Pan-Pacific and Asia Competition
World Competition

Two competitions where the world’s top-class animations gather

1 Uniqueness

Hiroshima Animation Season holds two competitions: the Pan-Pacific and Asia Competition and the World Competition, as a place where the latest animation from around the world, with a focus on the Pan-Pacific and Asia area, will be gathered and screened for audiences. Both competitions accept feature films and short films together, and the World Competition will be held in a unique way, with each genre of film competing against one other.

2 Organization

○Organizer: Hiroshima Festival Executive Committee

○Selection Committee

  • Koji Yamamura (Animation artist, picture book artist, professor at the Graduate School of Film and New Media, Tokyo University of the Arts)
  • Shizuka Miyazaki (Animation artist / Full-time lecturer at Hijiyama University Junior College)
  • Ryutaro Miyajima (Animation artist)
  • Honami Yano (Animation artist)

3 Schedule, submission guidelines, etc.

Pan-Pacific and Asia Competition and World Competition Submission Guidelines (PDF)

4 How to Apply

March 1 Update: The submission period has ended.

Submissions will be accepted via the application form below or via FilmFreeway.

Click here for the application form. (Closed)

Film Freeway (Closed)