KAKEHASHI Project: Japan-U.S. Young Creators Exchange Invitation program Group 4 Five emerging U.S. animation creators show their works at Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2015!

March 11, 2015 (Originally issued on March 4)

The Japan Foundation carries out the Japan-U.S. Young Creators Exchange Program to cover major areas of Cool Japan. As the final group of its invitation program, it invites five young creators from the U.S.. They are highly acclaimed worldwide by character design for the 2015 Oscar winner Big Hero 6, creating an Oscar nominee The Dam Keeper, and other internationally renowned works.

They will visit Japan and attend the Tokyo Anime Award Festival (TAAF) 2015, where their works are screened as well as talk sessions are organized. They will also interact, exchange opinions and build a network with top creators and producers of Japan and other countries, to gain hints for their future works.

For information or interview request, please contact us as shown below.

Contact

Organizer/Contact
The Japan Foundation Youth Exchange Bureau Harada (Ms.)
Tel: +81-(0)3-5369-6022  E-mail: Mami_Harada@jpf.go.jp
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Press Contact
The Japan Foundation
Communication Center: Kawakubo (Ms.), Mugitani (Ms.) 
Tel: +81-(0)3-5369-6089 Fax: +81-(0)3-5369-6044 
E-mail: press@jpf.go.jp
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