By Laman Ismayilova
The third ANIMAFILM International Animation Festival will be held virtually on October 14-18.
The festival aims to support and educate kids of Azerbaijan during difficult times of escalating Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, where Azerbaijan fights for its internationally recognized and historical territories occupied by Armenia.
The festival's organizers have removed all public screenings amid current situation. However, some of the events, such as stop-motion workshops, a meeting with international jury members, the festival's opening and closing ceremonies as well as the announcement of winners will be broadcast online and available to view worldwide.
The festival’s organizers believe that kids need love and support now more than ever. Thus, the event organized enriched the festival's program. As a result, ANIMAFILM 2020 will feature educational animation program for r 31 members of the Kids Jury.
A two-day intensive stop-motion workshop will also be offered to young Azerbaijani animation enthusiasts. The program for the third ANIMAFILM 2020 will be available on the festival's program.
The third ANIMAFILM Festival would like to thank all its partners and friends. The festival organizer PERI FILM LLC particularly expresses its graditute to Azerbaijan Culture Ministry, Azerbaijan Union of Film-
makers, the Embassies of France and the Czech Republic in Baku, French Institute in Azerbaijan, Annecy International Animated Film Festival, EU delegation to Azerbaijan, US-Educated Azerbaijani Alumni Association, Salaam Cinema, "Mujru" and "Chinar Yayimlari" publishing houses, Tokhum.org Crowdfinding Platform.
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