Pitch Competition for Musical Short Films
The Academy Awards® accredited Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, the biggest international short film festivals in Asia & AMUSE Inc., who provide entertainment content from Japan to the world have joined forces again for the 2nd Musical Short Pitch Competition to support the development of new ideas & creativity. The competition is calling out for entries not only from filmmakers but also from a wide range of creators, artists & writers with a brilliant idea. The winning pitch, the AMUSE Musical Pitch Award, will be announced at the SSFF & ASIA 2021 due to be held in June. The winner will receive a cash prize & the chance to realize the pitch with AMUSE INC.
SSFF & ASIA will be in its 23rd edition next year & as an international short film festival, have focused on developing the new genre of “music x film” style of filmmaking through our worldwide network of young filmmakers, production companies & actors while expanding our Music Shorts & Music Video competitions.
AMUSE has not only produced entertainment content in Japan, but has also invested in the Broadway musical “Kinky Boots,” which was nominated in 12 categories at the 67th Tony Awards & won six awards, including the Best Musical Award & brought to Japan the gospel musical “MAMA, I WANT TO SING” in the past. AMUSE has invested, produced & brought to Japan high-quality international entertainment.
By combining our organizations, we will gather innovative and unique projects & ideas from creators worldwide & develop those projects as entertainment both in Japan and abroad. We would greatly appreciate your cooperation with publicity for this project.
AMUSE Inc. was formed in 1978. A comprehensive entertainment production company that handles management for major artists like the Southern All Stars, Masaharu Fukuyama, Yasuko Tomita, & Eri Fukatsu among many others as well as production & sales of film & TV content. In addition, production & international staging of Chikyu Gorgeous & other original stage productions.
AMUSE Inc. is organized with separate arms for event-related business, music & film business, commercial advertisement production business, & recently has expanded into sports business & venue operations.
The synergy within AMUSE Inc. has allowed us to leap over the boundaries of being just an entertainment production company while strengthening our base business into a company of imagination & possibilities as a complete entertainment group.