SSFF & ASIA 2024 Global Spotlight AwardShortlist Vol.3 was announced

SSFF & ASIA 2024 Global Spotlight AwardShortlist Vol.3 was announced

SSFF & ASIA 2024 annonced the shortlist vol.3 for this year’s Global Spotlight Award.

This Award is given to a work that conveys the present of the world in a changing world and opens up new possibilities for a filmmaker and supports short films that unites the world.

In 2021, Travon Free’s 2020 Black Lives Matter themed, Oscar(R) winning short film “Two Distant Strangers” was selected and in 2022, we were proud to announce the selection of NFT animation “Roborovski” (Australia) by Tilda Kobham-Harvey and Dev Petal (“Hotel Mumbai”) as the Global Spotlight Award. In 2023, Korean star Seo In Guk’s directorial short film “Trap by Seo In Guk” was selected in June and the directors greeted the audience with a video acceptance message.

The shortlist will be announced monthly from January to May and award will be given in the SSFF & ASIA 2024 in June.

For the 3rd shortlist, Music Drama by Korean pop star Stray Kids “Stray Kids <樂-STAR> SKZFLIX” and a short film directed by Pedro Almodóvar and starred by Ethan Hawke & Pedro Pascal which depicted imposible love were selected.

Stray Kids <樂-STAR> SKZFLIX

A scne of the youth of eight teens pursuing their dreams of film production.

Casts:Strat Kids


After twenty-five years Silva rides a horse across the desert to visit his friend Sheriff Jake. They celebrate the meeting, but the next morning Jake tells him that reason for his trip is not to go down the memory lane of their friendship.

Director:Pedro Almodovar

Casts:Ethan Hawke, Pedro Pascal