Elin Festøy

Elin Festøy has a Master in digital communication from BI, Oslo and background as a journalist and senior PR-consultant. She now combines transmedia and film production with communication in the company Teknopilot AS. Festøy has produced the crowdfunding campaign for «It Was Mine» and is currently working on a transmedia production including crowdfunding, game development, … Read more

Stefan Eriksson

He was here last year and he’s back again because we just can’t get enough of him STEFAN ERIKSSON He’s the Gandalf that occasionally come back to visit our little Shire to show us his awesome magic and glorious mustache. The animator and illusionist from Sweden will on Sunday have a show filled with humor … Read more

Frank Mosvold

We are honored to welcome producer and director Frank Mosvold to this years Animation Volda!   Mosvold has a Master of fine arts in film-production from the Loyola Marymount University and a bachelor in economics from Babson College. He is the creator of the popular animated childrens-series Ella Ella Bingo (Elleville Elfrid), which he has just done 52 new … Read more

We are on Vimeo!

We have updated our Vimeo-page!  It contains most of the festival’s great vignettes from all the way back to 2009, including our new one for 2015. Make sure to have a look! Animation Volda – Vimeo

Animation Volda 2015 Vignette

The AVDAMAC (Animation Volda Designing & Animating Magnificent & Awesome Crew*) and the festival committee are proud to present the vignette for Animation Volda 2015 – 17-20 Sept. The film is made in a traditional cut-out technique mixed with live-action footage. We are all looking forward to screening it at the Volda Filmteater!   *Magnus Ruud, … Read more

Call for submissions!

Call for entries!!! NORDIC-BALTIC STUDENT FILMS NORDIC-BALTIC COMMISSIONED FILMS AND COMMERCIALS NORDIC-BALTIC SHORT FILMS Send your student film and they will be screened in Animation Volda festival 17-20 September, and the selected ones in Animation Volda will be screened at Fredrikstads Animation Festival 12-15 November. Send, send, send! Entry dead­line: September 1st. 2015 Read more: … Read more

Regina Pessoa – from Portugal to Volda

We are honored to welcome animator Regina Pessoa to this years Animation Volda! Pessoa is a Portuguese animator, who graduated in painting from the University of Porto in 1998, having done several animation-workshops during her course. She has later been working as an animator in Filmógrafo – Estúdio de Cinema de Animação do Porto, but is mostly known … Read more


Da var festivalen over for i år og vi vil gi en stooor takk til alle som var en del av den! En stor takk til alle frivillige og sponsorene som hjalp til. Det hadde ikke vært en festival uten dere! Tusen takk til alle gjester og foredragsholdere som tok seg tiden til å komme … Read more


Our festivals official moderator this year is PETER SCHAVEMAKER He’s a dutch freelance animation, music, theater- and lifestyle- journalist He works as an Europa correspondent for the amarican Animation Magazine, He also the founder of Animation News on the web and an expert on international animation industry, specially Korean. He writes for National Newspaper AD … Read more


The second ex-student we invited to have a small presentation of herself is QIAN SHI having graduated from Høgskulen i Volda in 2008, is now an Animation director and Illustrator based in London, UK. Her animated short film “Shoe” has been widely selected in International animation/film festivals; it has won The Best Student Film at Bradford … Read more