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Annecy 2012

Over 7,000 visitors were present to take part in the success of this year’s event.

Festival (from 4th to 9th June 2012)

There were 223 films in the official selection for the juries to choose the winning films from!

The Between Frames programme gave festival-goers the chance to discover Making of sessions, talk with directors of short films and features in competition, and find out what goes on behind the scenes of films in production with the Work in Progress.

Check out the videos for the Shorts and Breakfast and Features at Noon sessions.
The open-air screenings included such films as Despicable Me, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Disney) and A Monster in Paris.

International Animation Film Market (from 6th to 8th June 2012)

The Mifa had a rich programme this year, which gathered together 2,500 accredited delegates and 470 exhibiting companies, while some new ideas and spaces also gave the event added momentum. Check them out:

Conferences (from 5th to 8th June 2012)

Over 900 people attended the 6 conferences. Check out:

Creative Focus (from 5th to 8th June 2012)

20 recruitment sessions, 25 projects presented, 12 prizes awarded at the Creative Focus in 2012.
Call for Projects, check out

Find out about the different prizes awarded to the winning projects and the Call for Projects partners.

Get some info on the Canal France International/Creative Focus workshop: focus on African animation.

Find out which studios recruited in 2012.
Check out the programme of meetings for 2012.


320 journalists were in Annecy to cover the Event.
Check out the press publications, the photos of prizewinning films in the photo library and the press review.

In pictures

Check out all the videos (atmosphere 2012, partners trailer, interviews, Features at Noon and Shorts and Breakfast sessions, Gobelins openers) and general photos from Annecy 2012.

The team

Thanks to 393 people including 33 full-time staff members, 76 part-time, 40 trainees and 244 voluntees that the Festival and Market were a resounding success!
Discover the team