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34th Tokyo International Film Festival  

Tokyo, Japan, October 30 to November 8, 2021

Call for entries

(Feature films – Fiction and animation)  

The Tokyo International Film Festival is currently accepting entries for its 2021 edition. 

Please note that all films must be submitted directly to the festival. 

  • Competitive: Yes 


  • Open to narrative features with a running time over 60 minutes and completed after January 1st, 2021. 
  • Films must have a Japan premiere status. 
  • Selected non-English films must have English subtitles. The festival will provide the electronic Japanese subtitling. 

Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) presents international films in its main competition section. The festival showcases both new and accomplished talents. As they did in 2020, TIFF and TIFFCOM plan to hold hybrid editions, with both a physical and online presence. 

TIFFCOM, the festival affiliated business market, will hold its 16th edition between November 1st-3rd 2021.  


Telefilm Canada recognizes selection to this Festival and may assist through the International Festival Participation Program. 


International Promotion
Telefilm Canada, Montreal
1 800 567-0890