The 2020 edition of Hiroshima International Animation Festival was held from 20th to 24th August. It is usually held in Hiroshima, Japan, every two years, but has been online due to the Covid-19 emergency.

The winners have been announced. Hiroanim is Oscar Qualifying with its prize Grand Prix.

Grand Prix – Academy Award Qualifying

Daughter (Dcera) by Daria Kashcheeva (Czech Republic)

Hiroshima Prize

Am I a Wolf? (Gorgam-o-Gale Mibaram) by Amir Houshang Moein (Iran)

Debut Prize

Beetle in the Anthill (Жук в Муравейнике) by Vasily Efremov (Russia)

Renzo Kinoshita Prize

Warm star (Teplaya zvezda) by Anna Kuzina (Russia)

Special International Jury Prize

Per tutta la vita by Roberto Catani (France)
School of Development (Школа развития) by Anastasiya Sokolova (Russia)
The Rain (Deszcz) by Piotr Milczarek (Poland)
The Physics of Sorrow (Physique de la tristesse) by Theodore Ushev (Canada)
Orgiastic Hyper-Plastic by Paul Bush (Denmark, United Kingdom)
Crab (Kharchang) by: Shiva Sadegh Asadi (Iran)
Traces by Sophie Tavert Macian, Hugo Frassetto (France, Belgium)

Special Prize

Kapaemahu by Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson, Daniel Sousa (USA)
How much does the cloud weigh? (Сколько весит облако?) by Nina Bisyarina (Russia)
NEST by Sonja Rohleder (Germany)
Mother didn’t know (Mor visste Ingenting) by Anita Killi (Norway)
Divinity by Farnoosh Abedi (Iran, Oman)
No body by Haemin Ko (United Kingdom)
Better by Emily Downe (United Kingdom)