PROGRAMMES

Japan

  • ALL FOR CINEMA

    “Life is like a moment of a movie, if so, I must be the man in a leading role.” A monologue of an ordinary man.

    Kensaku Kakimoto

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:07:20

    Prize & Screenings:

    全国の109シネマズにて2015年4月25日より3か月間公開

  • Savage Night

    A prostitute working for the Japanese mafia and finds a baby that no one was aware of. That meeting will change her destiny.

    Kristof Sagna

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:19:21

    Prize & Screenings:

    2015 June Short Short
    2015 July Director file

  • Sociopath

    A girl meets an android in the city, and she starts to feel something weird about that android's action.

    A.T.

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:05:00

    Prize & Screenings:

    SAPPORO Short Fest 2015: Jury Award By Ji-seung Lee

  • Hungry for Love

    One lonely night in Sapporo, two food lovers meet for the first time and embark on an all-night, dining adventure together.

    Justin Ambrosino

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:15:00

    Prize & Screenings:

    SAPPORO Short Fest 2015: Best Hokkaido Short

  • Life on the table

    Yuichi Suita

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:09:35

  • 55

    Kouhei Nagamune

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:12:33

  • Shooting the end roll

    Yuya Nakaizumi

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:18:30

  • Ran

    Eri Kinoshita

    Animation | Japan | 2014 | 0:02:00

  • blink

    Taro Yamada

    Fiction Sci-Fi | Japan | 2015 | 0:02:21

  • strobe light

    Software
    VOCALOID2 初音ミク

    Kenshiro Morii

    0:05:01

  • Let’s go home !

    The lead rapper of a hip hop group has quit, leaving the other members behind. He has decided he will propose to his girlfriend Mai, and go back to his home town together with her. The two return so that Mai can meet his mother, but...

    Takuya Matsumoto

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:25:00

  • KUROMAME HAPPY LAND [GREMLONS]

    A family gets a package from their father from abroad containing mysterious medicine, which they are told not to take.

    Katsutoshi Kawabe

    Animation | Japan | 2010 | 0:04:10 | SSF2010

  • Okaeri-Itsuka

    A music video filmed in Otaru, with the singer's tender voice and emotional melody.

    Toshinori Watanabe

    Fiction | Japan | 2009 | 0:05:23 | SSF2010

    SUNTORY

    0:03:21

  • jerryfish.

    Artist: owtn. | 0:04:50

  • Dreaming White

    Shiro(White) which was left alone in the atelier has been hankering for vivid colors.

    Keigo Takenaka, Yuki Nomoto

    Animation | Japan | 2015 | 0:04:56

    Prize & Screenings:

    【KLab Creative Fes’15】準グランプリ
    【CG StudentAwards― Film of the Year】ファイナリスト
    【東京アニメアワードフェスティバル2015】上映

  • Eyes

    Story of a daughter and a widow, missing their be loved father and husband.

    Akihiro Toda

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:21:41

  • Scutes on my mind

    The scutes glisten in the corner of her mind and she starts to dig her memories up. What was like the museum director she encountered when she was lost?

    Megumi Ishitani

    Animation | Japan | 2015 | 0:08:58

    Prize & Screenings:

    フランスの映画祭 ONE Country ONE Film Apchat International Film Festivalに入選
    ASK?映像祭2015に入選
    第10回札幌国際短編映画祭(SSF2015)ナショナル・プログラムに入選

  • The Apology

    A story of an apology that takes 100 years to reach.

    Yu Shibuya

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:22:29

    Prize & Screenings:

    SAPPORO Short Fest 2015: Jury Award By Wilson J. Tang

  • shutter x shutter

    A lady tries to bring the excitement to her depopulated home town.

    Takahiro Chubachi

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:25:00

    Prize & Screenings:

    SAPPORO Short Fest 2015: Japan Tourism Agency Award

  • Sister and Brother

    Yoshihiro Nakamura

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:15:40

  • Sonoda

    Masahiro Ota

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:25:00

  • Twins in the Rain

    Takafumi Kageyama

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:10:50

  • Through the Windows

    Miyo Sato

    Animation | Japan | 2014 | 0:03:24

  • i am no good

    Saori Ogawa

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:10:55

  • Year 3 Class C-14, Chiyoko Kubozono's Joining of the Cabinet

    Software
    VOCALOID2 鏡音リン・レン act2

    Kenshiro Morii

    0:03:43

  • Too Close to the Sky

    24 hours can reveal a lot. Set amidst the underground music scene a father and son collide, each finding out more about each other than they could possibly have imagined.

    Denis Quinn

    Fiction | Japan | 2010 | 0:20:21 | SSF2011

  • I'M HOME

    Unju lives a simple but happy life with her mother and brother. Kim speaks to her in a worried tone.

    Yosuke Yamaguchi

    Fiction | Japan | 2011 | 0:20:35 | SSF2011

    NTT docomo

    0:01:00

  • Reset

    Artist: Selfarm | 0:04:32

  • NEKKO WORK

    Green boy lives in “NEKKO WORK”.
    Yellow boy is turned out of “NEKKO WORK”.
    What do two boys think?

    Naoya Sakamoto

    Animation | Japan | 2014 | 0:05:10

    Prize & Screenings:

    ゆうばり国際ファンタスティック映画祭、上映
    福岡インディペンデント映画祭、短編部門グランプリ

  • Soft-Boiled

    A daughter is about to leave for abroad, but her father is enjoying himself. The story of a daughter and her father at a hot spring hotel, and the eggs boiled in the hot spring steam.

    Takafumi Tachibana

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:11:24

    Prize & Screenings:

    インディペンデント映画祭in別府

  • SHI

    An ordinary day starts horribly when he receives some bad news. It changes his life right away. Everything would go wrong from that moment on. Can things get worse than the worst?

    Pablo Absento

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:08:15

  • shinshin

    Onodera, a 24 year old tram driver for a transportation company, had injured his hand and that injury had prevented him from working as a driver.

    Kyohei Inada

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:15:00

  • Clean up

    Yuji Nagatani

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:08:35

  • TACHINBO

    Shoichi Yokoyama

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:16:00

  • The Worthless Days

    Yuki Fuse

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:26:36

  • MOTOHARU

    Felipe Nicolás Rodríguez Martínez

    Documentary | Japan | 2015 | 0:14:30

  • The moan area

    Minoru Karasube

    Animation | Japan | 2014 | 0:04:33

  • Girls Party

    Chisato Watanabe

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:11:00

  • Galaxy Night

    Software
    IA -ARIA ON THE PLANETES-

    Nate

    0:04:09

  • party 

    I walk with five persons.

    Shoh Kataoka

    Fiction | Japan | 2011 | 0:19:19 | SSF2012

  • Charon of snow river

    The trip to the next world starts now.

    Ryo Sugiyama

    Fiction | Japan | 2012 | 0:14:00 | SSF2012

    Prize & Screenings:

    アミノアップ北海道新人監督賞

    TOYOTA

    0:02:31

    Artist: THE BOYS&GIRLDS | 0:04:46

  • MUGA SHOZOKU

    Ignoring the warnings of his sensei, Shin takes it upon himself to unleash the power of an ancient book. This mysterious power is also desired by a military tech company.

    Rashad Haughton

    Fiction Sci-Fi | Japan | 2014 | 0:13:10

    Prize & Screenings:

    ワールドフェスト・ヒューストン国際映画祭 WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival Special Jury Award受賞
    Asian Film Festival of Dallas 上映

  • Your desk

    After school, Satoru saw a girl in his classroom.
    She was sitting at his seat and leaning on his desk dreamily.

    Shoh Kataoka

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:17:00

    Prize & Screenings:

    仙台短篇映画祭2014

  • Babel On

    Energized by love, but blocked by a language barrier. A determined young man comes up with an unorthodox way to talk to the woman of his dreams.

    Cyrus Nozomu Sethna

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:09:55

  • My little guidebook

    A young Taiwanese travel agent, goes to Tokachi to open up the new tour sites of Hokkaido.

    Yoshiro Osaka

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:27:19

    Prize & Screenings:

    SAPPORO Short Fest 2015: Amino Up Hokkaido Director Award

  • lord

    Yuji Nagatani

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:14:43

  • Hide & Seek

    Kimie Tanaka

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:21:49

  • The sound the bell of the beginning

    Naoto Kawashima

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:29:42

  • Sound of dust

    Isao Kusakari

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:21:00

  • EMIGRE

    Wataru Nakajima

    Animation | Japan | 2015 | 0:04:43

  • Haku

    Isamu Iguchi

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:26:00

  • Hanabira

    Software
    波音リツ

    Richika

    0:02:19

  • An Awkward Grace

    A young student's struggle with the weight of life. And among it all, a story of gentle reconciliation.

    Yosuke Yamaguchi

    Fiction | Japan | 2012 | 0:27:35 | SSF2013

    Prize & Screenings:

    最優秀北海道作品賞

  • daughter of franken

    A former genius girl singer operates a face orthopedically uglily. Since it becomes the leading role of a horror picture. To that day of the audition –

    Amato Jinnai

    Fiction | Japan | 2013 | 0:23:21 | SSF2013

    YASKAWA ELECTRIC CORPORATION

    0:04:55

  • 12:00AM

    Yuki Tamura

    Artist: laufen |0:04:09

  • JOSEITO

    While a narrator reads from Osamu Dazai’s “Schoolgirl”, a day in the life of a young girl in Showa-era Tokyo unfolds featuring various retro items from the era.

    Shigeyoshi Tsukahara

    Animation | Japan | 2014 | 0:14:00

    Prize & Screenings:

    SAPPORO Short Fest 2015: Jury Award By Nobuhiko Obayashi

    SKIPシティ国際Dシネマ映画祭 奨励章

  • A Warm Spell

    Naoki gave up his dream for the family business. His older brother left home to become a doctor. They meet again for mother’s funeral and face to the old conflicts and resentments.

    Toshimichi Saito

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:25:00

    Prize & Screenings:

    SAPPORO Short Fest 2015: Best National Short

    新人監督映画祭2014グランプリ
    ショートショートフィルムフェスティバル&アジア2015 ベストアクターアワード(福島慎之介)
    クレルモン=フェラン国際短編映画祭2015

  • The Fox of Shichigorosawa

    Higashiyama in Hokkaido, the home of the mother fox, has become an illegal dumping ground. This Story is told by Ainu language.

    Tune Sugihara

    Animation | Japan | 2014 | 0:13:45

    Prize & Screenings:

    東京アニメアワードフェスティバル2015 コンペティション短編部門 観客賞
    Green Film Festival in Seoul 2015 オフィシャルセレクション
    Ars Independent Festival 2015 The Black Horse of Animation Competition
    CineEco’2015 21st International Environmental Film Festival of Serra da Estrela
    ImagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival
    高雄電影節 Kaohsiung Film Festival

  • Three o’clock in the morning

    Kyusaku Ichida

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:17:00

  • Work shop

    Tomonori Sasaki

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:22:00

  • It Eats the Moon in the Garden of the Glass

    Toshiki Soma

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:30:00

  • A Lion Life

    Yu Nagasaki

    Animation | Japan | 2015 | 0:05:01

  • FEVER

    Jung Hun Choi

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:14:47

  • Time Machine

    Software
    VOCALOID2 初音ミク

    Makino Sena

    0:04:35

  • Cry at Dusk

    This is the story of city’s life and beauty intertwined as told by a radio program. The harsh reality of life is not easy to bear. Tomorrow never fails to come, so lift your heads up.
    What matters is to remember the day’s scenery as we listen to the gentle music. And we can face forward.

    Takahiro Chubachi

    Fiction | Japan | 2013 | 0:14:10 | SSF2014

  • No.184's Homecoming

    Kaho has been blaming herself for murdering her own child. After facing her sin for long, what would she find in the end?

    Megumi Sasaki

    Fiction | Japan | 2013 | 0:10:30 | SSF2013

    KAGOME×Maywa Denki

    0:02:07

  • JOY

    24RadioStation

    Artist: Yuka Atsuta | 0:05:09

  • Oh Lucy!

    Setsuko, a 55-year-old single 'office lady' in Tokyo, is given a blonde wig and a new identity, “Lucy,” by her young unconventional English instructor. “Lucy” awakens desires Setsuko never knew she had.

    Atsuko Hirayanagi

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:21:00

    Prize & Screenings:

    2014年 カンヌ国際映画際 シネフォンダション部門 第2位
    2014年 トロント国際映画際 インターナショナル部門 審査員賞
    2015年 サンダンス映画祭 インターナショナル・フィクション部門 最優秀賞

  • OCTOPUS

    Squid have 10 legs. Octopuses have 8 legs. Added together, that’s 18 legs.

    Isamu Hirabayashi

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:24:30

  • NOBUNAGA

    Genki Maegami

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:28:00

  • A Forlorn Howl

    Makoto Ouse

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:30:00

  • curtain curtain curtain

    Rieko Ouchi

    Animation | Japan | 2014 | 0:05:43

  • My condolences

    Naoya Sato

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:18:02

  • The Optimistic Pierrot's Regret

    Software
    IA -ARIA ON THE PLANETES-

    Syamo.G

    0:03:28

  • Shabu-Shabu Spirit

    A fiancé, Keita, goes to meet the family, the father, Shozo, begins his secret appraisal – a test to see whether this fiancé is worthy or not of marrying his daughter. Trying to reduce the distance between them, the mother prepares a single nabe (cooking pot) for the shabu-shabu meal. As Shozo’s eyes glint brightly, Keita reaches towards the shabu-shabu.

    Yuki Saito

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:10:32

  • Tsumugi Kosato unlocks the past

    One day Tsumugi received an old hand guard that's broken in half. Where has the other half gone? Tsumugi Kosato unravels the mystery of the past.

    Yuki Yoshii

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:10:30 | SSF2014

    Otsuka Pharmaceutical

    0:01:00

  • Seaside

    Artist: THE Salada zanmai| 0:04:55

  • Melodyless sonata

    Yusaku Okamoto

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:18:02

  • The Lost breakfast

    Q-rais

    Animation | Japan | 2015 | 0:06:51

  • Ghost Dancer

    Amato Jinnai

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:24:48

  • It would be also a good day Tomorrow

    Software
    初音ミク・アペンド(MIKU APPEND)、IA -ARIA ON THE PLANETES-

    Fuyumogura

    0:05:17

    NISSIN

    0:01:00

  • 浜辺ガール

    PATANICA

    Artist: The Gelpins | 0:02:10

  • A Sort of Heaven

    Yusuke Tsutsumi, Shuhei Harada

    Fiction | Japan | 2014 | 0:16:41

  • Masayuki Mori anthology

    Yu-ka Kamiya

    Animation | Japan | 2015 | 0:06:55

  • The sheep and the key

    Eiji Shimada

    Fiction | Japan | 2015 | 0:28:00

  • EarPhone

    Software
    VY1

    acros

    0:03:15

    Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

    0:01:00

  • Tomorrow is payday

    Kohei Gondaira

    Artist: 43° | 0:05:10

  • Blue Eyes -in HARBOR TALE-

    Yuichi Ito

    Animation | Japan | 2014 | 0:07:40

  • Room sized Logic

    Software
    VOCALOID2 初音ミク

    Sayka

    0:04:18

    SUNTORY

    0:04:00

    Artist: Ararara | 0:03:33

  • Remember

    Shunsaku Hayashi

    Animation | Japan | 2015 | 0:09:24

  • Taking Hands of Lostboy

    Software
    Shirakane Hiyori

    R-ta

    0:05:57

    Prize & Screenings:

    SAPPORO Short Fest 2015: UGC Award Grand Prize

    OK Go

    0:05:21

  • ナイトデイライト

    Yuki Yoshii

    Artist: keyton | 0:05:13

  • I and i

    Shuhei Nishizawa

    Animation | Japan | 2014 | 0:09:59

  • Nekomimi switch

    Software
    VOCALOID2 初音ミク

    Miro

    0:03:58

    ymg studio

    Artist: beat sunset | 0:04:42

  • Green Glows

    Asuka Shirata

    Animation | Japan | 2014 | 0:19:10

  • Caramel Heaven

    Software
    VOCALOID Megpoid (GUMI)

    Not-116

    0:03:57

    Prize & Screenings:

    SAPPORO Short Fest 2015: UGC Award First Prize

  • Mad me more softly

    PATANICA

    Artist: Srv.Vinci | 0:03:35

  • sole marker

    Software
    初音ミク・アペンド(MIKU APPEND)

    UNE

    0:04:51

  • SUNSET GLOW

    TAGUNUTS

    Artist: TAGUNUTS | 0:03:16

  • Ephemeral Draggin'

    Software
    VOCALOID Megpoid (GUMI)

    tec

    0:03:58

  • Tamashii no Bakudan

    THE JOHNNY BOYS

    Artist: THE JOHNNY BOYS | 0:03:56

  • nishi-shinjuku junction

    Software
    ONE -ARIA ON THE PLANETES-

    Scotch

    0:03:19

  • Umareru Parallel

    Software
    VOCALOID2 初音ミク

    yama_ko

    0:04:43

  • RED ENCROACHMENT-3DPV

    Software
    巡音ルカ V4X

    IKEDA

    0:04:25

    Prize & Screenings:

    SAPPORO Short Fest 2015: UGC Award First Prize