Tashkent International Animation Forum (TIAF) 2023

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
30/04/2023 - 07/05/2023
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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Festival description: 

Tashkent International Animation Forum (TIAF) continues its active development: we are expanding competition programs for experimental films ("LABO"), documental animation films ("Animadoc"), animation films from Asia ("Asian crossroads"), competition of short animation by women or about women. Increasing the number of programs shown and the number of guests invited, expanding the venues for cultural, and educational events. In the 2nd edition - we will have choreography. Because animation is born from movement. We will talk about their close connection and add a special program of dance films. One of the objectives of the festival was and remains to support local, Central Asia filmmakers within the framework of the regional competition program"Home Sweet Home".

2023 Call for Entries

The 2nd Tashkent International Animation Forum (TIAF) will take place from 30 April to 7 May 2023.

Eligibility criteria

Eligible short animation works for registration in the forum:

  • Filming time: 2020 to 2023
  • Running time: Less than 25 minutes (inclusive) with opening and closing credits (except for Minute Films)
  • Work type: any animation regardless of the genre or theme. TIAF '23 is open to films applying all animation techniques, including combinations of live-action and animation
  • Subtitle: Dialogue, narration, and commentary must have English or Russian subtitles

Awards & Prizes

  • Grand Prix of the forum for best short animation film from Central Asia ("HomeSweetHome" main contest)
  • Best Asian short animation film ("Asian Crossroads" competition for films from the Asia continent)
  • Best documental animation ("Animadoc" competition for films from all countries)
  • Best work in competition "LABO" (the most strange, unpredictable, surprising, absurd from Central Asia(from experimental to video art)
  • Best film in competition "Flower of Cotton" (short animation film by women or films about women from all over the world)
  • Best short animation film for children ("Silence is gold" competition (for all countries) films for children - without dialogues)
  • Best Minute Animation Film
  • Best Youth Work (for films made by children and youth in the "Youth Heroes" competition)
  • Best music animation clip ( for clips from Asia continent of "Hot Asian Night" competition)
  • Best dance film (audience award)




Event Dates

  • From 30/04/2023 to 07/05/2023



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