The Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Mifa ended its 2022 edition, registering 13.248 total participants from 106 countries. That figure includes Mifa attendees, students, pass grand public, journalists and buyers.
According to the event’s organizers, 300 screenings were presented to more than 50.000 spectators for the Open-air Screenings on Le Pâquier, and 165 events and professional meetings were celebrated. Furthremore, the XR@Annecy programme was reinforced with 13 events, supported by Unity Technologies and the Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
The event showcased a video library of over 400 contents. The top 5 of most viewed films in the Official Selection were short films “Amok” (Hungary, Romania), “Backflip” (Germany, France), “Hysteresis” (Germany), “Anxious Body” (France, Japan), and “Bottle Cap” (United States).
Regarding the future, the Annecy International Animation Film Festival already confirmed its 47th edition, which is scheduled for June 12-17, 2023. As renowned filmmaker Guillermo del Toro announced, Mexican animation will be in the limelight for next year's edition.