28 February - 09 March 2025 D-228


Film submission



30 September 2024:
End of our Call for entries
6th December 2024:
Announcement of the official short film selection
4th February 2025:
Announcement of the official feature film selection
Announcement of the programme and start of the pre-sales
Submit your films now for Anima 2025!

Anima, the Brussels International Animation Film Festival, will take place from 28 February to 9 March 2025 and will celebrate its 44th edition. In addition to attracting professionals from all over the world, Anima is also a popular and family festival that welcomes more than 40,000 festival-goers every year.

Submit your films for free before 30 September 2024 via our online form.


Anima considers all films completed after June 2023 and belonging to the following categories as eligible for competition:

  • Feature Films
  • Feature Films for Children
  • International Professional Short Films
  • International Student Films
  • International Short Films for Children
  • National Short Films

Anima is a qualifying festival for the ACADEMY AWARD® for Best Animated Short Film and awards a wide range of international animated films. Find here the price list from 4 February 2025.

The directors/producers of the selected films will be notified by email personally. After selection, please send all additional documents (dialogues/subtitles/press kit/biography/director's filmography) by email to selection@folioscope.be.

For the fourth year in a row, the winners in the main competition categories will receive, in addition to the cash prizes, an Anima trophy: a Uō, a unique piece designed by the artist Peggy Boursin.


For any questions regarding the submission of your film, please contact selection@folioscope.be

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