Film makers Development Programme “Talents Tokyo 2017”

  Embassy of Japan is pleased to confirm that the Japan Foundation Asia Center is joining the film maker development project “Talents Tokyo” as the organisers in 2017. “Talents Tokyo” is a talent development programme created by “Berlinale Talents” in Asia. “Berlinale Talents” is itself a capacity building programme, which takes place as part of the Berlin International Film Festival. It started in 2010 with the aim of developing Asian film directors and producers with the potential to become great masters of their art in the future. The project brings promising filmmakers together in Tokyo, to help them network with other participants and industry experts through lectures and joint reviews given by film professionals and screenings at the TOKYO FILMeX.
November 20 (Mon) - November 25 (Sat), 2017
(6 days during the TOKYO FILMeX 2017)
Yurakucho Asahi Hall, etc.
Film director or producer who is a citizen/resident of a country/region in East Asia and/or Southeast Asia
No. of people to be accepted
Twelve to fifteen
Eligible countries/area
East Asia and Southeast Asia
Application submission
May 15 (Mon) - June 15 (Thurs), 2017
Organized by

Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), the Japan Foundation Asia Center, Talents Tokyo Organizing Committee (Tokyo FILMeX)
In cooperation with
Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale Talents)
In collaboration with
Goethe-Institut Tokyo
Please see the official website for more details on the project.

  “Talents Tokyo 2017” will accept applications from now until June 15. Please see the official website for more details on the project and its application terms and conditions: .The project could provide film directors and producers in Brunei Darussalam with the opportunity to be recognised worldwide and to build an international network.