65th Cork International Film Festival

Fest Anča: The Best Animated Films for Children 2020

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Fest Anča International Animation Festival is unique in being the only Slovak multimedia festival focused on animated film targeted mainly at a mature audience. The competitive programme comprises a selection of the stand-out animated films completed in the last two years. Through non-competitive thematic sections and regional focuses, Fest Anča presents artistic and production milestones in the history of animation. The organisers of the Fest Anča festival have prepared a range of films with the aim of bringing children and their parents unforgettable visual and story experiences from the world of animation. The selection of films is a representative selection full of fun, instruction, unique authorial approaches, imaginative artistic stylisations and original techniques that only an author’s animated film can offer children.


Marina Moshkova (5 min, 2020, Russia)

In the far far North lives a very very grumpy Polar Bear. One day he receives an unexpected visitor…

Petit Versailles

Adi Lavon (3 min., 2019, Israel)

A short comic animation, featuring events from the lives of hamsters living in the Palace of Versailles in the 18th century. The hamsters try to behave according to the time and place but don’t quite succeed.

Sam’s Dream

Nolwenn Roberts (7 min, 2018, France)

A little mouse decides to make his crazy dream come true.


Ignasi Tarruella (3 min, 2019, Spain)

A couple of eggs goes to the beach. One of them doesn’t want to be under the umbrella. He will suffer the consequences.

The Little Bird and the Bees

Lena von Döhren (4 min, 2020, Switzerland)

A small flightless bird explores its forest meeting new friends every time all the while being followed by a hungry but very clumsy fox.


Daniela Hýbnerová (1 min, 2019, Czech Republic)

A baby bear loses sight of its mother and tries to get back to her.

Heat Wave

Fokion Xenos (7 min, 2019, Greece)

In the midst of a searing heatwave, two little children find a way to cool everyone down! A playful stop motion short film animated in a hybrid technique between cut-out, claymation and thousands of replacements pieces.

A Lynx in the Town

Nina Bisiarina (6 min, 2019, France)

A curious lynx, attracted by the neighboring city lights, leaves the forest behind. The animal has a lot of fun in the city, until it falls asleep in the middle of a parking lot. In the early morning, the amazed inhabitants discover this strange animal covered in snow.


Julia Ocker (3 min, 2018, Germany)

Three frogs are fighting over a tasty fly. But there is something the fly can teach them.


Sonja Rohleder (4 min, 2019, Germany)

A slightly naive paradise bird is going out of his way to attract a mate.

Presented in association with Fest Anča International Animation Festival

  • Runtime
    47 minutes