Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2019 - ANIMATION AWARD

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The Call for Entries titled Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2019 is now open!

Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2019 is calling for entries. Below you can find all details about this competition:

Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2019

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Location: Tokyo Anime Award Festival, Tokyo


Fees: NO ENTRY FEES!

The Tokyo Anime Award Festival is an international animation award recently opened for 2019 with a aims to screen high‐quality animation works superior in originality and with strong messages which inspire audience.


ABOUT

Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2019, animation award and film festival hosted by the Tokyo Anime Award Festival Executive Committee and the Association of Japanese Animations and co‐hosted by Tokyo Metropolitan Government, calls for unique animation works with high potential and strong messages, both feature and short animation, from all over the world.

The aim of TAAF2019 is to collate and screen high-quality animation works of superior originality, provide excitement and inspiration to the audience as well as creators, cultivate new talent, and contribute to the development and promotion of animation culture and industry.

There are two categories:

Feature Animation Film (60 mins long or over)
Short Animation Film (shorter than 30 mins)

Guideline for Feature Animation:

• “Feature animation work of more than 60 minutes in length” created using any technique
• Any animation works longer than 30 min. but less than 60 min. shall be applied to the category of Feature Animation first. The TAAF Office will contact the applicant later to notify which category is appropriate for the work.
• Work that has been nominatd to TAAF in the past will not accepted.
3 still images of the work (1920×1080, 300dpi or higher, jpeg)
1 director’s photo (head shot, 1920×1080, 300dpi or higher, jpeg)
• Since the screening material required for the final judging of the Feature Animation Competition must either be Apple ProRes (1920 x 1080 pix.) or DCP, please make prior arrangements.

Guideline for Short Animation:

• “Short animation work of less than 30 minutes in length” created using any technique
• Any animation works longer than 30 min. but less than 60 min. shall be applied to the category of Feature Animation first. The TAAF Office will contact the applicant later to notify which category is appropriate for the work.
• Each applicant shall upload his/her work for the Competition through the TAAF Application Form in MP4 format (audio Codec: AAC, video Codec: H.264).
• Work that has been nominatd to TAAF in the past will not accepted.
• As the format required for the final judging process is either Apple ProRes (1920 x 1080 pix.) or DCP,
3 still images of the work (1920×1080, 300dpi or higher, jpeg)
1 director’s photo (head shot, 1920×1080, 300dpi or higher, jpeg)

• Work must have been completed on, or after, January 1, 2017 (regardless of country of origin, and whether it is professional, amateur or student work).

• Work that has been theatrically released, broadcast, or distributed for profit in Japan for a certain period prior to March 7, 2019 is not eligible for the Competition (such work would qualify under the “Anime of the Year” category). Screening at film festivals and previews are not considered “for profit” herein.

• If the work contains dialogues in any language other than Japanese, please submit your film with English subtitles and an English time-coded dialogue list.

The Preliminary Selection Committee will select the nominees for the final judging. Result of the selection process will be communicated to successful applicants, and the list of Nominated Works will be posted on the TAAF2019 official website.

Nominated Works will be publicly screened at designated theaters during the Festival period in Tokyo, during which time final judging will be conducted by the Competition Jury.

The Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2019 will take place from 8 to 11 March, 2019.

The copyright of the work submitted belongs to each applicant.

There is no entry fees to partecipate!


ELIGIBILITY

Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2019 is open to any animated film (regardless of country of origin, and whether it is professional, amateur or student work) completed on, or after, January 1, 2017.

PRIZE



1st price: 500,000 yen


The following prizes are awarded to excellent works:

Grand Prize (both for Feature and Short, cash award of 500,000 yen)
Award of Excellence (both for Feature and Short, cash award of 100,000 yen)
• and other prizes (if applicable).

For all further informations about the competition Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2019 or to submit your works visit the following official website: