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Anima 2025 – Brussels Animation Film Festival

Anima 2025, the Brussels Animation Film Festival, has opened the call for entries to its selection programmes for the 44th edition of the festival.

The Festival offers an official selection with national and international competition of short and feature films, as well as an information section (retrospectives, thematic programmes…).

Anima is a qualifying festival for the Academy Award® for Best Animated Short Film organized by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Anima considers all animated films completed 18 months before the beginning of the Festival. Films can be submitted to the following competition categories:

  • International Professional Short Films
  • International Student Films
  • International Short Films for Children
  • Feature Films
  • Feature Films for Children
  • National Short Films

There are other non-competitive categories available as well.

The 44th edition of the Brussels Animation Film Festival will take place 28 February – 09 March, 2025. In addition to attracting professionals from all over the world, Anima is also a popular and family festival that welcomes more than 40,000 festival-goers every year.

Please visit the official website for further details.

No Entry Fee!

It's free to enter.