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International Animation Day (IAD) 2016 – Coming Soon!
International Animation Day 2016
On October 28th, 1892, a French inventor Emile Reynaud (1844 – 1918) made the first public performance of animation at the Grevin Museum in Paris, using his own invention "optical theater." Since 2002, ASIFA and its National Groups have been celebrating this historical day as "International Animation Day (IAD)" , intending to promote and develop animation art all over the world simultaneously. Every year, about 40 countries participate in this celebration.
"IAD 2016 in Japan" will be held in four cities – Kyoto, Osaka, Nonoichi and Hiroshima – to show inspiring animation films of Japan and abroad.
This year’s official IAD poster was illustrated by Yoji Kuri, and it will be used around the world.

"IAD 2016 in Nonoichi" will be held on November 5th, at 15:00 ~, at the Nonoichi-shi 'Camellia'.

"IAD 2016 in Hiroshima" will be held during October - November, at Yokogawa Cinema, the Hiroshima City Cinematographic and Audio-Visual Library (Eizo Bunka Library), Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Michino Eki Takehara, Wendy Hito-Machi-Plaza.

"IAD 2016 in Kyoto" will be held on November 3rd, at 17:00 ~, at Kyoto University of Art and Design.

"IAD 2016 in Osaka" will be held on November 2nd, at Osaka Designer’s College.

For more details about the International Animation Day 2016

→2016.07.28 update
HIROSHIMA 2016, the 16th International Animation Festival in Japan will be held from August 18th to 22th!
HIROSHIMA 2016, the 16th International Animation Festival in Japan
HIROSHIMA 2016 is almost around the corner! Looking forward to your participation!

The 16th International Animation Festival in Japan - HIROSHIMA 2016
date: August 18th (thu.) - 22th (mon.)
venue: JMS Aster Plaza
4-17 Kako-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0812 Japan
details about HIROSHIMA 2016
admission
festival programs
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