Tickets & Passes On Sale

Full programme announced for Cardiff Animation Festival 2020 Online!

  • Tickets & Early Bird passes on sale now.

  • The rescheduled 2020 festival will now run online this October

  • Events will celebrate Bob’s Burgers, Moominvalley, The Adventures of Paddington™, The Rubbish World of Dave Spud, upcoming Welsh animated feature film Heart of Darkness and more.

Cardiff Animation Festival has announced their full online festival programme. The festival has added further announcements to their exciting 2020 line-up, including masterclasses and Q+As with key talent behind The Rubbish World of Dave Spud, Strike and The Adventures of Paddington™. The online celebration of animation for everyone will showcase some of the best animation from all over the world for adults, families and filmmakers.


The rescheduled spring 2020 festival will now run online, with events starting 17th October, building towards the main festival week 24th October - 1st November. Tickets for individual events are now on sale, and Early Bird passes are available for £15 per pass.


Festival Director Lauren Orme says: “We’re so proud of this programme and thrilled to finally be bringing it to audiences! This has been a difficult year for everyone and it was really important to us to be able to offer passes at such a reduced price and individual tickets on a pay-what-you-can basis, so as many people as possible can access the festival. The online format has also enabled us to subtitle all our events to make everything even more accessible which is really exciting.”


A range of family-friendly events will run throughout the festival, including an incredible chance to see behind-the-scenes of the brand new CGI series The Adventures of Paddington™ by Blue Zoo Animation for StudioCanal & Nickelodeon, presented by Producer Simon Quinn.

Ed Foster, creator of Illuminated Films’ hit animated CITV comedy The Rubbish World of Dave Spud, will tell the story of his 16-year journey from student film to directing his own series, and the origins of underdog, unlikely hero and unwitting creator of chaos Dave Spud and his family. With a voice cast featuring Gina Yashere and Johnny Vegas, and animation by Cardiff’s Cloth Cat Animation, the show’s ratings have been far from rubbish since its launch last September and it’s now in production for its second series.


The programme includes British stop-motion feature film STRIKE, a story of a young mole trying to achieve his impossible dream of becoming a footballer to save his hometown from a greedy supervillain. The f