LA Eigafest 2013- “Cool Content” Awards

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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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Enjoy “Hachi: A Dog’s Tale” under the stars: Meet dog star, trainer, producers – The Riviera Country Club, Los Angeles on September 28th

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                                                    Outdoor Movie Screening  "HACHI: A Dog's Tale" Presented by JASSC and  The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles Saturday, September 28, 2013 5:00pm - Gates open/Dinner 7:00pm - Screening (Depending on sunset) The Riviera Country Club 1250 Capri Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 (Go to security gate and you will be directed to parking area for event) Enjoy a JAS movie night with the entire family!  Children are welcome! Grass seating only - please bring your own blankets and lawn chairs Producer Vicki Shigekuni Wong, who brought Hachiko’s popular tale to America, Paul Mason (executive producer) and special guest appearance … [Read more...]



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