Programme of Events 2010

Day 1 - Friday November 26th
10:00
C2

Ponyo
Feature Film Screening (Suitable for Children)

An animated adventure centered on a 5-year-old boy and his relationship with a goldfish princess who longs to become human. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki.

Followed immediately by:

Film Literacy Workshop with 3 Schools

Teacher: Matt Beere - Chapter Arts Centre Education Officer
In association with Reel Education


18:00 - 20:00
Festival Screening at the ATRiuM

Short film screenings - Japanese short animations, lasting approximately 1hr.
Introduced by:
Midoriko Hayashi - organises independent animation screenings in Japan.
Tetsuji Kurashige - university lecturer and independent film maker.


The following short films will be shown throughout the evening:

  • Chisato stared - Wataru Uekusa
  • WORKU "From Behind" - Masahide Kobayashi & Keita Funamoto
  • KAMISUMOU - Shigeru Okada
  • DEVOUR DINNER - Mirai Mizue
  • Indigo Road - Tomoyasu Murata
  • Betty & Painy Penguin - Keiko Nakamura
  • The Life of Ants - Yuko Asano
  • GAKI Biwa-houshi - Reiko Yokosuka
  • Ikamatsuli - Naoyuki Niiya
  • The Tide - Yurika Kaneko
  • U.SA.GUI - Tetsuji Kurashige
  • and presenting the trailer for Looking for a Star by Eiko Ishii Meredith.

This event is sponsored by University of Glamorgan

Evening

Enjoy the rest of the evening in the beautiful surroundings at the ATRiuM.

Day 2 - Saturday November 27th
All Day Japanese Marketplace - Otakuzoku, TK Trading, Takumasa Ono Studio
11:00
C1

Ponyo
Feature Film Screening (Suitable for Children)

An animated adventure centered on a 5-year-old boy and his relationship with a goldfish princess who longs to become human. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki.

Worksheets available to take away

15:00
C1

Ponyo
Feature Film Screening (Suitable for Children)
Introduced by Mrs Eiko Meredith, Festival Director.

An animated adventure centered on a 5-year-old boy and his relationship with a goldfish princess who longs to become human. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki.

18:00
C1
Barry Purves Masterclass
Barry Purves will talk about the making of his Japanese themed animation entitled "Screenplay", his current works, and his newest book "Basics Animation: Stop-Motion". More info on the masterclass page.

Guest speaker: Barry Purves
Interviewer: Tim Allen - stopmotion animator

Followed by Book Signing

This event is sponsored by University of Glamorgan
Day 3 - Sunday November 28th
All Day
from 11am

Japanese Marketplace - Otakuzoku (1pm-6pm), Yakiniku (Bento Box)

14:00 - 16:00
Japanese Themed Cardmaking Workshop

Come along and make your very own Japanese themed card, under the expert guidance of Vanessa Feuillade, from Inspired Bliss.

14:30 - 17:00
C2
Short Film Screenings

Film presentations with panel discussion, featuring the first episode of Samurai Champloo, together with

  • Fumiko's Confession (Hiroyasu Ishida)
  • She and her Cat (Makoto Shinkai)
  • Loop Pool (Daiki Aizawa)
  • Kni-Train (Miho Yata)
  • Origami Butterfly (Shigeru Okada)
  • The Demon (Shin Hosakawa)
  • The Mechanism of Spring (Atsushi Wada)
  • Tegwon Rhapsody (Kenichiro Mizuno)
  • Traces of Other (Daisuke Nagaoka)
  • and presenting the trailer for Looking for a Star by Eiko Ishii Meredith

Guest speakers:
Midoriko Hayashi - organises independent animation screenings in Japan.
Tetsuji Kurashige - university lecturer and independent film maker.

Samurai Champloo Fumiko's Confession She and Her Cat Loop Pool Kni-Train
Origami Butterfly The Demon The Mechanism of Spring Tegwon Rhapsody Traces of Other

Followed by:

Raffle Prize Draw
Make sure you have your tickets at the ready!
Raffle tickets will be available from the beginning of November, at a cost of £1 each.
Please contact the Chapter Box Office for more information.
18:00
C1
Summer Wars - Submitted for Oscar Nomination!

Feature Film Screening (PG)
This is the Welsh première of the 2009 anime science fiction film, which focuses on a timid eleventh-grade math genius who has been falsely implicated in the hacking of a virtual world and must prevent the real and computer-simulated worlds from colliding. It was produced by the Japanese animation studio Madhouse and directed by Mamoru Hosoda.

Exhibitons
Flipbook Exhibition
by Chie Arai.
Animation Puppets Exhibition
by Eiko Ishii Meredith, in association with Bekah D'Aborn.
Also available:
Japanese Marketplace - Shops :
Model shop: Super Tomato
Japanese Food Shop: TK Trading, Yakiniku
Japanese Art Shop: TAKUMASA ONO STUDIO
During the festival there will be a selection of sushi and sake made available.
Tickets will be available for our Raffle at just £1 each, with some great prizes on offer.
Jules Bears & Crafts will be making a teddy bear with kimono specially for the event.
Barry Purves will be available for a special Book and DVD signing session.