Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2021 (TAAF2021) is an international animated film festival organized by the Association of Japanese Animations and the TAAF Executive Committee, and co-hosted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2021 calls for unique animation works with high potential and strong messages, both feature and short animation, from all over the world
The festival is run by the TAAF office, established under the TAAF2021 Executive Committee with the support of various companies, organizations, and individuals who endorse TAAF2021’s objectives.
Its aim is to screen high-quality animation works superior in originality, provide opportunities to inspire audience as well as creators, cultivate new talents, and contribute to the development and promotion of animation cultures and industry.
here is no entry fee to participate!
Participation in the “ Tokyo Anime ” Award contest is free
Feature Animation : November 10th, 2020
Short Animation : October 31st, 2020
There are two categories :
• Feature Animation Film (60 mins long or over)
• Short Animation Film (shorter than 30 mins)
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 copyright of the work submitted belongs to each applicant.
Who may enter ?
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, 2019.
• Grand Prize: cash award of 500,000 Yen (approx. 4,670 USD)
• Award of Excellence: cash award of 100,000 Yen (approx. 935 USD)
Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2021 will take place from March 12-15, 2021 in Tokyo.