The short film that wins the Grand Prix will become eligible for nomination for the Annual Academy Awards® the following year.

International Program

A program that screens short films from every corner of the world, with the exception of Asia and Japan.

Asia International & Japan Program

A program that presents short films from throughout Asia including Japan.

Save the Earth! Program
supported by RINREI

This competition was launched with the Ministry of the Environment (Japan) in 2008. It gathers a wide variety of films that approach environmental issues and offer enlightening ideas about protecting the environment through the medium of film.

CG Animation Program

The CG program, which began screening in 2011, offers the audience a chance to enjoy fully computer generated animation shorts. These top quality films are fun for adults as well as children.

Cinematic Tokyo Program

We will show movies from “Cinematic Tokyo,” which was founded in 2017. There will be short films introducing the various charms of Tokyo.

Music Program

The Music Shorts Competition, established in 2009, presents a fun program showing the fusion of music and video. It introduces short films that have a story much like a normal film, but with the added pleasure of music.



  • ACADEMYAcademy Awards® Program
  • CANNESSpecial Program from Cannes
  • KOREAAsiana International Short Film Festival (AISFF) Program from Korea
  • TAIWANKaohsiung Film Festival Program from Taiwan
  • EDINBURGHEdinburgh Short Film Festival Program
  • DENMARKFocus on Denmark
  • W&P 2War and the Power to Live Program 1
    supported by Red Cross
  • W&P 2War and the Power to Live Program 2
    supported by Red Cross
  • FUTUREFutureCity Yokohama Program
  • KIDSKIDS Program
  • DIVERSITYShibuya Diversity Program
  • FASHIONFashion Shorts Program
  • FRANCEFrench Film Festival 2017~ Short Film Selection
  • TECcinema TEC! Program
    Personal Program
  • LOVEAndaz Tokyo PROGRAM
    Love Romance Program

Events & Seminars

  • SEMINARShort Film Seminar: What is "Cinematic"? What is "Cinematec"?
  • IBARAKIScreening and Award Presentation of "Ibaraki Short Film Award"
  • KAWAGOEScreening and Award Presentation of “Kawagoe City Short Film Award”
  • FUTUREScreening and Award Presentation of ‘Future City Yokohama Award’ nominated films
  • SPECIALHulu presents Tonko House's Journey in 2017


  • BRANDEDScreening of branded movies and events about video marketing

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