International animation festival SUPERTOON will be held in Šibenik from 27th July to 1st August 2014.
Through displaying recent domestic and international production of short animated movies (movies of up to 30 minutes) and a series of competition and accompanying program, Festival provides a wider view of this artistic expression to adults and children, random visitors and film professionals.
SUPERTOON creates space for direct communication between all interested parties – the authors, producers, journalists, students, providing them with opportunity to gather, exchange ideas and experiences, and provides the possibility of negotiating future cooperation.
International competition program categories:
Short Animated Films
Short-format, non-commisioned animated films or videos.
Films for Children
Animated works produced and distributed specifically for children audience. When a serial is the case, only one episode is eligible.
Animated Music Videos
Official music videos, commissioned animated videos made specifically to promote music pieces.
Commisioned and aplied animation in the field of advertising or promotion.
Animated Title Sequences
Feature films’ official title sequences.
Films and videos are selected via international tender announced on the festival’s website as well as by direct calls to studios and producers. Received works will be selected for the official competition, and the international jury comprising of three members which will chose laureates in all categories.
SUPERTOON’S rich accompanying program includes retrospectives of individual authors, animation studios and schools which goal is to enable visitors to discover or recall work that contributed to the development of animation in our country and the world.
Side programmes have a strong educational role so through a series of events such as interviews with authors, lectures, exhibitions related to animation, animators and animation workshops for children visitors learn about the process of thinking and making films.