Is TIFF an event only for the Film Industry paticipants?
TIFF is a film festival for cinema fans and anybody can purchase the tickets to watch the films. Enjoyable events will take place at the venue during the festival.
What are the dates of the festival?
The film festival runs for 10 days, from Thursday October 22 thru Saturday October 31, 2015.
Where are the venues?
Venues : The festival takes place at the main venue in Roppongi Hills (Minato City, Tokyo). The other events co-hosted by Tokyo International Film Festival will be held in various locations throughout Tokyo metropolitan area such as Shinjuku and Kabukiza.
What kind of films will be screened at the festival?
Tokyo International Film Festival screens lot of films chosen from the following 9 Sections of the Main Program and holds wide variety of events.
- Special Screenings
- Asian Future
- Japanese Cinema Splash
- World Focus
- Japan Now
- Japanese Cinema Classics
- Crosscut Asia
For the details of the events and various projects, please refer to the Sections In Brief page.
Do the films screened at the festival have subtitles?
As a general rule, all the films will be shown with English or Japanese subtitles or both. In case of any changes, details will be updated on this website.
Do you need to purchase the tickets to watch the Opening Red Carpet?
Purchasing of tickets are not required. Guests without the tickets can watch the Opening Red Carpet at designated location. Please follow the directions given by person in charge of the venue.
Please inform us who the guests will be for the festival.
Information on guests will be posted on TIFF Official Web site.
Where can you purchase the 28th Official Programme book?
You can purchase the official programme book at the Froovie for 2,000 Yen per book during the Festival.
Can you take the photos in the theaters?
Taking photos or video is prohibited in the theaters.
Can you let us know about the history of TIFF?
The first edition of the TIFF was held on 1985. It was held biannually until the fourth edition.
On 1994, the 7th edition was held in Kyoto commemorating the 1200 year of Heian's founding.17th edition on 2004.
was held in Roppongi Hills and Bunkamura.. Roppongi Hills became the main venue from the 22nd edition held on 2009.
2015 will be the 28th edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival.
What is TIFFCOM?
TIFFCOM is the international entertainment business market of content linked with TIFF and is held every autumn.
The TIFFCOM venue for 2015 is Odaiba. TIFFCOM has become one of the largest Asian marketplace in past
12 editions and has truly become the platform for the world buyers and content holding exhibitor providing
films, televisions, animation, digital media content, comics and publications.
How can I purchase the tickets?
General Advance Tickets will go on sale on Saturday, October 10
Tickets Primary Sale will begin from October 10, 12:00 pm.
Tickets Secondary Sale will begin from October 20th, 10:00 am.
Tickets are available anytime, anywhere via PC, mobile, and smart phone.
※Registration is required to purchase tickets on ticket board. There is no service charge for ticket purchasing.
If tickets on ticket board are sold out, is there any way to purchase tickets?
Unfortunately, films which says “situation of seats: ×” on ticket board have already been sold out during pre-sale and no more tickets will be available at the door on the screening day.
How can I attend the festival as a press reporter?
Please click the tab “For Press” and complete the applications for press ID accreditations.
How can I run the film stills and photos during the festival?
We offer materials needed for press. They will be provided via an internet download service. Please sign up for Image.net.