Thessaloniki Animation Festival opens on Thursday

Thessaloniki Animation Festival opens on Thursday

The 5th Thessaloniki Animation Festival (TAF) begins on Thursday at the port of Thessaloniki, welcoming all those who admire the marriage of technology, art and narrative that is involved in creating animation.

The only animation festival in Thessalonik and the second largest in Greece, TAF will this year bring Alejandro Jimenez from Blow Studios, the producer of the Netflix series Love, death + robots, animator and game designer Brian C. Morris, who has been involved with the digital media since 1989 and will present the “Early Animation and Animation Devices” workshop – a timeless voyage through early ideas concerning the moving image – as well as Greek animators with distinctions abroad that will present their own experiences and knowledge.

As every year, there will  be a competition of short animated films in different categories, selected among 3,000 candidacies, and in parallel there will be special features, workshops and masterclasses by representatives of the art of animation.

The festival will be held on October 10-13 at pier D of Thessaloniki port.