Baku, North Azerbaijan, Oct 10
The selection panel of the ANIMAFILM First Baku International Animation Festival announces the list of animated films and screenplays that will be included in the competition program.
The selection panel has decided to remove the categories “The best animated social video” and “The best animation, advertising” from the competition program.
The winning screenplay will be published in the festival catalog and the author will have the opportunity to introduce his screenplay to the public.
The winners for the categories, “The best short animation film” and “The best Azerbaijani short animated film” will also be selected by the international jury.
The short animation film from South Azerbaijan has been included in the Baku anima film festival is as follows: Empty View from Ali Zare, Peace Carpet made by Arzhang and Son of the Sea made by Abbas Jalali Yekta.
The screenplay for a short animated film from South Azerbaijan is as follows: The Nakhkesh from Zainab Ghorbani (Ardabil ), Snowman by Ali Bagheri and Mohammad Esmaeilipour, Black And White by Hayede Moradi (Ardabil), Ətəyində Pələlli from Mirqadir Hashemi ( Ardabil).
Some of the films from Southern Azerbaijan filmmakers such as Sürmeli Qız by Davar Najafi (Ardabil); Junk Girl by Mohammad Zare (Tabriz); Love by Ali Hossein Abbaszadeh (Ardabil); Smokey by Amir Vahed (Tabriz); Urmia Lake by Mahdi Khaqan (Urmia) and Why Not Kill A Fly? By Farhad Alizadeh (Ardabil) will be screened at First Baku International Animation Festival.
It is worth mentioning that Ardabili’s filmmaker and writer Leila Norouzi will be in the Division of Judgment section of the festival and the Baku Animation Festival will be held from October 19-21 in Baku, North Azerbaijan.