1. Yamagata Creative City Promotion Council

(1) Purpose of Establishment

Yamagata Creative City Promotion Council was established to advance city planning by utilizing Yamagata’s film legacy and other arts and culture assets for the enhancement of industry, tourism, and education. Moreover, it will further develop the Creative City Yamagata profile by extending interaction and collaboration with other Creative Cities in Japan and overseas.

(2) Date of Establishment

April 30, 2015

2. Promotion Council Action Plan

(1) Meetings of the Council

Promotion Meetings

• Inauguration and 1st meeting: April 30, 2015
• 2nd meeting: July 9 2015
• 3rd meeting: March 11 2016
• 4th meeting: April 26 2017

Special Lecture

Lecture by Prof. Sasaki Masayuki(Professor, Doshisha University)


Special Committees

• Film industry related committee
• Committee for UNESCO Creative City Network membership

  • 設立総会
  • 設立総会

(2) Members of Council

  • Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival (NPO)
  • Yamagata Film Commission
  • Movie On, Yamagata.
  • Yamagata Shimbun
  • Yamagata Broadcasting Co., Ltd.
  • Yamagata Television System Inc.
  • TV-U Yamagata Inc.
  • Sakuranbo Television Broadcasting Corporation
  • NHK Yamagata
  • CATV Yamagata Inc.
  • Tohoku University of Art and Design
  • Yamagata University
  • Yamagata City Agency for Cultural Promotion
  • Yamagata Symphony Orchestra
  • Cybele Arena & Chihitu Do Bunko
  • The Yamagata Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Junior Chamber International Yamagata
  • Yamagata Sightseeing Association
  • Yamagata city
  • Yamagata Museum of Art