We are proud to present yet another year of the International Animation Day celebrations in the months of October 2021. Asifa India will host Pitch fest, Portfolio Review, Content screening, Master classes, Panel discussions, students competitions and special events led by some of the industry’s top names. The high point of these celebrations is ASIFA India’s annual Awards of Excellence, which celebrates the very best in animation across the country.
Preparations for IAD 2021 are in full swing. It is going to be yet another celebration with fun packed activities, sessions, workshops and more!!!
We are proud to announce the annual ASIFA India Awards of Excellence as a part of International Animation Day celebration in October 2021. Competition is open for Animated and VFX films from around the world as well as India.
ASIFA India Awards of Excellence have been setup to recognize and celebrate the best in the art of Animation. Awards of Excellence is organized by ASIFA India.

2. Entry Requirements
Films must have been completed / released between the time span of October ‘2020 to September ‘2021.
The competition is open for all Animated and VFX films. Submitting films is free of charge.

3. Deadline
Deadline of receiving entries: 12th October 2021

4. Submission
All participants must submit their Online Entry Form and submit film on filmfreeway as per below-
• ASIFA India pass: india10281892
• Address to submit to on Film freeway : https://filmfreeway.com/ASIFAIAD
• A rough https://vimeo.com/421707003 created.
The password to open the video is: asifafilmfreeway.

You may also send the following material online together with each submitted entry:
1) We transfer file for download
2) Upload at least One still photo from the film.
3) Submit the details about makers of the Film
4) Selection
A Four Member Jury will review the entries. The sender will be notified of the selection results by a specific date. (Date will be communicated to you
Following are the categories available for submission to competition this year:

1. Student Films
3D Animated / 2D Animated / Stop Motion / Animated Ad Film/Student Show reel/Original Character
(Films made by animation students in further and higher education)
2. Professional Films – Animated / VFX
Preschool Show/Channel Packaging/2d animated Series/3d Animated Series/Animated Feature film/Animated Short Films / Animated Digital Series/ Best Editing in Animated Series / Best Character Design / Best Special Effects/ Best Character Animation
(Films made by professional animators and studios)
Last date to submit is 12.10.2021, 7pm.