Ermoupoli / SYROS
15th International Animation FestivalAnimasyros 2022 International Animation Festival is back for the 15th year, from 20 to 25 September in Syros Island, Greece. This year, the Festival expands its activities for an extra day and as usual is taking place in several locations, sites, and venues on the island, while its rich program will be presented digitally as well through Animasyros official platform.
The artistic program of the Festival is enriched this year with 7 competition sections, special tributes and events, training sessions, international collaborations as well as the Agora, the industry event which offers various networking opportunities which focus on the countries of the East Mediterranean region.
The focus of Animasyros 2022 entitled, The Baltic Animation Way, is dedicated to the animation production of the Baltic States (Estonia, Lithuania & Latvia) aiming to highlight this particular and innovative animation scene that flourishes in these countries.
Agora is organized for the 8th year, launching a new strategic partnership with the renowned NEF Animation. Nouvelles Ecritures pour le Film d'Animation, is a non-profit association dedicated to the research and creation of animated films. The collaboration with NEF Animation as well as the presentations, the roundtables, the seminars and the networking meetings organized by the Agora this year, will offer the opportunity to the international public that is professionally engaged in the art of animation to expand its network, promote its work, meet with key industry professionals, discover the international community and get in touch with the tendencies and artists of the future!
Moreover, Animasyros 2022 media literacy programmes aim to familiarize children, adolescents, young professionals, persons with disabilities, as well as the elderly with the basic principles of animation and to cultivate their free artistic expression. The educational workshops of Animasyros 2022 are inspired from basic human values such as Solidarity and Acceptance.
Finally, as each year, Animasyros hosts parallel activities and social events, which will take in various locations around the island.
From Tuesday 20/09/2022 to Sunday 25/09/2022