What is Tokyo Docs?

Tokyo Docs is an international event designed to support the global expansion of documentary projects, including international co-productions. It provides networking opportunities for documentary filmmakers with domestic and international decision-makers to finance the production of Japanese and Asian documentaries and to support their overseas broadcasting, distribution, screening, and sales.

Annual schedule

  • Mar
  • Jul
  • Nov
  • Dec
    (Feb ~ Jul)
  • Tokyo Docs Academy (held 6 times a year)
    (Apr ~ Nov)
  • Tokyo Docs Academy (Selection/Intensive Summer Course in July)
  • Main pitch deadline (end of July)
  • Colors of Asia Deadline (End of July)
  • Main pitch deadline (early September)
  • Tokyo Docs(Early November)
    • Main pitch
    • Colors of Asia
    • Short Documentary Showcase
    • Screening of work
    • Workshop

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Greetings

AMAGI YUKIHIKO

AMAGI YUKIHIKO

天城 靱彦

TokyoDocs Executive Committee Chair

Chairman, NPO Tokyo TV Forum

Tokyo Docs, now in its tenth year, was set up in 2011 by a group of Japanese documentary filmmakers in the aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake, convinced that international co-production of documentaries would be the best way to convey Japan's image to the world.