The Annecy International Animation Film Festival has announced the official selection of films that will compete at the 2021 event. Masashi Ando’s The Deer King (Shika no Ō), Kotaru Tamura’s Josee, The Tiger and the Fish, and Yusuke Hirota’s Poupelle of Chimney Town will compete in the Features category.
Science SARU and Masaaki Yuasa’s Japan Sinks: 2020 anime series is competing in the TV Films category. The anime had also been selected to compete in the TV Films category last year.
Established in 1960, Annecy is the world’s oldest and largest animation film festival. This year’s event will run from June 14-19, 2021 in the French town of the same name, and it will celebrate the event’s 60th anniversary.