20th Annual

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia

June 01, 2018 to June 24, 2018

 
Category

International Competition

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
October 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
No Entry Fee 0.00 *
Regular Deadline
November 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 *
Late Deadline
January 31, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately April 30, 2018

RUNTIME
Shorts: maximum 25 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after June 1, 2016

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from Non Asian countries

PREMIERE STATUS
Projects must be a premiere in Japan

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener
DVD VideoNTSCPALSECAM
DVD
REGION 0  

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Digital VideoNTSCPALSECAM
MiniDV    
DigiBeta    
DVCAM    
HDCAM    
Analog VideoNTSCPALSECAM
BetaSP    
Media Files
  .MOV (Quicktime)

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

Do not submit a press kit.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Short Award
Best Short Award winner in International Competition will receive 600,000 JPY (approx. US$6,400).
Cash Award Value: 600,000 Japanese Yen

Audience Award
Audience Award winner in International Competition will receive 200,000 JPY (approx. US$2,100) .
Sponsor:No Sponsor
Cash Award Value: 200,000 Japanese Yen

Category Rules

1. Japanese Premiere Only:
Your film must not be screened in Japan on any media, either commercially or in a festival or otherwise, before the festival in 2018.

If your film is selected, you must agree to withhold it from exploitation on all media in Japan until after the festival. Films that have screened on the internet will NOT be considered as Japanese premiere.

2. Genre:
All genres of shorts are accepted, except Music Video Clips

3. Nationality: All except Asian countries defined below:
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China (Rep. of China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan), East Timor, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam.

4. Formats: All
(Please note, however, that submissions must be sent either with online secured screener or on DVD and, if selected, filmmakers are required to provide an Apple ProRes File, NTSC HDCAM, NTSC Digital Betacam, NTSC Betacam SP or DVCAM.)

5. Running Time: 25 minutes and under. No exceptions. Running time includes end credits.

6. Produced Since: June 2016
(We will determine the production date of your film based on the copyright year listed in the end credits.)

7.English subtitles:
Required for submissions with language other than English or Japanese.

【NOTIFICATION】
Selected films will be announced by the end of April, 2018 on the website.