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Manifeszt Association

Working Towards a Brighter Future of Talented Animators

At Manifeszt Assocation we’re raising funds and promoting initiatives to support talented animators. We believe in taking action with special care and encourage young filmmakers to join pitching forums, international festivals and professional workshops so that they can enter to film development and producations with success. Please join us by supporting our efforts to make a measurable difference in the carreer develeopment of young animators.

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Our Roots

Here at Manifeszt Assocation, we are driven by a single goal; to do our part in making the world animation a better place for all. We launch call for applications for individuals and groups working on animation films, and sumbit our project proposals for national and international funds to find budget for our pro-active initiatives. We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact on animation. The Assocation was found by Tamás Patrovits and his animation fellows sharing common ideas on animation art,


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Our goal with the initiative entitled Animogy is offering the opportunity for young script-writers to submit their story and work with professionals in small-group workshops to develop their script and make it suitable to be funded by film production grants. By promoting young artists we would like to offer the opportunity for them to learn and  share experience with their peers. With access to the resources offered by the National Cultural Fund of Hungary - NKA, young people could join our international workshops on script-writing. to become empowered by their own writing abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our work by checking the detailed programme of Animogy.


With our organization’s mission in mind, we strive to find new ways dealing with the challenge of education. We take very seriously to offer different forms of education for young animation artists: workshops, online consultancy, studio work, residency opportunities and individual film development mentorship. We have an international traniners team is working closely to make a positive impact on the achievement of young animators. Contact us to join our learning programs.


At Manifeszt Association, we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts in addressing relevant issues of animation arts. Advocacy is by no means an easy feat, but through cooperation and community empowerment we believe we can facilitate progress in this area. We are striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more on how we can support your professional goals.

We are members of the international professional organisation, ASIFA, where we represent our country, as Asifa Hungary.

ASIFA (Association Internationale du Film d’Animation) was founded in 1960 in Annecy, France as an association of individual animation artists. Today ASIFA can be described as an international network of numerous local ASIFA Chapters, which have developed their own local identities and special activities.


We continuously apply for national and international funds to find financial resources for our initiatives. Animated Spirits was founded and organized by Zita Mara Vadasz, former director of the Hungarian Cultural Center in New York and curated by Anna Ida Orosz, lecturer at the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest, Hungary; both well-known figures in the European animation community. Every year the program includes both professional and student works, panel discussions with filmmakers, academics, and other industry figures and networking events. The 4th edition of the festival is co-financed by the Governments of Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia through Visegrad Grants from International Visegrad Fund. The mission of the fund is to advance ideas for sustainable regional cooperation in Central Europe.​ For more information pleas visit:


Manifeszt Association offers grants on the basis of opan call for applications for young animation artists developing their own film ideas. Also at the Primanima World Festival of First Animations, Manifeszt offers grants for the best animators in cooperation with the Media Council of the National Media and Infocommunication Authority (NMHH).

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"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does."

William James

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Find us at Budaörs Animation Base and Creative Space, where we offer animation studios and a perfect site for learning and residency programs.

Contact us

12 Templom tér
Budaörs, 2040

+36 30 9847394

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