NEW CHITOSE is returning to an in-person edition in 2023!
We are proud to announce the 10th edition: November 2-6, 2023.
The submission starts on April 24th!
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 10th edition of the festival: November 2-6, 2023. See you at New Chitose Airport this year!
Submissions are now open for the 10th edition.
In addition to the official competition for the Short and Feature films, We have new category “NEW CHITOSE AIRPORT Social Media Animation Award” this year. Entries will be only accepted via Twitter and One Grand Prize winner will be invited to the festival!
The deadline is June 30th (Short Films) and July 18th (Feature Films and Social Media Animation).
Last year the festival received 2,400 works in all categories. The winners were “Backflip” (Short Grand Prix, directed by Nikita Diakur), “My Love Affair with Marriage” (Feature Grand Prix, directed by Signe Baumane), “Lawless Love” (Japan Grand Prix, directed by Ryuya Suzuki), and else.
We look forward to your submissions!
Please check the following link and check out the selection committee!
Call for Entries ⇒ https://airport-anifes.jp/en/competition/
Shorts ⇒ https://airport-anifes.jp/en/competition/short/
Features ⇒ https://airport-anifes.jp/en/competition/feature/
Social Media Animation Award ⇒ https://airport-anifes.jp/en/competition/smaa/
We also accept the submission via FilmFreeway: https://filmfreeway.com/NewChitoseAirportInternationalAnimationFestival