Coming soon: TAFF Pro

The first TAFF Pro – an event for animation professionals – takes place in a beautifully restored old factory milieu by the River Aura in Turku, Finland, Aug 26 - 28, 2020.

Coming up again in August 2021: Turku Animated Film Festival – a seductive selection of animated shorts and celebration around the clock!




’’We want to create a bridge between two cultures’’ – interviewing Michelle Kranot from ANIDOX

Animation <3 documentary When working as a tutor, Michelle Kranot doesn't want to appear as a teacher, but rather as a peer. Michelle and Uri Kranot are experienced tutors and filmmakers known for their creative work, which crosses the borders…

Bruce Bickford – the Animation Wizard

''Bruce Bickford’s special skill must have been mastering every detail in his films simultaneously, and the animator's incredible patience to fulfill his vision'', writes Antti Laakso, who also had the chance to meet Bickford once. Bruce Bickford (1947–2019) was the…

Filmmaker Anca Damian is Searching for the Truth with Animation

''Animation makes visible the things that are invisible when you are only looking at their appearance'', says Anca Damian. Her animated documentary Magic Mountain will be shown on Thursday 27th of August in Manilla, Turku. She'll also work as a…

Projects for the TAFF Pro X Anidox development workshop selected

TAFF Pro will be organized in cooperation with the Danish Anidox-forum at the old factory of Manilla by the River Aura on, and for some parts of the event there will be an option to join in online environment too.…

See You Later, Animator – This Year’s Short Film Competition is Adjourned

Dear Friend, We hope you are well and safe. We here in Turku, Finland have been keeping our fingers crossed, hoping to be able to organize Turku Animated Film Festival in August. Despite all those wishes, we’ve finally come to…

TAFF Pro Draws Together the Professionals of Animation

TAFF Pro is a new event for the professionals of animation, and it is held this August in Turku, Finland for the first time. The event is a part of The Turku Animated Film Festival, which will this year actualise…