Bucheon International Animation Festival

Bucheon, Gyeonggi, Korea South, Asia

23 - 27 Oct, 2020

Academy Award ® Qualifying

Keywords

cgi animation, computer animation, student film, feature film, 2d animation, hand drawn animation, animation, graduation film, short film, vr film, commissioned

Category

Feature, Short

Genre

Documentary, Short, Animation, Comedy, Romance, Sport, Action, News, Drama, Adult, Crime, Experimental, Fantasy, Historical/Epic, Horror, Musical/dance, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western, Music Video, Television, Virtual Reality, Web / New Media

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Bucheon International Animation Festival

Bucheon, Gyeonggi, Korea South, Asia

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General Information

founded

1977

edition

22nd

organizer

Eugene Kim

Program Director

Contact details

BIAF

program.biaf@gmail.com

82 32 325 2061

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About the festival

In 1999, the Bucheon Int'l Animation Festival (BIAF) embarked on its journey as the sole animation festival in Asia. BIAF have competitions of 6 categories - Feature, Short, Graduation, TV&Commissioned, Korean Short and VR.

The 22nd BIAF is held 23-27 October at Bucheon City, South Korea.
BIAF is an Academy Award® Qualifying Festival. BIAF Grand Prize will be eligible for consideration in the Animated Short Film category of the Academy Award®.

Mission

Animation Film Festival with general competition section, which includes feature films, short films, graduation films, Korean short films, TV&Commissioned films and VR works. The festival is to spread the true charm of animation genre and to grow as an expert animation film festival in Asia.

About

In 1999, the Bucheon Int'l Animation Festival (BIAF) embarked on its journey as the sole animation festival in Asia. BIAF have competitions of 6 categories - Feature, Short, Graduation, TV&Commissioned, Korean Short and VR.

The 22nd BIAF is held 23-27 October at Bucheon City, South Korea.
BIAF is an Academy Award® Qualifying Festival. BIAF Grand Prize will be eligible for consideration in the Animated Short Film category of the Academy Award®.

Mission

Animation Film Festival with general competition section, which includes feature films, short films, graduation films, Korean short films, TV&Commissioned films and VR works. The festival is to spread the true charm of animation genre and to grow as an expert animation film festival in Asia.

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Awards & Winners

There are no winners yet for this festival

Terms and rules

1) Animated films must have been completed after January 2019 and must not have been submitted to previous BIAF. *Preferable at least Korean Premiere
2) The official languages of BIAF shall be Korean are English. Non-English language films must be subtitled in English by applicants themselves.
3) The selected applicants must send the presentation copy for screenings by September 18, 2020

Categories and fees

Feature Film Competition
Early Bird (31st July, 2020) €0
Regular (31st July, 2020) €0
Late (31st July, 2020) €0
Runtime 40 - minutes
Age restriction No age restriction
Country Any country
Director's age No restriction
Director's gender Any gender
Student films No
First films No

Animation film over 40minutes in length

Short Film Competition
Early Bird (30th June, 2020) €0
Regular (30th June, 2020) €0
Late (30th June, 2020) €0
Runtime 1 - 40 minutes
Age restriction No age restriction
Country Any country
Director's age No restriction
Director's gender Any gender
Student films No
First films No

Animation films produced by professionals less than 40 minutes in length

Graduation Film Competition
Early Bird (30th June, 2020) €0
Regular (30th June, 2020) €0
Late (30th June, 2020) €0
Runtime 1 - 40 minutes
Age restriction No age restriction
Country Any country
Director's age No restriction
Director's gender Any gender
Student films Only student films
First films No

Animation films produced in educational institution less than 40 minutes in length

TV&Commissioned
Early Bird (30th June, 2020) €0
Regular (30th June, 2020) €0
Late (30th June, 2020) €0
Runtime 1 - 40 minutes
Age restriction No age restriction
Country Any country
Director's age No restriction
Director's gender Any gender
Student films No
First films No

Animation for TV series and special, commercials, music video and etc

VR Competition
Early Bird (31st July, 2020) €0
Regular (31st July, 2020) €0
Late (31st July, 2020) €0
Age restriction No age restriction
Country Any country
Director's age No restriction
Director's gender Any gender
Student films No
First films No