- Global Online Screening from Tuesday, April 27th, 2021
- Special support from Sony for the Official Competition, gateway to the Academy Awards®, continues; and over 900 filmmakers have entered the Newly Started Smartphone Film Competition
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (SSFF & ASIA) 2021, one of Asia’s Largest Short Film Festivals in Tokyo, accredited by the Academy Awards will take place in Tokyo and online, from Friday, June 11th 2021 to Monday, June 21st 2021 (global online screening will begin on Tuesday, April 27th 2021). This year’s theme is “CINEMADventure” – a blend of the words CINEMA, AD (advertisement), ADVENTURE, and VENTURE.
SSFF & ASIA’s Official Competition supported by Sony is an opportunity for filmmakers to be considered for the Short Films category at the Academy Awards. With a total of 10 categories including the Official Competition supported by Sony, they have received over 6000 entries from about 120 different countries and regions. The Smartphone Film Competition supported by Sony is a new category, and yet in this age of technology, it has caught the attention of many filmmakers. They have received over 900 submissions from all over the world, the largest number of entries a new category at SSFF & ASIA has ever received.
This year, they are again collaborating with Sony, the sole supporter of the Official Competition (International, Asia International, and Japan competitions). Sony has long supported the dreams of creators as an entertainment company powered by the latest technology.
Additionally, Sony Mobile Communications supports the Smartphone Film Competition, an opportunity to push the limits of creativity and redefine filmmaking. Sony Mobile Communications will be supporting this competition again in 2022.
The event will be free of charge with the exception of some events, more details will be announced soon.