“8th New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival” has been decided. It will be held onsite in New Chitose Airport Terminal, Hokkaido and online. For the onsite, it will be held for 4 days from November 5 to November 8, 2021.

“New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival” is a film festival that gathers all the latest animation work from all around the world in New Chitose Airport that is making rapid progress to become an entertainment airport as well as a gateway to connect Hokkaido to the world.
This is the world’s first film festival held in the airport that started in 2014 with the objective of “The film festival transmitting throughout the airport and can only be held in an airport”. In 2019, it has recorded the highest number of attendance, which is approximately 43,000 local and overseas attendances. Due to the coronavirus last year, this festival was held both onsite and online, and the total online view has exceeded 100,000.

This year, it will also be held in both onsite and online in New Chitose Airport Terminal just like last year and it will deliver the exciting experience of the animation that can only be felt “now”,
It will be held in the airport for 4 days from November 5 to November 8, 2021, while the date for the online format will be announced in the future on the official website.

Also, the category of the competition, which is the main event of this film festival, are the short and long featured animation, open for students as well that is the same as last year. The application will start on April 19. For the short featured animation, other than the usual short animation move, GIF, VR, digital animated comic, and movie installation works are also applicable for this category.
Do check out the official website for more information on the application detail and method.