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The awards of 18th Animateka!

Yesterday, at the closing ceremony, the awards of the 18th Animateka were presented. You can catch the winning films today at 7 pm in Kinodvor or on our Animateka Extended VOD.


T-Shirts, Hoodies, Totes, Socks, Badges await in our webshop and the festival boutique in Kinodvor.

Feature film My Sunny Maad

Today and on Sunday, you can watch the brilliant feature film My Sunny Maad by Czech animator Michaela Pavlatova, which tells the story of women in the Afghan post-Taliban period.

Animated women exhibition on the streets of Ljubljana!

Part of the exhibition Animated Women can also be found on TAM-TAM posters on the streets of Ljubljana.

The winnning project of AnimatekaPro Pitch 2021 competition revealed!

The fifth edition of Animateka PRO Pitch took place on 30 November as part of the 18th International Animated Film Festival Animateka (29 November – 5 December 2021).


We present you the feature film Josep, which is already on the program today! A tale of February 1939, when Spanish Republicans flee to France from Franco’s dictatorship.

18th Animateka starts today!

The opening of the Slon family program will take place today at 5 pm, and the central opening of the festival will take place at 8 pm! Theexhibition by Igor Hofbauer, Mr. Morgen and the VR / 360 ° exhibition will both also open today.

CEE Animation at 18th Animateka

This year, too, Animateka is collaborating with CEE Animation in several ways: from AnimatekaPRO Pitch, to events at AnimatekaPRO, to the CEE Animation Talents 2021 film program!

Animated documentaries at 18th Animateka

This year, too, we traditionally continue to present everything new in the field of animated documentaries.

Presenting Kinotrip’s Best of the World

Best animated shorts as selected by youngsters, in collaboration with Kinotrip Film Club.


One of the main threads of this year’s festival is female creators. Therefore, as part of the retrospective, we focus on the concept of “her story”.

AV event: LELEE x Miloš Tomić – CANCELLED

Lelle are joining forces with Miloš Tomić, who will take care of the visuals accompanying their concert.

Animated women exhibition with animations for adults!

In line with the coming of age celebrated by Animateka this year, the Animated Women exhibition this time brings short animations for adults.

Exhibitions of comics and prints: Igor Hofbauer

We invite you to the exhibition of the Zagreb artist Igor Hofbauer, our resident artist this year and one of this year’s jurors.

Ticket sales start today!

Ticket sales for this year’s Animateka officially start today – you will be able to watch the programme live in cinemas, and a selection of it, including the competition programmes, also online!

Virtual reality 360° exhibition

The 4th traditional showcase of the latest original works that bring together the worlds of animation, computer games, and virtual reality. You are kindly invited to join us in exploring acclaimed artists’ animated depths in the world of illusion!

AnimatekaPRO programme is out now!

AnimatekaPRO is the Animateka festival platform for animation professionals and students. It is a place where one can learn about the latest trends, be updated on the latest developments, and meet outstanding film professionals while exploring the world of animated film.

Animateka reveals this year’s programme!

We invite you to immerse yourself in the programme sections of this year’s Animateka and choose what you will soon be able to see both on the big screens and online!

Presenting the trailer of this year’s Elephant programme!

You are kindly invited to watch the trailer for this year’s Elephant programme made by Elephant mentors!

Meet the children jury of this year’s Animateka!

Meet the young boys and girls who will judge this year’s Elephant in competition programme!

We present to you the student jury of 18th Animateka!

Meet the members of the jury who will judge the student animations at the 18th edition of the international Animateka festival!

The grand jury of the 18th Animateka is revealed!

We are proud to reveal to you the members of this year’s grand jury, who will evaluate the main competition program at the 18th edition of Animateka!

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.

Adult animation submissions! – Deadline extended!

Are you an established professional animator or just starting out, are you identifying as female (trans, non-binary included)? then this open call is for you!

Presenting the trailer of 18th Animateka!

We are proud to present the trailer of this year’s festival!

The programmes of Eastern and Central European Panorama and European Student Panorama revealed!

We reveal the programmes of the most interesting non-competitive films from Eastern and Central Europe and from the European Animation Schools!

AnimatekaPRO Pitch 2021 submissions open!

AnimatekaPRO Pitch 2021 submissions are open! Send us your submissions till 27th of October 2021.

Animateka 2021 competition programs revealed!

From 507 submitted films, we have selected films for the three main competition programs of the 18th edition of Animateka.

Animateka 2021 call for entries is open!

Animateka 2021 call for entries is officially open until August 5th! We are also revealing who the artist, who prepared this year’s visual image of Animateka is …