2018-19 Niseko Short Film Festival
This is one Spring event you don't want to miss!
Capping off our event lineup, this year’s NIseko Shootout winning photos will be announced at the inaugural Niseko Shootout Short Film Festival.
With 100,000 JPY in cash prizes up for grabs, get those editing skills honed. Held on Saturday, March 16th at HANAZONO 308, the selected (max 10 minutes) films will be premiered in 5 categories:
- Person Profile
- Park Riding
1st Place: 60,000 JPY Cash Prize AND 2x Niseko United 5 day passes
2nd Place: 30,000 JPY Cash Prize
3rd Place: 10,000 JPY Cash Prize
Short Film Fest Guidelines:
Registration is free.
Entrants must fill out the Niseko Shootout Short Film Fest Entry Form via email or in person at NPB offices by March 5th, 2019.
Films must be submitted by March 5th, 2019.
Entries can be of any duration - max 10 minutes.
Foreign language films must be accompanied by an English translation or have English subtitles.
Films must have been completed after March 15th, 2017.
Films must contain footage filmed in and/or around Niseko.
Entrants are responsible for ensuring films have all music (festival rights) and talent permissions required for public display. Please submit relevant documentation with your film entry.
Entrants are required to supply promotional materials: 3x still images and a 10-15 second teaser clip for the purpose of promoting the film and film fest.
Entrants will be judged by the below 5 criteria:
- Niseko soul
- Story telling
- Production & Editing
*I acknowledge that the Niseko Shootout jury will select the winning films and no discussion into the final decision will be entered into.
*The entrant acknowledges and agrees that all matters not covered by these guidelines, and questions arising from them, will be decided at the sole discretion of the Film Fest organizers.
There are 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners only. Each winner can come from any category. For Example: All winners can come from 1 category.
Entrants are required to provide an HD high-resolution version of the film.
Means of submission will be discussed via email upon entrant's registration.