June 4, 2019
Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) holds seminars and workshops for animators and animation studios in Tokyo that aspire to expand overseas to teach them the basics about doing business overseas and also holds a contest to judge their ability to make a successful business pitch. Those receiving support for exhibition and business match up at MIFA(*), the world’s largest animation trade show held every June in France, are chosen from among the pitch contest winners.
From among the winners of the FY 2018 Tokyo Animation Pitch Grand Prix, the following six were chosen to receive support for exhibiting at MIFA 2019.
(*)MIFA: Marché international du film d'animation is one of the world’s largest animation trade show held in Annecy, France.
Holding seminars and individualized coaching on the overseas animation market, business practices, negotiation skills, pitch techniques and other necessary knowledge and techniques for negotiations and sales pitches at MIFA.
Advisory support on exhibits and negotiations/pitches at MIFA will be held as necessary in the period before the MIFA 2019 exhibition.
The TMG will…
After exhibition at MIFA 2019, the TMG will hold follow-up seminars and individual guidance.
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