Illustrator Park Da Mi

Date : July 06 – 10 (5days), 2016
Place: CGV Myeongdong Station/Ani Cinema in Seoul Animation Center
Opening Film Screening: 19:00, July 6, 2016, Hall 1, Myeongdong Station
Concurrent event: 10:00 ~ 20:00, July 9, 2016

SICAF International Animation Film Festival is an event specialized in animation representing Asia. Started in 1995 as a small animation screening event in the festival, and received certification as an official member of International Animated Film Association (ASIFA) in 2005, it has grown into a reputable international animation festival in the world for 20 years. The program broadly consisting of competition program and invitation program, has been introducing a variety of works expanding the field of animation covering from classical master pieces to the latest favorites paying attention to the changes in the environment and paradigm. Also, it supports artists who are creating the tradition through animation awards, and the future through international competition and short animation production support program, contributing to the development of world animation.

SICAF 2016 International Animation Film Festival consists of competition sector where 124 works from 33 countries out of 2146 works from 88 countries and invitation sector which is made up of 17 sections including 20th anniversary memorial special invitation. In particular, ‘Hong Gil-dong'(1967, Shin Dong-heon) which was the Korea’s first theater feature animation has been selected as the opening film of this 20th film festival to reflect on the history of Korea animation.
Also, the animation education which has served as a pillar of the animation field so far will be reviewed to commemorate the 20th anniversary in SICAF2016 Film Festival. On studying animation in animation school as an animation student (Studying animation, Animation school and student), various events such as Open Talk or Forum where present status and cases will be freely discussed and communicated together with experts from participating countries will look for summer audiences as concurrent events.