The third edition of the Kuma Anime Film Festival takes place on November 1st, 2018 in the city center of Bruges.
Kuma Anime Film Festival presents our audience a quality selection of the best Anime Films (short films and features) in a unique, intimate and cosy atmosphere!

Kuma Anime Film Festival is definitely a unique chance to see some of the best Anime Films on the big screen!

Submissions 2018

Submissions are now open!

Only films that meet with the next conditions, can be selected for the Official Selection:

  • The submitted film can’t be released on the Belgian sales and or VOD market before November 1, 2018.
  • Only films that are produced within 12 months prior to the Kuma Anime Film Festival, are selected
  • Only films that are subtitled in English or Dutch, are accepted
  • Short films can’t last longer than 25 minutes, including credits
  • Feature films need to last at least 60 minutes

For the preselection, films can be sent in through the online platform FilmFreeway ( Search for Kuma!


More information by e-mail:

The deadline to send in a movie, is August, 31, 2018.

When your film has been selected, we will alert you for our press conference that will take place in October 2018.