ANIMATION FESTIVAL
19.–22.5.2022

Thank you!

Thank you all audience, guests, jury members, guest speakers, directors, volunteers, sponsors and partners. It was truly great four days of festival and it was delightful to see so many friends of animation in all screenings and masterclass lectures. Now our festival team will enjoy summer and come back on autumn with new plans. Before that, remember that amazing Turku Animated Film Festival will take place in Turku at the end of August. See you there! Read more here.

 

WINNERS OF ANIMATRICKS 2022

Animatricks 2022 got it grand finale on Saturday 21.5. at Bio Rex when this year's best animations were awarded in Award Ceremony. Best Junor Animation -Award was given to Sounds Between the Crowns by Filib Diviak (Czech). The winner was…
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MEET THE JURY

A group of animation professionals go trough the wide selection of animation in competition series and select the most outstanding and surprising animations among them. For the International competition jury members are awarded animation director and animation teacher Heta Jäälinoja…
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Masterclass: Storyboarding

As third Masterclass on Thursday 19.5. we have interesting possibility to hear more about storyboarding. Leena Lecklin has a long career as a storyboard artist, among many in Gigglebug Entertainment's latest Disney series Yellow Yeti. Leena has work in many…
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MASTERCLASS: ROYALS NEXT DOOR

Royals Next Door - the story of a Finnish-Irish co-production Royals Next Door form Finnish Pikkukala Studio is eventful and energetic animation series for children in pre-school and elementary school. Created and directed by one of the founders, Veronica Lassenius,…
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ZINEFEST GOES ANIMATRICKS 21.5.

Do you do animation, comics, illustrations or other art? Animatricks and Helsinki Zine Fest organize a zine market on Saturday 21.5 at 13.00-20.00 at Bio Rex's lobby. Come to sale your art! Comic and animation are two very close and…
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MASTERCLASS: Marko Dješka

Along with short animations, Animatricks offers a wide selection of Masterclasses for animation professionals, and to those who like to know a bit more about the art of animation. First Masterclass we are happy to announce is Animation vs Comics.…
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OFFICIAL SELECTIONS 2022

For this year's festival we received over 700 short animations. We thank you all for your submission.Animatricks strongly disapproves Russian's military activity in Ukraine and we stand with Ukrainian people. How ever we do like the animations our Russian colleagues…
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NEW VISUAL LOOK

Animatricks has a new beautiful look. This year's festival look has been desinged by animation artist Marika Nieminen. Marika's character can be seen on our webpage, social media and in printed material. Later in the spring characters will come alive…
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2021 FESTIVAL MEMORIES

While waiting the spring 2022 and next Animatricks International Animation Festival you can step back to the memory lane of 2021 festival from this link. Animatricks 2021 was held in a challenging situation in May 2021. The whole festival was…
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