In 1999, the Bucheon International Animation Festival (BIAF) embarked on its journey as the sole animation festival in Asia. BIAF has changed to general competition festival which has competitions of 5 categories (Feature / Short / Graduation / TV&Commissioned / Online).

20th Anniversary, BIAF2018 is held 19-23 October at Bucheon City, South Korea. BIAF is an Academy Award® Qualifying Festival at the First Record History in Korea.

*Feature Film Competition
Grand Prize - 10,000,000 KRW
Jury Prize - 3,000,000 KRW
Special Distinction Prize - 2,000,000 KRW
Audience Prize - 1,000,000 KRW

*Short Film Competition
Grand Prize - 8,000,000 KRW
Jury Prize - 3,000,000 KRW
Special Distinction Prize - 2,000,000 KRW
Special Distinction Prize - 2,000,000 KRW
Audience Prize - 1,000,000 KRW

*Graduation Film Competition
Jury Prize - 3,000,000 KRW
Audience Prize - 1,000,000 KRW

*TV&Commissioned Film Competition
Jury Prize - 2,000,000 KRW
Audience Prize - 1,000,000 KRW

*Korean Film Competition
Jury Prize - 3,000,000 KRW
Audience Prize - 1,000,000 KRW

*Online Competition
Netizen Choice(International) - 1,000,000 KRW
Netizen Choice(Domestic) - 1,000,000 KRW

*Special Prizes can be added

1) Animated films must have been completed after January 2017 and must not have been submitted to previous BIAF.
2) The official languages of BIAF 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 19 2018.

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  • chun-tzu Chang

    It's a great experience to take part in Bucheon International Animation Festival. All the staffs are very friendly and hospitable.

    November 2017
  • Zilai Feng

    thanks for holding it. really great experience

    October 2017