New Chitose Internatonal Animation Festival, 2-5/11/18

Deadline | Festival/Award Dates (period)
30 June 2018
Sapporo, Japan
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The last edition in 2017 attracted about 33,000 visitors, the highest number in the history of the festival. The main event of the festival is the competition for short animated films. Last year the festival received 2,037 films from 86 countries/regions, which was a new record for the festival. To celebrate the 5th anniversary, the festival starts new competitions: Feature Film Competition and Student Film Competition.

The official languages of the competition will be Japanese and English. For Japanese and other non-English films, entrants are advised to embed English subtitles.


  • 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): 300,000 JPY
  • Best Music Animation: 200,000 JPY
  • Audience Award: 200,000 JPY
  • Best Student Film: Memento
  • Kids Award: Memento

There is no entry fee.

  • See the festival regulations
  • Deadline: 30 June 2018 (short and student films), 31 July 2018 (feature films)

Event Dates

  • From 02 November 2018 to 05 November 2018

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