Welcome to PSIAF 2018 Palm Springs Intl. Animation Festival & Expo is a global competition in animation and exhibition of the worlds most talented artists in the world. Each year there are awards going to 37 categories including Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short in over 20 different styles of animation from 2D, 3D, Hand Drawn, Painted, Watercolor, Sand, Paper, Experimental, VR, Stop-Motions, VFX, and more. The festival is expected to screen over 250 award wining short and 5 feature-length animated films from over 103 countries including Oscar� Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences , Emmy� and Grammy� wining artists from around the world. The festival and expo is partnered with Comic Con Palm Springs CCPS and will also include VR experiences, live animation demonstrations, character and model sculptors, animation panel discussions, seminars, and educational programming will be held in conjunction with an international poster contest. August 22-26, 2018