LINKS TO USEFUL
JAPAN FILM COMMISSION (JFC)
Non-profit organization comprised of over 70 regional film commissions as well as various film and video industry guilds and organizations.
KANAZAWA FILM COMMISSION / ISHIKAWA
Helps filming location research, cross-cultural and linguistic assistance, permit application, local service, accommodation assistance, local recruiting, location support, others.
FILM COMMISSON NAGOYA LOCATION NAVI / AICHI
Established as a coordinating body for location shootings for the movie and TV drama making in Nagoya city.
Every kind of helping hand will be reached out to film producers in order to ensure smooth shooting.
YAMANASHI FILM COMMISSION / YAMANASHI
Introduces specific locations within Yamanashi prefecture particularly suitable for your filming.
Responds to your indivisual needs and provide you with a wealth of support and appropriate information.
OSAKA FILM COUNSIL / OSAKA
Established as the very first film commission of Japan.
The Council has been making every effort to greatly contribute to smooth and effective filmmaking in Osaka.
KYOTO MEDIA SUPPORT CENTRE / KYOTO
Offers information and support for all media-related employees from Japan or abroad, the film industry and TV program production companies.
IBARAKI FILM COMMISSION / IBARAKI
The Ibaraki Film Commission is the representative counter for shooting consultations and an institution promoting location support in Ibaraki prefecture.
SENDAI MIYAGI FILM COMMISSION / MIYAGI
A united regional screen agency working to develop screen cultures in Miyagi Prefecture.
Combining the formerly decentralized support systems, providing vital information.
ASAHIKAWA FILM COMMISSION / HOKKAIDO
Local organization that provides supports for film crews shooting in Asahikawa.
OSHU CITY FILM COMMISSION / IWATE
The office is part of the Oshu City Department of Commerce, Industry and Tourism and cooperates with the Oshu City departments of Law Enforcement and Fire.
HAKODATE FILM COMMISSION / HOKKAIDO
Available for consultation regarding any other requirement needed for filming on location in Hakodate.
TOKYO LOCATION BOX / TOKYO
Tokyo Metropolitan Government has been managing Tokyo Location Box by entrusting Tokyo Conventions & Visitors Bureau with the operation and administration.
SCREEN AUTHORITY SAPPORO / HOKKAIDO
City of Sapporo's public film commission that supports those wishing to film movies, TV programs or commercials and the like in Sapporo.
SHIGA LOCATION OFFICE / SHIGA
The organization's objectives are to promote the attractiveness of Shiga Prefecture through movies, dramas, and other productions, inject dynamism into the regional areas in cooperation with the prefectural citizens.
KOBE FILM OFFICE / HYOGO
Established for the purpose of having film locations frequently in Kobe.
Offering One-Stop service for film locations and attracting film projects to Kobe.
HYOGO FILM CIMMISSION NETWORK / HYOGO
Network of film commissions, cities, and towns throughout Hyogo prefecture working together to introduce filming locations, provide information, and offer a variety of other services related to the production of films.
YAMAGUCHI PREFECTURAL FILM COMMISSION / YAMAGUCHI
Invite and support filmmaking in Yamaguchi prefecture.
Provide filmmakers with a lot of information on a variety of locations in the prefecture.
HIROSHIMA FILM COMMISSION / HIROSHIMA
Provides the following services to make your filming in Hiroshima easy.
Your requests are welcome with the project plan and rough schedules.
KITAKYUSHU FILM COMMISSION / FUKUOKA
One of the first film commission in Japan and is dedicated to helping make the process of filming run smoothly.
FUKUOKA FILM COMMISSION / FUKUOKA
The Fukuoka Area has enough resources of film locations, including bountiful sea and mountains, the highly original traditional culture nurtured by its long history, urban-oriented tourist spot and others.
OKINAWA FILM OFFICE / OKINAWA
Attracted filmmakers through our efforts in offering filming locations befitting the storylines, coordinating permits and cooperating to launch screening events.
MIYAZAKI FILM COMMISSION / MIYAZAKI
Established led by Prefectural Government in May 2006 as a first Film Commission of Miyazaki. Miyazaki is a film freiendly place, I'm sure,you can find what you are looking for here.We welcome you and your crew.
SAGA PREFECTURE FILM COMMISSION / SAGA
Support production of films that are integrated with the local area by promoting location shooting for video content. We also send out information about Saga Prefecture through films.
OITA CITY LOCATION OFFICE / OITA
It is a non-profit organization that provides support for film shooting, making of television programs and commercials, etc. in Oita City and helps to ensure that such activities proceed smoothly.