Online Talk Event Which Explores Upcoming Trends in the Creative Visual Industry with the New Generation of Creators
TOKYO, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The SHORT SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL & ASIA 2020 (SSFF & Asia), Academy Awards® accredited & Asia's biggest international short film festival (starts Wed, 09/16 thru Sunday 09/27), together with Sony & Sony Mobile Communications, to bring to life the dreams of creators around the world will hold an online talk show event on YouTube, the Creators' Junction partnered with Xperia™, to explore upcoming trends in the creative visual industry with the new generation of creators on Monday, 09/28. *The event will be pre-recorded.
The event will be moderated by festival president Tetsuya Bessho along with filmmaker / photographer Naomi Kawase (Suzaku, Still Water, Sweet Bean). Special guest will be Daiki Tsuneta of King Gnu / millennium parade. The theme of the talk show will center on the rapid development of the use of Smartphone in film production. The three panelists will discuss the possibilities through their roles as film festival president, filmmaker & artist / musician. Also planned for discussion will be the evolution & changes in film production & industry in the "new normal" of the Coronavirus era. In addition, ideas will be discussed regarding submissions to the film festival in 2021 which opened last month for the Official Competition supported by Sony & the Smartphone Film Competition supported by Sony.
The talk event will be full of content aimed towards the future creators & trend-setters in visual entertainment.
DATE: Monday, 09/28/2020 TIME: Starts 20:00
Background of the SSFF & ASIA
Today the festival is know as SSFF & ASIA. In 2018, commemorating the 20th Annual festival, the Grand Prix prize was renamed, the George Lucas Award. In January 2019, we held our first "SSFF in Hollywood" as part of our 20th anniversary celebrations and winner of the SSFF Audience Award in 2001, director Jason Reitman was sent an Honorary Award.
Also from 2019, a total of 4 winners from the Official Competition (International Category, International Asia Category, Japan Category) and the Non-Fiction Category, would be eligible for nomination to the Academy Awards.
SSFF & ASIA continue to support young filmmakers through this festival.
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