HOMECorporate Profile

Corporate Profile

Company Name Pacific Voice Inc.
Head Office SSU Bidg 4F, 4-12-8 Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0051
 
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Contact TEL:+81-3-5474-8330 FAX:+81-3-5474-8331 E-mail info@pacvoice.com
Line of Business
  • Artist Management and Production
  • Planning and Operation of the Short Shorts Film Festival
  • Production and Merchandising of Film and Television Content
  • Production and Merchandising of Media Formats
  • Planning and Management of content based screenings and events
Incorpration August 11,1994
Capital 10 million yen
Number of Employees 15
Main clientele Avex Entertainment Inc./Canon Marketing Japan Inc./DENTSU INC./Digital Hollywood Co., Ltd./Fuji Television Network, Inc./ HAKUHODO Inc./HoriPro Inc./J-WAVE, Inc./Japan Broadcasting Corporation/MHD-Moët Hennessy Diageo K.K./Nestle Japan Limited/Nippon Television Network Corporation/THE MAINICHI NEWSPAPERS/TOBU TOWER SKYTREE CO.,LTD/TOEI COMPANY,LTD./Toho Co., Ltd./TOKYO BROADCASTING SYSTEM TELEVISION, INC./Toyota Motor Corporation/TV Asahi Corporation/TV TOKYO Corporation etc.
Main Financing Bank Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Hiroo Branch, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Kojimachi-chuo Branch, Mizuho Bank Kojimachi Branch
Accounting Period March 1- February 28
Company Background

August 1994

Pacific Voice Co.,Ltd. established in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo (original capital: 3 million yen)

June 1999

American Short Shorts Film Festival launched in Tokyo and Naha

June 2000

American Short Shorts tours five cities across Japan after festival opens in Tokyo.

August 2000

Head office moves to Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo

January 2001

Business Alliance established with actress Kiwako Harada

June 2001

American Short Shorts tours five cities in Japan and Singapore

November 2001

Yumiko Sato, Takashi Kobayashi, and Cyril Coppini join the Pacific Voice artist department

June 2002

American Short Shorts becomes the Short Shorts Film Festival and tours seven cities in Japan, Singapore and Los Angeles

June 2002

JVC Victor releases DVD compilations of American Short Shorts 1999, 2000, 2001

August 2002

Head office moves to Hirakawa-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

November 2002

Company Name changed to Pacific Voice Inc.

June 2003

The fifth annual Short Shorts Film Festival tours seven cities across Japan, Los Angeles and Rangoon, Myanmar

July 2003

Synchronized swimmer Fumiko Okuno joins the Pacific Voice artist department

May 2004

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences adds Short Shorts to their list of official Academy festivals.

May 2004

Naoto Nojima join the Pacific Voice artist department

June 2004

The Short Shorts Film Festival tours eight Japan locales with additional screenings in Los Angeles and Rangoon, Myanmar

June 2004

Re release of the American Short Shorts 1999, 2000, 2001 compilation DVDs by Paramount Home Entertainment

October 2004

First annual Short Shorts Asia festival launches in Tokyo

June 2005

Short Shorts Film Festival and Short Shorts Asia combine to one festival

September 2005

Short Shorts Film Festival Expo 2005 launches at the Aichi Expo World’s Fair in collaboration with the Economic Planning Agency

October 2005

Short Shorts Film Festival Division divided to Cutural Event Operation Division and Visual Contents Division

October 2005

Short Shorts screened the award winning films from Short Shorts 2005 and Short Shorts Asia 2005 at the Tokyo International Film Festival

March 2006

Mamoru Kawai (actor) joins the Pacific Voice artist department.

June 2006

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2006 tours four Japanese cities and Mexico.

June 2006

For the incubation of new talents, “Trial Artist” program was launched.

June 2007

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2007 tours five Japanese cities and Mexico.

June 2008

This year marks the festival’s 10th anniversary and the founding of the Stop! Global Warming Competition in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment. Additionally, an “Online Competition” is also held for the first time. Furthermore, Pacific Voice’s sister company, Visual Voice, launches Brillia Short Shorts Theater in Yokohama.

January 2009

Saori Abe(actress) joins the Pacific Voice artist department.

June 2009

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2009 tours one Japanese city and Mexico. The Music Shorts Competition is founded. 

July 2009

Yasuhiko Tanaka (screenplay) joins the Pacific Voice artist department.

August 2009

Head office moves to Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

November 2009

Takahiro Yamada (former member of national football team) joins the Pacific Voice artist department.

May 2010

Short film applications for iPhone are released.

June 2010

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2010 tours Mexico and Malaysia. Additionally, the Let’s Travel! Project is founded in corporation with the Japan Tourism Agency (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism) and collaborations with Asiana International Short Film Festival (Korea) and Kaohsiung Film Festival (Taiwan) are begun.

June 2010

Short Shorts Film Festival Online Project is founded in corporation with Faith Wonder Works, Inc.

July 2010

Short film applications for iPad are released.

October 2010

In-flight-short films screenings with ANA are started.

November 2010

Shiro Tokiwa (iFilm Director/ Screenplay Writer ) joins the Pacific Voice artist department.

June 2011

Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2011 tours Mexico and Malaysia. The 3D Competition is founded and the Japan-Korea Tourism Promotion Project is held. The Football Program is also founded in celebration of J.LEAGUE’s 20th anniversary. 

June 2011

Short film applications for Android are released.

June 2011

Mitsuo Sumio (baseball commentator) joins the Pacific Voice artist department.

December 2011

The free short film mobile application ‘Short Films Express’, for iPhone, iPad and Android, is released.

April 2012 The online “Nestlé Amuse Film Festival” is created in collaboration with Nestlé Japan Ltd.
June 2012 June 4 is established as "Short Film Day" (Japan Anniversary Association certified).
June 2012 The Visual Tourism Award is launched.
April 2013 The online ”Nestlé Amuse Ouchi Theater” is founded in collaboration with Nestlé Japan Ltd.
June 2013 Short Shorts selected short films begin streaming monthly on d-video, powered by BeeTV.
March 2014 “Tabi・Mo・Ja,” an information site motivating people to start travelling, is set in motion.
April 2014 Sayaka Kobayashi (actress), Ayaka Shimizu (actress), and Junki Narasaka (actor) are signed to the Pacific Voice Management Division.
July 2014 Ryosuke Koike(actor) are signed to the Pacific Voice Management Division.
November 2014 Business Alliance established with actress Tomoyo Harada