Cyber Sousa -Xiamen International Animation Festival, Nov 2019

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13 November 2019 - 17 November 2019
Xiamen, China
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The Cyber Sousa Competition of the 12th Xiamen International Animation Festival(XIAF)is calling for entries. The XIAF is the most professional Chinese animation festival supported by ASIFA (Association Internationale du Film d’Animation) and ASIFA-CHINA.

(photo: 2018 Xiamen International Animation Festival Jury)

2019 the 12th Cyber Sousa awards Schedule


-works collection:June to September 6th,2018

-Preliminary selection:September 21 to September 23, 2019

-Final appraisal:November 9 to November 11, 2019

-Cyber Sousa announcing prize-winning works in November

2019 Call For Entries (Archive)


  • Best ANIMATION SHORT FILM (Duration between 30 seconds and 60 minutes.)
  • Best Comic (The work should be narrative and at least includes a complete chapter and 16 pages.)

Entries must be works created or published after January 1, 2017. Entries must comply with Chinese laws, regulations and ethics. Entries must not contain pornographic, violent, bloody and other undesirable content.

Prizes will be announced at  in late October. Directors or team members of the selected works will be invited to the festival and will enjoy free accommodation.

3 methods of submission:

1.    Register on the festival website. Get a registration number, and send both  the registration number together with a downloadable link of your film through email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
2.    Submit through Click for Festivals.
3. Register on the festival website. get a registration number, and send the submission form with a dvd of your film by post.


Important Dates:

  • June, 2019: announcing the scope of eligible works solicited, the Regulations of the event, and the Entry Rules
  • June to September 6th, 2019: accepting entries from Mainland China and overseas
  • September 21 to September 23, 2019: Preliminary selection and initial shortlisting of qualifying entries
  • October 11 to October 13,2019 :Announcement of the shortlisted entries
  • November 9 to November 11, 2019: Final judging of the shortlisted entries
  • November, 2019: Announcement of the winning entries (Date pending on the actual date of the Xiamen International Animation Festival 2019)

NB: Event Dates are tentative



Event Dates

  • From 13 November 2019 to 17 November 2019


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