Niigata’s competition lineup features 10 titles with producers from 12 countries. Japanese animation legend Mamoru Oshii is the jury president of the first edition.
Just three distributors/producers are responsible for nearly half of the contenders.
The 35th European Film Awards will will be presented in Reykjavík, Iceland on December 10.
Animation is Film 2022 will take place at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood October 21-23, picking up again on the 29.