International Festival of Animation Films

About Festival

Dear friends,

Regretfully we inform you, that in connection with festival re-structuring, the festival BIMINI will not take place in 2009.
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Here you can see posters from five festivals which took place in Riga.
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About Festival

BIMINI festival took place each year from 2003 till 2007 in Latvia, but in 2008 the festival took place in Georgia.

BIMINI is unique festival of animated films in Latvia and the biggest festival of this genre in the Baltic States.

The programs of BIMINI included the world’s best animated shorts. Many of these shorts are prize winners of the various film festivals.

The members of jury and visitors were such known people as: the guru of the American independent animation Bill Plimpton (USA), director and art director of Russian animation studio "Pilot" - Alexander Tatarsky (Russia), father of the Estonian animation Rein Raamat, famous master of sand animations Ferenc Cako (Hungary), producer Eberhard Junkersdorf (Germany), whose feature film "Tin drum" has won "Oscar" as the best foreign film of 1979, famous director of animation studio Dauka – Roze Stiebra (Latvia), journalist and author of documentary films about history of animation Natalia Lukinykh (Russia) and others members of jury, organizers of festivals, directors, producers and animators from the United States, UK, Germany , the Netherlands, Japan, Singapore, Norway, Denmark, Finland, South Africa, Hungary, Poland, Estonia, Russia, Ukraine and other countries of the world.

The place and conditions of the next festival will be announced later.

Sincerely yours,
Founder and CEO of Bimini festival
Marat Barsky