Annecy Events Schedule


Next week the Loving Vincent World Premiere will be held at the Annecy International Film Festival, screening in Official Competition. Alongside the screenings we are bringing a selection of special events to the festival, and for fans across the world, we are also hosting a Facebook live with the Van Gogh Museum.


Painting animators who worked on the film will be coming to the festival, and will be demonstrating the techniques used to make the film inside one of our Painting Animation Workstations (PAWS) in the Bonlieu on Thursday 15th June. Guests at the festival who visit the PAWS will also have a chance to win the final painting produced! We’ll also have painters animating Van Gogh’s ‘Wheatfield with Crows’ on a wall in front of Lake Annecy on Wednesday 14th June.


On Tuesday 13th June, on the day of the premiere, we’ll be running a Facebook live as Axel Rüger, director of the Van Gogh Museum, will host a Q&A panel with Loving Vincent co-directors Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, stars Douglas Booth (Armand Roulin), Robert Gulaczyk (Vincent van Gogh), Piotr Dominak (Head of Painting Animation) and Anna Kluza (Painting Supervisor and Design Painter). Send in your questions now for the panel via social media and we’ll pick the best ones to be asked on the day. The Facebook livestream will be held on the Van Gogh Museum’s Facebook page at 2.40pm (French time).




Monday 12 June

14:00 The Artist’s Experience, Impérial Palace Hotel.

Co-director Dorota Kobiela discusses ‘The Artist’s Experience’ as part of the Women in Animation World Summit.


Tuesday 13 June

14:40 Facebook Live with the Van Gogh Museum

The Van Gogh Museum host a special Facebook Live event direct from the festival.


Wednesday 14 June

11:00 – 18:00  Live Street Art event, Le Pâquier

Painters will animate Van Gogh’s ‘Wheatfield with Crows’ on a wall in front of Lake Annecy.


Thursday 15 June

12:00 – 18:00 PAWS live, Bonlieu festival welcome area

Head of painting Piotr Dominak will be animating Van Gogh’s Le Moulin de la Galette inside a Painting Animation Workstation (PAWS).


Friday 16 June

8:30 Women in Animation Breakfast, Brasserie du Parc

Co-director Dorota Kobiela will be speaking at Women in Animation’s networking breakfast.



12 June 20.45 MJC Novel (Fr dub/Eng subs)

13 June 16.00 Bonlieu (Eng version/French subs)

14 June 17.00 Pathé 2 (Eng version/French subs)

15 June 18.30 La Turbine (Fr dub/Eng subs)

16 June 14.00 Pathé 1 (Fr dub/Eng subs)

17 June 15.00 Pathé 2 (Eng version/French subs)


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