INTERNATIONAL AUTO FILM FESTA

An Auto film festa is born.

Media Partner


PRESS RELEASE

We are hold an Automobile film festival in Japan and information in Japanese and English.

Automobiles are the primary industry in Japan, and it is a unique market with many global automobile manufacturers and brands. However, we ignored culture and art related to automobiles.
Therefore, it is necessary to increase the value of videos from the viewpoint of automobile-related culture and art.

Also, many of the existing film festivals are not well known to the general public, which is a hurdle for both participants and spectators.

We will make it possible for as many people as possible to participate in film festivals.
Using a film festival format, we will play a part in automobile culture and promote the exchange of global video creators with Japan as the starting point.

International Auto Film Festa Overview

URL https://www.autofilmfesta.net
OPEN 1 Jan 2023 Application page OPEN!
Deadline 28 Feb 2023
Selection Mar 2023 (by International Auto Film Festa)
Awards Ceremony End of March 2023
Announcement of film festival selections (Online event)
※Real events are also being adjusted (we will be announced at a later)
Application fee Free
Regulations Works completed or released after 1 January 2022.
Comply with the applicable rules (separately described on the site).
Participation conditions Individuals, groups, companies, etc., can participate regardless of nationality or age.
Language Japanese, English, or Japanese or English subtitles

Message from Media Partner

Mr. Tetsuya Kato
CAR GRAPHIC CO., LTD.
An automobile is an industrial product with many interesting stories behind it. Of course, it also delivers many stories to those who ride. I am very much looking forward to seeing a video that conveys the appeal of an automobile that is more than just a tool.
CAR GRAPHIC. Since 1962, Japan's leading monthly magazine specializing in automobiles.
Mr. Shin-ichiro Ehara
Auto Bild Japan
The power of video is immeasurable. Japanese automobile film festivals have a significant influence in fostering automobile culture in our country. I can't stop being excited! We, Auto Bild Japan, will support the International Auto Film Festa.
Auto Build Japan. The Japanese portal site of AUTO BILD, a magazine first published in 1986.
Mr. Satoshi Ubukata
8speed.net
Encountering the car of your dreams is often video work. Great video work is essential for a rich car life. We hope that notable works will be born from this event.
8speed.net. is an automobile information site specializing in three German brands: Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche.

International Auto Film Festa Committee

International Auto Film Festa
Yoshiyuki Shimizu
Yoshiyuki is in charge of various activities in the advertising industry, mainly web and TV commercials, including promotion planning for automobile manufacturers, photography, copywriting, casting, location coordination, and event management. At the same time, from 2003 to 2010, Yoshiyuki was in charge of the administration of the art event "Central East Tokyo," which uses the city as an exhibition venue̶he currently works as a videographer limited to automobiles.
Motor journalist
Satoshi Ubukata
Satoshi was born in 1964. After graduating from university, Satoshi got a job at a foreign IT company and experienced a system engineer. However, to fulfill his dream of getting a job related to automobiles, he started a new career as a "CAR GRAPHIC" reporter in 1992. After that, he became a freelance editor/writer and currently contributes test drive reports and race reports to automotive media as a motor journalist while also managing websites as an editor.
Designer
Masato Uchida
After graduating from a vocational school to a graphic design company, he later changed jobs at a European car tuner brand and built a career centered on product design. After gaining various experiences, he has been a founding member of a venture company that has conducted complex automobile operations for about ten years. He currently belongs to another automobile parts manufacturer and is engaged in business mainly in the design industry.
From 2021, "Honeycomb Design" based in the local Shonan area will be started.
Director, Columnist
Masahiro Terada
A journalist who covers and reports while traveling by car in 50 countries, five continents, and tens of thousands of kilometers works as a video director. Crossing the North American continent, traversing the Australian continent, traversing and crossing the South American continent, traveling around ten countries in Europe, and participating in international rallies such as the Dakar Rally. Along with the vehicles, he also participates as an advisor for the new car world premiere video from the experience of knowing the roads and landscapes of the world from the city to the desert. A member of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Photographers.
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