Screening program

Award Winning Shorts Program 1

Heartwarming stories about Family.

Four films including the short film with the Best Actor Award winner at SSFF & ASIA 2021 will be screened. Stories of love & the family that will move your heart.

Award Winning Shorts Program 2

To think about what is important in your life.

Five films including the SSFF & ASIA 2021 Japan Competition Best Short Award winning film. Home, family, loved ones...the importance of the things that are closest to your heart.

Award Winning Shorts Program 3

For those who want to feel the thrill and get excited.

Four films, inlcuding the film that had the most views on the online theater, will take you on a journey that is both exciting and thrilling!

Award Winning Shorts Program 4

To think about the current social issues and its future.

Destruction of the environment, social gaps, and conflicts between people. These are just some of the events that are happening around us and these films will start to make you reflect those social issues. SSFF & ASIA 2021 George Lucas Award (Grand Prix) winner is screened in this program.

Award Winning Shorts Program 5

For those who feel alone.

These four films, including the winner of SSFF & ASIA 2021 International Competition, will tell you how to handle the loneliness and isolation people feel.

Animation Special Selection

Let's enjoy Animations from around the world!

To celebrate the Animation Competition being accredited by the Academy Awards, we select wonderful animations.

Discover Beauty Program

What signifies "Japanese Beauty" to you?

Focusing on female empowerment, we've selected short films depicting the “Beauty of Japan" from the perspective of female directors.

Vertical Theater Program

Vertical Theater Program

Event Information

Guest information

About SSFF & ASIA

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia is a qualifying film festival for the annual Academy Awards® and one of the largest international short film festivals in Asia. We will screen selected short films including 2020 George Lucus Award (Grand-prix) winner
Panel discussion with authors who have extracted the essence hidden in various parts of Japan and sublimate it into a short story as well as a short film program titled "Discover Beauty" are presented. The two events are sponsored by FY 2020 Japan Cultural Expo Project Presented and Co-presented by Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan, and Japan Arts Council. The talk seminar by film director Rikiya Imaizumi will also be held.

News

2021/10/12

SSFF Films will be Screened at the Japan Film Festival in Singapore!
From October 7th till October 17th two films from SSFF will be screened at the Japan Film Festival in Singapore. On October 16th, “STORY OF SHAHRYAR” directed by Daishi Kato, which was produced as Book Shorts Project Special Short Film in 2020, and “IDOL” directed by Ryushi Lindsay, which was a nominee of the SSFF & […]

2021/10/01

This Year’s Award-Winning Films Will Be Available Online, At the SSFF & ASIA 2021 Screening in Autumn From October 1st!
The Academy Awards® accredited Asia’s one of the largest international short film festivals, Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (SSFF & ASIA) starts Screening in Autumn on October 1st . Online Venue :  https://www.shortshorts.org/2021autumn/en/online/ The SSFF & ASIA 2021 George Lucas Award (Grand Prix) and Official Competition supported by Sony Best Short Awards winning films, […]

2021/09/30

First look at the Branded Shorts’ Short List!
Today, Branded Shorts, the festival’s feature program for corporate branding movies, announced the first 5 films on its shortlist of nominees for the 2022 festival. The shortlist will be announced every month until the deadline in February 2022, and the final nominees will be selected and announced in April 2022. There are many films submitted […]

2021/09/24

Check Out the Highlights of SSFF & ASIA 2021 Official Competition / Smartphone Film Competition supported by Sony
In SSFF & ASIA 2021, we were happy to collaborate with Sony as a supporter of the Official Competition, a chance to the Academy Awards® Short Film category. Sony has long supported the dreams of creators as an entertainment company. The Smartphone Film Competition was also supported by Xperia™. With the technology that Sony used […]

2021/09/22
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Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia will be hosting a Screening in Autumn at the Tokyo Photographic Art Museum from Oct. 21 (Thu) to Oct. 24 (Sun). We will also start streaming online from October 1st till October 31st.
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia will be hosting a Screening in Autumn at the Tokyo Photographic Art Museum from Oct. 21 (Thu) to Oct. 24 (Sun). We will also start streaming online from October 1st till October 31st. Screening in Autumn: https://www.shortshorts.org/2021autumn/en/ In the midst of the pandemic we organized the 23rd SSFF & […]

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