"Tokyo Film Festival to Launch Gap-Financing Market in 2020
The program aims to match 20 selected film, TV, and anime projects with financiers from around the globe. Organizers will begin accepting applications from producers this week.
TGFM will select 20 projects to pitch to established film professionals from around the globe, including producers, sales agents, distributors, financiers, broadcasters, and other potential funders. The organizers stressed that they are aiming to match high-caliber, well-developed projects with an influential set of invited funders.
"The goal of the TGFM is to get the projects on track and, as a result, to produce higher-quality films that will be selected by international film festivals and markets," the organizers explained in a statement."
(Source: The Hollywood Reporter, 10:39 PM PDT 4/30/2020 by Patrick Brzeski)