“Life is a picture, Bring the picture to life.”

ReAnimania International Animation Film and Comics Art Festival of Yerevan (ReA IAFFY) was founded by political cartoonist, painter, and animator Vrej Kassouny in 2008.The festival has become a platform for development and promotion beyond Armenia’s borders. As the largest event in the South Caucasus (and the most unique within its class), ReAnimania is playing an integral role in bridging east and west. It is becoming one of the most important emerging festivals, receiving thousands of film submissions and attracting tens of thousands from around the world.

The festival has become a platform for development and promotion even beyond Armenia’s borders. As the largest event in the South Caucasus (and the most unique within its class), ReAnimania is playing an integral role in bridging east and west. It is becoming one of the most important emerging festivals, receiving over a thousand film submissions and attracting tens of thousands from around the world.

ReAnimania International Animation Film Festival of Yerevan was founded by cartoonist, painter and animator Vrej Kassouny in 2008. Armenia’s history in animation had begun 80 years prior, with the release of the first Armenian film, Lev Atamanov’s (né Levon Atamanyan) The Dog and the Cat in 1938.

ReAnimania’s local partners and supporters include, but are not limited to, the Republic of Armenia Ministry of Culture, the National Cinema Center of Armenia, the Union of Armenian Cinematographers and foreign embassies to the Republic of Armenia. ReAnimania’s aim is to expand and extend the border of Armenia through the Art of Animation and Animated films.

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Prizes & Awards

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Reanimania Best Feature Film Award

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Reanimania Best Short Film Award

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Reanimania Best TV & Educational Film Award

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Reanimania Best Graduation Film Award

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Reanimania Best Musical Clips Award

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Reanimania Robert Sahakyants SpecialAward

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Reanimania Lev Atamanov Special Award

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Reanimania Valentin Podpomogov Special Award