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Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival (SICAF)

17 July - 21 July 2019

Contact: SICAF Film Festival Team


Phone: 82 2 70 5222 8805

Fax: 82 2 5222 7595

Address: SICAF Organizing Committee, 301, Nonhyeon-ro 95-gil
Gangnam-gu, Seoul,
Republic of Korea
South Korea

Festival website

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Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival (SICAF) is an international event that specializes in animation representing Asia. Since it started as a small animation screening event in 1995, it became the official member of the Association of Animated Film Festival (ASIFA) in 2005, and has grown into a reputable international animation festival over the past 22 years. Largely divided into competition and invitation sections, The SICAF program introduces a variety of works expanding the territory of animation from the classical masterpieces to the latest hits, focusing on the changing environment and paradigms. In addition, SICAF succeeds the tradition with Animation Awards and encourages the young artists to lead the future with International Competition and Production Support Program for Short Animation.

Year established: 1995

Is this festival exclusively animation?: Yes - this is exclusively an animation festival

This festival is recognised by ASIFA

Submission deadline:
30 March 2019

Entry fee:
FREE! There is no charge for this festival


  • 1) Feature Films : Works over 40 minutes in length or films made for cinema
  • 2) Short Films : Works produced by professionals less than 40 minutes in length
  • 3) Student Films : School or Graduation works less than 40 minutes in length
  • 4) SICAF KID: Films made for children
  • 5) SICAF Online & commissioned a) Ads/ Marketing Videos (Pilots /Music VideosGame-related works/ etc.) b) Web series / web animation / moving toon
  • Animated Short
  • Childrens Feature Film
  • Childrens Short
  • Commercials
  • Experimental
  • Feature Film
  • Music Video
  • Professional
  • Student

Submission methods:

  • Festhome
  • FilmFreeway

Any video or film (i.e. frame by frame films, computer assisted animation films, etc.) made for the cinema, television and/or internet, can be entered. Only films completed after 1st January 2017 and never previously awarded for SICAF final selection will be accepted.

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