Hiroshima Fest Sets Dates, Seeks Entries

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The 15th Hiroshima International Animation Festival — an ASIFA-recognized festival — has set its 2014 dates for Aug. 21-25 and issued a call for entries.

The festival will be celebrating its 30th anniversary — it’s held every other year — as is organized by the city of Hiroshima and ASIFA-Japan.

Entries are open and will remain so through April 1. Regulations, entry forms and shipping labels are available online at

hiroanim.org/en2013/e03compe/3-01e.html

The festival also has announced Bruno Bozzetto as the international honorary president of this year’s event. It also announced its international selection committee members:

  • Kaisa Penttila, an animation director from Finland.
  • Michaela Muller, an animation artist from Switzerland.
  • Greg Holfeld, an Australian director, animator and illustrator.
  • Valentas Askinis, a director, animator and producer from Lithuania.
  • Takashi Fukumoto, a Japanese producer and director.

Full details on the festival can be found online at hiroanim.org.

The 15th Hiroshima International Animation Festival

The 15th Hiroshima International Animation Festival