AnimatekaPRO Pitch selection revealed!


6 projects in development have been chosen to take part in this year’s AnimatekaPRO Pitch training and competition for short animated films from the ex-Yugoslavian region.


Here they are:


Afterparty in Postparadise, Ana Nedeljković, Nikola Majdak (Bas Celik), Serbia

P. Lovecraft – The Hound, Mihajlo Dragaš, Milan Milosavljević (Vorky Team), Serbia

Lament, Miloš Djudrjević, Nemanja Gavrilović (Talesgate), Serbia

No One Ever Looked At Elephants As You Do, Sandra Jovanovska, Miha Černec (Staragra), Slovenia

Pandy show, Maida Srabović, Vedran Štefan, Janja Pilić (Tetrabot), Croatia

The Girl Who Was Not Afraid Of Bears, Lea Vučko, Izar Lunaček, Maja Zupanc (Invida), Slovenia




The pitching will take place at the 18th edition of the Animateka International Animated Film Festival (29 November-5 December 2021).


We are proud to announce that the training and preparation will be led by expert tutor Anna Vašova (producer, 13ka, CZ), to discuss and/or fine-tune the strengths and weaknesses of the projects as well as best pitching strategies.


Members of our excellent jury will assess the projects and give them feedback for their further development. We are proud to announce that the members of AnimatekaPRO Pitch 2021 jury are Luce Grosjean (MIYU, FR), Martina Meštrović (Kreativni sindikat, HR) and Kolja Saksida (ZVVIKS. SI).


Two members of the winning project will receive an invitation to attend the CEE Animation Forum 2022 with travel costs and accommodation covered (not a direct selection).


The organizer of the AnimatekaPRO Pitch 2021 is Animateka in partnership with CEE Animation Forum and in collaboration with the Slovene Animated Film Association.