The Golden Orchid International Animation and Film Festival 2016 will happen in April at Stetson University in Florida, USA. During the festival we will have shows, lectures and screenings.
Golden Orchid International Animation and Film Festival is one of the most famous and important animation festival in the world, since 2012.
The film competition has 5 sections (Animation Short Films, Feature Animation, Experimental Animation, Short Films, Feature Films), with distinct juries. The awards are: Best Animated Short Film, Critic's Choice of Animated Short Film, Audience Choice of Animated Short Film, Best Animated Feature, Critic's Choice of Animated Feature, Audience Choice of Animated Feature, Best Experimental Animation, Critic's Choice of Experimental Animation, Audience Choice of Experimental Animation, Best Director, Best Original Music, Best Art Direction, Best Sound Editing, Best Visual Effects, Best Short Film, Critic's Choice of Short Film, Audience Choice of Short Film, Best Feature Film, Critic's Choice of Feature Film, Audience Choice of Feature Film.
Our mission is to promote the art of contemporary animation & film and an appreciation of animation & film's rich history, to encourage young animators, film-makers, artists and also, to cultivate the interest in and promote the arts and animation culture among the general public throught our platform.