FAQ

General

  • What is Japan Content Showcase?

    “Japan Content Showcase”, a multi-content market featuring music, TV, film and animation, combining the three markets for music (Tokyo International Music Market, TIMM), film and TV (TIFFCOM -the Marketplace for film and TV in Asia-, the only film festival in Japan approved by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations), and animation (Tokyo International Anime Festival Autumn, TIAF). TIMM will be held at the hotel “SHIBUYA EXCEL HOTEL TOKYU” in Shibuya while the TIFFCOM/TIAF will be held at “Sunshine City CONVENTION CENTER” in Ikebukuro.

    TIFFCOM – Affiliated market of the Tokyo International Film Festival
    TIMM – Tokyo International Music Market
    (TIFF – The only film festival in Japan approved by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations, FIAP)
    TIAF – Tokyo International Anime Festival

  • Where is Japan Content Showcase held?

    TIFFCOM/TIAF main venue
    Sunshine City CONVENTION CENTER
    3-1 Higashi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 170 – 0013, JAPAN
    Access


    TIMM main venue
    SHIBUYA EXCEL HOTEL TOKYU
    Shibuya Mark City Building, 1-12-2, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0043, Japan
    Access


  • When is Japan Content Showcase held?

    TIFFCOM/TIAF : Oct.22 (Tue) – 24 (Thu), 2019
    Overview

    TIMM : Oct.28 (Mon) – 30 (Wed), 2019 
    TIMM Offical WEB SITE

Access

  • How do I arrange transportation from the airport?

    Please see below for the details.
    From Airport

About Participation / Registration

For Exhibitor

  • When is the Exhibitor registration deadline?

    Early Bird Application Deadline: May.31 (Fri), 2019
    Exhibitor Final Deadline: July.31 (Wed), 2019

    *Japan Standard Time
    Applications will be accepted as long as booths are available.

For Buyer

  • How do I register as a Buyer for Japan Content Showcase?

    Please register from the Buyer Registration Form.
    Please see below for the details.
    Buyer Registration

  • Who may register as a Buyer for Japan Content Showcase?

    Buyers will need to submit application forms that indicate their buyer history within 1 year and their activity plans at JCS this year and it has to be approved by the Japan Content Showcase Organizer’s Office. The Organizer’s office will inform you the results of the screening within 2 weeks after the online registration.

  • How much is the Buyer Badge?

    TIFFCOM Buyer ID Registration Fee
    ・ Pre-Application/ 5,500 JPY until Jul.17(Wed) 11:59 AM
    ・ Early bird/ 11,000 JPY Jul.17(Wed) 12:00 NOON – Sep.5(Thu) 11:59 AM
    ・ Standard/ 16,500 JPY Sep.5(Thu) 12:00 NOON – Oct.8(Tue) 11:59 AM
    ・ Walk-In/ Unavailable
    *Japan Standard Time
    *Tax included

  • Can we register Buyer ID on site during JCS?

    Buyer registration can only be done by online pre-registration (no on-site
    registrations).

  • I have registered last year Can I retrieve my information for this year?

    Yes, for buyers registered last year, may re-use some of the registered information from last year.
    Please click here to see the instruction. 
    You may not be able to retrieve your information from 2018 if you have changed your
    email address or changed company. In these cases, please register again as a
    new Buyer.

  • I cannot receive a password reminder email.

    In order to use Password Reminder, please enter the email address you registered last
    year, or you cannot receive your new Password.

  •  I cannot open the page when I retrieve my registration information last year. 

    Please note that you cannot suspend the registration process once started. If you stop filling in the information and not completed the registration at a time, the registration gets cancelled. In these cases, you need to register as a new Buyer.

  • When will the registration fee be charged?

    Buyer registration fee will be charged only if your registration’s approved by the
    Organizer’s office. (The registration fee will NOT be charged if your
    registration’s NOT approved by the Organizer’s office ). We require your credit
    card number when you register Buyer ID.

  • Are there any limitations to access JCS during the event?

    Buyer ID Badge holder can visit through the whole market period.

For Visitor

  • How do I register as a Visitor for Japan Content Showcase?

    Please register from the Visitor Registration Form.
    Please see below for the details.
    Visitor Registration

  • Who can register as a Visitor for Japan Content Showcase?

    Contents holders and related companies/organizations of Film, TV, Animation, Music, Character Licensing/Merchandising, Original Story (Novels/Comics), Publishing, Mobile/Internet, Home Entertainment (VOD, DVD, Blu-ray), Event/Concert, Game, Film Commission/Film Fund, Post Production/Translation, Service Provider, Talent Agency, Industrial Union/Guild/Organization, Government Agency/Embassy, Municipality, etc can be registered at Japan Content Showcase.

  • How much do Visitor Badges cost?

    TIFFCOM Visitor ID Registration Fee
    ・ Early bird/ 13,750 JPY until Sep.5(Thu) 11:59 AM
    ・ Standard/ 20,625 JPY Sep.5(Thu) 12:00 NOON – Oct.8(Tue) 11:59 AM
    ・ Walk-In/ TIFFCOM/TIAF 27,500 JPY Oct.21(Mon) – Oct.24(Thu)
    *Japan Standard Time
    *Tax included

  • I have registered last year, Can I retrieve my information for this year?

    Yes, for Visitors registered last year, you may re-use some of your registration information from the last year.
    Please click here to see the instruction. 

  •  I cannot receive a password reminder email.

    In order to use Password Reminder, please
    enter the email address you registered last year, or you cannot receive your
    new Password.

  • I cannot open the page when I retrieve my registration information last year. 

    Please note that you cannot suspend the registration process once started. If you stop filling in the information and not completed the registration at a time, the registration gets cancelled. In these cases, you need to register as a new Visitor.

  • When will the registration fee be charged?

    It will be charged once you register and complete the registration We require your credit card number when you register Visitor ID.

  • Are there any limitations to access JCS during the event?

    Visitor ID Badge holder can visit through the whole market period.

For Press

  • How do I register as a Press for Japan Content Showcase?

    Press registration will be started at Aug.20 (Tue).
    please see the details from the URL below:
    Press Registration

For 1-DAY PASS 

  • How do I register 1-DAY PASS for Japan Content Showcase?

    Please register from the 1-DAY PASS Form.
    Please see below for the details.
    1-DAY PASS Registration

  • Who can register 1-DAY PASS for Japan Content Showcase?

    Contents holders and related companies/organizations of Film, TV, Animation, Music, Character Licensing/Merchandising, Original Story (Novels/Comics), Publishing, Mobile/Internet, Home Entertainment (VOD, DVD, Blu-ray), Event/Concert, Game, Film Commission/Film Fund, Post Production/Translation, Service Provider, Talent Agency, Industrial Union/Guild/Organization, Government Agency/Embassy, Municipality, etc can be registered at Japan Content Showcase.

Screenings

  • Who can attend market screenings?

    Those who registered as Exhibitor, Buyer, Visitor, Press at Japan Content Showcase are can access to market screening without reservation. (Except for closed screening)

  • How can I screen my film at the Market Screening of the Japan Content Showcase?

    Market screening slots are only available to exhibitors.
    Please see the Exhibitor Service Page.

Others

  • Do I need VISA to visit Japan? How do I apply?

    Please see below for details.
    Details

  • Can I receive VISA application support?

    We provide VISA application support documents to JCS Registrants for a fee if you pass the application screening by the JCS Organizer’s office. We will issue the documents after we confirm your payment.

    Please download the below visa support application sheet, fill out the form and send it to jcs.inquiry@tiffcom.jp

    Visa Support Application Sheet

    Please see the link below for further details.
    About VISA Application Support

  • How much is the fee for requesting VISA support document?

    On and before Sep.13 (Fri): JPY 5,500, from Sep.13 (Fri) to Oct.4 (Fri): JPY 11,000 (including late fee). Please note that we won’t be able to accept your request after Oct. 4 (Fri)
    *Japan Standard Time

  • Are there advertising opportunities available?

    Advertising opportunities are only available to exhibitors.
    Please see below for the details.
    Exhibitor Service

  • Are there any limitations to access JCS during the event?

    Depends on the ID badge you hold.
    Exhibitor, Visitor, Buyer and Press ID pre-registered Badge holder can visit through the whole market period.
    Participants who has 1-DAY PASS can only visit for the day you have chosen.

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