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

News Release

News Letter

JCS Newsletter Vol. 13
JCS2018 will start next week! Overseas Buyer increased!

JCS Newsletter Vol.13 JCS2018 will start next week! Overseas Buyer increased!
JCS2018 will start next week! The number of buyer registration, 1st China!
Introducing Various Exhibitors
About International industrial magazines
Information Guide of Ikebukuro
The latest information of Advance Registration required Seminar
Japan-ASEAN Business Matching Event in TIFFCOM
Tokyo City View Entrance Special offer
Final calling for the J-WORLD TOKYO free tour
Walk in Visitor ID registration available

JCS2018 will start next week!
The number of buyer registration, 1st China!

Next week, Oct 22nd (Monday) – 25 (Thu) Asia's largest content market Japan Content Showcase 2018 will be held at Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu and Ikebukuro Sunshine City for four days at two venues!
The country and region of first-time registration buyer is Kyrgyz Republic and Saudi Arabia. The number of buyer registration by country is 1st China, 2nd Korea, 3rd Hong Kong & Taiwan (expect Japan).China is first time to locate 1st.
The buyer account for 73.9% of overseas buyer is higher than last year. New deal will be expected with overseas buyers.

Final number of exhibitor is announced!
This year 2018, the final number of exhibitors is 382, from 25 countries and regions, and it’s the record-breaking number ever. The event will be expected more than last year.

Courtiers and regions exhibited for the first
3 counties and regions, Armenia, Malta and Romania will be first-time exhibition in 2018.

Oversea Pavilion
ASEAN(Malaysia, TIFFCOM and The Japan Foundation Asia Center Seller Invitation Program):C-54
Korea(Movie, TV):C-19, C-36

Location Pavilion
(Country/Name of Exhibotor/ Booth No.)
India/ Russia/ Switzerland:PRAKASH SHARMA PRODUCTION(C-56-1)
Kosovo:Kosovo Cinematography Center (C-56-2)
Malta:Malta Film Commission (C-56-3)
Russia:Primorye Film Commission (C-56-4)

First-time Exhibitor related to the Location Pavilion
(Country/Name of Exhibitor/ Booth No.)
Tokyo:Tokyo Film Commission/ TOKYO LOCATION BOX (C-64)


Exhibition booths by the sales representatives of official selected films of the 31st Tokyo International Film Festival(TIFF), which is an affiliated event of TIFFCOM.

Title: The Chrysanthemum and the Guillotine
Section:Japan Now
Seller:Free Stone Productions Co.,Ltd ( B-C9)

Section:Asian Future
Seller:The IdeaFirst Company(B-C10)

Title: I’m Not Here
Section:Japanese Cinema Splash

Title: Project Gutenberg
Section:World Focus
Seller:Distribution Workshop (BVI) Limited(B-C12)

About International industrial magazines
TIFF/TIFFCOM features of Screen International
We're happy to announce that TIFF/TIFFCOM and the Screen International cooperated together and issue the TIFF/TIFFCOM Tokyo special edition. You can see the digital edition from the below URL as advance announcement. It’s introduced as TIFFCOM is one of the Asia’s biggest content-trading platform, New project “Japan Now presentation in TIFFCOM” to provide opportunities to promoting remarkable creators in Japan to oversea, great result about IP contents in Japan including Japanese movie ”Shoplifters” to get big hit even in China.


Online News of The Hollywood REPORTER and Variety during TIFFCOM
The Hollywood REPORTER Daily News: Distribution day
Date: Oct.25th (Thu), 26th (Fri) and 27th(Sat)
Variety E-Show Daily: Distribution day
Date: Oct.24th (Wed), 26th (Fri) and 27th(Sat)
Please don’t miss to get the latest TIFFCOM information during the event!

Information Guide of Ikebukuro
We have distributed Ikebukuro Guide of printed booklet in Ikeburo venue. We introduce useful coupons and attractive spots of Ikebukuro. Please enjoy Ikebukuro City with it. You can see contents in the Ikebukuro Guide from the below URL, ahead of TIFFCOM will be open.
*Only Ikebukuro Guide of printed booklet can be accepted when you will use coupons

The latest information of Advance Registration required Seminar
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.
【Organizers】Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry / UNIJAPAN
【Date/Time】Oct 24th , 11:00 – 12:30 

*Advanced registration have been opened! Deadline: Oct. 19th (Fri) 17:00

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】Oct 25th, 10:00 – 13:00

*Deadline: October 18th (Thu)

The finalist of pitching contest as the second part are announced!
(Name: Title of Pitch)
Noriko Yuasa: Before the Earth Collapses: A Family on Fire
Sayaka Suzuki: Dongjing
Emi Saito: Birth Cry in Rainbow colors
Kazuhito Nakae: American Lover
Hirokazu Fujisawa: Antarctic Olympic

The above 2 seminars are opening for registration. Only limited seats are available.

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. 26th (Fri), AM10:00~PM1:00
Venue: ABCD meeting room (5F) in JETRO(ARK mori building, 1-12-32, Akasaka Minato-ku)

Final 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. There are unique attractions of manga “ONE PIECE”, “DRAGON BALL” and “NARUTO”. You can also enjoy the foods to image some manga titles.
At the day, we will meet at JCS Ikebukuro venue and move to J-WORLD TOKYO together. After entering, you will be able to enjoy as free time. The participants will receive the detail by e-mail from JCS before the event.
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
Please email include the below information to applying.
(Name/ Company/ ID status/Mail address/ Contact number during the event)
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.

Tokyo City View Entrance Special offer
You can get free admission to Tokyo City View on the 52nd floor of Roppongi Hills by your JCS2018 ID badge.(except Mori Art Museum )
Address: 52F 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Validity: Oct.25(Thu) -Nov.3 (Sat), 2018
*Exhibitor/ Buyer/ Visitor/ Press ID Badge holder can be entered by showing the ID badge at the entrance. Except for 1-DAY PASS and PRESS ONE DAY PASS

Walk in Visitor ID registration available
Visitor ID registration will be opened only during the event
Although all the advanced registration closed, however Walk in Visitor ID registration is available only during event from Oct 22nd to 25th on site.

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.
Floor Map

Request photo registration for JCS ID badge
If you registered a JCS ID badge (exhibitor, buyer, visitor, press), please upload photos in MYPAGE. Face photos must be registered in advance and without the Face poto, ID badge cannot be issued. This makes the process faster to issue the badge at the registration. This makes the process faster to issue the badge at the registration.
※ 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.

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

Japan Content Showcase Organizer's Office
E-mail: inquiry@tiffcom.jp
TEL: 81-(0)3-6226-3020
FAX: 81-(0)3-6226-3024
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