Feature film (over 30 minutes)

Film submission period

From April 15th to July 31st, 2019


The International Jury will decide the awards for the Feature Competition. (The jury may also present other awards including Jury Awards and Special Mentions.)

Award Competition Prize money/extra prizes
Grand Prix Feature Competition 300,000 JPY

The festival office may establish other awards decided by different criteria.

Submission requirements

Entrants are asked to carefully read and agree to the terms and conditions of the Submission Regulations for Animated Feature Film Competition before submitting works.

Submission requirements

(1) Submissions must be animated films with a run time exceeding 30 minutes, including end credits (all animation techniques acceptable).

(2) Submissions must be works completed in or after 2017.

(3) The director or the producer of the film or the entrant must hold the right to screen the film submitted, and all rights to screen the work during the festival must have been secured.

(4) The entrant is strongly recommend to make the submission available for Internet streaming.

(5) Films that have previously been submitted to the past editions of the festival will not be accepted.

Multiple submissions from the same entrant are accepted as long as the above conditions are satisfied for each one.

[Regulations for Animated Feature Film Competition [ENGLISH] (PDF)]

[Regulations for Animated Feature Film Competition [한국어] (PDF)]

[Regulations for Animated Feature Film Competition [简体中文] (PDF)]

[Regulations for Animated Feature Film Competition [繁體中文] (PDF)]


The festival office will invite a filmmaker or a producer who satisfy certain conditions by covering related costs as described below. The detail is notified of the details by email after the selection.

Conditions for invitation

A director or producer whose work has been nominated for the Feature Competition and is able to attend the Award Ceremony to be held on November 4, 2019 (one person per film).

If the condition is fulfilled, the festival will cover

(1) Part of round-trip flight costs (as par the Festival Office regulations)

(2) Accommodation during the festival (applicable only to hotels arranged by the Festival Office and only for one person)

(3) Part of meals during the festival (by meal coupon, as par with Festival Office regulations)

Submission methods

Deadline for Animated Feature Film Competition Entry has passed. Thank you for your Submission! Notification of the selection results will be announced at the end of September 2019.

The email address shown below can be used to request further information or ask questions about submissions.