Festival & Expo Guide



2013 Savannah International Animation Festival – Savannah, GA

April 13th, 2013

“This, our 4th festival, truly has become an international event.  From this year’s 128 entries you will see 39 films from 14 different countries in the following categories:  Stop Motion Animation, Computer Animation, Traditional Animation, Experimental Animation, Student Animated Film, Anime, Web Animation, Television Commercial Animation, Gaming, and Television Series Animation. Come see talented young new film makers and academy award winning artists in the same forum!”

– From the Animation Hall of Fame Press Release.




The Citrus Cel Animation Film Festival – Jacksonville, FL

April 4th – 6th, 2013

“The Citrus Cel Animation Film Festival (Citrus Cel) celebrates animation as a cultural and commercial medium with three days of screenings, parties and panels in Jacksonville, Florida. Citrus Cel will act as a hub for students and professionals from the fields of animation, design, illustration, and film, as well as add to the growing cultural landscape of festivals and events in northeast Florida. ”

– From the Citrus Cel website.


The Grand Junction Film Festival – Grand Junction, CO

February 15th – 16th, 2013

“The Grand Junction Film Festival at the Avalon Theatre, February 15th & 16th. The Avalon Theatre will host the 1st Annual Grand Junction Film Festival. International short and feature films will be playing both days.”

– From the Grand Junction Film Festival website.


CTN animation Expo 2012 – Burbank, CA

November 16th – 18th, 2012

“CTN Animation Expo is held every year in Burbank, CA. Come mingle with animation enthusiasts and professionals from around the world. The only event of its kind presents a unique opportunity that brings together the top professionals from both the traditional and digital worlds of animation. Hosted by the Creative Talent Network.”

– From the CTN website


Savannah International Animation Festival 2012 – Savannah, Ga

April 13 – 15, 2012

“The Savannah International Animation Festival is the premiere animation festival of the southeastern United States, attracting animation buffs, cartoon fans, filmmakers and art lovers from around the world. ”

– From the SIAF website.


MegaCon 2012 -Orlando, FL

February 17th – 19th, 2012

“MegaCon is the southeast’s largest comic book, science fiction/fantasy, anime, gaming, toys multi-media event!!! The show room has over 110,000 square feet of exhibitor space. Meet your favorite comic book artist, get autographs from your favorite celebrities, enter a costume contest, visit continuous anime viewing rooms, view the Indy Film festival and so much more. Don’t miss it!!!”

– From the MegaCon website.


CTN Animation Expo 2011 -Burbank, CA

November 18th – 20th, 2011

“CTN Animation Expo is held every year in Burbank, CA. Come mingle with animation enthusiasts and professionals from around the world. Among the professionals present will be: Dan Hahn, Andreas Deja, Gary Goldman, Bill Plympton, Oscar Grillo, Jerry Beck among many other.”


Pixel Animation Conference – Austria

October 7th – 9th, 2011

“The PIXEL is an annual conference on computer graphics and animation. It is organized by volunteers from the Austrian cg community for the community. It features talks and workshops by international computer graphics and animation professionals.”

– From the PIXEL website.