Call for Entries Visual anthropology and Ethnographic film Competition!
Tokyo Documentary Film Festival (TDFF) 2023 Call for Entries Visual anthropology and Ethnographic film Competition Organized by Documentary Magazine NEONEO Editorial Office Tokyo Documentary Film Festival (TDFF) is a film festival specializing in documentary works including film, TV show, video for the Internet, artistic video, ethnographic film etc. Since 2018, it has been held for two weeks every year at K's Cinema in Shinjuku, Tokyo’s largest downtown area.
TDFF welcomes all application, regardless of experience, age, gender and nationality.
JPY 1,000 if submitted by the end of the 1st call (April 30, 2023)
JPY 2,000 if submitted by the end of the 2nd call (June 30, 2023).
The applicant must fulfill all the following requirements:
・The film must have been completed after January 1, 2019.
・The film must be no more than 120 minutes in length, credits included.
・All necessary procedures regarding copyrights for videos, images, and music used in the film must have been completed before submitting.
・The filmmaker must have made the film intending it to be a documentary.
・The film must be available on Blu-ray or digital format.
・If the film is/was part of a television program, the applicant must have the necessary screening rights to be screened at least twice during the festival.
・If the film's original language is not Japanese, subtitles in English must be provided.
・The film must be submitted via URL (youtube or vimeo link).
The application form must include all the following information:
The title, length in minutes, director's name, year of production, submitter's name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and URL of the film (youtube or vimeo link)
+ please make sure you have selected the "Anthropology and Folkloric Film" category/box
Upon receipt, you will receive an auto-reply e-mail from the form.
・All copyrights belong to the filmmaker/s.
・The TDFF office reserves the rights to screen the submitted films during the festival, at least twice per each.