Prior to the opening of the Festival, art exhibition ‘Zagreb School of Animated Films’ will be opened in ‘Banski Dvor’ in Banja Luka at 1800 hrs, featuring famous cartoon artists such as Dusan Vukotic and Borivoj Dovnikovic.

This year’s International Animated Film Festival will be opened by world-renowned Russian animator and animation director Aleksandr Petrov, winner of the 1999 Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film for his adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s novel ‘The Old Man and The Sea’.

Petrov The Old Man and The Sea

Festival will end on Sunday, October 28.