UNIJAPAN is an organisation that hosts the Tokyo International Film Festival
and supports and promotes Japanese films abroad in various ways.
UNIJAPAN was established in 1957 by the Japanese film industry under the auspice of the Government of Japan ( the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), for the purpose of promoting Japanese cinema abroad.
Initially named 'Association for the Diffusion of Japanese Film Abroad' (UniJapan Film), in year 2005.
And we joined hands with the organizer of Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF), forming a new organization.
Those results we became Japan Association for International Promotion of the Moving Image,called 'UNIJAPAN'.