This is the third edition of the Chaniartoon - International Comic & Animation Festival, a festival for the art of comics, illustration and animation. It takes place in Chania from September 13th to September 22nd and features animation film screenings, workshops and presentations with many participating artists! More than 60 different countries take part in the animation section, while 53 artists from all over Greece participate in the exhibition. This year, for the first time, 20 of the artists will be in Chania on the last 3 days of the festival (September 20-22), exhibiting their work and discussing with the public. Chaniartoon will feature for the first time an augmented reality application, innovating locally, nationally and also globally. Through the official application of the festival, which will be released in early September, visitors to the exhibition will be able to interact with it in a special way. This is an application that allows visitors to watch through their mobile phones the 50+ exhibiting artists present themselves, as well as a variety of 3d graphics.
Following the preceding events at the KIPOS Municipal Cinema (13/9 |15/9), the festival continues at CAM (Centre of Mediterranean Architecture) with the following schedule: September 16-22: Comic-Sketch-Illustration exhibition in all the spaces of CAM. September 16-19: Afternoon screenings of short animation films from around the world in the first floor main hall of CAM. September 20: Presentation of cartoonist Soloup's book “The Collector” (CAM main hall). September 21: Screening of the award-winning films of this year’s festival, and live voting for the "Audience Award” (CAM main hall). September 20-22: Artist Alley with 20 artists from all over Greece (CAM). At the same time, there will be a series of workshops for both children and adults by: Antonis Nikolopoulos (Soloup), Maria-Stella Zeaki, Spyros Giannakopoulos, Lili Lambreli, Elena Kolovou.
You can read the full schedule as well as the news of the festival at: chaniartoonfest.gr and at: facebook/chaniartoon.fest
We are waiting for you at this celebration of animation.
Organization: Polikos Asteras Co-organization: Municipality of Chania | KEPPEDIH-CAM