TIFF Newsletter
February 1, 2012
The 25th Tokyo International Film Festival kicks off at Berlin 2012

Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) and its affiliated business market TIFFCOM will join the upcoming 62nd Berlin International Film Festival and European Film Market to promote the 25th TIFF and TIFFCOM 2012.
We are looking forward to seeing you in Berlin!
The 25th TIFF will be held from October 20-28, and TIFFCOM 2012 will be from October 23-25 in Tokyo, JAPAN.

1.Japan Booth (Organized by UNIJAPAN)
Date and time: February 9 (Thu) - 17 (Fri), 9:30 -18:00 (*Feb. 9 will be open at 9:00)
Venue: #25 at Martin Gropius Bau (MGB), ground floor
DVD Library: See new Japanese films with English subtitles. Reservations can be made at the Japan booth.
2.TIFFCOM Contact Info
The rapidly growing entertainment multi-content business market TIFFCOM will attend the European Film Market.
Please contact Ms. Mika Morishita and Ms. Yuko Yamada for any inquiries and meeting requests in Berlin.
Ms. Mika Morishita, Ms. Yuko Yamada @ Japan booth #25 at Martin Gropius Bau (MGB)
3.UNIJAPAN Coproduction Certification Program 2012
UNIJAPAN will announce this year's Coproduction Certification Program. Coproduction projects involving Japan with a budget of 1 million Euros or more may qualify for Japan's Coproduction Subsidy which grants 20% of qualifying expenditure with a cap at 500,000 Euros (50 million JPY) per project. Details will be available on UNIJAPAN website by mid-February: http://unijapan.org/en/index.html.

"Call for Entries" starts in late April!

Despite the earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011, the 24th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) was held as scheduled under the slogan; "Believe! The Power of Films." We welcomed filmmakers, film lovers, and distinguished guests from around the world, and more than 120,000 participants joined the festival.
For the Competition, 975 films from 76 countries and regions were submitted and 15 of these films were selected for screenings.

Regarding film entries for the Competition 2012, detailed information will be available on the TIFF website in late April, 2012.
We look forward to your entries, and hope you will join us to celebrate the 25th TIFF.

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