Animasyros International Animation Festival launched its journey into the world of animation on 19 September 2008 in the island of Syros in Greece. Since then, Animasyros takes place annually in the capital of the Cyclades complex. This year’s edition of the festival, Animasyros 13, takes place on 23-27 September 2020.
Animasyros Festival is organized into three main pillars, the artistic programme, the educational programmes and the Market section, while there are also parallel activities such as exhibitions, concerts and parties.
Animasyros was launched, as an initiative of the non-profit company Platforma-Urban Culture Co, in order to promote to the audience the art of animated film, while the initiative aimed at building and maintaining a creative meeting and networking hub of animation professional at a pan-European and international level.
In its 12 editions, Animasyros has screened over 2,500 animated films from all over the world, it has produced over 65 original animated films in the course of the educational workshops, over 20 projects have been presented at the Agora (Market) section and over 1000 guests have visited the festival.