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Kyoto International Student Film Festival Recruiting Movie Subtitle Translator Volunteers!

End of recruitment

—Kyoto International Student Film Festival—

This year marks the 17th anniversary of the Kyoto International Student Film Festival, which is the largest international student film festival in Japan, planned and operated mainly by Kyoto students.

This year, it will be held at Kyoto Cinema from Saturday, November 22nd to Friday, November 28th .

Every year, we solicit video works created by students from Japan and abroad, and the students themselves judge and screen them.This year, too, we aim to make the film festival a wide range of students to participate, and we will help translate the subtitles of the films to be screened . We are looking for volunteer staff who can help.

If you are interested in film and translation, would you like to join us in making the film festival more exciting?
16th guranpuri
[2013 Grand Prix work]

㊧ Feature Film “Before Summer Rain” / Director Chen, Hong-Ren / National Taiwan University of Arts (Taiwan)

㊨ Short film “The Scrapman”/Directed by Fabian Driehorst/Academy of Media Arts (Germany)

[Reference] Past winners

・Yuya Ishii “Weaving a Boat” (Released in 2013) / “Jiro Rebellion’s Love” (Selected in 2006)

・Eihiro Fukagawa “Byakuyako” (Released in 2011) / “Zenryoku Bonbaie!” (Selected in 1999)

・Tatsuo Kobayashi x Aya Watanabe (Screenplay) “Country Girl” (Released in 2011) / “Shonen to Machi” (Grand Prix 2007) — Recruitment overview — Recruitment flyer

Recruitment overview Click here for recruitment flyer

1. Content

Japanese ⇔ English translation work (work from home) for creating subtitles for screened works.

It takes about a month from September to October.

* As a reward for your cooperation, we will present an invitation ticket during the film festival and, if you wish, a DVD with subtitles.

2. Recruitment period

From July 3, 2014 (Thursday) until the number of applicants is reached (recruitment closed)

Thank you for many applications.

3. Subject

University students, graduate students, and vocational school students who meet the following conditions.

・People who are interested in movies and translations.

・Those who are proficient in foreign languages ​​such as English (TOIEC score of 750 or higher or level Pre-1 of the English Proficiency Test is preferred).

・ Those who can participate in the briefing session held in Kyoto.

* If you are willing to cooperate even if you cannot meet the above criteria, please feel free to contact us.

4. Briefing session

We will hold an explanatory meeting (rules such as character limit) for creating subtitles. Please attend one of the dates below.

◆Schedule: August 6th (Wednesday) and 10th (Sunday), 2014
* About 2 hours

◆Place: Campus Plaza Kyoto   (West side of JR Kyoto station building parking lot, in front of Bic Camera)

5. Application method

Please enter the necessary information in the email and send it.

Email to: info.2014@kisfvf.com

Subject: Translation Volunteer Application

Text: Your name, school name, contact information, date you can participate in the briefing session, hope, etc.


If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the executive committee.

We are looking forward to your application.

The 17th Kyoto International Student Film Festival Executive Committee
〒600-8216 Nishinotoin-dori Shiokoji Shigeru Campus Plaza Kyoto 6F, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
TEL: 075-353-9430 FAX: 075-353-9101 MAIL: info. 2014@kisfvf.com