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Ah animation… how we love thee!

The Melbourne International Animation Festival is a week long celebratory feast. Featuring forums and over 400 of the best recently released, historical and retrospective animation from around the world.

Held annually in the middle of the year. MIAF showcase a comprehensive line-up from award winners, outstanding industry veterans, inspiring independents, stupendous studios and those wonderful newcomers exploring their talent on screen for the very first time. 

Without a doubt, MIAF is the premier animation festival of Australia. And, one of the largest festivals in the world dedicated to auteur animation.

The entry deadline is usually January/February, and entry is FREE.

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MIAF is run by Melbourne Animation Posse (ABN 72 246 987 238).