September 30 – October 2

First International Animation Film Festival


Review of professional Russian and foreign animation of the countries of the Asia-Pacific region.

Applications for the Festival are already underway and will last until August 10, 2022.

Short animated films and episodes of animated series created no earlier than 2020 are accepted for the Festival competition.

Festival Founders

Festival Program

The Festival’s competition program includes:

  • International Animation Short Film Competition
  • International Competition for Animation Series

The non-competition program will be represented by the following events:

  • Screenings of full-length animation films sent to the Festival
  • Screenings of short animation films representing various themes, plots, trends, works of individual animation studios, directors (retrospectives, tributes)
  • Master classes
  • Business program consisting of discussions, creative meetings, lectures, round tables
  • Special contests and promotions

The key event of the business program will be the round table “Current Strategies for Promoting Russian Content Abroad Under Sanctions. Creation of a film market within the framework of the Animur Festival, in which representatives of regional and federal departments are invited.

Festival Jury

The International Jury of the Festival will include professionals in animation art, representatives of the international animation community, professionals in the field – artists, directors, and producers.

The composition of the Jury will be finally determined and published on the website no later than August 31.

Festival Organizers

Aleksandra Dubovskaya
Festival Director
Chairman of the Council of the Khabarovsk Regional Nonprofit Organization "Development of Animation Art in the Khabarovsk Krai", Head of the Project "Animation Cluster of the Khabarovsk Krai"
Alena Sycheva
Program Director
Film critic, producer, program director of a number of film festivals, pitch doctor, member of the Public Council under the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, member of the Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation, member of the International Film Press Federation, CEO of Paranoid Animation Studio
Konstantin Sakhno
Creative Director
Founder of HUSKY DANCE branding studio and FRAZENDA name studio. Creative thinking coach and author of the creative project "Speech hack". Teacher of the disciplines "Fundamentals of branding", "Working with texts in advertising and PR" and "Creative technologies" at Far Eastern State University of Humanities
Svetlana Merkulova
Creative Director
Manager of the cinema "Sovkino" in Khabarovsk
Technical Director of the Big Animation Festival "85th anniversary of Soyuzmultfilm" in Khabarovsk, 2021
Technical Director of the Russian festival "Open Premiere" in Khabarovsk, 2022

Festival Partners