6 short films: Taylor Swift, Go for itTaron Egerton＆Lucy Boynton, Tilda Cobham-Hervey & Dev Patel, Eddie Alcazar ＆ Darren Aronfsky and Critics Company are nominated.
SHIBUYA DISTRICT, Japan, June 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Short Film Festival and Asia (SSFF & ASIA) 2022, the largest international short film festival in Asiaaccredited by the Oscars, debuted on June 4, 1999 and the day was registered as “Short Film Day” in 2018.
This year, the 24th anniversary of the festival, will take place under the theme of “Meta Cinema”. We explore a new era of filmmaking, such as the use of AI and neuroscience, online screening, and experiencing virtual reality short films in a virtual space.
The Global Spotlight Award is given to work that translates the world’s present into a changing world and opens up new possibilities for a filmmaker and supports short films that unite the world.
The nominees for the second Global Spotlight award are six films:
Taylor Swift “Too Good: The Short Film” (UNITED STATES), which was screened at the Tribeca Film Festival, short film of the popular online battle royale game “PUBG UNIVERSE”, “Bystanders” (Korea) with Go for it (“Okunyo”), screened at the Venetian Film Festival, VR short film “Glimpse” (UK / France / Ireland) expressed by Taron Egerton (“Rocketman”) and Lucy Boyton (“Bohemian Rhapsody”), NFT animation “Roborovski” (Australia) by Tilda Kobham-Harvey and Dev Petal (“Hotel Mumbai”), “Vandal” (UNITED STATES) by Eddie Alkazar and Darren Aronofsky (“Black Swan”) representing robotomy, and “Timothee” (Nigeria), by a teen video production group, Critics Company.
SSFF & ASIA pays attention to 6 works of artists and actors active in the world that challenge various new creations such as music, games, virtual reality and NFT. Of the 6 movies.
The winning films will be announced during the opening ceremony of the film festival to be held on June 7.
SSFF & ASIA started worldwide streaming of over 185 short films on Online Venue.
[Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2022]
■Dates: Festival – Tuesday, June 7 to Monday, June 20
＊Website: Thursday April 28 – Thursday June 30
■Screening locations: online venues and multiple venues in Tokyo
＊The screening period differs for each location.
■Admission: Free except for special events
■ Organizer: Short Films Committee /
Short Film Festival SOURCE Committee