Oscar qualifying festival seeks to promote animation and growth in the Asian animation community.
The 22nd Bucheon International Animation Festival (BIAF2020), an Academy Award-qualifying festival, includes a general competition section including feature films, short films, TV, films, student films, Korean short films, TV and commissioned films and VR works. The festival’s goal is to promote animation and establish itself as a premier animation festival in Asia.
The official trailer of BIAF2020 was directed by Anca Damian, who won the BIAF2019 Best Animated Feature and Audience Award for Marona’s Fantastic Tale. Damian will participate in BIAF2020 including as jury member for features and producer of the official poster and trailer.
The festival takes place this year from October 23 – 27 in Bucheon, South Korea. Additional information is available on the event website.