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Festival Update

Thank you for so many submissions!


We have received so many submissions. It reached more than 3,200 submissions so far. It is a record number of films since we changed regulations in 2010 that only accept 1 year production period.
The submissions are still growing and we have received many e-mail messages asking if we received their dvd on time.
We have received so many dvds and it takes time to check all the entry forms and dvds.
Those who submitted from please login to and check your submission status. We change each submission status to < Reception confirmed > when we finish checking entry forms. The submission from also capable to check each submission status. But checking entry forms and dvds take time, it might take 3 to 5 days.
Before you send a message asking if your dvd has arrived, please check your submission status.
SAPPORO Short Fest, festival office will move to new place.
If you are sending your dvd please send to new address below. And We are not able to reply emails promptly from 29 March to 2 April.
And please do not send DL URL link we are not capable of DL each files.
New Address
SAPPORO Short Fest, Festival Office
Inter x cross Creative Center, 1F
1-1, 5-1 Higashi-Sapporo Shiroishi-ku
Sapporo, 003-0005 Japan
We have started preview films but so many good films…
We are hoping to announce official selections in late June.
Thank you for your submission.