PAF – Festival of Film Animation is well known for its examination of the phenomena of animation in the wider context of cinematography and visual studies.

This year, PAF puts an unprecedented emphasis on audio-visual installations which are at the festival present in really record number and technical demands.


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This year's PAF thinks carefully of children. The programme intended (not only) for them starts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday always at 11 am at Konvikt.


Starting Sunday 1st of December 2013, every day two random subscribers to PAF newsletter will get accreditation for the whole festival for free.


You can subscribe to PAF NEWSLETTER here.


We are proud to announce that PAF - Festival of Film Animation has this year become a partner with German internet gallery Fach & Asendorf (Ole Fach, Kim Asendorf), that will also participate on the festival programme.


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Into the final ten of Other Visions competiton has been selected following works and authors:



mediabaze.cz presents: LUNCHMEAT VISUALS WORKSHOP (taking place within the festival programme)

Dec 6 and 7, 2013, UC UP, Atelier of Graphic Design 10am–6pm



The third publication which was published within the PAF Edition is the first part chronologically, however, the last part to be presented: Křehké kino (Fragile Cinema) by Martin Mazanec.


S radostí informujeme, že poslední publikace z PAF Edice: Genderové stereotypy v animované tvorbě Walta Disneyho byla uvedena do prodeje .


At the end of October the Festival of Film Animation will be introduced in Brno within the ECHO cycle (presentation of festivals) organized by UNTR, the local cultural base. Marie Meixnerová and Tomáš Javůrek will introduce PAF in both reminiscent and anticipatory way.

With regard to original grasp of moving image structure and content anticipation, the program will be entitled Tausendjahrekino.

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PAF invites to another exhibition in Vitrina Deniska premises, this time entitled CONFERENCE. The exhibition aims to interconnect significant personalities of the art scene, artists, professors, theorists, performers, colleagues and friends who are going to meet in Olomouc to attend the conference named "Action and Reaction – performative aspects in the contemporary arts" which is organized by the Department of Art Education, Faculty of Education, Palacký University Olomouc and which takes place from the 24th to the 25th of October 2013 in the Theatre Hall, Art Centre of Palacký University.


Few days ago, we have published the names of Other Visions 2013 ten finalists.

Now it is time to reveal the names of those who will decide about the winner.


Concerts, VJ sets or musical performances are also a part of the PAF programme. Moreover, this year there will be a unique workshop Vjingu held in collaboration with the audiovisual platform  Lunchmeat and FAMU's research project - mediabaze.cz.

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We would like to invite you to the PAF Archive and Other Visions of Animation: Re-Edits programme at Hungarian Animation Film Festival Anilogue.

PAF will introduce Czech video art working with re-editing of already existing movies:


The graphic design of PAF 2013 was processed by Fiume Std – the graphic studio without a studio and graphics. Never established.

The visual conception – in the same way as in the previous years – works with mingling of main festival thematic sections including Kinetics of Image and Colourful 50s.


19 November 2013 in Theatre K3 at the Art Centre of Palacký University Olomouc  was held the press conference for 12th PAF – Festival of Film Animation and contemporary art, which will take place from 5th to 8th of December 2013.

In the presence of the press was introduced the forthcoming programme of 12th PAF as well as its main year-round activities.



In mid-November 2013, PAF will introduce the publications from its editorial series PAF Edition at Independent Publishing Fair KIOOSK held in Kraków, Poland. To the selling fair with workshops and lectures we are bringing all our so far published books.

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This year we have invited the British pioneer of computer-based animation, Ernest Edmonds, who has studied mathematics and philosophy and works as a professor at many academic institutions. Since the end of the 1960s Ernest Edmonds has dealt with computer-based animated images.


The author of PAF 2013 radio spot is Czech artist Roman Štětina.


PAF comes to the Moving Image Festival Screen City, held during October 25–27th 2013 in Stavanger/Sandnes, Norway. In programme Animated Cities curated by Eliška Děcká and Sylva Poláková, the Norway spectators will experience the thumbnail of the PAF 2012 programme section Urbanism Animated.


Following PAF program at Crosstalk video art festival in Budapest, where last month several screenings of Other Visions videos were exercised, three-week "best-off" Crosstalk exhibition now begun, in newly born non-commercial Higgs Field gallery space in the very centre of Budapest.

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PAF activities in 2017 have been supported by: The Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, State Cinematography Fund, The City of Olomouc, The Olomouc Region and International Visegrad Fund.

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