Animators around the world are invited to get started on their entries for IMAFs competition to identify the best in Manga and Anime talent. You have until September 30, 2005 to submit your work for a chance to win a share of the $75,000 prize fund which will be split amongst new, original and talented animators, both professional and amateur.
Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:Best Character DesignBest StoryboardBest Short Animation
Within each category, prizes will be awarded for work appealing to children and adults. This year a new award has been set up so that visitors to the competition website and the Festival will be able to vote in the Peoples Prize. Some of the best entries will be exhibited at the International Manga and Anime Festival which is to be held at Londons County Hall in October.
Entry forms can be downloaded on www.imaf.co.uk.