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Seoul Yeongdeungpo Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival (SESIFF)
  • Seoul Yeongdeungpo Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival (SESIFF)
Official Website 아이콘
Category Competitive
E-mail sesiff@sesiff.org
Launched in 2009 as the first festival for extreme-short images and films in Asia, SESIFF (Seoul international Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival) aims to foster an innovative visual culture that everyone can enjoy and imagine, beyond only watching movies. 




Opening Film

Extreme Shorts & Shorts Competition
International short and extreme short film competition.

New Generation Competition
Competition of short films from directors who never had a film screened at a film festival. 

Visions in Motion
A section for challenging films and new talents made of three sub-sections.
- Zoom-in: Retrospective focused of an actor's filmography.
- E-CUT: A project where actors contribute their talents, and SESIFF supports the production to provide emerging directors with the opportunity to create their works. 
- Next Wave: A selection of student films in partnership with film education institutions.

World Focus
A section made of programs curated by fellow film festivals.

Short Kids

A section showcasing works with strong genre characteristics, it is made of four sub-sections.
- Bloody Night: Horror shorts.
- Mobile Stylo: Shorts that can be watched online.
- Korean Extreme Shorts Special Showcase
- International Extreme Shorts Special Showcase

Global Arts and Cultural Education
Designed to allow students to broaden their horizons by appreciating multinational short films from various cultural backgrounds. It is composed of masterpieces screened at the world's largest short film festival, the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.

Extreme Short & Shorts Competition
- Grand Award: 5,000,000 KRW
- Special Jury Award: 1,000,000 KRW
- Best Extreme Short Film Award: The best film of up to 5 minutes. 1,000,000 KRW
- Best Short Film Award: The best film among short film from 5 minutes to 15 minutes. 1,000,000 KRW
- Best Acting Award: 1,000,000 KRW
- Audience Award: 1,000,000 KRW

New Generation Competition
- New Generation Award (2x): 1,000,000 KRW
- Audience Award: 1,000,000 KRW

Extreme-Short Film Academy
- Documentary Project Award: 500,000 KRW
- Short Film Scenario Award: 500,000 KRW

Audience Jury
- Citizen Jury Award
- Kids Jury Award

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