Our festival has just stared in this year, and we call for film for next year edition. Our venue is located in Osaka, one of the biggest commerce cities in Japan and will be the most important city for international tourism. Our mission is to find great tourism films in world, give award to them and contribute to future tourism by means of achivement in Tourism film.

In the first edition, 244 films had entries and more than 50 awards had given. The festival, second edition, will be held in Osaka, Japan in Fabruary 2020.

The international jury is composed of professionals and experts in the areas of Audiovisual and Cinema, Tourism and Marketing and Communication. In the Japan Competition, the jury awards prizes (1st and 2nd place) to the 2 best films in each thematic category, also awards the prize for the best film in each Japan tourist region and the Grand Prix (best Japanese film). In the International Competition the Jury assigns the prizes in the thematic categories (1st and 2nd place) of the TOURISM FILM Section.

In the world competition of the Festival the Jury will also award the following prizes:
1 Grand Prix JWTFF (Best Film of the Festival)
2 Best Films (best film in each section)
3 Special Awards: Best East Asian Film,

The jury may award special prizes. Winners who can not attend the festival but wish to receive their trophy after the festival can do so, they must inform the organization and make the payment for the processing costs and the respective shipping costs.

The Rules and Regulations are issued in Japanese and in English. In case of doubt the Japanese version will be valid. Some of the detail might be revised by request of applicant. And if the revision is acted, it will be informed to applicants.

Category: Tourism Films
Maximum Length: 13 minutes

The purpose of The Japan world’s Tourism Film Festival is to discover and recognize the best tourism films and seek for the future of tourism films. Currently, the tourism industry is expanding dramatically, and tourism strategies based on SDGs become more important to solve various problems occurred recently. On the other hand, in the field of communication, 5thGeneration will start soon, therefore we need to think new age for digital marketing and the role of promotion films becomes more important. Now, Tourism Films are important tools that gives creation and innovation to tourism.

As a consequence, the JWTFF is an important means of promoting tourism and territorial branding of the partner brands.

Read the Rules Here: http://jwtff.world/regulationjwtff2020_en/