+ The 2025 Call for Animation is Open +

Join us for the 10th Annual DETROIT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ANIMATION (DIFA) on Saturday, April 5th, 2025. Immerse yourself in an eclectic 90-minute mix of animated shorts showcasing a vibrant selection of works from both local and international animators.

𝐂𝐀𝐋𝐋 𝐅𝐎𝐑 𝐀𝐍𝐈𝐌𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍𝐒Submission are now being accepted. There are no restrictions on style or medium, but your entry should be animated, either traditionally or digitally, in some way. For further submission information and to submit, please visit:

Set in the historic Senate Theater in Detroit, this 1920’s Art Deco gem is not only known for its visual charm but also houses the world’s 8th largest Wurlitzer pipe organ. Enjoy the classic concession stand, comfortable lounging areas, and the added convenience of secure parking.

The 2025 schedule and advance tickets will be available by March 1st.  Join our newsletter or follow us on Facebook and Twitter to be notified when it is online.

🎞️ DIFA 10
🗓️ Saturday, April 5th, 2025
📍 Senate Theater, 6424 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48210

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