Life is a picture, let’s revive it...

Life is a picture, let’s revive it...

This was the motto of the 7th  International Festival of Animated Film and Comic Art "ReAnimania", which was held in Yerevan. Organized by the Ministry of Culture, the National Film Centre and the Union of Cinematographers of Armenia. In 2009, the first year of opening, the festival absorbed more than 400 films from 35 countries into it’s “Piggy Bank”.

 

This year the festival received around 1,200 applications from 90 countries. This year the festival received around 1,200 applications from 90 countries. In the program of this year's festival were selected 184 animated films that have participated in competitive programs "Best feature film", "Best music video", "Best TV and training movie", "Best diploma film."At the festival were shown competitive, documentary and experimental films and animated films under the "Renaissance" dedicated to the 100th  anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. During the festival, has been opened an exhibition of comics. With every year, "Reanimania" is becoming one of the popular and important festivals of animated films, creating a bridge between East and West. During all the years of its existence, "ReAnimania" attracted more than 20 000 thousand spectators. Guests of the festival in different years were prominent figures of animated films. About 200 of them held master classes and special seminars.