We are pleased to announce OPEN CALL of upcoming festival Hors Pistes Tokyo/Kyoto 2016. We are looking for challenging works made in Japan and Asia. The selected works will be screened as part of the festival in Tokyo in September and Kyoto in October 2016.

 

Under the theme of “Commotion” Hors Pistes Tokyo/Kyoto 2016 will present various programs: legendary works which caused uproar in the art world, cutting-edge moving image arts and performances, selected works by Hors Pistes Paris and nominated works from new artists in various Asian countries.

 

Hors Pistes (“off-road” in French) is an international film festival initiated by the world famous Centre Pompidou museum in Paris. Since 2011, Hors Pistes Tokyo promotes emerging images, ideas and talents in Japan and Asia. The festival is a place to experience and discuss new ways to see and share images.

 

 

Deadline

- 25th July, 2016

 

Requirements

- Works directed by the artists based in Japan or other Asian countries

OR

- Works filmed or produced in Asia, including Japan

- Length: 30 min. max.

- License (music etc): cleared of rights. (according to the Japanese laws.)

 

Submission

By e-mail: call@horspistestokyo.com (attn: Chizuru Usui )

Please include a link to your work, a still image (by attaching or linking), and following information.

Address:

Country:

Your Name:

Your Email:

Phone:

Birthday(+age):

Bio:

Title:

Length:

Format:

Year of the production:

Language:

Subtitles:

Synopsis (200 word):

Your Message:

 

Selection

Selected works will be notified directly to the applicants by e-mail in August 2016.

If the works are selected, we will ask you to send screening quality data in August, as well as still images, trailer or extracts, and English transcription of the work if it is needed.

 Inquiry

We accept inquiries as to the open call by e-mail: chizuru@horspistestokyo.com (attn: Chizuru Usui)