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Annecy Festival Reveals Short Film and Student Film Selection


We're still a few months away from this year's edition of the world's largest animation festival. The Annecy International Animation Festival every year sees the cream of the global animation industry and its most enthusiastic fans descend on the picturesque French town. This year's event runs from June 9- 15, and this year will highlight Portuguese animation. Throughout March and April, the festival is revealing its official selection for this year. More than 2,600 films were submitted, representing a hundred countries. The Short films and Graduation (student) films have already been announced. The TV Films, VR Works and Feature Film selections will be revealed in April.

The official selection can be found below. The selection was made by a selection committee including artistic director Marcel Jean along with the  Festival’s Films & Programme Planning team, Laurent Million, Yves Nougarède and Sébastien Sperer and this year's jury which includes Cécile Giraud, Marie-Pauline Mollaret, Maud Ahmadnia, Gala Frecon and Isabelle Vanini.

Official Short Films


Directed By: Mario Radev

Country: United Kingdom


Directed By: Shiva Sadegh Asadi

Country: Iran

Beautiful Men

Directed By: Nicolas Keppens

Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands


Directed By: Yumi Joung

Country: South Korea

Dar Saaye Sarv

Directed By: Hossein Molayemi, Shirin Sohani

Country: Iran

Drizzle In Johnson

Directed By: Ivan Li

Country: Canada

Etorriko Da (Eta Zure Begiak Izango Ditu)

Directed By: Izibene Oñederra

Country: Spain

Flower Show

Directed By: Elli Vuorinen

Country: Finland

Free The Chickens

Directed By: Matus Vizar

Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic

Gina Kamentsky's Pinocchio In 70mm

Directed By: Gina Kamentsky

Country: USA


Directed By: Jan Saska

Country: Czech Republic, France, Slovakia, Bosnia And Herzegovina

In Perpetuum

Directed By: Birute Sodeikaite

Country: Canada


Directed By: Izabela Plucinska

Country: Poland, Germany, Czech Republic


Directed By: Marie Vieillevie

Country: France

Kanskje Det Var Elefanter

Directed By: Torill Kove

Country: Norway, Canada


Directed By: Akihito Izuhara

Country: Japan

La Voix Des Sirènes

Directed By: Gianluigi Toccafondo

Country: France, Italy

Le Tableau

Directed By: Michèle Lemieux

Country: Canada

Margarethe 89

Directed By: Lucas Malbrun

Country: France

Misérable Miracle

Directed By: Ryo Orikasa

Country: France, Canada, Japan

Mont Noir

Directed By: Jean-Baptiste Peltier, Erika Haglund

Country: France, Portugal

Moral Support

Directed By: Vuk Jevremovic

Country: Germany, Croatia


Directed By: Florence Miailhe

Country: France


Directed By: Alexandra Ramires, Laura Gonçalves

Country: Portugal, France

Plus Douce Est La Nuit

Directed By: Fabienne Wagenaar

Country: France

Portret Konia

Directed By: Witold Giersz

Country: Poland

Preoperational Model

Directed By: Philip Ullman

Country: Netherlands

Retour À Hairy Hill

Directed By: Daniel Gies

Country: Canada

Shoes And Hooves

Directed By: Viktória Traub

Country: Hungary

Tennis, Oranges

Directed By: Sean Pecknold

Country: USA

The Car That Came Back From The Sea

Directed By: Jadwiga Kowalska

Country: Switzerland

Off Limits Short Films In Competition

Albums De Familles

Directed By: Moïa Jobin-Paré

Country: Canada


Directed By: Patrick Bokanowski

Country: France

Corpus And The Wandering

Directed By: Jo Roy

Country: Canada


Directed By: Dale Zhou, Hongxiang Zhou

Country: USA

Das Große Baumstück

Directed By: Claudia Larcher

Country: Austria

Data Flesh

Directed By: Felipe Elgueta

Country: Chile

Glass House

Directed By: Boris Labbé

Country: France

Grain Cloud Atmosphere

Directed By: Martin Moolhuijsen

Country: Italy


Directed By: Martin Schmidt

Country: Germany

Mémoire Entropique

Directed By: Nicolas Brault

Country: Canada


Directed By: Max Hattler

Country: Hong Kong

Ombres Acoustiques

Directed By: Patrick Bergeron

Country: Canada

Perspectives Short Films In Competition

A Menina E O Pote

Directed By: Valentina Homem

Country: Brazil

El Cambio De Rueda

Directed By: Begoña Arostegui

Country: Spain

Elene Dariani

Directed By: Elene Tavadze

Country: Georgia


Directed By: Cynthia Calvi

Country: France


Directed By: Yasmin Moll

Country: Egypt

Hey Dad

Directed By: Wei Fan Wang

Country: Taiwan

I Died In Irpin

Directed By: Anastasiia Falileieva

Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine

It Shouldn't Rain Tomorrow

Directed By: Maria Trigo Teixeira

Country: Portugal, Germany

Last Night

Directed By: Peter Oti Asamoah

Country: Ghana


Directed By: Thanut Rujitanont

Country: Thailand

Pie Dan Lo

Directed By: Kim Yip Tong

Country: Mauritius, France

Silent Panorama

Directed By: Nicolas Piret

Country: Belgium

The Meatseller

Directed By: Margherita Giusti

Country: Italy

The Wild-Tempered Clavier

Directed By: Anna Samo

Country: Germany

This Is A Story Without A Plan

Directed By: Cassie Shao

Country: USA


Directed By: Yiannis Christoforou

Country: Greece, Cyprus

Young Audience Films In Competition


Directed By: Julie Daravan Chea

Country: France

Ahoj Leto

Directed By: Martin Smatana, Veronika Zacharová

Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, France


Directed By: Anirban Paul

Country: India

Beurk !

Directed By: Loïc Espuche

Country: France

La Boulangerie De Boris

Directed By: Masa Avramovic

Country: France, Switzerland, Croatia

Tête En L'air

Directed By: Rémi Durin

Country: France


Directed By: Veronica Solomon

Country: Germany

Wing It!

Directed By: Rik Schutte

Country: Netherlands

Graduation Films In Competition

7 Missing

Directed By: Yuval Katz

Country: Israel


Directed By: José Prats

Country: United Kingdom

Apartment 203

Directed By: Mariana Moreno Bernal, Eduardo Poiré Couto

Country: Mexico

Ardent Other

Directed By: Alice Brygo

Country: France

Between You And Me

Directed By: Cameron Kletke

Country: Canada


Directed By: Daniel Sterlin-Altman

Country: Germany


Directed By: Lucas Ferrer

Country: France

Crow Man

Directed By: Yohann Abdelnour

Country: Lebanon


Directed By: Robinson Drossos

Country: France

Echoes Of Grief

Directed By: Verena Repar

Country: Austria

Frite Sans Maillot

Directed By: Matteo Salanave

Country: France

Girls' Hair

Directed By: Klara Thafvelin

Country: Sweden

Hic Svnt Dracones

Directed By: Justin Fayard

Country: France


Directed By: Paris Baillie

Country: USA

I Wanna Be A Statue

Directed By: Harvey Auerbach-Dunn

Country: United Kingdom

Is This Now The Time I Should Let You Go?

Directed By: Yi-Chin Tsai

Country: Finland, Taiwan, Belgium, Portugal


Directed By: Govinda Sao

Country: India

Mary: Through Glass

Directed By: Wyatt Carson

Country: USA

Minus Plus Multiply

Directed By: Chu-Chieh Lee

Country: United Kingdom

Moving Mountains

Directed By: Jessica Poon

Country: Germany


Directed By: Ada Napiórkowski

Country: Estonia


Directed By: Pola Kazak

Country: Czech Republic

Pres Strepy

Directed By: Natálie Durchánková

Country: Czech Republic

Prozori S Južne Strane

Directed By: Eugen Bilankov

Country: Croatia

Pubert Jimbob

Directed By: Quirijn Dees

Country: Belgium


Directed By: Lindong Chen

Country: Japan

Sangre Petrolera

Directed By: Alejandro Jiménez Mora

Country: Costa Rica

Searching For The 5th Direction

Directed By: Schüpbach Matthias

Country: Switzerland

Ser Semilla

Directed By: Julia Granillo Tostado

Country: Portugal, Belgium, Finland, Mexico

Sheep Out

Directed By: Zofia Klamka

Country: Poland


Directed By: Jagoda Czarnowska

Country: Poland

Tabac Froid

Directed By: Arthur Jamain

Country: France

The Bubby Bear Show

Directed By: Thavin Vongpatanasin

Country: USA

The Last Visit

Directed By: Warutkomain Keawalee

Country: Estonia

The Monster

Directed By: Ruby Yang, Bomin Kim

Country: South Korea

The Time Botanist

Directed By: Glenn Paul-Parvenu

Country: France

To The Brink

Directed By: Hugo Docking

Country: United Kingdom


Directed By: Ross Malo

Country: Ireland


Directed By: Masataka Kihara

Country: Japan

You Are The Truck And I Am The Deer

Directed By: Max Ferguson

Country: Belgium