Visual Contents Division
We provide short films and develop entertainment business.
A general brand of short film, Short Shorts acquires short film contents from all over the world and distributes this to the clients inside and outside of Japan.
- Planning and proposing new business schemes through short films
- Producing and organizing short film production
- Making effective use of short film contents with the administration
- Advertising agency and events planning business through short film contents
- Distribution, sales, and research business of short films (domestic and international)
- Production and sales of movie-recording medium
Creating and Producing Short Films in Collaboration with Various Companies and Government Organizations
In order to foster the development of world-class Japanese directors, Short Shorts has been working with numerous companies and government organizations in producing short films since 2004.
To begin, the Best Short award-winners of the Japan Competition were commissioned to create new short films in a collaboration with Asahi Super Dry, with three films being produced over consecutive years.
Short Shorts then started to recommend up-and-coming Japanese directors participating in the film festival to the Agency for Cultural Affairs VIPO (Visual Industry Promotion Organization).
Following this, the “Let’s Travel! Project” Special Presentation film was created in partnership with the Japan Tourism Agency (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism), a Special Short Film was produced with Tokyo Skytree to mark its 1st anniversary, a 3D short film was produced for the first time with Skyperfectv, and the Music Short Creative Competition Special Presentation was produced, to name but a few projects. Films produced by Short Shorts are taken off to film festivals all over the world throughout the year and promoted at film markets free of charge, supporting the Japanese directors who fly off around the globe.
Domestic and International Short film contents licensing and sales
Sales agent with movie creator database and introducer of movie contents, mainly short film, to the global market.
- Legal licensing and customs formalities of domestic and foreign movie contents
- Rights management of movie contents
Distribution and Programming of Movies
Acquisition of short film contents, which are highly valued as award winning in the domestic and foreign film festivals, with a particular theme.
Program made by the clients' requests.
Planning and Suggesting New Business Schemes Through Short Films
Up to now, countless short films have been provided for internet portal sites like MSN, Yahoo! Japan, Nestlé Amuse, CREDIT SAISON, excite, BIGLOBE, d VIDEO and others. Proposed entertainment programming that is perfect for the growing broadband services to eventually be provided for every household in the country are made available.
In the midst of an age where internet environment and social media is picking up speed, we plan and work with such evolving services, whilst also recommending carefully selected short film content for use from around the world.
Centered around the theme “things to do for those who love travel, “Tabi・mo・ja” (Travel ・Motion ・Japon) is a comprehensive information site gathering various content and videos related to travel. Moving forward, it will embark on a campaign, collaborating with businesses, organizations and local governments, making use of SNS and various platforms, to establish a business model that takes “travel” as its keyword.
Music Shorts Competition
The film festival calls for short film entries inspired by and created for music signed to Japanese labels. High quality works are distributed to PC, mobile and smart phone applications, and its sales are divided between the creators and labels.
Planning and Development of Visual Contents
Planning & Developing visual contents for applications for iPhone, iPad, Android, SD card, PPV, DVD and so on.
Educational Work Using Visual Contents
Officially recognized as an Academy Award® accredited festival, Pacific Voice’s Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia created a chair for “Hollywood Storytelling Scenario Lessons.” A scenario writer active in Hollywood teaches the techniques of writing scenarios 30% more attractive.
Effective lessons for not only scenario writers and people in the film industry, but anyone who is related to contents business.
Visual Contents Event
Consulting, design and management of events and parties utilizing visual contents, mainly short films.
Tsuyoshi Ihara （actor）, Naoto Kumazawa (director), Seiji Sugimoto（niwango,inc. president）, Mitsuyoshi Takasu（writer）, Shinya Tsukamoto（director）, Hiroyuki Nakao (director), FROGMAN (flash creator), Kenichiro Mogi (brain scientist), LiLiCo (movie commentator), Yoichi Watanabe ( cameraman), etc…
Database of Domestic and International Talented Filmmakers
Introducing filmmakers through SSFF & ASIA Academy program and competition programs.
directors who have made major debuts
- Mark Osborne " Kung Fu Panda"
- Royston Tan " 881"
- Sean Ellis "Cashback"
- Will Speck "BLADES OF GLORY"
- Jason Reitman " Thank you for smoking" "JUNO"
- Shane Acker " 9"
- Ken Ochiai " Tiger Mask"
- Mipo Oh "Okan no Yomeiri"
- Shoh Kataoka "Yellow Elephant"
- Hiroyuki Nakao "Time Scoop Hunter: The Final Day of Azuchi Castle"