Imaginaria Awards 2017

The International Jury composed by Regina Pessoa (Portogallo, Giannalberto Bendazzi (Italy) and Andrea Martignoni (Italy) has selected the following winners of the 15th edition of Imaginaria: ANIMATED FEATURE  FILM AWARDS Best Animated Feature Film  LOUISE EN HIVER (Le Stagioni di Louise) directed by Jean-François Laguionie (Francia, 2016) ANIMATED SHORT FILM AWARDS Best Animated Short Film NIGHTHAWK directed by Spela Čadez (Slovenia, 2017) ANIMATED SHORT[…]

Imaginaria 2017 – Official selection

Imaginaria Awards 2017 Official Selection CATEGORY: ANIMATED SHORT FILM Hook by Pietro Elisei, 5’59, 2016, Italia  Everything Changes by Paola Luciani, 3’, 2017, Italia Help by Paola luciani, 3’, 2017, Italia Confino by Nico Bonomolo, 11’, 2017, Italia The Ultimate Guide To Inspiration by BLND, 2’46, 2016, Paesi Bassi Au revoir Balthazar by Rafael Sommerhalder,[…]

Masterclass with Igor Imhoff

Hybrid Animation with Igor Imhoff A masterclass where Igor tells us about his artistic and professional career. Possible alternatives to the moving image and visual experimentation. When the concept of animation, often linked to animation film circuits, also moves to other areas: video games, video art and interactive installations. When digital practice blends with craftsmanship and[…]

IAF2017 – Animated Conversations a book of Maria Pia Santillo

Imaginaria 2017 presents the book “Animated Conversations – Interviews with 12 Italian animation film artists” with the presence of the author Maria Pia Santillo. Is there an animation film industry in Italy? Through interviews revealing the exchange with filmmakers, the author Maria Pia Santillo makes us discover a diverse world that combines new technologies and[…]

IAF 2017 – Fantasmagoria a book of Davide Giurlando

“Fantasmagoria”, edited by Marsilio and curated by Davide Giurlando, deepens and explores aesthetics, history and techniques of animation film from the point of view of artists, directors and scholars. At Imaginaria 2017 will be presented the book Fantasmagorie – A century (and beyond) of animated cinema in the presence of the author Davide Giurlando. The[…]

Masterclass and Workshop with Michele Bernardi

Rotoscope Animation _ Workshop on creating animated video clips, conducted by Michele Bernardi, author of shorts, commercials video clips and video clips for contemporary artists such as Le Luci della Centrale Elettrica, Tre Allegri Ragazzi Morti, Punkreas, 24 Grana, Umaan, Prozac, The Zen Circus and others. The professional workshop will be held in the framework[…]

Cartoon d’Or @ Imaginaria 2017

Cartoon D’Or at the 15th Imaginaria festival! Thanks to the collaboration with CARTOON (European Association of Animation Films), it will be possible to attend the screening of the 5 finalists and the winner of the prestigious European prize awarded under the Cartoon D’Or awards.  

Call for Entries – 15th IAFF Imaginaria – International Animated Film Festival

Submit your animated films! The world festival of animated film – IMAGINARIA invites you to submit your films for the 15th edition of the Festival, taking place 22-26 August 2017 in Conversano (Italy). All short and feature animated films completed after 31 December 2015 are eligible to apply via an online application form on Short films (maximum running time 40[…]

Imaginaria Awards 2016

  The International Jury composed by Piotr Kardas (Poland), Elif Nursad (Turkey) and Vito Savino (Italy) has selected the following winners of the 14th edition of Imaginaria: FEATURE  FILM AWARDS Best Animated Feature Film  PSICONAUTAS by Alberto Vázquez e Pedro Rivero dur. 80’, 2015, Spain – V.O.S.I.  – (Apulian Premiere) Honorable Mention – feature film SABOGAL by Juan José Lozano e[…]

Imaginaria 2016 – the programme

OFFICIAL PROGRAMME 2016 Imaginaria – Animation Film Festival – 14th edition August, 23-27, 2016 – Conversano BA ITALY (Flyer PDF : ) Martedì 23 agosto / August, 23, Tuesday  Chiostro di San Benedetto / St. Benedict Cloister h.21.30 Cortometraggi in concorso / Short Film Competition Electrofly by Natalia C. A. Freitas, dur. 2’45, 2015, Germany The Predators of Transylvania[…]

Imaginaria 2016 – Official Selections

Imaginaria 2016 – Official Selections 14th International Animated Films Competition Conversano 23/27 August 2016 Animated Feature Film Category Murderous Tales by Jan Bubeníček, dur. 80’, 2016, Czech Republic/Slovakia – (Anteprima nazionale) Psiconautas by Alberto Vázquez, Pedro Rivero, dur. 80’, 2015, Spagna  – (Anteprima regionale) Sabogal by Juan José Lozano, Sergio Mejia, dur. 106’, 2015 Colombia[…]

Imaginaria Awards 2015

  ANIMATED FEATURE  FILM Best Animated Feature Film  GIOVANNI’S ISLAND by Mizuho Nishikubo, (V.O.S.I.), 102’, Japan, 2014 For the undisputed quality of the writing and the art of animation following the best tradition of the Japanese school, for the ability of inspiration from a historical fact until intermingling between the feelings of the various protagonists, the sweet delicacy,[…]

Imaginaria 2015 – Official Selections

IMAGINARIA – 13th Edition International Competition – Official Selections Conversano, 25-29 August Italy OFFICIAL SELECTIONS – Animated Feature Films LITTLE HOUDINI by Babouche Cedric, (V.O.S.I.), 60’, Francia, 2014 BEYOND BEYOND (Resan till Fjäderkungens Rike) by Esben Toft Jacobsen (V.O.S.I.), 78’, Svezia/Danimarca, 2014 POSSESSED (POS ESO) by SAM, (V.O.S.I.), 82’, Spagna, 2014 GIOVANNI’S ISLAND by Mizuho Nishikubo, (V.O.S.I.), 102’, Giappone, 2014 THE SATELLITE GIRL[…]

Imaginaria Awards 2014

  The jury composed by Alessandro Rak, Emiliano Ponzi, Giuseppe Palumbo has decreed the following winners of the 12th edition of Imaginaria Awards: Best Feature Film  Cheatin’ by  Bill Plympton, Usa, 2013 (76′, without dialogues) For the visionary ability to tell, without dialogues, a sweeping love story using the traditional technique of animation with an unmistakable, fluid,[…]

IAF 2014 – Official Program

MARTEDI 26 AGOSTO Sala Conferenze di San Benedetto h.18.30 – Incontro speciale con Emiliano Ponzi “Professione Illustratore” Cos’è un illustratore? Uno dei più autorevoli esponenti italiani ed internazionali della categoria ci racconta la sua carriera, il suo stile ed il suo universo e come è riuscito a tramutare talento e passione nel suo lavoro. Fra i[…]