JETRO to Host Japanese Film Exhibitors at American Film Market 2020 Online

Oct 13, 2020

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Engage with talented Japanese film companies and see their most recent
films at American Film Festival (AFM) 2020 Online!

 

DATE & TIME
Monday-Friday
November 9-13, 2020

VENUE
Online

COST
Please see event website for details.

Register

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OVERVIEW

With the purpose of promoting Japanese films and TV content to overseas markets, JETRO is participating in the American Film Market (AFM) 2020 Online from November 9th-13th. JETRO will both participate and host 6 Japanese film sales companies. Our diverse group of exhibitors range from Japanese anime studios to independent film sales companies, offering a wide selection of genres to discover! For more details about the companies and their films, click https://americanfilmmarket.com/ and meet them virtually during AFM 2020 Online! 






Exhibitor List and Contact Information

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MAHO FILM CO., LTD. 

Website: https://mahofilm.com/

Rep: Aipei Sho, Content Development (sho@mahofilm.com)
MAHO FILMS plans, produces, and distributes animation (TV series, OVAs, and movies). They also produce live entertainment programs and handle character licensing, business and planning, and production and sales of character-related merchandise.


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GETA FILMS/Green Light LLC. 

Website: http://www.getafilms.com

Rep: Ryohei Masuoka, Managing Director (inquiry@getafilms.com)

GETA FILMS, launched in 2003, is the international sales department of Japanese movies within Green Light LLC. in Japan. They dedicate to bringing easy access to Japanese cinema and provide comprehensive handling services so that the rights to titles may be acquired for distribution outside of Japan.

 

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GAGA Corporation 

Website: https://www.gaga.co.jp/intls/
Rep: Haruko Watanabe, International Sales (intlsales@gaga.co.jp)

Founded in 1986, GAGA Corporation is a leading independent distributor in Japan, dedicated to theatrical distribution and marketing, video and TV distribution, and international sales. GAGA excels in its promotional ability, and dedicates its efforts to enhancing its web and mobile platforms.

 

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SPO Entertainment Inc.

Website: https://www.spoinc.jp/
Rep: Aki Takabatake, Director of International Sales (akitakabatake@gmail.com)

SPO produces Japanese drama series based mainly on anime and manga. They coordinate domestic distribution and sell Japanese drama and film DVDs. SPO also coordinates other Japanese film companies and TV broadcasters' content as an aggregator and sells Japanese series and films to international platforms. They currently own 2 movie theaters in Japan.


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Nagoya Broadcasting Network Co.,Ltd.

Website: https://www.japan-programcatalog.com/en/company/nagoyatv/
Rep: Ayako Ito, Contents Business Division, Int'l Sales Chief (aito@nbn.co.jp)
Nagoya TV was established in 1961. Its major shareholders are the Asahi Shimbun (one of Japan's leading newspapers), TV Asahi, and Toyota Motor Corporation. It began broadcasting in 1962 under the policy of “providing trustworthy news programs, enjoyable high-quality entertainment contents. ” Nagoya TV Provides a wide range of programs mainly to Japan's Chubu region and has an audience of 4.37 million households and 11.3 million viewers. They have also produced high quality films, several of which were nominated or received prizes in international film festivals.

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TBS GLOWDIA, Inc.

Website: https://www.tbsglowdia.co.jp/
Rep: Daiki Kaino, Overseas Program Sales Executive (inquiry@gr.tbsglowdia.co.jp)

TBS Glowdia, Inc. provides services related to events and performances, radio program production, program sales, merchandising, and video content production. They are a consolidated subsidiary company of Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) Holdings, Inc.




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NEGA Co.

Website: https://nega.co.jp/en/
Rep: Veronika Wilk, Sales (wilk.niki@nega.co.jp)


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Ashi Productions Co., Ltd.

Website: http://ashipro.jp/index-e.html
Rep: Kaori Yamaoka (pcsd@ashipro.jp)

Ashi Productions coordinates the development and sales of TV, OVAs, and theatrical animation. Their work includes animation production (sketching, painting, photography), character merchandising, event posters, catalogues, and character-related products.


 

 

Film List

MahoFilm

Let's Make a Mug Too

TRAILER: Coming soon.

Anime Series / 12 episodes x 30 Min / 2021

Company: MAHO FILM CO., LTD.


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Two Komachis

Copyright: ©"Futari Komachi" Production Committee
TRAILER:
https://www.getafilms.com/two-komachis
Film / 86 min / 2020
Company: GETA FILMS / Green Light LLC.



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Under the Open Sky

Copyright: © Ryuzo Saki / 2021“Under the Open Sky” Production Committee
TRAILER:
https://youtu.be/sKkCH3-nWbo

Film / 126min / 2021

Company: GAGA Corporation



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You Are My Pet

Copyr­ight: © Yayoi Ogawa /“Kimipe”Partners
TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFJijiFzYos

Drama Series / 16 episodes x 45 min / 2017

Company: SPO Entertainment Inc.



nagoyafilm

Hold Me Back

Copyright:  ©2020 "Hold Me Back" film partners
TRAILER: https://vimeo.com/449584018/39e63a5bf1

Film / 133 min / 2020
Company:
Nagoya Broadcasting Network Co., Ltd.


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The Last Goze

Copyright: ©GOZE MOVIE Production Committee.
TRAILER: https://vimeo.com/467291026/cb5a5b3810

Film / 111 min / 2020

Company: TBS GLOWDIA, Inc.



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BLOOD-CLUB DOLLS 2

Copyright: © Production I.G / CLAMPST / BCD FILM PARTNERS
TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mThQyM_RyaM&feature=youtu.be

Film / 77 min / 2020

Company: NEGA Co.



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Fairy Princess Minky Momo

Copyright: © ASHI PRODUCTIONS 1982
TRAILER: 
Coming soon.

Anime Series / 63ep × 30min / 1982
Company:
Ashi Productions Co., Ltd.


Inquiries

For any inquiries or to set up an appointment with our exhibitors, please contact:


Kumiko Torres
Business Development Lead, JETRO Los Angeles
kumiko_torres@jetro.go.jp

What is JETRO?

JETRO is a Japanese governmental non-profit organization that promotes mutual trade and investments between Japan and the rest of the world. The entertainment team within JETRO Los Angeles focuses on building business relationships between Japanese and U.S. entertainment companies.