CARDIFF ANIMATION NIGHTS PRESENTS 

ANIMATION AT CARDIFF INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

5 / 6 / 7 MAY 2017

We teamed up with Cardiff Independent Film Festival for a second year running to bring a strand of brilliant animated short films to Chapter, Cardiff on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th May 2017. 

We shortlisted 31 animated short films in the Animation Competition Program. Our wonderful jury chose Rafael Sommerhalder's 'Au Revoir Balthazar' for the Best Animation award, with a special mention for Chris Shepherd's 'Johnno's Dead'.

View the full program below.

FRIDAY 5 MAY

STUDENT SHORTS SHOWCASE

Chapter | Fri 5 May 12:45pm

A mixture of animated and live action student shorts in competition from around the world, selected by Cardiff University Film Society.

BOOK TICKETS - £4 / £3 conc.

FRIDAY NIGHT DRINKS

Chapter | Fri 5 May 9:30pm

Join us to celebrate the start of CIFF 2017.

SATURDAY 6 MAY

CLOTH CAT ANIMATION PRESENTS:

ANIMATED FAMILY SHORTS

SCREENING

Chapter | Sat 6 May 10:15am

Chapter | Sat 6 May 11:45am

Renowned Cardiff animation studio Cloth Cat Animation host a screening of some of the best family friendly short films from around the world.

BOOK TICKETS - £4 / £3 conc.

CAN ANIMATION COMPETITION SHOWCASE 2

SCREENING

Chapter | Sat 6 May 5:15pm

(73mins | adv18)

Presenting a selection of some of the finest animated short films in competition from all over the world. A screening for lovers of all things animated.

BOOK TICKETS - £4 / £3 conc.

CAN ANIMATION COMPETITION SHOWCASE 1

SCREENING

Chapter | Sat 6 May 3:30pm

(73mins)

Presenting a selection of some of the finest animated short films in competition from all over the world. A screening for lovers of all things animated.

BOOK TICKETS - £4 / £3 conc.

SKWIGLY ANIMATION QUIZ

Chapter | Sat 6 May 8:30pm

The Skwigly team invite you to pit your wits and test your animation knowledge against fellow festival goers in a fiendishly fun Animation Quiz, with fabulous prizes to be won!

FREE Ticketed Event

BOOK TICKETS

SATURDAY NIGHT DRINKS

Chapter | Sat 6 May 9pm

Join us on Saturday night for festival drinks at Chapter - the perfect chance to network, meet the filmmakers and guests and celebrate independent film and animation!

SUNDAY 7 MAY

FILMMAKERS' BREAKFAST

Chapter | Sun 7 May 10am

Join the CIFF team and filmmakers from all over the world to chat movies over complimentary coffee and croissants.

THE CIFF AWARDS

Chapter | Sun 7 May 6pm

Announcing the winners across all CIFF strands, including the Best Animation award presented by Cardiff Animation Nights.

FREE Ticketed Event

BOOK TICKETS

CAN ANIMATION COMPETITION SHOWCASE 3

SCREENING

Chapter | Sun 7 May 1:00pm

(74mins)

Presenting a selection of some of the finest animated short films in competition from all over the world. A screening for lovers of all things animated.

BOOK TICKETS - £4 / £3 conc.

CLOSING NIGHT DRINKS

Chapter | Sun 7 May 8pm

Join us to mark the end of another year celebrating independent film and animation at Cardiff Independent Film Festival!