Tokyo Metropolitan Government (Competition Section)
Ministry of the Environment / Japan Tourism Agency / Minato City /
The Japan Foundation / Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) /
National Film Center, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo /
Minato Sports, Community, Culture and Health Foundation / JKA /
Nippon Keidanren / The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry /
Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan, Inc. /
Federation of Japanese Films Industry, Inc. /
Foreign Film Importer – Distributors Association of Japan /
Motion Picture Association (MPA) / JAPAN ASSOCIATION OF THEATRE OWNERS /
TOKYO ASSOCIATION OF THEATRE OWNERS /
Visual Industry Promotion Organization (VIPO) /
Japan Video Software Association (JVA) / Kadokawa Culture Promotion Foundation /
Digital Content Association of Japan / Association of Media in Digital
Canon Inc. / Canon Marketing Japan Inc.
FANCL CORPORATION / MORI BUILDING CO., LTD. / Sony PCL Inc.
TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD. / WOWOW INC. / Mitsui Fudosan Co.,Ltd
AOKI Holdings Inc. / YAMATO HOLDINGS CO., LTD. / All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.
Shochiku Co.,Ltd / TOHO Co.,Ltd. / TOEI COMPANY, LTD.
Kadokawa Shoten Co., Ltd. / NIKKATSU CORPORATION / FUJIFILM Corporation
TOHO CINEMAS LTD. / CINEMA & STAGE CULTURE ASSOCIATION / T.Y. Limited, Inc.
TOKYO MX／Jupiter Entertainment Co.,Ltd.／BEAMS Co., Ltd.
The one and only FIAPF-accredited international film festival in Japan
This year marks the 25th edition of Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF). As the only Japanese film festival accredited by the international Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF)*, TIFF has played an integral role in Japan's fillm industry and cultural scene since its establishment in 1985. TIFF aspires to be regcognized as one of the four major film festivals in the world - in the same league as Cannes, Venice and Berlin, which now stnad at the summit of the more than 2,600 international film celebrations.
*:International Federation of FILM Producers Associations (FIAPF) is an internatioanal organization that oversees issues related to the film industry and international film festivals.
A collection of excellent works from around the world for exclusive screenings, nominated for the“ Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix”
Over the nine days of the festival, films from a variety of genres will be shown in several intreguing sections: Competition, which selects the “Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix” from a carefully chosen ensemble of premiere films presented by both talented first-timers and recognized directors; Special Screenings, which premieres highly entertaining films prior to their public release in Japan; Winds of Asia - Middle East, which boasts the largest number of films and audiences in all the TIFF screenings; Japanese Eyes, which showcases a broad range of Japanese films for worldwide audiences; and natural TIFF highlighting films carrying underlying messages that place emphasis on “co-existense of nature and mankind”
The 25th TIFF will explore our future through the power of films.
In 2011, we reaffirmed the power of films to encourage, move, and unite people. For the 25th TIFF, we take another step towards the future. Our mission as an international film festival is to provide a platform for people, culture, and business in Japan and around the world, while continuing the theme of ecology. TIFF promises to grow beyond generations and boundaries to present the finest to the world and the finest films in the world to Japan.
Multipurpose events with an emphasis on films
The opening day appearances of guest celebrities on the signature Green Carpet on Roppongi Keyakizaka Street will be followed by various events, mainly in Roppongi Hills. The open - air screenings, voice - over screening, and guest appearances by stars of the films are sure to be enjoyed by film fans and bussiness people. Along with TIFFCOM and the Unijapan Entertainment Forum, seminars symposiums, and workshops, we will hold interactive programs to promote discussions and business networking.
A non-profit organization promoting Japanese cinema abroad established in 1957 by the Japanese film industry under the auspice of the Government of Japan for the purpose of promoting Japanese cinema abroad.
7/1/2010 : Completed its registration as “Public Interest Incorporated Association UNIJAPAN”
- Organize TIFF and Support for participation in international film festivals
- Organize TIFFCOM and Support for exportation of Japanese films and contents
- Support for international co-productions
- Train human materials who will take a major role in international projects
- Transmission of information and investigation research to carry out the businesses above
For more details : http://unijapan.org/en/index.html
Visitors in 2011
MULTI CONTENTS LINK
CoFesta（ JAPAN INTERNATIONAL CONTENTS FESTIVAL ） is the world's largest comprehensive contents festival.The events connected with the contents industry like games, animation, manga, characters, broadcast, music and film are held in cooperation with each other.
While various contents from Japan influence and improve each other and cooperate in media technology industry to inform of our statement, CoFesta aims to be the world's largest contents festival which create new capability and spread it abroad widely.
Purpose of CoFesta
- To provide the opportunity when a person concerned with the contents all over the world can see a lot of Japanese content at a time in order that the content in every field in Japan are sent to the world in cooperation with each other.
- To bring international collaborations and business in providing opportunity to exchange with world content centering on Asia, and also interchange of people concerned with content.