Nov.1st - 5th, 2024 New Chitose Airport Terminal, Hokkaido JAPAN

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


We are open for the submissions! Submit your animation film now, for a chance to compete in the next NEW CHITOSE 2024 Official Selection and maybe be among the winners.

New Category: NEW CHITOSE 30 Seconds Animation
In addition to the official selection for the Short and Feature films, we have new category “NEW CHITOSE 30 Seconds Animation” this year.
The selected films in this category will be broadcast for a specific period on digital signage throughout the New Chitose Airport (Hokkaido, JAPAN) facility that boasts approximately 22 million annual users. One of these films will receive the award during the festival.

30th June 2024 for Short Films, Graduation Films, Music Videos
20th July 2024 for Feature Films
20th July 2024 for 30 Seconds Animation

Submissions & Regulations
Short and Feature Films ⇒
30 Seconds Animation ⇒
FilmFreeway ⇒

Last year the festival received 2,300 works in all categories. The winners were “In Dreams” (Short Grand Prix, directed by Josh SHAFFNER), “Chicken for Linda!” (Feature Grand Prix, directed by Chiara MALTA, Sébastien LAUDENBACH), “Vision” (Japan Grand Prix, directed by Çağıl HARMANDAR), “Our Uniform” (New Talent Award, directed by Yegane MOGHADDAM) and else.

We are really looking forward to your submissions. See you at NEW CHITOSE 2024!
NEW CHITOSE is proud to announce the 11th edition: November 1-5, 2024.
The submission starts on April 22!

New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival is an animation festival dedicated to animated films held at the terminal building of New Chitose Airport (Hokkaido, Japan), which connects Hokkaido with the rest of the world as an entertainment airport. We are excited to announce the 11th edition of the festival: November 1-5, 2024.

Launched in 2014, the festival has been providing an exciting experience that is only possible as a one-of-a-kind “airport festival” and we gathered about 35,000 attendees last year.
The coming 11th edition will continue to present various programs delivering the look of animation “today” from various perspectives such as special screenings and guest speakers of films the festival picked to feature, in addition to the Competition section which is the main event of the festival receiving more than 2,000 entries from around the world each year.

The submission for all the competitions starts on April 22nd! See you at NEW CHITOSE AIRPORT.

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