24-26 Oct, 2017 in IKEBUKURO(23-25 Oct, TIMM in SHIBUYA)

News Release


Newsletter Vol.11
Announcement of Mini Stage details!

ーIn this week’s newsletterー

  • ・Announcement of Mini Stage details !
  • ・Parties and events organized by exhibitors
  • ・P&I Screening, Preorder-WEB reservation information
  • ・Market screening schedule information !
  • ・1-DAY PASS registration information
  • ・Walk-in Registration information
  • ・TIFFCOM seminar information

Announcement of Mini Stage details !

This year, for the first time, a mini stage will be set up in the Ikebukuro venue.
This stage will be in the open area of the A-2 hall where registration and exhibition booths will be. This will be the place where exhibitors display sales content and company PR contents. 9 slots of both domestic and foreign exhibitors’ presentation will be organize. Please mark your calendar.


Parties and events organized by exhibitors

At the exhibition booth with diversified participants this year, parties and events planned by each exhibitor will be held.Please join and network with participants through this event.

P&I Screening, Preorder-WEB reservation information

What is P&I Screening?

P&I Screening is screenings of films presented at the 30th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) for the press and industry professionals. P & I screening will be held at the JCS venue (24th to 26th October in Ikebukuro) and the TIFF venue (25th October to 3rd November in Roppongi).* Booking is not required at the JCS venue in Ikebukuro but preorder-WEB reservation is required at some venues in Roppongi.


TIFF P&I Online Booking site is Open : Oct 16th(Mon)
Buyer pre-online booking : Oct 17(Tue) 9pm(JST) ~
*JCS Buyer ID holders

Official listing work of Tokyo International Film Festival
TIFF :http://2017.tiff-jp.net/en/lineup/list.php

-Regular WEB Reservation: 9:00PM 5 days prior to each screening~60 min prior to the start of each screening.(TBC)
*(For JCS Exhibitor ID, VISITOR ID, PRESS ID holders)

<TIFF P&I Reservation Procedure>

Please visit the TIFF P&I Screening Reservation site and make a booking. Please use your Japan Content Showcase 2017 MYPAGE Login ID and Password to make a reservation.

TIFF P&I Reservation URL: https://www.unijapan.net/pi/login


TOHO Cinemas Roppongi Hills(TIFF Venue) → Pre-online booking REQUIRED
EX Theater Roppongi (TIFF Venue) → Pre-online booking not required
Cinema Sunshine Ikebukuro (JCS venue) → Pre-online booking not required

※Please bring your JCS ID badge with you as you will be asked to present it before the screening.

Market screening schedule information !

The schedule and the content information of the market screening have been decided. Market screening will be a preview for exhibitors’ content during the JCS period. Please make use of this opportunity.
(Screened at Ikebukuro venue only, with some closed screenings)


1-DAY PASS registration information

1-DAY PASS (10800 JPY (tax included)) can be bought per day based on the events or seminars you will be attending. . Please don’t miss this opportunity and register by Oct 13th (Fri) !
Providing after the registration has done

  • ・Access to the market venue
  • ・ACCESS to the Mypage(limited)
  • ・Participating related events (except for invitation only)
  • ・Discount Services
  • ・Receiving newsletters
1-DAY PASS Registration

Deadline: Until October 13 (Fri) *Japan Time
Regular Fee: JPY 10,800 (tax included)
No walk-in registration
*This is the last chance to do the online registration, please do not miss it.


Visitor Walk-in Registration information

VISITOR ID “Walk-in” registration is available during the mrket period at the Ikebukuro venue. Visitor ID is valid for four days (Ikebukuro / Shibuya).

Walk-in Registration (only at Ikebukuro Venue)

Fee: JPY 27.000 (tax included)
Valid period: Oct 23 (Mon) – 26 (Thu) *Japan Time
* Please note that ID badges can not be issued at the TIMM venue (Shibuya).Place of purchase: Ikebukuro venue, Registration Desk.


TIFFCOM seminar information

We are so proud and excited to announce that TIFFCOM seminar invites top directors, producers, the critic, and the professor this year as well.(http://www.jcs.tokyo/2017/en/event/event-list-ikebukuro/

You should not miss this rare opportunity that the very busy speakers can come to TIFFCOM and discuss the very up-to-date hot topics all together. The two seminars below are this week’s pick up.

International Co-Production: Transnational for filmmaking and its possibilities

Date: October 24(Tue) 16:00-18:00 Seminar Room1

Do you know that Japan, said to be lagging behind in international co-production, is undergoing dramatic change now? Japanese directors who are stepping outside the country and have just experiences co-production will talk at TIFFCOM about the real on-site situation drastically.

Keynote Speech:
Keynote Speech:Zhang Dayoug (General Manager, Zhejiang Huace Film & TV)

Isshin Inudo (Director)
Koji Fukada (Director)
Daishi Matsunaga (Director)

Matt Mueller(Editor, Screen International)


The Japan Foundation Asia Center/ UNIJAPAN Seminar
Learn From the Philippines! Promoting film locations -Lessons for Japan-

Date: October 26(Thu) 13:00-14:30 Seminar Room1

Ranging from Apocalypse Now of the 1970s to the recent Pacific Rim, a large number of world-famous masterpieces have been shot in the the Philippines. On the other hand, looking back to big budget films relating to Japan, such as Silence and Ghost in the Shell, show that these works were not actually filmed in Japan. We will discuss why the Philippines became a favorite shooting place even for foreign productions, and will talk about its potential of Japan.

Hideo Nakata (Film Director)
Liza Dino-Seguerra (Chairperson and CEO, Film Development Council of the Philippines)
Tina B. Tubongbanua (Assistant Vice President-Licensing and Acquisition, Viva Communications, Inc.)
Arifumi Sato(Sapporo Electronics and Industries Cultivation Foundation Sapporo Film Commission, Chief)

Kenji Ishizaka (Programming Director, Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF)|Dean, apan Institute of the Moving Image (JIMI)


<For more information,contact:>
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