The 5th International Motion Festival (IMF) will take place on 6 - 9 May 2019!
It is organized by the Department of Arts of the European University Cyprus in Nicosia, Cyprus.
The IMF aims to open a forum for the presentation of the most contemporary and most creative work in the world of motion and thus to be established as the Pioneering Festival that promotes innovative and cutting-edge work.
The IMF, now in its 5th edition, is the platform for showcasing innovative motion art videos, spanning from motion graphics, to 2D and 3D animation, video art, and shorts.
The IMF welcomes productions from all over the world and at the same time strongly encourages the participation of Cypriot productions.
Prizes will be awarded to the best entry in each of the 4 competition categories:
Go with the Flow (Motion Graphics, Music Videos, Commercials, Opening Titles, 3D Mapping, virtual museums and archives, Computer Generated Imagery, Broadcast Design)
Animatropics & Animesh (2D & 3D Animation, manual or computer aided, ranging from hand drawn, sand and glass animation, digital, retro, etc)
Short & Sweet (New and awarded short films, ranging from drama, comedy, social commentary and experimental film)
The Single Channel Show (Video Art presented with single channel works. Experiments pushing the limits of the moving image)
Awarded Films 2017
The winning works for the 4th International Motion Festival (IMF) are:
GO WITH THE FLOW – PROFESSIONAL AWARD Title: Fruit Artist: Gerhard Funk Country: Germany
GO WITH FLOW – STUDENT AWARD Title: Inside Job Artist: Qi DENG Country: USA
ANIMATROPICS & ANIMESH – PROFESSIONAL AWARD Title: Sirocco Artist: Avril Hug, Lauren Madec, Kevin Tarpinian, Thomas Lopez, Romain Garcia Country: France
ANIMATROPICS & ANIMESH – STUDENT AWARD Title: Enslaved Artist: Constantinos Sophocleous Country: Cyprus, UK
SHORT & SWEET – PROFESSIONAL AWARD Title: Speechless Artist: Robin Polak Country: Germany
SHORT & SWEET – STUDENT AWARD Title: The Salt Man Artist: Seyed Sajad Moosavi Country: Usa / Iran/ Uae/ Armenia
THE SINGLE CHANNEL SHOW – PROFESSIONAL AWARD Title: Dame mit Hund / Walk the dog Artist: Sonja Rohleder Country: Germany
THE SINGLE CHANNEL SHOW – STUDENT AWARD Title: Auto Artist: Conner Griffith Country: USA
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO MOTION DESIGN 2017 Artist: Sophia Kyriacou Country: Cyprus / UK
Wostok Poster Competition Winners
The 4th International Motion Festival (IMF) in collaboration with the website I LOVE GRAPHIC organized a competition for the creation of an advertising poster for WOSTOK Lemonades.
You can find out more about the competition here. Below are the winners.
1st Prize Winner: Name: Michalis Chapesis University: European University Cyprus
2nd Prize Winner: Name: Stelios Papageorgiou University: European University Cyprus
3rd Prize Winner: Name: Ioakim Hatzithomas University: European University Cyprus