Tokyo International Film Festival

30-Oct-2021 To 08-Nov-2021

Tokyo , Japan

International Competition Section 
The main Competition section is the core of the festival and aims to support promising filmmakers who will play leading roles in the industry as well as contribute to the enrichment of cinematic artistry and international cultural exchange. Films from around the globe that have not yet been released in Japan compete for the top prize, the Tokyo Grand Prix. Features completed after January 1, 2021, are eligible for selection by TIFF, and undergo a rigid review process. During the event, invited guests who are involved in the film will appear onstage for Q & A sessions after the screening to enhance interactions with the audience. Last year, 1,356 films were submitted from 107 countries and regions.

- Tokyo Grand Prix
- Special Jury Prize
- Award for Best Director, Actress, Actor
- Award for Best Artistic Contribution (Photography, Sound, Art Direction, Music, Script, etc.) 

Asian Future Section
A competitive section for Asian films, including Japan and Middle East, this introduces the first, second or third features of Asia’s up-and-coming directors. 

- Asian Future Best Film Award

Submission fees 
In light of the current situation and impact on the industry caused by COVID-19, we are waiving submission fees this year.

Submission deadline: July 16, 2021