International Animation Days 2015

International Animation Days are organized cooperation with Canlandıranlar Association in Institut Français de İstanbul.

With the support of Institut Français de Paris, ASIFA and AFCA



Films subtitled Turkish or English.

At the Forest

A film from the director of March of the Penguins; Luc Jacquet and ecologist/botanist Francis Hallé. A lyrical and magical story of the formation and life of Amazon rainforest over seven hundred centuries.


The Wind Risen / Le Vent Se Lève

A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II…


The Congress / Le Congrès

An old and jobless actress who once held great promise receives an unexpected offer: want to scan her entire being into their computers and purchase ownership of her image for an astronomical fee. After she is scanned, the studio will be allowed to make whatever films it wishes with her 3-D, including all the blockbusters she chose not to make during her career. It is an adapted film from the book, The Futurological Congress, of Polish author Stanislaw Lem.


The King and Mockingbird / Le Roi et l’Oiseau

It is a story of a chimney sweep and a shepherdess seek to escape from the clutches of a tyrannical king. The film is by some today regarded as a masterpiece of French animation better source needed] and has been cited by the Japanese directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata as an influence.


Princesse Kaguya

It is the last feature film of Isao Takahata after 14 years; illustrating the story of an old bamboo cutter and his wife life with a growing rapidly magical baby in an epical and lyrically. One day an old bamboo cutter found a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady inside a shining stalk of bamboo. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her – but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime.


Discovering the Far / Découvrir l’Ailleurs

Les Pieds Verts France 2012 4’10” Français Directeur : Elsa Duhamel   La sole, entre l’eau et le sable France 2011 15’ Directeur : Angèle Chiodo   Miniyamba France 2012 14’35” Directeur : Luc Perez   Pinchaque, le Tapir Colombien France 2011 5’ Directeur : Caroline Attia-Larivière   Nadira et le Mauve France 2014 3’ […]


Jeunes Festivaliers

Atome France 2013 4’ Directeur : ArtFx (Montpellier)   The Island Keeper France 2012 4’ Directeur : ArtFx (Montpellier)   L’uxoricide France 2014 4’ Directeur : Ecole Estienne (Paris)   Je Repasserais Dans La Semaine France 2013 8’ Directeur : EMCA (Angoulême)   Le 12ème Homme France 2012 9’ Directeur : ENSAD (Paris)   Vie […]


The Great War: Animated Memories

Grande Guerre : Mémoires Animées


En Sortant de l’Ecole

“En sortant de l’école” is a collection of 13 animated short films, which aims at matching 13 poems from the French poet Jacques Prévert with the talent and graphic creativity of young directors, just out of animation schools. The diversity of the animation techniques is the keystone of this project. Children aged 7 and above […]