The 2022 edition of Sapporo International Short Film Festival and Market / Sapporo Short Fest was from October 7th to 10th. Winners are announced, let’s see! SSF 2022 Awards SSF 2022 Grand PrixThe Diamond by Vedran Rupic Best National ShortPain of the Anonymous by Daichi Amano Best DirectorGeroge-Alex Nagle for Mate […]
The 2022 edition of Sapporo International Short Film Festival and Market / Sapporo Short Fest will open on October 7th and end on 10th. The films in competition are listed at this link on their website.
The 2022 edition of Hiroshima Animation Season started on August 17th and ended on 21st. You can find the winners here and we are only listing shorts in our news. Grand Prix Grand PrixDarwin’s Notebook by Georges Schwizgebel (Switzerland) Pan-Pacific and Asia Competition Best FilmLos Huesos by Cristóbal León, Joaquín […]
After the closure of Hiroanim, a new event was born: Hiroshima Animation Season! It started on August 17th and will end on 21st. You can find the competition films at this link!
We were making our research around the internet to take note of 2022 festival editions and prepare news on locations, short selections etc., when we landed on Hiroshima Int’l Animation Festival (Hiroanim/HIAF)’s website. As stated on the homepage of the festival, Hiroanim closed and the festival organization committee was dissolved. […]
Reiwa Wedding Hall is one of the popular wedding halls in Tokyo. Their new chef, Saki, is always busy planning new menus. However, one day, something unusual happens. THE MENU FOR TOMORROW is a very deep and touching short film. Set in a wedding hall and with a young and […]
The 2021 edition of Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, the 17th edition of YIDFF, has ended. Winners have been announced, visit their website to know about all the winners, we are only listing shorts. New Asian Currents Award of ExcellenceThree Songs for Benazir by Gulistan Mirzaei, Elizabeth Mirzaei (Afghanistan) Special […]
The 2021 edition of Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival will be held online for the first time (here you can find the link to the news on their website) due to the Covid-19 emergency. This year will be the 17th edition of YIDFF, usually held in the city of Yamagata, […]
The earth shook. The sea roared. And then… There is a small house solitary standing by the seaside. A young girl has been living there alone since that fateful day. […] A very interesting story is behind what happens in PIGTAILS. With an amazing drawing style, sweet and peaceful colors, […]
The portrait of the director and her daughters which depicts the relationship between “the personality” and “the world / the society” as of 2018. […] A short film with no dialogue, accompained by epic operatic music. Visually, TRANSPARENT, THE WORLD IS. is interesting and is an instance of a quite […]