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17th Kyoto International Student Film Festival Announcement of Results

Kyoto International Student Film Festival Competition

Japan’s largest international student film festival, celebrating its 17th year this year. Films and video works are solicited and screened from students in Japan and around the world, and the winning films are screened at the main festival held every autumn.
This year again, 350 entries from all over the world gathered. The selected works were selected after strict screening by the executive committee. We will announce 5 short films and 6 short films that have been selected!

 There are winning Films that are showing on our festival !


The number
of the films submitted to the competition2014 ―

  Domestic JAPAN Overseas  Total Total
 Short 79  137  216 
 feature 84 50 134
Total Total 163 187 350

-Submission period-

Monday, March 10, 2014 to Friday, May 16, 2014

List of winning films (11 films in total) ―Introduction of the winning films―

Feature Film Section All 5 works -Feature Film Section-

“See you tomorrow” (49min)
Directed by : Toshihiro Soh

(Japan : Musashino Art University)

“Why did Komura shed tears with a straight face?” 』(63min)
Directed by : Keisuke Kondo , Yoshihiro Nagata , Ken Ninomiya

(Japan/Japan : Osaka University of Arts)

Directed by : Kenta Higa

(Japan : Wako University)

“Albert” (27min) 
Directed by : Daniel Wawrzyniak

(Poland : The Polish National Film, Television and Theater School)

“Salvation” (30min)
Directed by : Mark Gerstorfer
(Austria : Filmacademy Vienna)


■Short Film Section All 6 works-Short Film Section-

“Yellow Balloon and Ban no Sensei” (4min)
Directed by : Yoko Yuki 

(Japan : Tokyo University of the Arts)

 “BERLIN TROIKA” (10min)
Directed by : Andrej Gontcharo

(Germany/ Germany : German Film and Television Academy)

“LOTHAR” (13min)
Directed by : Luca Zuberbühler
(Germany/Germany : Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK Bachelor Of Arts in Film)

“Born with it” (14min)
Directed by : Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour
(USA/USA : New York University)

“Celery” (15min)
Directed by : Pedro Collantes
(Spain/Spain : Nederlandse Filmacademie)

“Ketchup Kid” (19min)
Directed by : Patrick Vollrath
(Poland/Poland : Filmacademy Vienna)


Out of these 11 works, the 2014 Grand Prix will be decided!
The Grand Prize winner will be announced at the Kyoto Cinema Award Ceremony on Friday, November 28th, the final day of the 17th Kyoto International Student Film Festival ! looking forward to!

Information about the festival will be posted on the official website as needed.


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