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Annecy-linked “Expanded Animation” site officially launched!

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Japan’s exhibition site for the 2021 Annecy International Animation Festival, “Expanded Animation,” has officially launched. The site can be accessed here.


Site contents
■Animation content and three talk sessions with creators centered around the theme of “expanded animation”

■ VR content showcase
nimation has flown off the screen and onto new platforms like VR and 360-degree video. The site showcases Japanese animation created for these new platforms.
https://jmaf-promote.jp/animation2021/vr_experience/

■ Creator’s File 2021
A selection of creators from the Japanese animation scene who are gaining attention. Includes profiles of each creator and a list of their representative works.
https://jmaf-promote.jp/animation2021/creators_file_2021/


MIFA online site content (payment required)
■ “Expanded Animation” curated screening program of short animated films
A selection of films that give a feel for the new possibilities animation has to offer, centered around the winners of the 24th Japan Media Arts Festival.
https://jmaf-promote.jp/animation2021/screening_program/
MIFA online site (paid)

■ MIFA Partners Conference panel discussion
“Expanded Animation: The Changing Face of Animation Festivals”
A panel discussion between the directors of the world’s three major international animation festivals and Japan Arts Festival Overseas Exhibition director OKAMOTO Mitsuko.
https://jmaf-promote.jp/animation2021/mifa_partners_conference/
(Planned to be archived on “Expanded Animation” site at later date)
MIFA online site (paid)

■ MIFA Campus “Animation to Communicate” animation workshop
Primarily aimed at animation students, this is a master class centered around Japanese animation techniques held as a part of the MIFA Campus.
https://jmaf-promote.jp/animation2021/mifa_campus/
MIFA online site (paid)