Nov.2nd - 6th, 2023 New Chitose Airport Terminal, Hokkaido JAPAN

New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival November 2nd - 6th,2023


NEW CHITOSE 2023 is excited to announce the official selection for the SHORT FILMS in competition. From 2,157 films submitted from 93 countries/regions, 58 Films are selected for all categories. The films are screened in the New Chitose Airport Theater during the festival (November 2nd-6th) and judged by the jury for each competition. Thank you very much for all submitters, filmmakers, producers and distributors!

Please discover all the results of the SHORT FILMS’ Official Selection ☞

Please see the International Jury ☞

Selection Committee
Tomoko Ono, chief director of NEW CHITOSE 2023
Hirotoshi Iwasaki, artist
Daisuke Tanaka, animation researcher
Takeshi Nagata and Kazue Monno (TOCHKA), creative unit
Tetsuji Kurashige, animation filmmaker
Sarina Nihei, animation filmmaker

The selection result for Feature Films will be announced later.
New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2023, set to take place November 2-6, 2023 in Hokkaido, JAPAN, announces its International Jury, comprised of six filmmakers, artists, curators, and industry professionals. The International Jury presents the awards in the award ceremony on 6th November as a result of deliberation during the festival.

The jury includes a high-profile group of independent filmmakers, including Tomek POPAKUL (“Acid Rain”, “Zima”), Nadja ANDRASEV (“Symbiosis”), and YANO Honami (“A Bite of Bone”). We will also invite other prominent figures such as Japanese contemporary artist Tabaimo, Japanese curator of contemporary art KANAZAWA Kodama, and Animest International Animation Film Festival director Mihai MITRICĂ. The full list of jury members is below:

SHORT Film Jury
● Tomek POPAKUL (Poland)
● Tabaimo (Japan)
● KANAZAWA Kodama (Japan)

● Mihai MITRICĂ (Romania)
● Nadja ANDRASEV (Hungary)
● YANO Honami (Japan)

The majority of the jury members will also be presenting programs of work at the festival. Please see the Jury member’s profile ☞

NEW CHITOSE 2023 will announce the official selection for the Short Films in the end of August!

New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival

New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival Office
C/o Enleysha Co., Ltd.
Sapporo Tokeidai Bldg., 9F,
1, Nishi-2, Kita-1, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0001 JAPAN