Hsin-Yi Children’s Animation Awards


Years running: 14 (since 2009)

Hsin-Yi Children’s Animation Awards

International festival of children's animation.


In 2009, in awaring of the digital era and knowing that children are facing a multi- media learning environment, Hsin- Yi Foundation established the Hsin- Yi Children's Animation Awards, hopes to encourage animators and filmmakers to create animated stories for young audiences.

The festival aims to improve both the quality of short films targeted at children and their ability to appreciate it. At the same time, it wants to award talented people who contribute to animations around the world for providing a more diverse selection of good material for children.


International Division 
Top prize (1): US$2,000 (approx. NT$60,000) and award 
Runner-up (1):US$1,000 (approx. NT$30,000) and award

Taiwan Division 
Top prize (1): NT$100,000 (approx. US$3,000) and award 
Runner-up (1):NT$50,000 (approx. US$1,500) and award 


  • Works must be age-appropriate animated videos for children aged 3 - 10
  • The competition is open to any work published after July 15, 2020
  • Length : films must be 30 minutes or less in length 
  • There are no nationality restrictions for International Division submissions
  • Submissions to the Taiwan Division must be created by a local Taiwanese production team
  • Fill out the application form on the Hsin-Yi Foundation website and send a link of your film via FilmFreeway or Vimeo/Dropbox 
  • English subtitles for any dialogue or narration that is not in either English or Chinese

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement




Official Website




4F, No. 75, Section 2, Chongqing S. Rd.,
Taipei 100

Email: award@hsin-yi.org.tw

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    March 01, 2022
  • Regular Deadline
    July 31, 2022
  • Notifications
    November 26, 2022
  • Event Dates
    26 November 2022
Categories & Fees

Films must be 30 minutes or less in length.

  • Regular Deadline — free

Films must be 30 minutes or less in length.

  • Regular Deadline — free

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