Would you like to translate a movie? We are looking for volunteer translators.

The 26th Kyoto International Student Film Festival is looking for volunteer translators who can translate domestic and international student films (Japanese or English) to be screened at the festival into English and Japanese.
The translated content will be displayed as subtitles at the screening of the film at the 26th Kyoto International Student Film Festival to be held in February 2024.

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This film festival is the largest international student film festival in Japan, planned and operated mainly by university students in the Kansai region, mainly in Kyoto. We aim to discover future filmmakers by gathering independent films produced by students from all over the world, judging them, and creating opportunities to screen them. Click here for details

Application Guidelines

● University students, graduate students, vocational school students, and working adults who like movies and are interested in translation work
● From the end of September to the end of October, those who are able to work from home and communicate with the festival executive committee
● Those who can participate in the briefing session (see below) (not limited to those who have experience translating subtitles)
● Proficiency in a foreign language (preferably TOEIC750 points or higher)
● Those who cooperate will receive an invitation ticket during the festival as a reward.
* Depending on the number of applicants, we may not be able to ask all applicants to translate subtitles.
In addition, we may ask for translation or interpretation other than subtitles.

briefing session held online (Zoom)

(1) First briefing session
Date Time: Sunday, July 30, 2023 13:00~15:00
(2) Second briefing session
Date Time: Sunday, August 6, 2023 13:00~15:00

* If there is a time change, we will notify you by SNS, website, or email.


【The 26th Kyoto International Student Film Festival】Volunteer Translation Application Form

* If you are unable to fill out the form, or if you are unable to participate in the briefing session due to circumstances,
For other inquiries, please contact us from the below.

26th Kyoto International Student Film Festival Executive Committee Secretariat
〒600-8216 Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Nishitoin-dori, Shiokoji Shimoru Campus Plaza Kyoto
TEL: 075-353-9189 (Tue~Sat 9:00~17:00)
E-MAIL: info-kisfvf-ml■consortium.or.jp (Please replace ■ with @)