Talents Tokyo

Introduction

Outline of Talents Tokyo 2018:
Title: Talents Tokyo 2018

Dates: From November 19 to 24, 2018
(6 days during the TOKYO FILMeX 2018)

Venue: Yurakucho Asahi Hall, etc.

Organizers:
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: Berlinale Talents
In Collaboration with: GOETHE-INSTITUT Tokyo

Official home page: https://talents-tokyo.jp/

Introduction Talents Tokyo 2018 :
During the 6 days of the 18th TOKYO FILMeX held from November 17-25, 2018, the filmmaker development project “Talents Tokyo 2018″ will be conducted through the supervision of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), the Japan Foundation Asia Center and the Talents Tokyo Organizing Committee (TOKYO FILMeX), in cooperation with Berlinale Talents, in collaboration with GOETHE-INSTITUT Tokyo.

Bringing together 15 upcoming promising filmmakers and producers, film experts at the forefront of cinema will share their experiences through lectures.
Each participant will have the benefit of presenting his/her own project. Four experts and local industry professionals will analyze each project on its various aspects, such as directing, producing and investment viability.
This year, a film produced by our alumnus SHAN Zuolong (TT 2011) has been selected to Cannes Film Festival. This film was selected as one of the awarded projects of Next Masters Support Program, a initiative to support Talents Tokyo alumni.
This talents aims to inspire promising filmmakers to develop their voices and become the “Next Masters”.