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The 9th International Animation Festival in Japan Hiroshima 2002

Created in 1985, the Hiroshima Festival celebrates love & peace through the art of animation, basically held biennially, under the endorsement of ASIFA and according to its rules. Hiroshima is consisted of competition programs, special programs, seminars, workshops, exhibitions, etc.P>No category for competition, any animation shorts under 30 minutes and completed after the April of two years prior to the festival year are eligible. For the festival screening, the following formats are acceptable:35mm, 16mm, Betacam SP (NTSC only), 3/4"U-matic(either on NTSC, PAL,SECAM).***VHS(either on NTSC, PAL, SECAM) is acceptable for pre-selection purpose only.Hiroshima Festival gives out a Grand Prize(1,000,000 yen), Hiroshima Prize(1,000,000 yen), Debut Prize(500,000 yen), Renzo Kinoshita Prize(250,000 yen), as well as the Special International Jury prize(s) and the prize(s) for outstanding works.

Thursday, August 22, 2002 - 11:00am to Monday, August 26, 2002 - 7:00pm
Submission Deadline 
Wednesday, April 10, 2002 - 12:00pm