During the 6 days of November 20 to November 25, 2023, “Talents Tokyo 2023” will be held by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Arts Council Tokyo and the Talents Tokyo Organizing Committee, in cooperation with Berlinale Talents and in collaboration with Goethe-Institut Tokyo under this year’s theme: “In this world where nothing is as it seems”. This is a talent development program for East and Southeast Asian filmmakers and has been organized since 2010.
Talents Tokyo brings together 17 upcoming promising filmmakers and producers (Talents) who were selected after rigorous selection process. The participants will receive lectures from film experts at the forefront of cinema that will share their experiences as a professional. Each participant will bring one developing project, which the four main experts and other local industry professionals will analyze on its various aspects, such as directing, producing and investment viability.
As the main event of the program, participants will publicly present his/her project on Nov. 23 which will be eligible for the Talents Tokyo Award (Registration required for viewing, details to be announced).
Additionally, we announce this year’s recipients of the alumni support program: “Next Masters Support Program”. Under this program, Talents Tokyo will award a Project Development Fund grant or an International Promotion Fund grant to the selected projects.
Full press release (PDF) is available here.
Announcement: Participants (Talents) and Experts Announced for TALENTS TOKYO 2023, 12 projects selected for the “NEXT MASTERS SUPPORT PROGRAM”, an initiative to support the alumni
Please see here for the detail of this program.