To support the recently announced move online for SIGGRAPH Asia 2020,
ACM SIGGRAPH's annual conference and exhibition on computer graphics and
interactive techniques in Asia, the SIGGRAPH
Asia 2020 Computer Animation Festival (SACAF 2020) has extended the
deadline for submissions to August 15, 2020. The new virtual event will be
held this coming December; conference dates and more program details will
be announced as they become available.
The festival is
looking for new, innovative animated content in a host of categories. If
your project used a computer for some part of the production, SACAF 2020
wants to see it! Creators from around the world are invited to submit their
projects and help showcase the world's best, most inspiring,
entertaining, and cutting-edge computer animation.
submission deadline is now August 15, 2020. And there are no entry fees.
Enter your projects today!
international jury of top computer animation experts will judge the best
works entered in each category; from that pool of top picks, they'll hand
out three prestigious 2020 awards: Best Student Project,
Jury Special, and Best in Show. In addition,
our judges will select between 30-40 (or more) "best of the best" works
from across the submission pool, to be curated into the two "stars" of
the festival: the always spectacular Electronic Theatre and Animation
animated, and a computer was used at some part of its production, we want
to see it! Join the festivities and help us honor the best in CG animation
-- submit your latest projects in any of the following
categories:Computer Animated Shorts
: Includes character
animation, narrative works, experimental works, opening sequences, game
cinematics, selections and/or montages of animated television series,
Animated Feature Films
: Selections and/or montages of
computer animation created for animated feature films.
: Commissioned and/or independent works that
use any combination of computer animation, digital effects, and live action
to illustrate, enhance, and/or complement a musical creation.
TV and Web Commercials
: Advertisements created entirely or
partially with computer animation and/or digital effects. This category
also includes promotional spots, broadcast bumpers and graphics, and public
Visualizations and Simulations
: Computer animations
created to explain, analyze, or visualize information for applications
including scientific research, architecture, engineering, systems
simulations, education, and documentary projects.
Visual Effects for Films and TV Programs
and/or montages of visual effects created for live-action films and/or for
: Game, web, and mobile animations that
are rendered in the same amount of time that it takes to play them back.
Real-time technology demos are also encouraged! Real-time technology demos
should be submitted to Real-Time Live!
: Computer Animations that do not fit in any of the
your work before August 15 - there are only 3 weeks left!
Visit the SACAF
for more information, including how to submit,
submission rules and requirements, and an FAQ.
Or, submit your work directly by logging into the SIGGRAPH
Asia Submission System
Please share the
news with your classmates, team members, and colleagues - SACAF wants to
see their work too!
"The unique circumstances we face in staying safe while
battling the deadly COVID-19 pandemic have necessitated moving the
conference, including SACAF 2020, online. But we're planning to take
advantage of this new digital format and share our exciting programs of the
best CG animated works with people around the world. We've extended the
festival submission deadline to August 15, so now there's really no
excuse for you not to enter!"
Computer Animation Festival Chair
Animation World Network - AWN.com, USA
Computer Animation Festival Co-Chair
Siva Kumar Kasetty
Destiny Logic, India
Computer Animation Festival Producer
SEOUL&ANIMATOR, South Korea