Dear Press Members;
The press conference to announce the complete lineup and jury members for the 26th edition of Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) was held today, at Roppongi Hills, Tokyo.
The press conference opened with a welcoming address from Yasushi SHIINA, General Director of TIFF. And the complete lineup of the main sections were introduced by the programming directors, in addition to the earlier announcement of Opening and Closing films: «Captain Phillips»and «The Kiyosu Conference».
The two Japanese directors, Koji FUKADA and actress Fumi NIKAIDO («Au revoir l’ ete»), and Hideo SAKAKI(«Disregarded People»), whose films were selected for the Competition section were also in attendance and shared their excitement toward the upcoming festival.
The 26th TIFF’s International Competition Jury members were also announced; the jury members consist of jury president Chen KAIGE (director), MOON So-ri (actress), Chris BROWN (producer), Chris WEITZ (director/writer/producer), Shinobu TERAJIMA (actress).
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