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August 7, 2020

We proudly announce SSF2020 Official Selection. Total submissions: 3,873 films.
Total of 102 Films including 31 Japanese films from 34 countries.

15th Sapporo International Short Film Festival & Market
Sapporo Short Fest 2020

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION /// 39 INTERNATIONAL FILMS

Austria
HOW TO DISAPPEAR | Total Refusal (Leonhard Müllner, Michael Stumpf, Robin Klengel) | Animation | Austria | 2020 | 0:21:06

Belgium
A TOWN CALLED PANIC - THE COUNTY FAIR | Vincent PATAR, Stéphane AUBIER | Animation | Comedy | Belgium | 2019 | 0:26:00

Belgium, Congo
ZOMBIES | BALOJI | Experimental | Choreography | Belgium, Congo | 2019 | 0:14:50

Brazil
CORMAN'S EYEDROPS GOT ME TOO CRAZY | Ivan Cardoso | Animation | Choreography | Brazil | 2020 | 0:18:41

China
CHEN CHEN | Kargo Chen | Fiction | China | 2019 | 0:21:40 | Student Film

China, USA
DRIFTING | Hanxiong Bo | Fiction | China, USA | 2020 | 0:16:25 | Student Film

Czech Republic
DAUGHTER | Daria Kashcheeva | Animation | Fantasy | Czech Republic | 2019 | 0:14:43 | Student Film

Denmark
STARS IN THE SKY | Casper Lind | Fiction | Denmark | 2019 | 0:08:52

France
LAVANDE | Alexandra Naoum | Fiction | France | 2019 | 0:12:53
LOVE IS A COUNTRY | Gwenael Mulsant | Fiction | Choreography | France | 2020 | 0:19:37
OLLA | Ariane Labed | Fiction | France | 2019 | 0:27:02

France, Albania
THE VAN | Erenik Beqiri | Fiction | France, Albania | 2019 | 0:15:08

Finland
THE FANTASTIC | Maija Blafield | Documentary | Video Art | Finland | 2020 | 0:30:01

Germany
JUST A GUY | Shoko Hara | Animation | Mix-Medias | Germany | 2020 | 0:15:00

Hungary
BANALITY | Balazs Simonyi | Fiction | Thriller | Hungary | 2019 | 0:11:57

Ireland
A BETTER YOU | Eamonn Murphy | Fiction | Ireland | 2019 | 0:16:00

Korea (south)
REONGHEE - ALIEN (DIR. YEON) | Jegwang Yeon | Fiction | Drama | Korea (south) | 2019 | 0:15:00 | Student Film
PROXY EXAM | Nakyung Kim | Fiction | Drama | Korea (south) | 2019 | 0:17:04 | Student Film
AIR CONDITIONER IN PANMUNJEOM | Taehun Lee | Fiction | Comedy | Korea (south) | 2019 | 0:24:26

Lebanon
DOUMA UNDERGROUND | Tim Alsiofi | Documentary | Lebanon | 2019 | 0:11:16

Portugal
A MIND SANG | Vier Nev | Animation | Portugal | 2019 | 0:06:11

Netherlands
ZWART | Tommie Geraedts | Fiction | Sci-Fi | Netherlands | 2019 | 0:07:19

New Zealand
DANIEL | Claire van Beek | Fiction | New Zealand | 2019 | 0:19:03

Norway
THE KICKSLED CHOIR | Torfinn Iversen | Fiction | Drama | Norway | 2020 | 0:18:00
POLYFONATURA | Jon Vatne | Documentary | Norway | 2019 | 0:20:09
DOWNS OF THE DEAD | Even Husby Grødahl | Fiction | Comedy | Norway | 2019 | 0:23:02 | Student Film

Poland
ONE NIGHT STAND | Mally Yina | Fiction | Poland | 2020 | 0:29:57

Russia
NAKED | Kirill Khachaturov | Animation | Russia | 2019 | 0:14:40 | Student Film
THE GROUP OF EIGHT | Ivan Sosnin | Fiction | Russia | 2020 | 0:21:03

Slovenia
LILIANA | Milanka Fabjancic | Animation | Musical | Slovenia | 2019 | 0:06:53

Spain
HELL | Raúl de la Fuente | Documentary | Spain | 2019 | 0:22:35

Switzerland
THE LONELY ORBIT | Frederic Siegel, Benjamin Morard | Animation | Switzerland | 2019 | 0:09:21

Thailand, China
MERRY GO ROUND | Siridech Sukkam | Fiction | Fantasy | Thailand, China | 2019 | 0:25:44 | Student Film

Turkey
OCTOPUS | Engin Erden | Fiction | Mix-Medias | Turkey | 2019 | 0:12:34

UK
DIVIDED WE SCROLL | Klaas Diersmann | Experimental | Choreography | UK | 2019 | 0:05:06
JAMIE | Esmée Creed-Miles | Fiction | UK | 2020 | 0:14:37
FRANK & MARY | Paul Williams | Fiction | Horror | UK | 2019 | 0:16:10

USA
BEYOND NOH | Patrick Smith | Animation | USA | 2020 | 0:03:00
GLINT | Grant Janes | Fiction | USA | 2019 | 0:19:45


FAMILY & CHILDREN Programme /// 11 Films

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We are going to start accepting new submissions for 15th Sapporo International Short Film Festival & Market.

You can submit your great film from either shortfilmdepot.com

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Deadline for the shortfilmdepot.com is Feb. 16, 2020

or FilmFreeway.com

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You can submit from Feb. 10 to Apr. 30, 2020.
From FilmFreeway.com you can submit new category; Comedy Competition.

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: ONE TITLE SECTION
Requirements:
1) Films completed after January 1, 2019
2) Maximum duration: 30 min
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: Apple ProRes with English Subtitles, MP4
5) Accepted genres: All genres, including music video, online video.

Other criteria:
6) Music rights: cleared
7) Dialogues: If the dialogue language is not English, preview copy and screening film must be subtitled in English
8) Short Film Market: All the submission will be registered to the short film market.

*No premiere status required in Japan and accept web streamed shorts as well.
*Any documentary about SDGs subject films are also welcome.




We are proud to announce that Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television have qualified the Sapporo International Short Film Festival & Market as qualifying festival for the Canadian Screen Awards 2020.

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RULES & ELIGIBILITY
The official 2020 List of Eligible Festivals / Link.2

Thank you all the Canadian friends!!




We are proudly announce our SSF2019 OFFICIAL SELECTION.

14 th Sapporo International Short Film Festival & Market
SAPPORO SHORT FEST 2019

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION PROGRAMMES

INTERNATIONAL Programmes
Australia
THREE STORIES INSIDE A RENTAL VAN | Lewis Attey | Fiction | Australia | 2018 | 0:15:06

Austria
GUY PROPOSES TO HIS GIRLFRIEND ON A MOUNTAIN | Bernhard Wenger | Fiction | Austria | 2019 | 0:13:00 | Student Film

Belgium
PROVENCE | Kato De Boeck | Fiction | Belgium | 2018 | 0:22:00 | Student Film

Canada
LUNAR-ORBIT RENDEZVOUS | Mélanie Charbonneau | Fiction | Canada | 2018 | 0:14:45
FAUVE | Jeremy Comte | Fiction | Canada | 2018 | 0:15:52
JUST ME AND YOU | Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers | Fiction | Canada | 2019 | 0:21:35

Croatia
SLICE OF LIFE | Luka Hrgović & Dino Julius | Fiction | Croatia | 2019 | 0:20:00

Denmark
WELTSCHMERZ | Jesper Dalgaard | Documentary | Denmark | 2018 | 0:29:00 | Student Film

France
SALVATORE GANACCI - HORSE | Vedran Rupic | Experimental | France | 2019 | 0:02:47
À CORPS | Stehr Yoann | Animation | France | 2018 | 0:03:36
MY GENERATION | Ludovic Houplain | Animation | France | 2018 | 0:08:04
TO HELL WITH CODES | Léopold Legrand | Fiction | France | 2018 | 0:13:55
CRYSTAL FROG | Slony Sow | Fiction | France | 2019 | 0:16:41
SWATTED | Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis | Documentary | France | 2018 | 0:21:14 | Student Film

France, UK
MADAME | Garth Jennings | Fiction | France, UK | 2018 | 0:22:43

Germany
FARTA | silvia cannarozzi | Fiction | Germany | 2018 | 0:10:00 | Student Film
THE FEAR OF DYING IN TRANSIT | Ian Purnell | Documentary | Germany | 2018 | 0:28:50 | Student Film

Hungary, Romania
PILLOWFACE | Péter Vácz | Fiction | Hungary, Romania | 2018 | 0:11:26

Israel
MOON DROPS | Yoram Ever-Hadani | Fiction | Israel | 2018 | 0:16:00

Luxembourg
PORTRAITIST | cyrus neshvad | Fiction | Luxembourg | 2019 | 0:15:00

Macedonia, Czech Republic
MI(S)SING DOG | Veljanoski Antonio | Fiction | Macedonia, Czech Republic | 2018 | 0:14:50

Netherlands
SWIPE | Niels Bourgonje | Fiction | Netherlands | 2019 | 0:05:48

Netherlands, China
TRAPPED IN THE CITY OF A THOUSAND MOUNTAINS | David Verbeek | Documentary | Netherlands, China | 2018 | 0:23:32

Russia
THE INTERVIEW | Ivan Sosnin | Fiction | Russia | 2019 | 0:16:40

Singapore
INTERWOVEN | Wee Li Lin | Fiction | Singapore | 2019 | 0:15:27

Spain
BACKGROUND | Toni Bestard | Fiction | Spain | 2018 | 0:14:47
2001 SPARKS IN THE DARK | Pedro | Documentary/Animation | Spain | 2018 | 0:20:00

Switzerland
SELFIES | Claudius Gentinetta | Animation | Switzerland | 2018 | 0:03:40
ALL INCLUSIVE | Corina Schwingruber Ilić | Documentary | Switzerland | 2018 | 0:09:59
SOUSAPHONE | Flo Linus Baumann | Fiction | Switzerland | 2019 | 0:13:34

Taiwan
TAIL END OF THE YEAR | Chieh YANG | Fiction | Taiwan | 2018 | 0:22:50

UK
GOOD INTENTIONS | Anna Mantzaris | Animation | UK | 2018 | 0:08:34

USA
OCTANE | Jeron Braxton | Animation | USA | 2018 | 0:06:04
REMISSION | John Charter | Experimental | USA | 2018 | 0:07:27
THE NARRATOR | Julia Trofimova | Fiction | USA | 2018 | 0:10:38
Take My Hand | Alan J. Levi | Fiction | Drama | USA | 2018 | 0:17:45


FAMILY & CHILDREN Programme
Australia
LOST & FOUND | Andrew Goldsmith, Bradley Slabe | Animation | Australia | 2018 | 0:07:30

Belgium
NOT TODAY | Marine Jacob | Animation | Belgium | 2018 | 0:05:20 | Student Film

Czech Republic
HIDE N SEEK | Bara Halířová | Animation | Czech Republic | 2019 | 0:06:56 | Student Film

France
TAILORED | Léa Cousty, Chloé Astier and others | Animation | France | 2018 | 0:07:12 | Student Film
SAM'S DREAM | Nölwenn Roberts | Animation | France | 2018 | 0:07:18
R.I.S.E PATHFINDER | Chloe Dumoulin, Clementine Dudreuilh and others | Animation | France | 2018 | 0:09:10 | Student Film

Germany
NEST | Sonja Rohleder | Animation | Germany | 2019 | 0:04:20
CAT LAKE CITY | Antje Heyn | Animation | Germany | 2019 | 0:06:41

India
FIND ME MOTHER | Suchana Saha | Animation | India | 2018 | 0:04:11 | Student Film

Korea (south)
SATURDAY'S APARTMENT | Seungbae JEON | Animation | Korea (south) | 2018 | 0:07:00

Spain
MUEDRA | Cesar Diaz Meléndez | Animation | Spain | 2019 | 0:08:54


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SPECIAL PROGRAMMES, OUT OF COMPETITION

///// Mystery Zone

FACE SWAP | David Gidali, Einat Tubi | Fiction | USA | 2018 | 0:05:01
BEDTIME STORY | Lucas Paulino, Ángel Torres | Fiction | Spain | 2019 | 0:09:00
L'ENTRETIEN | Ugo Bienvenu, Félix de Givry | Animation | France | 2018 | 0:09:09
ALTITUDE | Nicole Scherer | Fiction | Austria | 2019 | 0:10:58
JUPITER | Benjamin Pfohl | Fiction | Germany | 2019 | 0:13:58 | Student Film
SLICE OF LIFE | Luka Hrgović, Dino Julius | Fiction | Croatia | 2019 | 0:20:00
2001 SPARKS IN THE DARK | Pedro | Documentary/Animation | Spain | 2018 | 0:20:00


///// SSF-Docs World Documentary

NOBU | Sarah Blok | Documentary | Netherlands | 2019 | 0:09:20
ALL INCLUSIVE | Corina Schwingruber Ilić | Documentary | Switzerland | 2018 | 0:09:59
MOTOMIYA | Alexandra Debricon | Documentary | USA | 2019 | 0:13:06
TRAPPED IN THE CITY OF A THOUSAND MOUNTAINS | David Verbeek | Documentary | Netherlands, China | 2018 | 0:23:32
RIAFN | Hannes Lang | Documentary | Germany | 2019 | 0:29:30


///// Drunken Night

CRAP-MAN | Hikaru TSUKUDA | Fiction | Japan | 2019 | 0:02:43
SALVATORE GANACCI - HORSE | Vedran Rupic | Experimental | France | 2019 | 0:02:47
À CORPS | Stehr Yoann | Animation | France | 2018 | 0:03:36
SCREWED | Tim Schijf | Fiction | Netherlands | 2018 | 0:07:00
A WOMAN WANTS THE BILL | Natalia Sinelnikova | Fiction | Germany | 2019 | 0:07:00 | Student Film
HOT DOG | T.J. Yoshizaki | Fiction | USA | 2018 | 0:07:12
NINE STEPS | Marisa Crespo Abril, Moisés Romera Pérez | Fiction | Spain | 2018 | 0:07:30
THE PLUNGE | Simon Ryninks | Fiction | United kingdom | 2019 | 0:10:00
BUG | Cedric PREVOST | Fiction | France | 2018 | 0:19:04
MADAME | Garth Jennings | Fiction | France, United kingdom | 2018 | 0:22:43


///// Nature/Culture/Adventure

SISTAN & BALOUCHESTAN | Meysam Babaei | Documentary | Iran | 2018 | 0:05:00
WONDER MOUNTAINS 3 | TaQ INOUE | Documentary | Japan | 2019 | 0:05:43
ODYSSEY | Hiroki Ito | Documentary | Japan | 2018 | 0:07:25
GLIMPSES OF ICE | Christian Uhlig | Documentary | Norway | 2018 | 0:07:50
A GIFT OF WINGS: THE PILOTS OF SEBRING | Ted Snow | Documentary | USA | 2018 | 0:08:30
THE TOUGH | Marcin Polar | Documentary | Poland | 2019 | 0:14:00
IKIGAI: THE SHIN BIYAJIMA STORY | Justin Taylor Smith | Documentary | USA | 2018 | 0:15:34
SHINRIN YOKU: THE ART OF FOREST BATHING | Mike Dewey , Kati Hetrick | Documentary | USA | 2019 | 0:18:34

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We are happy to announce next edition Sapporo Short Fest 2019 submission schedule. Please submit from either submission sites.

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shortfilmdepot.com : From Jan. 27 to Feb. 10


FilmFreeway.com : From Jan. 27 to Apri. 21
From Jan. 27 to Feb. 10 : Free submission
Early bird : Feb. 11 to Mar. 3 : 10 USD / Student: 10 USD
Regular : Mar. 4 to Mar. 31 : 25 USD / Student: 10 USD
Late submission : Apr. 1 to 21 : 40 USD / Student: 25 USD

the Open Call has closed

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: ONE TITLE SECTION
Requirements:
1) Films completed after: Jan. 1, 2018
2) Maximum duration: 30 min
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Accepted genres: All genres, including music video

Other criteria:
6) Music rights: cleared
7) Dialogues: If the dialogue language is not English, preview copy and screening film must be subtitled in English

*No premiere status required in Japan and accept web streamed shorts as well.




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We are proud to announce our official selection of the international films. Thank you all the filmmakers, producers and the finest short film distributers for submitting great films.

The SSF 2018 Official Selection In competition: 48 Films from 25 Countries.

English Title | Director Name | Genre | Style | Country | Runtime

Canada
BLEEDING AND BURNING | Guilaume Marin | Experimental | Canada | 2017 | 0:02:36
THREE PAGES | Roger Gariépy | Fiction | Canada | 2017 | 0:14:57

China
GATHA | Chenglong Tang | Experimental | Dance | China | 2018 | 0:15:49

Czech republic
THE FRUITS OF CLOUDS | Kateřina Karhánková | Animation | Czech republic | 2017 | 0:10:29

Denmark
DROPS | Karsten KJÆRULF-HOOP, Sarah Joy JUNGEN | Animation | Denmark | 2017 | 0:04:49

Estonia
ATTACK OF THE CYBER OCTOPUSES | Nicola Piovesan | Fiction | Sci-Fi | Estonia | 2017 | 0:19:40

France
HASH KEY | Erwan Alépée | Fiction | Comedy | France | 2017 | 0:02:44
NEGATIVE SPACE | Max Porter, Ru Kuwahata | Animation | | France | 2017 | 0:05:30
ATO SAN NEN | Pedro Collantes | Fiction | Drama | France | 2018 | 0:25:00
DELECTABLE YOU | Axel Courtière | Animation | France | 2017 | 0:15:00
THE WINKLES | Alice Vial | Fiction | Drama | France | 2017 | 0:24:00
EREBETA | François Vogel | Animation | Music Video | France | 2018 | 0:03:40
THE DEATH, DAD & SON | Vincent Paronnaud, Denis Walgenwitz | Animation | Comedy | France | 2017 | 0:13:07
THE HUNT | Alexey Alekseev | Animation | Comedy | France | 2017 | 0:05:36
PIONEERS | Benjamin BERNON, Clémentine COURBIN and others | France | 2017 | 0:05:21
SACCAGE | Alexandre BOESCH-BRASSENS , Jonathan BREUER and others | Animation | France | 2017 | 0:03:25

France, Russia
CO(AI)XISTENCE | Justine Emard | Experimental | Choreography | France, Russia | 2017 | 0:12:37

France, Netherlands
RERUNS | ROSTO | Animation | France, Netherlands | 2018 | 0:14:23

Germany
UGLY | Nikita Diakur | Animation | Fantasy | Germany | 2017 | 0:11:54
THE GATEKEEPERS | Mirko Hans | Fiction | Germany | 2018 | 0:08:42
WALLS | Maik Schuster, Fatmir Dolci, Max Paschke | Music video | Germany | 2017 | 0:07:00 | Student Film

Germany, Japan
CAT DAYS | Jon Frickey | Animation | Germany, Japan | 2018 | 0:11:09

Greece
HEIMLICH | Kostas Bakouris | Fiction | Greece | 2017 | 0:19:00

India
COUNTERFEIT KUNKOO | Reema Sengupta | Fiction | Drama | India | 2017 | 0:15:00
TUNGRUS | Rishi Chandna | Documentary | Comedy | India | 2017 | 0:13:58

Iran
THE LAST EMBRACE | Saman Hosseinpuor | Fiction | Iran | 2018 | 0:04:00 | Student Film

Ireland
AN ISLAND | Rory Byrne | Animation | Ireland | 2017 | 0:12:51

Italy
TRAUM(A)NOVELLE | Francesco Faralli | Fiction | Italy | 2018 | 0:01:00

Korea (south)
SEESAW | CHA Yoo-kyung | Animation | Korea (south) | 2017 | 0:09:39

Lebanon, Germany
LAST DAYS OF THE MAN OF TOMORROW | Fadi Baki | Fiction | Mix-Medias | Lebanon, Germany | 2017 | 0:29:23

Netherlands
PIZZAMONSTER | Kurt Platvoet | Fiction | Fantasy | Netherlands | 2017 | 0:11:00
KIEM HOLIJANDA | Sarah Veltmeyer | Fiction | Netherlands | 2017 | 0:14:07

Russia
TWEET-TWEET | Zhanna Bekmambetova | Animation | Russia | 2018 | 0:11:10

Singapore
KE | Jun Chong | Fiction | Singapore | 2017 | 0:13:06

Spain
SCRATCH | David Valero | Fiction | 2017 | 0:20:06

Sweden
JUCK [THRUST] | Olivia Kastebring, Julia Gumpert, Ulrika Bandeira | Documentary | Dance | Sweden | 2018 | 0:17:00

Switzerland
BONOBO | Zoel Aeschbacher | Fiction | Drama | Switzerland | 2018 | 0:18:00 | Student Film
REWIND FORWARD | Justin Stoneham | Documentary | Portrait | Switzerland | 2017 | 0:23:46

Thailand
DEATH OF THE SOUND MAN | Sorayos Prapapan | Fiction | Comedy | 2017 | 0:15:42

UK
GEOFF | Michael Rouse, Will Kenning | Fiction | Drama | UK | 2017 | 0:19:56

USA
AMERICA | Mary Lou Belli | Fiction | USA | 2017 | 0:09:50
BLACK HOLES | Kevin Van Der Meiren, David Nicolas, Laurent Nicolas | Animation | Sci-Fi | USA | 2017 | 0:12:20
THE VELVET UNDERGROUND PLAYED AT MY HIGH SCHOOL | Robert Pietri, Tony Jannelli | Animation | USA | 2017 | 0:07:00
AKEDA (THE BINDING) | Dan Bronfeld | Fiction | Drama | USA | 2017 | 0:17:50 | Student Film
THE HUMAN FACE | Aline Pimentel | Documentary | Portrait | USA | 2017 | 0:13:46
FALLING | Ewen Wright | Experimental | Comedy | USA | 2017 | 0:19:19 | Student Film
WISHING BOX | Wenli zhang, Nan Li | Animation | USA | 2017 | 0:05:26

Venezuela
LUCY | Roberto Gutierrez | Fiction | Venezuela | 2018 | 0:14:50

All the 48 Films will be screened in the international competition programmes.




The SSF 2018 Programmer's Delight / 207 Films

We also thank all the films below that give us great suffer to decide the SSF 2018 official selection. The listed films are not selected but we are wiling to mention these great films. We are appreciate all the great works and contributions.
But we are planing to programme additional new special screenings select from this Programmers Delight list. Please wait for next announcement.

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We are proud to announce the 13th Sapporo International Short Film Festival & Market Official Selection: Japanese production films for competitive programme and out of competition programmes.
Official Selection: International programmes will be announcing within a few weeks. Please wait a bit more weeks.
Award ceremony will be held on Oct. 14.


N-A (National Programme - A)
OLD NARCISSUS | Tsuyoshi Shoji | Fiction | LGBTQ | Japan | 2017 | 0:21:26
WATER IN THE CUP | IKUO KATO | 加藤 郁夫 | Animation | Music Video | Japan | 2018 | 0:05:43
Fortuna | Mile Nagaoka | Experimental | Dance | Japan, Sweden | 2018 | 0:08:38
Formal warrior Suit Ranger | UEDA SHINICHIRO | 上田 慎一郎 | Fiction | Comedy | Japan | 2018 | 0:10:07
METAMORPHOSE | ReikoYokosuka | Animation | Fantasy | Japan | 2018 | 0:03:46
fullmoon | Yukihiro Shoda | Experimental | Music Video Japan/USA | 2017 | 0:09:26
Who Knows about My Life | Teppei Isobe | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2018 | 0:26:15


N-B (National Programme - B)
Down Escalation | Shunsaku Hayashi | Animation | Mix-Medias | Japan | 2018 | 0:07:18
The Chosen One | Gori | Fiction | Comedy | Japan | 2017 | 0:20:00
Aoironaoshi | Kato Takuya | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2018 | 0:09:46
PACALIEN | Toshiko Hata | Animation | Comedy | Japan | 2017 | 0:10:41
Candle For Minority | Shingo Ota | Fiction | Drama | Japan, Bangladesh | 2017 | 0:26:38
DREAM | Tekkou Nogami | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2017 | 0:08:14


N-C (National Programme - C)
DONNY THE DRONE | Mackenzie Sheppard | Fiction | Sci-Fi | Japan, USA | 2017 | 0:11:27
Dead run | Daishi Kato | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2018 | 0:09:46
My Ideal Date | Cyrus Nozomu Sethna | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2017 | 0:08:59
TEZUTSU -fire flower town- | Tatsuya Ino | Documentary | Drama | Japan | 2017 | 0:12:12
Tokyo 21st October | Hiroshi Okuyama | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2018 | 0:11:45
TOKYO COMET | Hiroki Horanai | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2017 | 0:29:50


Family & Children Programme
Mogu and Perol | Tsuneo Goda | Animation | Japan | 2018 | 0:08:32
FILL and Moo | Toshiko Hata | Animation | Fantasy | Japan | 2017 | 0:08:00


Japan Panorama A (Out of competition)
I Know You Know | Yuichiro Taniguchi | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2017 | 0:20:13
A Can of Peach | SHINYA KAWAKAMI | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2017 | 0:09:44
full moon | Daiki Kikkawa | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2018 | 0:12:03
The love not delivered. | MISAKI MATSUMOTO | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2018 | 0:14:08 | Student Film
Quest of the Battling Gods | Yosuke TANI | Animation | Video Art | Japan | 2018 | 0:13:28 | Student Film
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree | Kota Fukihara | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2018 | 0:18:20


Japan Panorama B (Out of competition)
Last Lie | Yusaku Okamoto | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2018 | 0:11:26
Nanami Kawakami The ACTRESS | Keitaro Sakon | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2017 | 0:12:47
HEROINE | MAKOTO MATSUZAKI | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2017 | 0:17:43
Three Mornings | Risa Negishi | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2017 | 0:29:38 | Student Film
PAY PHONE | YURUGU MATSUMOTO | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2018 | 0:16:07


Hokkaido Selection A(Out of competition | Special Awards)
Lave Late | akimitsu sanada | Fiction | Comedy | Japan | 2018 | 0:04:59 | Student Film
A Hedgehog in My Heart | CHUBACHI TAKAHIRO | Documentary | Mockumentary | Japan | 2018 | 0:30:00
Just One Look | Yu Shibuya | Fiction | Drama | 2018 | Japan | 0:07:15
Choreographer | Yuichiro Yamada | Documentary | Choreography | Japan | 2018 | 0:17:51
Beyond | Makiro Hosono | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2018 | 0:07:05 | Student Film
Goodbye, Hoho | SHOH KATAOKA | Fiction | Fantasy | Japan | 2017 | 0:18:06


Hokkaido Selection B(Out of competition | Special Awards)
FISHERMAN | Michito Tanaka | Documentary | Other | Japan | 2017 | 0:03:54
The worst day | KoichiTakahashi | Fiction | Comedy | Japan | 2018 | 0:05:47 | Student Film
PRINTS | Jack King | Fiction | Drama | Japan, UK | 2018 | 0:15:00
Invader | Fumiya Yoshida | Fiction | Thriller | Japan | 2018 | 0:06:11
sunaie | Megumi Sasaki | Fiction | Fantasy | Japan | 2018 | 0:08:20
The day the government assists suicide | IIZUKA YUICHIRO | Fiction | Drama | Japan | 2018 | 0:20:51 | Student Film
Ancestral Repatriation 85 years later The human remains of Ainu return to Kineusu Kotan | FUJINO Tomoaki | Documentary | Historical | Japan | 2017 | 0:24:23


Official Selection: International programmes will be announcing within a few weeks.
Please wait a bit more weeks.




We started accepting new submissions for 13th Sapporo International Short Film Festival & Market.

SSF2017 Festival Document Digest is here on youtube.

You can submit your great film from either

or

shortfilmdepot.com

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Submission from shortfilmdepot is CLOSED.


INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: ONE TITLE SECTION
Requirements:
1) Films completed after: March 1, 2017
2) Maximum duration: 30 min
3) Country of production: All countries
4) Screening format: Apple ProRes with English Subtitles, MP4
5) Accepted genres: All genres, including music video

Other criteria:
6) Music rights: cleared
7) Dialogues: If the dialogue language is not English, preview copy and screening film must be subtitled in English
8) Short Film Market: All the submission will be registered to the short film market.

*No premiere status required in Japan and accept web streamed shorts as well.




Than you all for participating our 12th edition of the festival.

All the winning filmes are here http://sapporoshortfest.jp/17/en/awards/
Photos Album on FB http://bit.ly/2zDJFIB




We proudly announce the official selection of SAPPORO Short Fest 2017: 12th Sapporo International Short Film Festival & Market.

The Award Ceremony will take place October 8, 2017.
SSF 2017 Festival Date: October 5 to 9, 2017.

Thank you for all the 3,524 submissions. And due to the limited space of competitive programmes we are sorry that we are able to select only a fraction of the submissions. But the rest of the wonderful films are equally valuable and shinning.


INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION, FILMMAKERS' SECTION
Davy Giorgi, Sam Giorgi / Mexico
Cyrus Neshvad / Luxembourg
Kei Chikaura / Japan
Mile Nagaoka / Japan
Momoko Watarai / Japan


INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION, ONE TITLE SECTION
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME

TITLE / DIRECTOR / GENRE / COUNTRY / RUNTIME
by Runtime Order

I-A Programme
Off / Scohy Thomas, Kevin Zonnenberg / Fiction / France / 0:02:47
8.1 Degrees of guilt / Gibran Ramos / Documentary / UK / 0:06:30
Zarr-Dos / Bart Wasem / Animation / Switzerland / 0:06:34
The Servant / Farnoosh Abedi / Animation / Iran / 0:09:00
Green Screen Gringo / Douwe Dijkstra / Experimental / Netherlands / 0:15:51
Onión / Juan Pablo Zaramella / Fiction / Argentina / 0:20:00
Limbo / Konstantina Kotzamani / Fiction / France, Greece / 0:29:49

I-B Programme
Zeds Dead's "Too Young" (feat. Rivers Cuomo & Pusha T) / Chris Ullens / Animation / UK / 0:03:08
I Was Always Alex / Sancho Ortiz de Lejarazu, Roberto Ruíz Céspedes / Documentary / Spain /0:06:18
Corp. / Pablo Polledri / Animation / Argentina / 0:09:00
The Wedding Patrol / Rogier Hardeman / Fiction / Germany / 0:14:40
Bonboné / Rakan Mayasi / Fiction / Palestine, Lebanon / 0:15:00
16.03 / Natalia Siwicka / Fiction / Poland / 0:18:00
Street Child / Chang Yongliang / Fiction / China / 0:24:24

I-C Programme
Bob in the Rain and the Lizard of Hope / Dave Anderson / Animation / Peru, UK / 0:03:30
Penelope / Heta Jäälinoja / Animation / Estonia / 0:04:20
#selfie / David M. Lorenz / Fiction / Germany / 0:07:00
Time To Love / Pierre Ferrière / Fiction / France / 0:09:41
Bus Story / Jorge Yúdice / Fiction / Spain / 0:10:22
Event Horizon / Joséfa Celestin / Fiction / UK, France / 0:11:21
The Cameraman / Connor Gaston / Fiction 0:16:00
Saint Désir / Caroline Detournay, Paulina Pisarek / Documentary / France / 0:28:24

I-D Programme
The Bridge Over the River / Jadwiga Kowalska / Animation / Switzerland / 0:05:45
Forgotten / Siwawut Sewatanon / Fiction / Thailand / 0:05:57
Noriaki / Bjørn Bratberg / Documentary / Norway / 0:08:48
Cab Elvis / Andrew Franks / Documentary / USA / 0:10:00
Timecode / Juanjo Giménez / Fiction / Spain / 0:15:06
Son / Konstantinos Sampanis / Fiction / Germany / 0:19:49
The Boss / Evan Wu / Fiction / Taiwan / 0:24:50

I-E Programme
Ossa / Dario Imbrogno / Animation / Italy / 0:03:55
The Unnatural / Marcos Sanchez / Animation / Chile / 0:05:04
Einstein-Rosen / Olga Osorio / Fiction / Spain / 0:09:03
Revelation - the City of Haze / Mao Qichao / Animation / China / 0:14:00
17 years together / Javier Fesser / Fiction / Spain / 0:14:36
Welcome To Canada / Adam Loften, Mary Fowles / Documentary / USA / 0:19:26
Emma / Haolu Wang / Fiction / UK / 0:24:22

I-F Programme
Asteria / Lola Grand / Alexandre Arpentinier, Mathieu Blanchys, Tristan Lamarca, Thomas Lemaille, Jean-Charles Lusseau / Animation / France / 0:04:48
M.A.M.O.N. Monitor Ageinst Mexicans Over Nationwide / Alejandro Damiani / Fiction / Mexico, Uruguay / 0:05:00
The Wrong End of the Stick / Terri MatthewsvAnimation / UK / 0:09:40
Real Artists / Cameo Wood / Fiction / USA / 0:12:00
Mrs McCutcheon / John Sheedy / Fiction / Australia / 0:16:00
Wait for me, Italia! / Jonathan Mason, Hamid Saidji / Fiction / Algeria,USA / 0:21:11
The Last Schnitzel / Ismet Kurtulus / Kaan Arici / Fiction / Denmark / 0:22:13

Family & Children Progrmmme
Autumn / Helene Letourneur / Animation / UK / 0:02:56
The Persimmon Tree / Chao-Chun Yeh / Animation / Taiwan / 0:04:39
Mishka / Eszter Jánka / Animation / Germany / 0:04:54
Bread Barbershop / Jihwan Jung / Animation / Korea (south) / 0:04:56
Miriam's Hen's Dream / Andres Tenusaar / Animation / Estonia / 0:05:00
Kitten Witch / James Cunningham / Animation / New zealand / 0:09:07
Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World: Yoshi Theater / Takuma Aomatsu / Animation / Japan / 0:09:25
Revolting Rhymes / Jakob Schuh, Jan Lachauer / Animation / UK / 0:27:11


NATIONAL PROGRAMME

TITLE / DIRECTOR / GENRE / COUNTRY / RUNTIME
by Runtime Order

N-A
Japanese Idol Takes a Selfie! / Hiroho Mieno / Fiction / Japan / 0:02:30
The Future Looked Bright / Adrien Lacoste / Fiction / Japan / 0:12:41
To Make / Kazuma Yano / Fiction / Japan / 0:14:00 (*special screening SPOTLIGHT)
And so We put Goldfish in the Pool. / Makoto Nagahisa / Fiction / Japan / 0:27:30
Lemon&Letter / Keiko Umenoki / Fiction / Japan / 0:29:54

N-B
Schizophrenia / Yuri Muraoka / Experimental / Japan / 0:10:00
Zen Chef Sakurada / Hirokazu Kishida / Documentary / Japan / 0:12:46
A Girl Untouchable / Hidetaka Komurai / Fiction /Japan / 0:16:00
Siren / Nobuyuki Miyake / Fiction / Japan / 0:16:35
Born, Bone, Boon. / GORI / Fiction / Japan / 0:30:00

N-C
January Letter / Kanji Matsuura / Fiction / Japan / 0:02:38
To & Kyo / Tsuneo Goda / Animation / Japan / 0:04:04 (*special screening SPOTLIGHT)
Ropeway / Ryouta Takahashi / Fiction / Japan / 0:17:54
KINIRO / Yyki Fuse / Fiction / Japan / 0:28:38
Johnny's Day Off / Hiroyuki Shintani / Fiction / Japan / 0:30:00

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