- 11/08/2017 - Sarajevo Film Festival, Sarajewo
- 14/08/2017 - Anibar Animation Festival, Peja
- 19/08/2017 - The Norwegian International Filmfestival / "Cinemagi", Haugesund
- 28/08/2017 - Odense International Film Festival, Odense
- 05/09/2017 - Fantoche International Animation Film Festival, Baden
- 07/09/2017 - Riga International Film Festival, Riga
- 07/09/2017 - Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF-Kids-Section, Toronto
- 23/09/2017 - The Kids Film Festival, Wroclaw
- 25/09/2017 - Schlingel – International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience, Chemnitz
- 26/09/2017 - Kratka Forma – International Short Film Festival, Gornji Milanovac
- 28/09/2017 - Buster - Copenhagen International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Copenhagen
- 28/09/2017 - MilanoFilmFestival, Milano
- 01/10/2017 - Carrousel International du Film – Festival international de cinéma jeunesse de Rimouski, Rimouski, Canada
- 01/10/2017 - International Vilnius Film Festival for Children and Youth, Vilnius, Kaunas, Siauliai, Klaipeda, Penevezys, Varena
- 01/10/2017 - Lucas – Int. Festival für junge Filmfans, Frankfurt/M.
- 04/10/2017 - Beirut International Film Festival, Beirut
- 04/10/2017 - London International Film Festival, London
- 06/10/2017 - Cinemagic - International Film & Television Festival for Children and Young People, Belfast, Northern Ireland
- 06/10/2017 - Filmfest Hamburg, Children's and Youth Film Festival "Michel", Hamburg
- 08/10/2017 - Kinderfilmtage im Ruhrgebiet; Essen, Mülheim, Oberhausen, Essen, Mülheim, Oberhausen
International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival Varaždin
30/05/2017 - 04/06/2017 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Rhythm: annual, next Festival afterwards (probably): Spring 2018
Competitive Original Children's Film Festival
Director/s: Selec, Hrvoje (Executive Director
Deadline for film entries: 31/01/2017 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Programs: Animations, Films made by Young Filmmakers, Workshop for Young Filmmakers
Number of films (app.): 185
Festival's guests: Directors
Festival's recognition: regional
Media coverage: regional
Special Events: Competition of animated films made BY children.
Notes/description: "We have founded VAFI – International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival in desire to make Varaždin and Croatia a place where children and youth, professionals, our guests and all animation lovers will be able to exchange their experience and make new friendships beyond their own states; a place where children and young people will enjoy films; where they will learn and associate at the same time. Festival have three main categories: MINI (made by children to 10 years), MIDI (made by children from 11 to 14 years) and MAXI (made by youth from 15 to 18 years). "
From 2014 on VAFI is not only an international film festival for animated films MADE BY children and youth, but also a film festival for animated films MADE FOR childen and youth which will be competitive.
Films can be submitted in two competitive sections:
VAFI JUNIOR (for young authors)
VAFI SENIOR (for adult authors who makes animated films for children and youth).
This festival is a member of ECFA
P. P. 5
Phone: ++385-91 798 0858