Tokyo Gap-Financing Market 2022  CALL FOR PROJECTS /Deadline Extended : JULY 31st

Jul 25, 2022

TIFFCOM 2022, the Marketplace for Film and TV in Asia, the affiliated market of the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF), is announcing a Call for Projects for the second edition of the Tokyo Gap-Financing Market (TGFM), which will take place from October 25 to 27, 2022.

The goal of the TGFM is to get the projects on track and, as a result, to produce higher quality films that will be selected by international film festivals and markets such as TIFF and TIFFCOM.
“My Sunny Maad”(dir. Michaela Pavlátová), winner of Annecy Animation Festival 2021 and “Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash”(dir.Edwin) which received the Golden Leopard of the 74th Locarno Film Festival were selected projects of TGFM2020. TGFM2021, held in November last year, was a great success with a total of 217 one-on-one online meetings over a three-day period. Some projects are waiting for the premire and others are under development and financing.

Tokyo Gap-Financing Market(TIFFCOM 2022)
Dates: October 25 – 27, 2022
For details:

This call is open to Japanese, Asian and International projects in the following categories:

-Feature Films (Fiction, Animation)
The project must be a fiction feature film or a long feature animation with a running time above 70 minutes and intended for theatrical and/or streaming. Each project must have secured 60% of its budget and must prove that this financing is in place.

-TV series (Fiction, Animation)
TV series projects can be fiction and/or animation. Each project must have secured 50% of its budget and must prove that this financing is in place.

The projects must be a majority Asian stake and/or include an Asian element.


Tokyo Gap-Financing Market