In 2002 the Festival of Film Animation moved to Olomouc, using the professional background of the Department of dramatic, film and media studies, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University and the premises of reconstructed former Jesuit College, now the Art Centre of Palacký University. The first year of PAF took place from the 12th to 15th of December 2002 in premises of Art Centre of Palacký University, Central Cinema and Lípa Cinema. PAF won the patronage of the Czech Minister of Culture, Pavel Dostál.
During three days, 20 thematic blocks proceeded without any change in programme; the invitation was accepted by all of almost 30 Czech as well as foreign guests.
PAF 2002 Guests:
Jiří Barta, Martin Čihák, Edgar Dutka, Aurel Klimt, Stanislav Komárek, Ivana Košuličová, Jiří Kubíček, Petr Nikl, Vít Pancíř, Priit Pärn (Estonia), Vlasta Pospíšilová, Alice Růžičková, Vladimír Suchánek, Michal Žabka and others
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