9th İstanbul Animation Festival is going to happen in November 2014.

Who Can Apply?

Everybody can apply. Only films completed after 1st of January 2011 will be accepted.


IAF Grand Prize: The best blended short film about story and animation technic.
Feature Film: Animation film longer than 40 min.
Turk Short: Best short film made by Turk animator or animators.
Student Film: Animation short film made by student.
First Film: Animation short film made by a person's first experience.
Music Video: Music video which includes one or more animation technic.

Application deadline

Application deadline: 5th of September 2014 Friday until 18:00.
Announce date of accepted films: 6th of October Monday.
Film which recieve us after deadline, aren't accepted by festival commitee.


  • There is no application fee.
  • Entry form is had to fill completely and sent with film copy.
  • One entry form is had to fill for every film.
  • Sending cost is paid by competitor.
  • Attendance can join with any number of product. Separate attendances should be made for each product.


  • The product that takes place in the competition must belong to attended person or group. If it's proved that the product doesn't belong to attended person or group it will be disqualified automatically.
  • It is free to use film materials like film, video, photograph.
  • Any visual effect and animation technic can be used. Any technics like 2D cartoon animation, computer aided 3D animation, stop motion animation and/or any optic, chemical, physical, digital interferences on the visual product can be made.
  • The product can either include a certain story, characters, dialogs or not. Aesthetic and style can be chosen freely.
  • IAF has right to show on television, theater, internet, etc. for publicity purposes, up to 10% of the running time of film.

How to Win?

  • There will be a pre-elimination to see if the product is appropriate to the competition conditions.
  • Pre selection results will announce in 6th of October on Monday.
  • The winners will be chosen by a jury but won't be announced until the ceramony.
  • Awards are described in category section.
  • If jury think no prize worthy film, jury can don't make to award.
  • If jury want, can make to a special jury award.

Application Address

Contact Person: Efe Efeoğlu
PK.179 Beyoğlu İstanbul Turkey
Ergenekon Mah. Cumhuriyet Cad. Hastane Çıkmazı Sk. No:199/1B Harbiye İstanbul Turkey

İstanbul Animation Festival Contact

Address: Ergenekon Mah. Cumhuriyet Cad. Hastane Çıkmazı Sk. No:199/1B Harbiye İstanbul Turkey
Phone: +90 212 325 58 75
Mobile: +90 533 346 86 89