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Animation du Monde Label

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  1. Support "without borders"
  2. Projects came in from
  3. Pixelatl and Animation du Monde Present: ShortWay
  4. CEE Animation Forum and Animation du Monde


Marvel at the Animation du Monde labelled projects, extraordinary little gems that will seduce you with their authentic stories, their unique hand, or their authors’ fearlessness and merit.
A label that wants to be inclusive so that animation has no boundaries!

Check out the 2022 selected projects

Check out the 2022 Mifa Pitches Prizewinners

Support without borders

Since 2015, dozens of territories (South Africa, Georgia, Lebanon, Thailand, Equator, Armenia, Cameroon, etc.) were supported by the Mifa teams to conduct on-site workshops, develop local projects, and give them visibility at Annecy.

The primary drive has always been to provide opportunities to authors, but also to meet the men and women on-site who could be tomorrow’s inspiration. Supported by institutions, festivals, or local collectives, by the Instituts français and Alliances françaises, the actions have been consistently successful and remain among the Mifa teams’ flagship missions.

The Animation du Monde label can be obtained through these workshops, but also as self-nomination, offered by the AGrAF, as readers guarantee that emerging territories are represented in each of the categories.

Pixelatl and Animation du Monde Present: ShortWay

ShortWay is a call for animation short film projects from Latin America.

Latin America is growing fast as a region full of unique talent and stories. Pixelatl and Annecy are working together to showcase, inspire, and prepare a new generation of storytellers in the field of animation.

Pixelatl and the Annecy Festival launched their 2nd annual call for projects and received over 275 projects from all over Latin America. 11 projects were selected to attend a 5-day online bootcamp hosted and sponsored by Ciudad Creativa Digital Jalisco, in order to meet with international experts such as Caroline Attia (France), Ivan Zuber (Germany), Michael Wakelam (England), Géraldine Baché (France), Gabriel Pichardo (Mexico), and local mentors that also provided feedback to each of these projects. It also included a discussion panel with the Oscar-nominated animation directors from the Best short animated film category.

This intense bootcamp was designed to help the artists continue developing their projects, networks, and collaborations so that their films are ready to be produced. In partnership with La Liga (Premios Quirino, Ventana Sur and Pixelatl), two of these projects were selected to participate at the Mifa and one of them will also participate in the Ciclic Animation residency.

The winners are:

  • Winner: Steps to Fly, by Nicolás Conté, Argentina
  • Jury Special Distinction: Where is My Espresso?, by Sebastián Garcia, Felipe Rodriguez, Colombia.
  • La Liga Prize: Where is My Espresso?, by Sebastián Garcia, Felipe Rodriguez, Colombia.
  • La Liga Special Distinction: Trick or beat, by Fernando Rendón, Mexico.


CEE Animation Forum and Animation du Monde

For this first collaboration between the CEE Animation Forum and the Mifa, the partnership was built on the desire to showcase animated projects from European low production capacity countries at the Animation du Monde Mifa Pitch sessions.

The CEE Animation Workshop is the only Creative Europe MEDIA-supported training activity especially tailored to the needs of animation producers and their creative teams from low production capacity countries who have projects in development. With its holistic approach, the CEE Animation Workshop accompanies a project over the course of one year, from its early stages to a fully developed project ready to access the international market for financing, to increase visibility and get ready to enter international markets, coproduction and distribution deals.

With this collaboration between the Mifa and CEE Animation, we would like to bring into focus one animated project from Central and Eastern Europe, a region with a long tradition of animation and an area of emerging artists and rich cultural and historical diversity.

As part of the training and project development programme provided by the CEE Animation Workshop, the project will be supported by the expertise and know-how of internationally acclaimed tutors to achieve the best level of development and get ready for the preproduction by the end of the year.

The animated short film in development, Balconada, has been invited to this year's edition of the Animation du Monde competition:

  • Balconada by studio Compote Collective (Bulgaria)
    Vessela Dantcheva (producer), Iva Tokmakchieva (scriptwriter), Kamelia Tavitian (associated producer)