Viborg Animation Festival

– a celebration of All Things Animated!

Animation is films, art, games, communication, and much more than that. VAF gives you the opportunity to experience all this in Viborg in week 39. The festival is divided into four tracks to make it easier to choose between the many exciting events: Film – Culture – Industry – ANIMOK. From experiences in the cinema or museum, to professional as well as family events – VAF’s got it all!

The festival is packed with animation activities and there is something for everyone

– check out the full program below.

VAF is a part of The Animation Workshop and VIA University College

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During #VAF21 you'll get the chance to experience 4 wonderful VR animated documentaries at @anidoxlab. You can book a ticket via the VAF website to see the projects at @gallerinb in #viborg 

Experience the following

Biolum by Abel Cohen

#blowingthroughthecurtains by  @abner_preis

Missing picture episode 2: Tsai Ming-Liang by  Clement Deneux and Kuan-Yuan LAI

Replacements (Penggantian) by @jonobajaj

All the titles are nominated for the ANIDOX:VR Award 2021
During #VAF21 you'll get the chance to experience 4 wonderful VR animated documentaries at @anidoxlab. You can book a ticket via the VAF website to see the projects at @gallerinb in #viborg 

Experience the following

Biolum by Abel Cohen

#blowingthroughthecurtains by  @abner_preis

Missing picture episode 2: Tsai Ming-Liang by  Clement Deneux and Kuan-Yuan LAI

Replacements (Penggantian) by @jonobajaj

All the titles are nominated for the ANIDOX:VR Award 2021
During #VAF21 you'll get the chance to experience 4 wonderful VR animated documentaries at @anidoxlab. You can book a ticket via the VAF website to see the projects at @gallerinb in #viborg 

Experience the following

Biolum by Abel Cohen

#blowingthroughthecurtains by  @abner_preis

Missing picture episode 2: Tsai Ming-Liang by  Clement Deneux and Kuan-Yuan LAI

Replacements (Penggantian) by @jonobajaj

All the titles are nominated for the ANIDOX:VR Award 2021
During #VAF21 you'll get the chance to experience 4 wonderful VR animated documentaries at @anidoxlab. You can book a ticket via the VAF website to see the projects at @gallerinb in #viborg 

Experience the following

Biolum by Abel Cohen

#blowingthroughthecurtains by  @abner_preis

Missing picture episode 2: Tsai Ming-Liang by  Clement Deneux and Kuan-Yuan LAI

Replacements (Penggantian) by @jonobajaj

All the titles are nominated for the ANIDOX:VR Award 2021
During #VAF21 you'll get the chance to experience 4 wonderful VR animated documentaries at @anidoxlab. You can book a ticket via the VAF website to see the projects at @gallerinb in #viborg Experience the following Biolum by Abel Cohen #blowingthroughthecurtains by @abner_preis Missing picture episode 2: Tsai Ming-Liang by Clement Deneux and Kuan-Yuan LAI Replacements (Penggantian) by @jonobajaj All the titles are nominated for the ANIDOX:VR Award 2021
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#vaf21 presents a special jury - the ANIDOX:VR Award

An exciting meeting between animation, documentary and digital innovation. @anidoxlab is a creative platform for the development, production and exhibition of animated documentary projects. The ANIDOX:VR Awards celebrate factual, animated stories in emerging media / Virtual Reality

The jury is:

Simon Løvind - Head of games and digotal media, DFI

@pfisher9 - Co-producer and director, KHORA

@@maria._hermann - Virtual Reality Experience designer

You can experience the nominated pieces at @NBgalleri during VAF. Make sure to book a ticket via the website
#vaf21 presents a special jury - the ANIDOX:VR Award

An exciting meeting between animation, documentary and digital innovation. @anidoxlab is a creative platform for the development, production and exhibition of animated documentary projects. The ANIDOX:VR Awards celebrate factual, animated stories in emerging media / Virtual Reality

The jury is:

Simon Løvind - Head of games and digotal media, DFI

@pfisher9 - Co-producer and director, KHORA

@@maria._hermann - Virtual Reality Experience designer

You can experience the nominated pieces at @NBgalleri during VAF. Make sure to book a ticket via the website
#vaf21 presents a special jury - the ANIDOX:VR Award

An exciting meeting between animation, documentary and digital innovation. @anidoxlab is a creative platform for the development, production and exhibition of animated documentary projects. The ANIDOX:VR Awards celebrate factual, animated stories in emerging media / Virtual Reality

The jury is:

Simon Løvind - Head of games and digotal media, DFI

@pfisher9 - Co-producer and director, KHORA

@@maria._hermann - Virtual Reality Experience designer

You can experience the nominated pieces at @NBgalleri during VAF. Make sure to book a ticket via the website
#vaf21 presents a special jury - the ANIDOX:VR Award An exciting meeting between animation, documentary and digital innovation. @anidoxlab is a creative platform for the development, production and exhibition of animated documentary projects. The ANIDOX:VR Awards celebrate factual, animated stories in emerging media / Virtual Reality The jury is: Simon Løvind - Head of games and digotal media, DFI @pfisher9 - Co-producer and director, KHORA @@maria._hermann - Virtual Reality Experience designer You can experience the nominated pieces at @NBgalleri during VAF. Make sure to book a ticket via the website
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Ryan Braund is the animator, director and producer of the sci-fi thriller Absolute Denial.

Screening during #vaf21 and also nominated for VAF Best Feature 🎉 

Interested? Here Ryan is presenting the film and telling about the personal perspective of the story

Book your (free!) Tickets at animationsfestival.dk

#festival #viborg
Ryan Braund is the animator, director and producer of the sci-fi thriller Absolute Denial. Screening during #vaf21 and also nominated for VAF Best Feature 🎉 Interested? Here Ryan is presenting the film and telling about the personal perspective of the story Book your (free!) Tickets at animationsfestival.dk #festival #viborg
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Join our drawing competition with your best creation of Calamity Jane

We reward the winning drawing with a wonderful Calamity-merch package. We look forward to seeing all the wonderful illustrations

You have until Sunday the 19th at noon. Please send a picture of the drawing to sbus@via.dk (remember contact info and mark the email "drawing competition")

Ready, set, draw!

#viborg #competition #tegnekonkurence
Join our drawing competition with your best creation of Calamity Jane We reward the winning drawing with a wonderful Calamity-merch package. We look forward to seeing all the wonderful illustrations You have until Sunday the 19th at noon. Please send a picture of the drawing to sbus@via.dk (remember contact info and mark the email "drawing competition") Ready, set, draw! #viborg #competition #tegnekonkurence
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This year's VAF Artist is the creator of Zombie Western, Growing Pains, and Venus among others - you can experience them all during #VAF21 in the film program "VAF Artist: The Back catalog". The program will be introduced by the artist himself, @torfruergaard 

 You will also get a chance to #meettheartist at the Artist Talk where Tor will be telling about career, animation technique, and craftmanship - remember to sign up via the #VAF website

We end the festival with Tor's all-time favorite animation and classic cult - #Akira

#Viborg
This year's VAF Artist is the creator of Zombie Western, Growing Pains, and Venus among others - you can experience them all during #VAF21 in the film program "VAF Artist: The Back catalog". The program will be introduced by the artist himself, @torfruergaard 

 You will also get a chance to #meettheartist at the Artist Talk where Tor will be telling about career, animation technique, and craftmanship - remember to sign up via the #VAF website

We end the festival with Tor's all-time favorite animation and classic cult - #Akira

#Viborg
This year's VAF Artist is the creator of Zombie Western, Growing Pains, and Venus among others - you can experience them all during #VAF21 in the film program "VAF Artist: The Back catalog". The program will be introduced by the artist himself, @torfruergaard 

 You will also get a chance to #meettheartist at the Artist Talk where Tor will be telling about career, animation technique, and craftmanship - remember to sign up via the #VAF website

We end the festival with Tor's all-time favorite animation and classic cult - #Akira

#Viborg
This year's VAF Artist is the creator of Zombie Western, Growing Pains, and Venus among others - you can experience them all during #VAF21 in the film program "VAF Artist: The Back catalog". The program will be introduced by the artist himself, @torfruergaard You will also get a chance to #meettheartist at the Artist Talk where Tor will be telling about career, animation technique, and craftmanship - remember to sign up via the #VAF website We end the festival with Tor's all-time favorite animation and classic cult - #Akira #Viborg
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#VAF21 is presenting yet another awesome jury, this time VAF Best Experimental Short Film 2021

Experimental film is about breaking the laws of nature and the limits of what one can technically do with animation. Here, the filmmakers are bold enough to turn the classic genres and conventions of filmmaking upside down.

@floraannabuda - prize winning animation director

#tomekpopakul - animation director and multi artist

@mrbine - character designer and animation director

Read more about the experimental film program and the jury at animationsfsetival.dk
#VAF21 is presenting yet another awesome jury, this time VAF Best Experimental Short Film 2021

Experimental film is about breaking the laws of nature and the limits of what one can technically do with animation. Here, the filmmakers are bold enough to turn the classic genres and conventions of filmmaking upside down.

@floraannabuda - prize winning animation director

#tomekpopakul - animation director and multi artist

@mrbine - character designer and animation director

Read more about the experimental film program and the jury at animationsfsetival.dk
#VAF21 is presenting yet another awesome jury, this time VAF Best Experimental Short Film 2021

Experimental film is about breaking the laws of nature and the limits of what one can technically do with animation. Here, the filmmakers are bold enough to turn the classic genres and conventions of filmmaking upside down.

@floraannabuda - prize winning animation director

#tomekpopakul - animation director and multi artist

@mrbine - character designer and animation director

Read more about the experimental film program and the jury at animationsfsetival.dk
#VAF21 is presenting yet another awesome jury, this time VAF Best Experimental Short Film 2021 Experimental film is about breaking the laws of nature and the limits of what one can technically do with animation. Here, the filmmakers are bold enough to turn the classic genres and conventions of filmmaking upside down. @floraannabuda - prize winning animation director #tomekpopakul - animation director and multi artist @mrbine - character designer and animation director Read more about the experimental film program and the jury at animationsfsetival.dk
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Are you excited for the screening of @wolfwalkers_film at #VAF21? 

Remember that we are having a Q&A at the screening with some of the creators, among others @svendrothmann 

Get your ticket at animationsfestival.dk
Are you excited for the screening of @wolfwalkers_film at #VAF21? Remember that we are having a Q&A at the screening with some of the creators, among others @svendrothmann Get your ticket at animationsfestival.dk
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We are excited to screen @fleethemovie during #vaf21 

Let @jonaspoher  tell you about the movie himself

Get your ticket at animationsfestival.dk

#viborg #fleethemovie🎬 #animation
We are excited to screen @fleethemovie during #vaf21 Let @jonaspoher tell you about the movie himself Get your ticket at animationsfestival.dk #viborg #fleethemovie🎬 #animation
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Did you read about #vaf21 in #viborgnyt this week?

Here you can read about the free filmscreenings and the many animation activities VAF has planned, there is something for all ages

Remember that starting tomorrow, you'll be able to reserve tickets to the many films screening in @nfbio_viborgfotorama 

See you at VAF Sept. 27th - Oct. 3rd

#viborg
Did you read about #vaf21 in #viborgnyt this week?

Here you can read about the free filmscreenings and the many animation activities VAF has planned, there is something for all ages

Remember that starting tomorrow, you'll be able to reserve tickets to the many films screening in @nfbio_viborgfotorama 

See you at VAF Sept. 27th - Oct. 3rd

#viborg
Did you read about #vaf21 in #viborgnyt this week? Here you can read about the free filmscreenings and the many animation activities VAF has planned, there is something for all ages Remember that starting tomorrow, you'll be able to reserve tickets to the many films screening in @nfbio_viborgfotorama See you at VAF Sept. 27th - Oct. 3rd #viborg
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ANIMOK is doing crossborder collaborations, this time between two school classes, one from Denmark and one from France. Together they will be making an #animationfilm

The project begins during #VAF21, and premiers at the french @festival_image_par_image 

The 4th graders from #brattingsborgskolen sent delicious danish cookies and a letter to their collaboration french class. What do you think the french pupils are going to send in return?... 

#Viborg #VAF #animation @unescocreativecityviborg
ANIMOK is doing crossborder collaborations, this time between two school classes, one from Denmark and one from France. Together they will be making an #animationfilm The project begins during #VAF21, and premiers at the french @festival_image_par_image The 4th graders from #brattingsborgskolen sent delicious danish cookies and a letter to their collaboration french class. What do you think the french pupils are going to send in return?... #Viborg #VAF #animation @unescocreativecityviborg
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#VAF21 is proud to present the jury for VAF Best Student Film 2021.

The films show a wide range of styles and techniques, where storytelling and ingenuity create unique ideas and visions from young filmmakers who are ready to go out into the world with their thoughtful and innovative films.

Stefan Frost - Producer and Development Consultant 

Michelle Gruppetta - Animator and graduate from @animationworkshop 

Gunnar Wille - Animation director and visual artist
#VAF21 is proud to present the jury for VAF Best Student Film 2021.

The films show a wide range of styles and techniques, where storytelling and ingenuity create unique ideas and visions from young filmmakers who are ready to go out into the world with their thoughtful and innovative films.

Stefan Frost - Producer and Development Consultant 

Michelle Gruppetta - Animator and graduate from @animationworkshop 

Gunnar Wille - Animation director and visual artist
#VAF21 is proud to present the jury for VAF Best Student Film 2021.

The films show a wide range of styles and techniques, where storytelling and ingenuity create unique ideas and visions from young filmmakers who are ready to go out into the world with their thoughtful and innovative films.

Stefan Frost - Producer and Development Consultant 

Michelle Gruppetta - Animator and graduate from @animationworkshop 

Gunnar Wille - Animation director and visual artist
#VAF21 is proud to present the jury for VAF Best Student Film 2021. The films show a wide range of styles and techniques, where storytelling and ingenuity create unique ideas and visions from young filmmakers who are ready to go out into the world with their thoughtful and innovative films. Stefan Frost - Producer and Development Consultant Michelle Gruppetta - Animator and graduate from @animationworkshop Gunnar Wille - Animation director and visual artist
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#VAF21 is looking forward to 3 exciting VAF-Talks at @viborgbibliotekerne!

The first talk is on September 23rd, where @claustoksvigkjaer from #nørlum will tell us about the production of the beautiful and prize-winning @calamity_film 

@sorenfleng and @kimhagenjensen takes us behind the scenes of the short film Little Frog based on the book by @jakobmartinstrid 

Last but not least, @ditln talks about the award-winning films of #VAF21 and the love and fascination for animation

Remember to sign up via @viborgbibliotekerne or animationsfestival.dk
#VAF21 is looking forward to 3 exciting VAF-Talks at @viborgbibliotekerne!

The first talk is on September 23rd, where @claustoksvigkjaer from #nørlum will tell us about the production of the beautiful and prize-winning @calamity_film 

@sorenfleng and @kimhagenjensen takes us behind the scenes of the short film Little Frog based on the book by @jakobmartinstrid 

Last but not least, @ditln talks about the award-winning films of #VAF21 and the love and fascination for animation

Remember to sign up via @viborgbibliotekerne or animationsfestival.dk
#VAF21 is looking forward to 3 exciting VAF-Talks at @viborgbibliotekerne!

The first talk is on September 23rd, where @claustoksvigkjaer from #nørlum will tell us about the production of the beautiful and prize-winning @calamity_film 

@sorenfleng and @kimhagenjensen takes us behind the scenes of the short film Little Frog based on the book by @jakobmartinstrid 

Last but not least, @ditln talks about the award-winning films of #VAF21 and the love and fascination for animation

Remember to sign up via @viborgbibliotekerne or animationsfestival.dk
#VAF21 is looking forward to 3 exciting VAF-Talks at @viborgbibliotekerne! The first talk is on September 23rd, where @claustoksvigkjaer from #nørlum will tell us about the production of the beautiful and prize-winning @calamity_film @sorenfleng and @kimhagenjensen takes us behind the scenes of the short film Little Frog based on the book by @jakobmartinstrid Last but not least, @ditln talks about the award-winning films of #VAF21 and the love and fascination for animation Remember to sign up via @viborgbibliotekerne or animationsfestival.dk
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