Welcome to the Palm Springs International Animation Festival & Expo

Up & Coming Events:


Our Next 
PSIAF
Event

April 18th, 2020
@
Mary Pickford Theatre

One Night Showcase

Showing

Our Award Winning Shorts and a Feature

To be announced...

EVENT STARTS:
6:00 pm - Food & Refreshments

7:00 pm - Screenings of shorts and a feature film


Upcoming
PSIAF
Annual
Animation Festival 

December 12-13, 2020
@
Mary Pickford Theatre










Screenings
Panels
Evening Party
Sunday - Filmmaker's Breakfast

Animation Competition

Annual Worldwide Animation Festival & Awards.

Submit Your Film to register your animation into our next competition.

Animation Artists from Around the Globe

We feature Animations from all corners of the Earth.  An equisite collection of talented artists and storytellers come together to show their greatest works.

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Donate &
Support the Arts

PSIAF Palm Springs Intl. Animation Festival is a non-profit organization that celebrates animation as art-in-motion and is dedicated to showcasing the talented artists from around the world.

Generous donations from our participants and audience members are what help keep it thriving.  Thank you!

As seen on: 

Films which have been screened at
PSIAF

2017
Academy Award Nominee
“Loving Vincent”

2018
Academy Award Nominee
“Isle of Dogs”

2019
Academy Award Nominees
“Daughter”
“Klaus”
“I Lost My Body”

Celebrating Animation
as  
ART IN MOTION 


 The Palm Springs Intl. Animation Festival & Expo is a global competition in animation and exhibition of the worlds most talented artists in the world. Each year there are awards going to 37 categories including Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short in over 20 different styles of animation from 2D, 3D, Hand Drawin, Painted, Watercolor, Sand, Paper, Experimental, Stop-Motions, VFX, and more. 

The festival is expected to screen over 250+ award wining short and 5 feature-length animated films from over 103 countries including Oscar® Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences , Emmy® and Grammy ®  wining artists from around the world. The festival and expo also includes VR experiences, live animation demonstrations, character and model sculptors, animation panel discussions, seminars, and educational programming will be held in conjunction with an international poster
 

PSIAF Palm Springs Intl. Animation Festival is a non-profit organization that celebrates animation as art-in-motion and is dedicated to showcasing the talented artists from around the world.

Animation has been around for over a 100 years and we're passionate about it. PSIAF is made possible entirely by your contributions. Only with your generous support are we able to continue our work celebrating this amazing art form. Thanks!

To Donate:
Pleases Contact Christopher Spellman for details CSpellma126@aol.com

Fantasmagorie is a 1908 animated film by Emile Cohl and is considered by historians as the first animated cartoon.