UNIJAPAN Announcing 2017 Co-production Certification Program (UNIJAPAN Certificate)

UNIJAPAN has announced the 2017 Co-production Certification Program for live action and animated feature films.

Launched in 2011, UNIJAPAN Certificate aims to be the standard for international co-production in Japan, and is a mandatory requirement for the Agency for Cultural Affairs (Government of Japan) Co-production Subsidy.

Application must be made by a Japanese producing entity.

Outline of the program in English can be found linked below:

Applications will be accepted and processed year round. Films wishing to apply to the Agency for Cultural Affairs Co-production Subsidy, however, must apply for and obtain the UNIJAPAN Certificate first. (Deadline for 2017 Subsidy is Nov. 11, 2016)

The application guidelines and forms (in Japanese only) are available for download at the following link:

For further information please contact UNIJAPAN.
Attn: Takenari Maeda
e-mail: copro@unijapan.org
phone: +81-3-6226-3022