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Overview of the business

 The Kyoto International Student Film Festival is the largest international student film festival in the Japan, which is mainly planned and operated by university students from the Kansai region, mainly in Kyoto. The purpose of this program is to gather independent films produced by students from all over the world, review them by the executive committee, create opportunities for students to screen them, and discover human resources and talents who will lead future films.
Historically Japan Kyoto is a "city of movies" that still inherits the cultural heritage of the early days of cinema, and it is also a "city of universities and students" where students account for 10% of the population of Kyoto City. This festival aims to revitalize Kyoto by discovering and introducing talents who can add new fields to cinema from among the many possibilities of the world, thereby creating a place for international exchange and mutual understanding.

Outline of the event

26th Kyoto International Student Film Festival

26th Kyoto International Student Film Festival
February 2024 Official


Programs held

Scheduled to be published around January 2024

Results of Submission

Holding year Domestic Overseas Meter
FY2022 160 works 221 works 381 works
FY2021 172 works 143 works 315 works
FY2020 100 works 272 works 372 works
FY2019 101 works 176 works 277 works
FY2018 98 works 490 works 588 works
FY2017 129 works 356 works 485 works
FY2016 168 works 371 works 539 works
FY2015 123 works 94 works 217 works
FY2014 163 works 187 works 350 works

Implementation Report

Scheduled to be published in March 2024

Special site

Twitter logo Presentation 1
@kisfvf official website

executive committee

The Kyoto International Film Festival Executive Committee is looking for students who will enliven the festival.
This film festival receives a variety of domestic and international submissions. The executive committee is student-led in everything from the recruitment of films to the screening and the operation of the film festival. Through a series of activities such as public relations activities and sponsorship requests, you can learn the know-how of film festival management.
Students from various universities and faculties participate in the executive committee regardless of grade, so friendships expand. Even if you are a beginner, senior executive committee members and university consortium Kyoto staff will support your activities, so please feel free to contact us.


Place of activity Campus Plaza Kyoto (6F Office, 5F Joint Laboratory, Online)
Frequency of activity Plenary meetings about once a week, department meetings, work appreciation, training, etc. (depending on the month)
Participating Universities
Kyoto University, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, Kyoto College of Nursing, Saga Art University, Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto Women's University, The Graduate Graduate University for Informatics, Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto Pharmaceutical University, Seian University of Art and Design, Doshisha Women's University, Doshisha University, Bukkyo University, Ritsumeikan University, Ryukoku University, Osaka University, Osaka College of Music, Osaka University of Commerce, Kobe University, Kansai University,

Gunma University , Nagano Prefectural University, Gakushuin University, The University of Tokyo Graduate School, etc.

Organizers University Consortium Kyoto

Contact us

26th Kyoto International Student Film Festival Executive Committee
〒600-8216 Campus Plaza Kyoto
, Shimogyo-ku, Nishinotoin-dori Shiokojisagaru TEL:075-353-9189(Tue~Sat 9:00~17:00) FAX:075-353-9101
E-MAIL:info-kisfvf-ml■consortium.or.jp (please change ■ to @)



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