Animafest Scanner VI 2019 - Call for Papers


Symposium for contemporary animation studies at the World Festival of Animated Film Animafest Zagreb

4–5 June 2019

With the aim of creating synergy between theoretical and practical discourse among filmmakers and scholars, the sixth Animafest Scanner VI 2019 international symposium takes place 4 and 5 June 2019, and international film and media researchers are invited to present the latest findings in the field of animation.
This year´s keynote speaker is the recipient of 2019 Animafest Zagreb Award for Outstanding Contributions to Animation Studies, Jayne Pilling, a versatile scholar, educator and animation promoter.

Historical trends, numerous points of view and approaches, new findings in the growing field of animation studies and interesting speakers – all this will be available at Animafest Scanner 2019, whose primary goal is to create a synergy between theoretical and practical animation discourses, which is why it takes place in the context of screenings, exhibitions and other Animafest’s side events. We are inviting you to submit your papers and join other renowned speakers! Looking forward to your applications!


–  Animation in History
– Animation and Fine Arts
– Animation and Virtual reality
– Animation and Education

Organizers: World Festival of Animated Film Animafest Zagreb, ASIFA Austria

Submission Requirements
Submit an abstract for a twenty-minute theoretical or historical presentations held in English.
Presentations must be thematically related to this year’s symposium topics.
For each proposal the applicant is required to fill out a separate online entry form. Only correctly filled out forms will be accepted, entry forms are available here.

Submission deadline is 1 March 2019.

Terms and conditions of the public call can be found HERE, and you can submit your application HERE.