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Nippon Connection

NIPPON CONNECTION, the worldwide biggest film festival for Japanese film, presents new and exciting cinema from Japan. Filmmakers personally introduce their films to the audience. An extensive variety of accompanying events complete the program.


VGF Nippon in Motion Award - Call for entries

Extra-Short Movies Wanted!

For our new competition Nippon in
Motion, a collaboration with Frankfurt’s transportation association VGF,
we are looking for films with a maximum length of 12 seconds. All films
should work without sound and focus on the topic “Nippon in Motion”.
The best film will be awarded with € 250. The three best films will be
shown on the infoscreens in Frankfurt’s subway stations and at Nippon
Connection 2012.

Deadline for submissions is 01/31/2012

Films can be submitted at Reelport.

Technical requirements:
Picture format:
Width × Height: 1024 × 768 pixels (aspect ratio 4:3), RGB color mode

File format:
AVI: 25 fps, 24 bit, uncompressed
Quicktime: 25 fps, 24 bit, uncompressed (without codec)

Further information:

See also the attached regulations for film submission

VGF_Nippon_in_Motion_Award_Regulations.pdf21.78 KB


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About Nippon Connection

NIPPON CONNECTION presents brand-new films from Japan, guests will present their films to the audience. Attractions beside the films: Lectures, parties, concerts, exhebition etc.

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