23-25 Oct, 2018 in IKEBUKURO(22-24 Oct, TIMM in SHIBUYA)

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News Letter

JCS Newsletter Vol. 11
Record-breaking number of Exhibitor in JCS2018 again!

JCS Newsletter Vol.11 Record-breaking number of Exhibitor in JCS2018 again!
Record-breaking number of Exhibitors in JCS2018 again!
P&I Screening information
New Exhibitors Introduction Vol.4
Business Match Event information
Advance Registration required Seminar Information
Introducing TIMM Business Seminar Vol.3:Mega Festivals of Asia・Social Media Content Curation
Calling for the J-WORLD TOKYO free tour
JCS Floor Map is on website
The deadline is next Tuesday 9th for the registrations!
Official JCS Hotel information
TIFF lineup was announced

Record-breaking number of Exhibitors in JCS2018 again!
We had record-breaking number of exhibitor, buyer, business meeting and deal value in last year. (The trends in 2017: total of 371 exhibitors from 27 countries and regions, 1,549 buyers from 48 countries registered, 7,798 cases of business meeting and deal value$60,050,000)

This year 2018, the final number of exhibitors is 385, from 29 countries and regions, and it’s the record-breaking number ever. Especially exhibitor from overseas increased more than last year to compared to last year 110.4%(180 exhibitors). While JCS grew up as contents market representing Asia, it shows that the higher interest from countries other than Japan. The top ranking of oversea exhibitors in the registration number is 1st Korea, 2nd Taiwan, 3rd China and Cambodia. (last year :1st Korea, 2nd Taiwan and 3rd Cambodia). China ranked in 3rd and it’s higher than last year.
Details of Exhibitors list

The buyer registration is also going on steadily, even before deadline of registration.
In 2018, the rate of oversea buyer in all buyers is 71.2% (66.1% in last year). The rate of oversea buyers increased higher than last year.
Until next Tuesday 9th , buyer registration have opened. Details
※all the data is as of Oct 2nd

P&I Screening information
P&I Screening is the screenings of official films selected to the 31st Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) for the press and industry professionals. P & I Screening also will be held at the CINEMA SUNSHINE Ikebukuro near the JCS venue on Oct.23rd and 24th, ahead of the TIFF which will be opening on Oct 25th.
Pre-registration for this screening will not be required for this year. But please bring your JCS ID badge with you as you will be asked to present it before the screening.
Venue: CINEMA SUNSHINE Ikebukuro (1-14-3, higashi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo-to)
* P&I Screening schedule in Roppongi venue will be updated from TIFF

New Exhibitors Introduction Vol.4
Introducing the first-time exhibitors in JCS2018.

 Category: CG/ Digital
Contents: Other(VR/ AR contents)

Gen8-GENERATE- is a collective of creative thinkers and technical experts working in advertising, interactive and original content. Made up of producers, directors, designers, CG artists, photographers, programmers, we aim to move, surprise and entertain. We will promote a sumo grand champion HAKUHO VRcontents(Motion Archive®) mainly in TIFFCOM.
Official site:https://gen8.jp/en/

1905 (Beijing) Network Technology Co., Ltd
 Category: Format
 Contents: Movie/TV/Mobile/Internet

As a subsidiary of State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, China Movie Channel (CCTV6), 1905 (Beijing) Network Technology Co., Ltd owns 4 core parts of business, which including 1905.com, film production & marketing, copyright cooperation, and 1905 Cinema Ticketing System. We will promote the movie “War of Loong” mainly in TIFFCOM.
Official site:http://www.1905.com/filmlist

Autumn Sun Company Limited
 Category: Animation/ Live-Action
 Contents: Movie/TV

Founded by veteran film producer and international film distribution executives, Autumn Sun Films acquires and distributes high quality movies and animation titles from Asia to its global clients worldwide. We will promote movie and TV series in TIFFCOM.
Official site:https://www.autumnsunco.com/

Korea Animation Industry Association
   Category: Animation
Contents: Movie

Korea Animation Industry Association has been established to contribute to the growing importance of Kids contents and protect the rights of Korean animation productions. We will promote animation “ScreenX” in TIFFCOM.
Official site:http://k-animation.or.kr/

Perfect World Pictures Co., LTD
  Category: Other (Drama, Entertainment Show)
 Contents: TV/Mobile/ Internet

Founded in 2008, Perfect World Pictures (PWPIC) is an entertainment company based in China, engaging in the production, distribution and marketing of film and television content, content related advertising and merchandising business, as well as talent management business. We will promote TV series in TIFFCOM.
Official site:http://www.pwpic.com/

Shant TV
  Category: Other (TV Drama Series)
 Contents: TV/Home Entertainment (VOD, DVD, Blu-ray, etc.)

Shant TV is a leading broadcasting company in Armenia, which is airing in Armenia, Russia and the USA. Company produces TV shows, formats, daily drama and comedy series. The content is high rated, fresh in the market and has huge popularity.
Official site: https://www.shanttv.com/

Business Match Event information
JETRO Biz-Match Event in TIFFCOM
The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is inviting buyers from prospective territories to TIFFCOM and TIMM. JETRO provides business-matching opportunities for Japanese companies and it has just started to call for meetings.
Date: Oct. 23 (Tue) ~ Oct. 25 (Thu), AM 9:30 ~ PM 5:30 (TBC)
Venue: JETRO Biz-Match Event Space in Ikebukuro Venue(Conference Room 14), Sunshine City Convention Center
The deadline for application: Oct. 5 (Fri) until 5:00 PM

Japan-ASEAN Business Matching Event in TIFFCOM
The Japan Foundation Asia Center and UNIJAPAN will invite 15 buyers from 7 countries and regions of ASEAN territories as the initiative of the “Film Culture Exchange Project”. On Oct.26, “Japan-ASEAN Business Matching Event” coopeted with JETRO will be held to match making with sellers from Japan.
It will be great opportunity to making new connection in South-eastern Asia for companies to related with the media content in Japan.
Date: Oct. 26 (Fri), AM10:00~PM1:00
Venue: ABCD meeting room (5F) in JETRO(ARK mori building, 1-12-32, Akasaka Minato-ku)
The deadline for application: Oct. 12 (Fri) until 5:00 PM

Advance Registration required Seminar Information
Coproduction Forum: Japan – Europe – Asia
On May 9, 2018 Japan signed a film coproduction agreement with China. This seminar will explore various aspects and possibilities of coproduction between Europe, Asia and Japan encompassing Europe-Japan, Europe-Asia, and Asia-Japan. Each speaker will present his/her experience in the area and the panel will discuss how Japanese film-makers/producers can start to engage with the global coproduction scene. Networking/matching opportunity between guests/participants and Japanese industry professionals could also take place after the seminar.
【Organizers】Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry / UNIJAPAN
【Date/Time】11:00 – 12:30 
The seminar will be started to register from Oct 5th.

MPA/DHU/TIFFCOM Film Workshop Seminar & Pitching Contest
The first part of seminar is the purpose to construct platform for overseas development of young filmmakers. We will invite the expertise producer Andre Morgan, for many years active in the Hollywood and China to talking about future possibility of Japanese films overseas. The second part, plan pitching will be held. A training trip to Hollywood is conferred on the excellent prize.
*Both first and second part required advance registration
【Organizers】Motion Picture Association(MPA), Digital Hollywood University, TIFFCOM
【In Cooperation】Screen International
【Date/Time】10:00 – 13:00
The seminar started to register from Oct 3rd.

Introducing TIMM Business Seminar Vol.3:
Mega Festivals of Asia・Social Media Content Curation

1. Mega Festivals of Asia; What it is Now and Where Do We Fit In?
(22 Oct. 10:00~11:15)
The world has been seeing some serious growth with the Asian mega-music festivals. Each event with individual characters, are booking global talent and in this panel, key festival organizers from Korea, Thailand, and China will discuss the current and future of festivals and where opportunities are for Japanese artists.
Sebastian Mair (Director/Consultant of Creativeman Productions Co., Ltd. President of Music Solutions KK)
Ran Zhang (Director of International Business, Modernsky Entertainment (Strawberry Festivals, China)), Yuthana Ted Boonorm(Event Producer/Festival Promoter, GAN 555 Co., Ltd. (Big Mountain Music Festival, Thailand)), Tommy Jinho Yoon(International Director, Yescom / ICA / YL Performance Investment Co.,Ltd.( Pentaport Rock Festival, Korea))

2. Social Media Content Curation and its worldwide influence
(23 Oct. 15:30~16:30)
Recently “Social Media Content Curation (music media owned by top curators)” is being noticed as a new gateway for making global hits, which may bring unexpected overnight success from Japan.
15thTIMM presents a seminar by Andre Benz, founder of one of the world’s largest music media with more than 45 million subscribers “The Nations”, and by Josh Carr-Hilton, CEO of the media network “The District”.
Iichiro Noda (CEO, TuneCore Japan K. K.)
Andre Benz(Founder / CEO, The Nations), Josh Carr-Hilton (CEO, The District)

For seminar details, please check at https://www.timm.go.jp/en/

Calling for the J-WORLD TOKYO free tour
We offer the J-WORLD TOKYO tour for industry people interested in Manga/comic cultures in Japan. We’d like to invite you to J-WORLD TOKYO as the world first indoor theme park which you can play in the world of “JUMP”, which is a popular Japanese Manga magazine.
Date/Time:Oct 22nd from 5:00 PM
J-WORLD TOKYO Official site:https://bandainamco-am.co.jp/tp/j-world/en/
Application: jcs@tiffcom.jp
It could be on first-come, in case the number of participants exceeding.
*Only Exhibitor, Buyer, Visitor and Press to registrants JCS2018 can be applied.

JCS Floor Map is on website
Floor map and lounge details are opened on official website
Floor map and lounge details is used for business meeting of exhibitors and buyers are opened on official website.
Details of Floor map
Details of Lounge

Request photo registration for JCS ID badge
If you registered a JCS ID badge (exhibitor, buyer, visitor, press), please upload photos inMYPAGE. Face photos must be registered in advance and without the Face photo, ID badge cannot be issued. This makes the process faster to issue the badge at the registration.
Face photo registration deadline: Oct,9th (Tue)
※ One-day pass does not require photo registration.

Important Notices
From your MyPage https://account.jcs.tokyo/mypage/, please confirm once again where to pick up your ID badge. If you pick up your ID badge other than the selected location, it will take time to issue your ID badge at the registration desk. Deadline of ID badge receiving place designation: Oct,9th (Tue)

Pickup QR code
To pick up your ID badge at the registration desk, if you print the QR code and bring it, you can shorten the time to issue the ID badge. Log in to your own MYPAGE, click the green "ID takeover QR code" button on the bottom left, the QR code will be displayed. Your cooperation is appreciated.
<For Exhibitor ID badges>
Exhibitor ID Badges will be handed over to the representative (main Exhibitor) in bulk on move-in day and first day of the market.

JCS venue open time and registration open time
Please confirm the opening time of registration desk at each venue and market venue.

The deadline is next Tuesday 9th for the registrations!
<Buyer registration>
Registration Fee: 16,200 JPY (tax included)
Deadline: October 9 (Tue) 11:59AM *JST
No Walk-in Registration.

<Visitor registration>
Registration Standard Fee: 20,250 JPY (tax included)
Deadline: October 9 (Tue) 11:59AM *JST
Walk-in Fee: 27,000 JPY (tax included)
Registration period: from October 22 (Mon) to October 25 (Thu) , 11:59AM *JST

<1-DAY PASS Registration>
Registration Fee: 10,800 JPY/day
Deadline: October 9(Tue), 11:59AM*JST

<Press Registration>
Deadline: October 9 (Tue), 11:59AM*JST
*A Japan Content Showcase 2018 (JCS) press pass cannot be used to enter the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF), however, you can enter both events if you have a TIFF press pass. Please apply for the TIFF press pass through the TIFF official website.
If you’d like to register press of TIFF , Please check HERE.
*Those who wish is register as a Press will need to present their media sample to verify the information, and the Organizer’s office may contact you to confirm the detailed information. Organizer’s office will inform you within Two weeks about the results of the screening. 

Official JCS Hotel information 
JCS registrants are eligible for special event rates at the office JCS hotels. See below for accommodation plan (rate) details and information on how to reserve rooms.
TIFF lineup announcement
The 31st Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) today unveiled the lineups in all sections. 16 films were selected from among 1,829 titles, from 109 countries and regions. Two titles, “Another World” and “Just Only Love” were selected from Japan.

Japan Content Showcase Organizer's Office
E-mail: inquiry@tiffcom.jp
TEL: 81-(0)3-6226-3020
FAX: 81-(0)3-6226-3024
facebook of Japan Content Showcase has been updated! Detail