New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival, 5-8 Nov 2021

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Category
ANIMATION & FILM FESTIVALS
Deadline | Event Dates (period)
05 November 2021 - 08 November 2021
City
Sapporo, Japan
Email
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Edition
8
Submission deadline
2021-07-31
Submission/Registration Fee
No

Festival Description

The New Chitose Airport, a gateway for the world to access Hokkaido and known as “Entertainment” Airport is truly unique amongst its kind. The Airport also hosts a variety of facilities: a multi-screen movie theater, hotel, Onsen bath spa, arcade, shopping mall, high-quality restaurants featuring the unique taste of Japanese cuisine, and event spaces are amongst the many things that New Chitose Airport has in store for its visitors. By utilizing all of its unique attributes, and combining them into one eclectic embodiment, the airport provides a festival experience that cannot be replicated in any other environment. The last edition in 2019 attracted record-breaking 43,000 visitors, the highest number in the history of the festival.

2021 Call for entries

The 8th edition of the New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival is held from Nov 5th to 8th, 2021 at the terminal building of New Chitose Airport. As well as the last edition, the festival has a hybrid format, both at the airport and online

Short Films Competition
Submissions must be animated films with a run time not exceeding 30 minutes and must be works completed in or after 2019. VR films, GIF animation, and digital motion comics and movie installation works are also accepted. There is no submission fee.

Competition Categories

1-1. Competition categories
(A) International Competition
(B) Japan Competition
(C) Music Animation Competition
(D) Student Competition

Award:
Grand Prix (Short Film): 1 million JPY
Grand Prix (Feature Film): 300,000 JPY
Japan Grand Prix (Short Film): 500,000 JPY
New Talent Award (Short Film): 200,000 JPY
Best Music Animation: 100,000 JPY
Audience Award: 100,000 JPY
Best Student Film: Memento
Kids Award: Memento

Regulations and submission via FilmFreeway

Deadline: 30 June 2021 (shorts), 31 July 2021 (feature films)

2020 Festival Coverage

2019 Festival Coverage

2018 Festival Coverage

Feature Film Selection:

  • FUNAN
    Director: Denis DO / 2017 / Belgium, Cambodia, France, Luxembourg
  • On Happiness Road
    Director: SUNG Hsin-Yin / 2017 / Taiwan
  • SHONEN HOLLYWOOD -HOLLY STAGE FOR YOU- Complete Edition
    Director: Sumiko Arai, Toshimasa Kuroyanagi / 2018 / Japan
  • The Breadwinner
    Director: Nora Twomey / 2017 / Ireland, Canada, Luxembourg
  • This Magnificent Cake!
    Director: Marc James Roels, Emma De Swaef / 2018 / Belgium,France

 

 
 

Event Dates

  • From 05 November 2021 to 08 November 2021