Asia’s one of the largest International Short Film Festival, Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (SSFF & ASIA) animation category has been collaborating with Digital Hollywood Co., Ltd.
This animation competition is now newly recognized by the Academy Awards® and the winner will be eligible for an Oscar following year.
SSFF & ASIA 2022 will showcase the “now” of animation works of all genres such as stop motion and hand-painting as well as CG.
For 2022, we received 513 submissions from 62 countries and regions around the world. We selected 23 from them, and combined them with 2 special screenings. All 25 works will be screened and distributed. *Some of the films will be streamed only in Japan
We are pleased to announce that Masaya Kakehi (Director / Screenwriter), Juri Manase (Actress), and Tomoyuki Sugiyama (President of Digital Hollywood University, Doctor of Engineering) have been selected as judges for the Animation Program. The winner of the award will be announced at the award ceremony to be held on June 20th (Monday) .
Prior to the screening at the Tokyo venue, the animation program will be streaming from Saturday, June 4th. It will include “Vandal” produced by Darren Aronofsky’s (“Black Swan”) and “FRANK THE PIG” (Director: Hiroshi Imafuku), who won the “Best Animation Award”, sponsored by Digital Hollywood as a special screening work.
Masaya Kakehi（Director, Screenwriter) Juri Manase （Actress） Tomoyuki Sugiyama(President of Digital Hollywood University)
Visit the official website here:https://shortshorts.org/2022/en/program/program_cat/anime/