The Sapporo International Short Film Festival continues to attract between 2800 and 3500 entries per year across all genres cementing its reputation as one of Japan and Asia`s largest and most respected showcases of short form cinema. The festival offers one of the best opportunities available for filmmakers looking to expose their creative works to large audiences and to submit for appraisal by high profile international jury members in the heart of the burgeoning Asian transnational film scene.
Since its inception in 2006, the festival has received more than 35,000 entries from 141 countries and boasts an average annual festival audience of more than 10,000 film enthusiasts. The high volume of entries each year allows for the curation of an extensive and diverse array of programs of both Japanese and International films of the highest quality in various competitive categories. Selected films are professionally showcased, subtitled in Japanese, and screened in state of the art cinema surrounds.
02/08/2021 – 16th Sapporo International Short Film Festival & Market – Call for Entry 2021 | Call for Entry
02/27/2020 – 15th Sapporo International Short Film Festival & Market – Call for Entry 2020 | Call for Entry
01/24/2019 – 14th Sapporo International Short Film Festival & Market – Call For Entry | Call for Entry
02/17/2018 – 13th Sapporo International Short Film Festival – Call for Entry 2018 | Call for Entry
10/16/2016 – Winners of the Sapporo International Short Film Festival 2016 | Awards
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