Press Accreditation

The 33rd Tokyo International Film Festival will be held from October 31 (Sat) to November 9 (Mon), 2020.
Please see below for accreditation procedures.

■ Our measures for preventing the spread of novel coronavirus

The 33rd Tokyo International Film Festival is committed to carrying out infection prevention measures based on the guidelines set by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Japan Association of Theatre Owners, with the supervision of Minato Public Health Center.
We will take every measure to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to secure the safety of press members, as well as audiences. Under these circumstances, procedures for covering the events will differ from previous years, and we greatly appreciate your kind cooperation and understanding on this matter.

All members of the media need to be accredited in advance in order to cover the Tokyo International Film Festival.
You will need to have either "Press Pass A" or "Press Pass B" issued with a QR Code.

・"Click here to APPLY"below to move to the application page.
・If you have registered and issued a press pass in previous years, have your ID/PASSWORD ready and click "Click here to LOG IN".

Select from "Press Pass A" or "Press Pass B"

ACCESS Press Pass A Press Pass B
You will gain access to the following information/ functions/areas. Journalists and TV/Radio directors and producers are to select this.(*For crew members accompanied by TV Director, registration details will be announced later to the date) Photographers, technical crew members including camera operators & sound engineers covering events individually are to select this.
P&I Screenings -
Stage Appearances
Press Conferences
Press Information
**Please note that TIFF will NOT set up Press Center this year to take precautions to avoid the spread of COVID-19.
TIFF Press Kit -
TIFF Press Releases

There may be exceptions.
* Please avoid using a shared email address (such as info@) as an individual e-mail address is required for personal verification for Press Pass.
* Members of the press who apply for Press Pass A are soon required to submit their coverage of film from the past one year.
* If you wish to have access to press releases and other information in the English language, make sure to select "English" from webpage language preferences, and use the English form to apply and register.

Application Deadline and Contact Information

The final deadline for the accreditation ends on October 20 (Tue), 2020.
For further information or inquiries regarding the registration and application, please contact;
TIFF Public Relations Division, Press Pass Management

Press Pass Pickup

Information on where/when/how to receive your Press Pass will be posted on the TIFF official website and also sent to your registered email address at a later date.

*There have been cases of unauthorized sharing of Press Passes and false identity registrations in recent years.
These behaviors will lead to having your Press Pass confiscated and future applications denied.

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