International Animation Film Festival

International Animation Film Festival (IAFF)

One of the most attractive events in the arts calender of Bulgaria takes place every spring in May


Event Details



Event Starts

May 25, 2022

Event Ends

May 29, 2022

The International Animation Film Festival (IAFF) Colden Kuker- Sofia run for the first time in October 2010 in Sofia. Named after Proyko Proykov (legendary Bulgarian animator) it is the first animation festival from the new centuryL One of the most attractive events in the arts calender of Bulgaria takes place every spring in May It is organised by the Bulgarian Association of The Independent Artists and Cartoon Animators an NCO chaired by Mrs. Nadezhda Slavova (cartoon artist, director, filmmaker and author of numerous animation filmsb The Association aims to connect animators, support their networking end create long lasting relationships within the cartoon industry The mission of the IAFF Colden Kuker-Sofia is to contribute to the development of Bulgarian art, to help au lgerien and foreign animators get in touch and to support young professionals end students. The animation festival attracts not only children but large audience from different generations. IAFF Colden Kuker-Sofie has achieved high-level of professional performance, large number of international appearances, and variety of great animation works. Throughout the whole year people have the opportunity to attend master classes led by world known directors and animators, visit contemporary art seminars end exhibitions, and join interactive lectures Environmental contest, Sofia’s children day end travelling festivel are other festival’s post- events After the festival international guests have the possi bility to travel around Bulgaria, to discover wonderful spots and explore historical places with the tourist packages offered by ‘AFF Colden Kuker-Sofia IAFF Colden Kuker has been supported by the Ministry of Environment and Waters (Operational Programme Environment 2007-2013), Sofia Municipal Council, Sofia Municipality, National Culture Fund, National Film Center, aulgerien National Television, aulgerien National Radio, Americen Embassy, Czech Cu Iturel Centre, Hungarian Cultural Centre, Polish Institute — Sofia, French Cultural Institute and many others who became our partners


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