LA Eigafest 2013- “Cool Content” Awards


Vicki Shigekuni Wong, Consul General Jun Niimi LA Eigafest is devoted to showcasing Japanese influenced films to an American audience, promoting emerging filmmakers to Hollywood, and enhancing the relationship between US and Japanese film industries.As part of the Festival, the Japanese government awarded the "U.S. Japan Content Merit Award"  for bringing Japanese content and talent to a mainstream American audience.Besides being honored for "Hachi: A Dog's Tale", other recipients were Director Guillermo Del Toro (Pacific Rim), Producer Tim Kring (Heroes), Producer Don Murphy (Transformers) and Chief Content Officer John Lasseter (Toy Story) of Pixar who created the market for Ghibli Films … [Read more...]

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