Image from: Breathless (1960)
Okinawa Film Office is to support film makers and films which are created in Okinawa.
We reinforce the visibility and positive awareness of Okinawa filmmaking at home and abroad. Our primary tasks include promotion of films. Okinawa Film Office is the ambassador for Okinawa productions and the films which are shot in Okinawa. We take an advantage of opportunities to screen at national and International film markets as well as to support delivering films by online services. We also host or support promotional events and assist to distribute films in order to expose diversity of culture and the beauty of Okinawa through films. Our activities are toward film festival, distributors, media professionals, special interest groups, cultural institutions, sectors of the general interest in film and film makers.
We have attracted filmmakers and crews for TV dramas through our efforts in offering filming locations befitting the storylines. Also, we support coordinating permits and providing the information necessary for shooting in Okinawa at no cost.
Okinawa Film Office is non-profit organization based in Okinawa, Japan. Its business is consignment by the Government of Okinawa Prefecture.