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Taichung International Animation Festival (TIAF)

10 October - 15 October 2019

Contact: Alexandre Huang


Phone: +886 4 2323 6100

Fax: +886 4 2323 6136

Address: 9F.-2, No.186, Dadun 19th St., Xitun Dist.,
Taichung City

Festival website

  • About
  • Submission Info

Taichung International Animation Festival (TIAF) is the only city film festival in Taiwan that features solely animation. Founded in 2015, TIAF has established itself as a major international animation festival, popular among movie goers and animators, domestic and abroad alike.

Supported by the Information Bureau of Taichung City Government and organized by the Taichung Film Development Foundation, TIAF calls for entries from countries all over the world for the first time. Two new competition categories, International Short Films and Student Short Films, are created in order to invite the talents of animation around the globe to compete with the animators in Taiwan for the highly prized grand prix.

Theme(s): Animation

Year established: 2015

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

This festival is recognised by ASIFA

Submission deadline:
30 June 2019

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


  • Short Film Competition
  • Taiwanese Short Film Competition
  • Student Short Film Competition
  • Taiwanese Student Short Film Competition
  • Popular Awards
  • Animated Short
  • Professional
  • Student

Submission methods:

  • FilmFreeway
  • Online Link (& Password)
  • Online Upload (via festival site)

1. All animated films created frame by frame are eligible to submit whatever the technique.

2. The submitted works must be completed after January 1st 2017, and must never entered TIAF in any version previously.

3. All applicants are required to complete an online application form on the TIAF website (, and application must contain the following:

- 1 photograph of the director(s).
- 3 film stills.
- 1 dialogue script in original language and English, if there is dialogue
- 1 downloadable link of the film file.

4. The film cloud storage URL link such as Vimeo, Google Drive, WeTransfer, etc. should be viable through August 31st 2018.

5. The video format should be .mov or .mp4 file, Codec H.264, and minimum resolution of 720p.

Link to entry form

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