Launch of new special website showcasing japanese animation to the world
On June 15, VIPO (Visual Industry Promotion Organization) launched a new website showcasing Japanese animation to the world. The site, created to match the timing of this year’s online Annecy International Animated Film Festival, is part of the 2020 Japan Media Arts Festival Overseas Promotion project of the Agency of Cultural Affairs of the Government of Japan.
Under the theme of “ANIMATIONISM -All Creativity Welcomed-,” conceived by Director OKAMOTO Mitsuko, Vice President of Tokyo University of the Arts, the site includes online screenings of short films, detailed reports on animation studios as well as exclusive interviews with some of Japan’s leading animators. It aims to give global audiences a deep dive into the diverse, dynamic and constantly evolving world of the Japanese animation industry.
Japan Media Arts Festival Overseas Promotion Animation division special website