• Anibar starts the journey of crowdfunding for the ‘Jusuf Gërvalla’ Cinema

    Filmi; Kino; Bioskop. Peja has called Cinema Jusuf Gërvalla by many names since its construction in 1955. Jusuf Gërvalla was the center of cultural life in Peja with new film screenings, musical and theater performances, and the social hub within the city until its untimely abandonment in 1998. Then in 2001, with the assistance of foreign donations, the cinema was repaired and added as a historical monument under the National Culture Heritage list.   Anibar International Animation Festival,...

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    by  Anibar  |  14th November

  • Anibar: Open call for Cine-Volunteers

    Do you have an interest in animation, film, cultural events, festivals, film screenings, debates, activities and improving your English language skills?   If you answered yes to any of these, then Anibar might be right for you!   Anibar is opening up a call for Kino volunteers (Note: This is not an application for volunteers for the Anibar International Animation Festival, this is an application for Anibar organization volunteers; this is a NON-PAYING POSITION).   Anibar...

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    by  Anibar  |  29th October

  • Workshop Registration : Decent work for Roma Ashkali and Egyptian youth in Kosovo!

    Have you ever wondered why marginalized groups in Kosovo are not given the opportunity for a decent job or why the Roma, Ashkali, and Egyptian communities don't enjoy the same rights as other communities in education, employment, and vocational training programs? Do you have an interest in animation?   If yes, then this workshop is for you! Together with our artistic director, Petrit Gora, we will consider how discrimination against minority communities has negative effects on society...

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    by  Anibar  |  16th October

  • OPEN CALL FOR MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION INTERN AND ADMINISTRATION INTERN

    ANIBAR OPENS A CALL FOR INTERNS   Anibar is an organization founded by a group of young, active artists who have demonstrated their enthusiasm and vision to promote youth culture through nine editions of the Anibar International Animation Festival, Cinema Jusuf Gërvalla, and the Anibar Animation Academy. Anibar has invested in the capacity of local youth and children through trainings, workshops, debates, and other activities that allow Balkan artists to increase their visibility...

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    by  Anibar  |  4th October

  • THE IMPACT OF POVERTY IN EDUCATION: WORKSHOP REGISTRATION

    Have you ever wondered why many children dropout of school? Have you ever considered how family income directly affects family emancipation in education? Do you have an interest in animation?   If yes, then this workshop is for you! Together with our artistic director, Petrit Gora, we will explore how poverty can affect childhood education and how we as a society can address this issue.   From October 8-11, we will work on producing a short-animated film dedicated to this...

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    by  Anibar  |  28th September

  • Anibar opens the call for Media Coordinator!

    Work at Anibar!   Anibar is an organization founded by a group of young, active artists who have demonstrated their enthusiasm and vision to promote youth culture during the last nine editions of the Anibar International Animation Festival, organization projects like Cinema Jusuf Gërvalla, and Anibar Animation Academy while also exhibiting the capacity to organize large-scale events. Anibar has invested in the capacity building of youth and children through trainings, workshops, debates,...

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    by  Anibar  |  25th September

  • Healthier Kosovo: Workshop Registration

    Have you ever considered the negative effects that environmental pollution has on our health? Are you currently striving to lead a healthier life that has minimal effect on the environment and decreases your ecological footprint? Do you have an interest in Animation?   If yes, this workshop is for you! We will be working together from 17 - 20 September in order to improve our understanding of Health and Environment, and how our everyday choices are affecting them. Together we will...

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    by  Anibar  |  11th September

  • Anibar 9th edition masterclasses

    Masterclasses have become an important part of the Anibar program,our team is pleased to inform you that we will continue our tradition of Masterclass program for this edition also. By bringing experienced animators and filmmakers from all over the world we tend to make this years program even more interesting and fun to be at. With careful consideration we have chosen three masterclasses, presented by Amy Winfrey and Peter Merryman, Pedro Rivero and Ilir Hasanaj. Pedro Rivero:...

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    by  Anibar  |  11th August

  • Czech Animation in Anibar

    The international film festival "Anifilm", which was founded in 2010 for the first time comes to Anibar. There are a total of 12 Czech animation films that will be screened on August 17th in Anibar, such as "Happy End", "The More I Know", "Wedding Day" These movies have an important role in the production of the current Czech animation this films are characterized by fearless design and original stories. So don’t miss on Friday in Anibar, be there and enjoy the best animated Czech movies. Selection...

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    by  Anibar  |  11th August

  • A Kosovar Tale: From paper and pen to VR and AR

    The past 20 years have been quite transformative with regards to the platforms and products used to bring stories to life. We have seen an increase in the use of digital technology which, through VR and AR tech, is allowing for mind-blowing immersion experiences while still maintaining a sense of admiration and regular “consumption” of stories which are conveyed through the combination of images and dialogue in the two-dimensional space. And such is the Kosovar Tale presentation program;...

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    by  Anibar  |  10th August

  • What makes a girl powerful?

    Is it its combat nature? The people who surround her? Or her own being? Ana Killi is a Norwegian filmmaker, a real inspiration to the animation industry. Among other things she brings us the "Sinna Mann" or "Angry Man" masterpiece, where through her beautifully-styled film, she reveals the touching story of domestic violence, which gives us the idea of ​​what makes a girl feel weak. A filmmaker who struggled throughout her career to make a fundamental difference to the mentality of our society...

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    by  Anibar  |  10th August

  • The forgotten woman in animation

    The presentation will briefly introduce 10 women who participated in the history and development of the art of animation with a spotlight on the career of British animator Joy Batchelor,co-founder of the famous British animation studio Halas & Batchelor. The talk will be accompanied with numerous film clips and photographs. Nancy Denney-Phelps is a journalist writing about European animation and festivals as well as a producer of music for animation. Along with her composer/musician husband...

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    by  Anibar  |  8th August

  • Aisha Madu: Broken hearts and broken bones: animating awkwardness

    An overview of Amsterdam based animation director Aisha Maduís work up until now, explaining the process and thoughts behind several projects. Sheíll explore the themes that inform her work and talk about what itís like to navigate different domains such as art, illustration, design, film and internet....

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    by  Anibar  |  8th August

  • Chris the Swiss, The Man Who Knew 75 Languages, and This Magnificent Cake at Anibar

    This year at the Jusuf Gervalla Cinema, Anibar will screen 3 featured films which have been qualified for the competition program.   The Man Who Knew 75 Languages - Learning a language is like falling in love. But when this great linguist's love for a princess was denied, he just fell in love with her 75 times more. The film is about the remarkable life of a poor priest's son – Georg Julius Justus Sauerwein and his life-long love for Princess Elisabeth of Wied, later Queen of Romania. This...

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    by  Anibar  |  6th August

  • Junaid Chundrigar collaborator with Stan Lee of Marvel comes with a presentation at the 9th edition of the Anibar Festival

    Junaid Chundrigar for the first time in Balkans will be presenting on the 9th edition of Anibar Animated Film Festival , which will be held on 13-19 August in Peja. The presentation which comes as part of Anibar special programs will be held on 14th of August, and it’s Junaid work retrospective. Hi was born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 1986. Junaid was interested in drawing and animation from a very young age. After graduation from Utrecht School of the Arts in 2011 he started his own studio...

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    by  Anibar  |  3rd August

  • Luce Grosjean comes to Anibar on “Work towards Equality in the Film Industry” panel and “The Vision of Woman about Sex in Animation” Presentation

    Within the framework of the special program of the 9th edition of Animated Film Festival-Anibar, we are introducing the presentation of Luce Grosjean, film producer from France, who will have a presentation on “The vision of women about sex in animation”. The Cinema, the internet, the world has been covering of male vision of sex, performative, phallic, and obsessed with male desire.Happily, in the animation world, we have female directors who decided to explore the subject,...

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    by  Anibar  |  1st August

  • Kendra Haaland comes this year to Anibar to talk about “Women in Animation”

    Kendra Haaland is a producer of animated feature films, who most recently produced Wonder Park for Paramount Pictures, which will release in theaters worldwide in March 2019. With 20+ years of producing experience, her credits include the 2015 Golden Globe-winning How to Train Your Dragon 2 from DreamWorks Animation, and Walt Disney Feature Animations Hercules, Mulan and Atlantis as well as DisneyToon Studios DVD feature Little Mermaid 3.   She began her professional career at McCann-Erickson...

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    by  Anibar  |  31st July

  • Anibar 9th edition workshops!

    Anibar is pleased to announce the continuation of the festival's youth activities with three student workshops. Every year, Anibar hosts student workshops for local future animators to be conducted by professionals throughout the world. This edition's instructors are: Thomas Johnson Volda (UK) & Ivana Bosnjak Volda (Croatia) will be presenting "Performing with Time and Puppets", focusing on the interesting intersection between stop-animation in its retrospective final form, and the physical performance...

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    by  Anibar  |  31st July

  • Anibar 2018: The film program for the ninth edition!

    Anibar – International Animation Festival presents its competition program for the ninth edition of the festival. From 1095 films that applied to be part of the ninth edition of the festival, 220 films were selected to be screened in Jusuf Gervalla Cinema, Istref Begolli Cinema, Lake Cinema and Cubes Cinema. 152 films will be screened in the competition program for the best within the International competition, the best animated film made by students, the best animated film...

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    by  Anibar  |  22nd July

  • Intro to 50/50

    Since we decided to highlight gender inequality especially in animation field, on 13th of JULY you’re all invited to celebrate this event where we will present: •Theme of the festival •Some animated films related to the theme •50/50 Panel for discussion on gender equality! Panelists: Diellza Muriqi, Ajete Kerqeli, Dafina Halili. And to complete the evening we will have a small party with food drinks and music Come and join us!...

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    by  Anibar  |  11th July