A total of 2,037 works from a record 85 countries and regions have entered the short film competition of the 4th New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival, which will be held Nov. 2-5 in Hokkaido.

The Short Animation Competition in the festival at Hokkaido’s main airport gateway is for films of 30 minutes or less. Among the entrants are 44 nominated in the International Competition category and 13 selected for the Japan Competition category.

The titles included in the International Competition are: David OReilly’s “Everything,” the first video game trailer selected by the Berlin International Film Festival; leading Japanese animation artist Koji Yamamura’s “Notes on Monstropedia”; Daisy Jacobs and Chris Wilder’s “The Full Story”; and Jonathan Vinel’s “Martin Pleure.”

Both categories will be judged by an international jury comprising Liu Jian, Igor Prassel, Michael Frei, Anna Budanova and Keita Kurosaka.

Thirteen works are in the running in the Music Animation Competition category.

The festival will also present the Japan premieres of “Nerdland” and “Psiconautas: The Forgotten Children,” in addition to offering special screenings, talks and other programs.

Visit the festival’s official website at (http://airport-anifes.jp/en/).

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