ABIFF Interviews – Mihai Mitrică

Mihai Mitrică is a founding member, together with Laurențiu Brătan, of the Este’n’Est Association, which has been organizing the Anim’est International Animated Film Festival since 2005.

Also since 2005, he collaborates, as program coordinator and selector in the Shadow Shorts section, at the organization of the Transylvania International Film Festival (TIFF). He has been a producer at the Safe Frame studio since 2015.

This year, the Anim’est Festival celebrates 15 years of existence and remains one of the most beloved local film festivals.

Mitrix, as Mihai Mitrică’s friends call him, tells us in an exceptional interview, about what challenges the pandemic brought in organizing a traditional festival, about the attractions of this year’s Anim’est edition, but also about its interaction with the world. animation.