Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia and avex digital Inc. open their 2nd short film pitch competitions, where the winner can receive a production budget of up to 100 million JPY*.
avex digital Inc. is a leading company of the entertainment industry that always strives to drive the growth of the visual media market. It also cooperates the project with Academy Awards® accredited Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, which is one of the largest international short film festivals in Asia, with a shared aim between them. The competition launched last year with 1,653 submissions from 83 countries around the world. The organizers continue seeking emerging filmmakers and film producers who are struggling to realize their great and unique project ideas. By funding a maximum production budget of 100 million JPY, avex digital Inc. and SSFF aim to boost the film industry beyond borders. Pitches of genuinely moving, exciting and touching short films are desired.
Any genre is accepted.
The deadline is 31st January 2017. Five nominees will be selected in May before the winner is to be announced during SSFF & ASIA 2017. In addition to the prize money, the winner obtains the chance to receive the production budget up to 100 million JPY. If the winning pitch were to be made to be a short film, the complete short film will be premiered at Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2018 and continues being submitted to other film festivals around the world.
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