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Regulations for Winds of Asia - Middle East

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To capture and to introduce the trend of one of the most prolific filmmaking regions of the world: Asia and the Middle East.
1. Asian-Middle Eastern film
Must be a film by an Asian or Middle Eastern director.
2. Release Date
Date of commercial release in Japan must not be prior to the closing date of the festival.
3. Guest Invitation
The director is invited to attend TIFF for maximum 5 nights during the festival. Airfare (economy class) and accommodation fees will be borne by TIFF.
4. Screening Material for selected film.
a) All materials, from 35mm to video format are accepted.
b) Must be in the original language version with English subtitle.
c) Japanese subtitles shall be made and screened using electronic subtitling system, paid by TIFF.
d) Shipping costs to Tokyo, plus insurance fees while in transit should be borne by participants. TIFF will pay for the return transportation charges.
All exceptions to the above regulations can be made at the discretion of the TIFF Selection Committee.
All inquiries for Winds of Asia-Middle East to:
Tokyo International Film Festival: Winds of Asia-Middle East section
5F, Tsujkiji Yasuda Bldg., 2-15-14, Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0045 JAPAN
TEL: 81-3-3524-1081 FAX: 81-3-3524-1087