framework of the CIAK Interreg program under the scientific supervision of Assistant Professor Michalis Panagopoulos, had a great participation with almost 1.000 submissions of movies. Although competition was fierce, the committee's work was successfully completed with a selection of 135 films - 72 short films and 63 student films – from 48 countries.
Ionian Contemporary Animation Festival ICONA 2019. Call for Volunteers
Posted: 15-11-2019 16:55 | Updated: 20-11-2019 16:06 | Views: 1767
Attached files
    Volunteers Application (in greek)
Size: 33 KB :: Type: Word document
The organizing committee of the Ionian Contemporary Animation Festival ICONA 2019 would like to call on all students who so wish to take part in the Festival’s team of volunteers and support the organization, thanks to their own special knowledge and skills. Closing date for applications: November 24th, 2019.
First Ionian Contemporary Animation Festival ICONA 2019 - Great participation of submissions
Posted: 08-11-2019 18:12 | Views: 1938
The first Ionian Contemporary Animation Festival ICONA 2019, organized by the Department of Audio and Visual Arts of the Ionian University (within the framework of the CIAK Intereg program), had a great participation with almost 1.000 submission of movies. 
Ionian Contemporary Animation Festival ICONA 2019
Posted: 20-09-2019 18:23 | Updated: 23-10-2019 19:40 | Views: 4743
Attached files
    ICONA 2019 - Statuses and Rules
Size: 89.55 KB :: Type: PDF document
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.
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Call and Useful Documents

Call for Participants
    Call for Participants [.v1]
Size: 39 KB :: Type: PDF file
Statuses and Rules
    Statuses and Rules [.v4]
Size: 90 KB :: Type: PDF file
Department of Audio & Visual Arts
e-mail: av-ciak@ionio.gr
URL: avarts.ionio.gr