LDH artists' songs
will be adapted into films by directors!
A project entitled "CINEMA FIGHTERS" launches!
The integrated short film brand "Short Shorts" founded by actor Tetsuya Bessho will collaborate with "EXILE TRIBE" and launch the "CINEMA FIGHTERS" project. Asia's largest international short film festival "SHORT SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL & ASIA (SSFF & ASIA)" accredited by the Academy Awards will be held on 6/1 (Thu.). To produce all 6 films for the premiere at the film festival the "CINEMA FIGHTERS" project was launched.
CINEMA FIGHTERS is a project in which songs of "EXILE TRIBE", an artist group leading the Japanese entertainment scene of the 21st century, will be made into short films by spirited film directors.
LDH whose president is EXILE HIRO will collaborate with the integrated short film brand "ShortShorts" whose president is actor Tetsuya Bessho.
6 short films presented by "CINEMA FIGHTERS" will be premiered at Asia's largest international short film festival "Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia & ASIA (SSFF & ASIA)" accredited by the Academy Awards, which will be held in June 2017.
Director Naomi Kawase who was the President of the Jury for the short films section in Cannes Film Festival 2016 will also participate in this project. Together with the five talented directors recommended by SSFF & ASIA, she will challenge the world with the short films full of charm. The EXILE TRIBE members will appear in these short films.
Songs of LDH artists will be used as soundtracks. The world view of Masato Odake who has provided lyrics for many major artists, such as Kyoko Koizumi, Miho Nakayama, Fumiya Fujii, Mika Nakashima, Toshinobu Kubota, EXILE, Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE, etc. is made into films. This project is a new collaboration between music and film.
■Planning & Produce
Tetsuya Bessho (the President of SSFF & ASIA)
Naomi Kawase (screenwriter)
The films will be premiered at Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2017 as opening works on 6/1 (Thu.).
*These films are also scheduled to be shown at various venues during the film festival.
Running time: 94 min. (6 films in total)
6/1 (Thu.) - 6/25 (Sun.)
Short films are scheduled to be shown in 6 theaters, including 5 theaters in Tokyo and 1 theater in Yokohama.
*The event period varies by theaters and is subject to change.
- Tokyo -
Omotesando Hills Space O
LAFORET MUSEUM Harajuku
Andaz Tokyo Andaz Studio
iTSCOM STUDIO & HALL Futako Tamagawa RISE
- Yokohama -
Brillia SHORTSHORTS THEATER
Pre-order is available via Peatix. Tickets at the door will also be available.
*Ticket reservations are scheduled to start from late April. Some events require payment.