Animasyros 10, the 10th edition of the annual International Animation Festival + Agora, is held on 27 September-October, 1 2017 in Hermoupolis, Ano Syros & Posidonia, Syros island.
With over 260 animation films screened, the festival features three International competition sections, namely the professional, student and feature films. Thematic panoramas (international, student & K.IDs) and a Greek panorama of animation films are also included in the programme. Animasyros manifests its annual thematic priority, which this year is dedicated to the animation narrative for Europe, through a special screenings programme and a roundtable highlighting the current state of affairs in the European Animation Industry, within the common framework of the EU. The artistic programme is completed with special tributes, screening events & curatorial programmes celebrating the10th anniversary of the Festival. Hands-on animation workshops are enriched, in order to integrate children from neighboring islands, adolescents, young professionals as well as vulnerable social groups such as People with Disabilities & senior citizens. Meet the talents sessions, Concerts and parties run throughout the festival.
All in all, Animasyros 10 is an annual meeting point of animated cinema lovers, European and international animation professionals, linking creators with their possible professional, artistic and audience counterparts with pan-European approach.
The market section, Agora, at its third pilot year is further developed, as a scheme facilitating market access to prominent animation professionals, through co-production opportunities via pitching sessions, while representatives of the local, European and international animation industry present in open sessions industry specific topics to the accredited professionals.