Call for Entry 2020

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2020
Call for Entry

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (SSFF&ASIA), an Academy Awards® accredited and one of the largest short film festivals in Asia is now open for submissions!
Founded in 1999 by actor Tetsuya Bessho, SSFF&ASIA continues to introduce short films from all over the world as a gateway to the industry.

Throughout its history, the festival has been receiving films of all genres from filmmakers, regardless of their experience, and continue to collaborate with filmmakers worldwide to spread and develop the film culture. Situated in the center of Tokyo, SSFF&ASIA is a wonderful opportunity for filmmakers to exhibit their work in front of a wide audience and take a step up to the global level. We look forward to receiving your projects!

Overview of short film competitions and awards

*For further details refer to the specific guidelines for each competition.

Competition Submission Deadline and Fees Awards Detail
Official Competition (3 categories)Films under 25 minutes, all genres except for Non-Fiction and Music Video. Categories are divided by International, Asia International and Japan.
Deadline and Fees:
Early Deadline: September 30, 2019
(USD 20)
Regular Deadline: November 30, 2019
(USD 30)
Final Deadline: January 31, 2020
(USD 40)
Awards :
Best Short Award:
(For each category)
600,000 JPY
Details
Non-Fiction CompetitionNon-Fiction films under 25 minutes
Deadline and Fees:
Early Deadline: September 30, 2019
(USD 20)
Regular Deadline: November 30, 2019
(USD 30)
Final Deadline: January 31, 2020
(USD 40)
Awards :
Best Short Award:
600,000 JPY
Details
Cinematic Tokyo CompetitionFilms under 25 minutes that visualize Tokyo’s diverse charms
Deadline and Fees:
January 31, 2020
(Free)
Awards :
Best Short Award:
1,000,000 JPY
Details
CG Animation CompetitionAnimation films under 25 minutes that partially or completely use CG
Deadline and Fees:
January 31, 2020
(Free)
Awards :
Best Short Award:
600,000 JPY
Details
Musical Short Film Pitch CompetitionCalling for pitches of musical short films!
Deadline and Fees:
February 29, 2020
(Free)
Awards :
Amuse Musical Award
(Best Pitch) :
300,000 JPY
Details
       
Branded ShortsFilms under 25 minutes that aim to communicate brand
Deadline and Fees:
Early Deadline: October 31, 2019
(USD 200)
Final Deadline: February 29, 2020
(USD 300)
  Details

*Awards are subject to change.

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