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Hiroshima International Animation Film Festival

Hiroshima International Animation Festival
4-17 Kako-machi
Naka-ku
730-0812 Hiroshima
Japan
phone +81-82-2 45 02 45
fax +81-82-2 45 02 46
http://hiroanim.org
email: hiroanim@hiroanim.org

Director and Program Director
Ms. Sayoko Kinoshita

Year of Foundation 1985

Event Date from 20 August 2020 till 24 August 2020

Event Date !!! transformed !!!

in Hiroshima, Japan

International Competition

Sections Short Animation Film Competition (less than 30 min.), Student Films, Animation For Peace, Best of the World

Category Short

Terms of Entry up to 30 min., completed after 1 April 2018, prior screenings acceptable

Genre Animation

Subtitles English subtitles recommended

Format 16 mm, 35 mm, DCP, Digital File

Registration Deadline 01 April 2020

Fees none

Attendance Figures 32,000

Participants of the Film Industry approx. 5,000

Prizes/Awards Grand Prix (ca. $11,000), Hiroshima Prize (ca. $11,000), Debut Prize (ca. $6,000), Renzo Kinoshita Prize (ca. $3,500), Audience Prize (ca. $1,000), Special International Jury Prize, Special Prizes

German Films

2020

International Competition
CRISS CROSS by Caroline Hamann, Fritz Penzlin
NEST by Sonja Rohleder

Best of the World
FANTASMIA by Luise Fiedler
LICKALIKE by Rebecca Blöcher
SERIAL PARALLELS by Max Hattler (DE/HK)

Stars of Students
EVANGELINE by Nadine Schwenk
FAMILY BONDS by Maria Schmidt
FIREHEAD by Ryoji Yamada
RATATOSKR by Meike Müller

Animations for Peace
BUTTERFLIES IN BERLIN – DIARY OF A SOUL SPLIT IN TWO by Monica Manganelli (IT/DE)
SEALAND by Till Giermann
TOBI AND THE TURBOBUS (TOBI UND DER TURBOBUS) by Verena Fels, Marc Angele

Number of Films Shown approx. 350 films from 50 countries

Media Coverage approx. 200 journalists from international and national press, TV and radio

Specific Characteristics The winner of the short film competition automatically qualifies for the OSCAR competition for the Best Short Film.

Evaluation As an international festival, its scale is rather small, but its quality and originality should be regarded highly worldwide. The focus is on films supporting international understanding. Interesting animation workshops. The festival takes place every two years.

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