By Laman Ismayilova
The second International Animation Festival (ANIMAFILM) will be held in the Czech Republic.
The festival will take place at Kino Pilotů movie theater in Prague on March 23, Trend Life reported.
The project aims to develop creative and production activities of filmmakers, film and animation studios of the country, to review various genres of professional animation by foreign directors and to exchange experience.
Among the guests are animation masters Firangiz Gurbanova (Azerbaijan), Jahangir Suleymanov (Russia), Masood Panah (Germany), representatives from Ireland, Russia, Iran and other countries.
Firangiz Gurbanova will presents a retrospective of animated films. She will hold a master class for students of the FAMU Film Academy.
The event is timed to Novruz holiday, therefore, guests will be presented dishes and sweets of the Azerbaijani national cuisine, as well as a cartoon dedicated to this holiday.
Notably, ANIMAFILM, the first international festival of animation art was held in Baku on October 19-21.
The festival will brought together films from Azerbaijan, Turkey, Iran, Russia, UK, Ireland, USA, Germany, Sweden, Belgium and other countries.
Of the 63 countries, 480 films and 15 screenplays were presented at the festival.
The three-day event featured and workshops, various presentations, exhibition "ReAnimasiya" as well as awarding ceremony.
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