Edition 2015

Programs

Talents Tokyo 2015 Schedule

Please note that the schedule might be changed.
Events with a black asterisk mark (*) are open to press and film professionals.

Monday, November 23
10:00 - 10:30 Talents Tokyo Briefing
Essential briefing on facilities, programme and schedule.
10:30 - 12:00 Meet the Talents
Welcome greeting by HAYASHI Kanako, Festival Director
Self-introduction with 3-minute clip from representative works.
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch with Talents at Square A
13:30 - 15:00 Lecture 1: Stephan HOLL (Producer)
Being well-known personality in the Asian film scene as a producer, Stephan HOLL will share his experience, as well as give useful advice and important tips to survive as independent filmmakers internationally.
15:45 - 17:15 Lecture 2: PARK Kiyong (Director)
PARK Kiyong is a director. He has also initiated and developed the film training programs, which have been acclaimed as the important paths for emerging filmmakers in Asia. He will share thoughts on his own filmmaking experiences and digital filmmaking.
18:00 – 20:30 Screening “Dearest”
(Directed by Peter CHAN)
*Mandatory Participation

Tuesday, November 24
10:30 – 10:55 Introduction of Christine TRÖSTRUM (Project Manager of Berlinale Talents)
We introduce Christine TRÖSTRUM today, the project manager of Berlinale Talents, who can’t attend the first day of Talents Tokyo.
11:00 - 12:30 Master Class with Peter CHAN (Director)
Peter CHAN’s “Dearest” is screened in the Special Screening section at this year’s TOKYO FILMeX. CHAN will share his distinguished career path with Talents by answering questions related to his works.
14:00 - 15:00 Presentation Training PART I: “How to present?”
Four Experts, PARK Kiyong, Stephan HOLL, Emilie GEORGES and Christine TRÖSTRUM will advise on making presentations effective and productive.
16:00 - 19:00 Presentation Training PART II: Group Session
Divide Talents into 4 groups to receive more detailed feedbacks from PARK Kiyong, Stephan HOLL, Emilie GEORGES and Christine TRÖSTRUM.
21:15 - Screening “SWAP”
(Directed by Remton Siega ZUASOLA)
*Mandatory Participation

Wednesday, November 25
10:30 - 12:00 Internal Project Presentation I
5 Talents present their projects to 4 Experts.
13:30 - 15:00 Internal Project Presentation II
5 Talents present their projects to 4 Experts.
15:30 - 17:00 Internal Project Presentation III
5 Talents present their projects to 4 Experts.

Thursday, November 26
13:00 - 14:00 <OPEN CAMPUS>*
Seminar with Emilie GEORGES
Introduction to World Sales

Emilie GEORGES will explain the role of sales agent and how they promote and sell films in the international market.
14:30 - 15:20 Open Presentation to Film Professionals I*
(5 min presentation + 5 min Q&A)
1) Dwi Sujanti NUGRAHENI (Indonesia)
2) Alyx Ayn ARUMPAC (Philippines)
3) Sorayos PARAPAPAN (Thailand)
4) ODA Kaori (Japan)
5) Thanh HOANG (Vietnam)
15:30 - 16:20 Open Presentation to Film Professionals II*
(5 min presentation + 5 min Q&A)
1) Mauricio OSAKI (Brazil/China)
2) LAU Kek Huat (Malaysia)
3) Francis Raphael SOLAJES (Philippines)
4) HSIEH Chun-yi (Taiwan)
5) YEO Siew Hua (Singapore)
16:30 - 17:20 Open Presentation to Film Professionals III*
(5 min presentation + 5 min Q&A)
1) LEE Joo Hyun (Korea)
2) TSOU Rina (Taiwan)
3) Somchanrith CHAP (Cambodia)
4) KIM Josh (USA/Korea)
5) LIN Jianjie (China)
17:30 - 18:30 Networking Happy Time at Square A
19:00 - 20:30 Meet the Expert: SHIOMAKI Yuko (Producer, Sales, Acquisition executive, picture dept.)
Based on her experience in playing both roles as a sales agent and a producer for globally acclaimed Japanese filmmakers including SONO Sion, SHIOMAKI will share valuable knowledge on the differences between various international film festivals across the world.
21:00 - Event (INVITATION ONLY)


Friday, November 27
11:00 - 12:30 Lecture 3: Christine TRÖSTRUM (Project Manager of Berlinale Talents)
Christine TRÖSTRUM will share her experience from working at Berlinale Talents and gives some insights into the Berlinale Talents’ worldwide network followed by a conversation with Min Bahadur Bham, director of “The Black Hen”, a competition film at this year’s TOKYO FILMeX.
14:00 - 15:30 Lecture 4: Emilie GEORGES (World Sales)
Emilie GEORGES will share her experience and expertise on the process of marketing and international sales through the case study.
17:00 - 18:30 Meet the Expert:
Remton Siega ZUASOLA (Director)
Bianca BALBUENA (Producer)

The Filipino director ZUASOLA and producer BALBUENA (an alumnus of Talents Tokyo) will talk about their film “SWAP”, which is screened in competition at this year’s TOKYO FILMeX.

Saturday, November 28
Excursion
13:30 - 15:00 Master Class with JIA Zhangke (Director)
JIA Zhangke’s “Mountains May Depart” is screened as the closing film at this year’s TOKYO FILMeX. Chinese cinema maestro JIA will share his experience with Talents by answering questions related to his works.
16:00 - 16:30 Awards Ceremony & Closing Session*
Moderated by ICHIYAMA Shozo
17:20 - TOKYO FILMeX Award Ceremony
18:00 - Screening of the Closing Film “Mountains May Depart”
(Directed by JIA Zhangke)
21:00 - Closing Event (INVITATION ONLY)