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35KATABUCHI Sunao, Director of In This Corner of the World, Jury President of BIAF2018

 

Director KATABUCHI Sunao, Jury President of BIAF2018 Genco, Inc.



Director KATABUCHI Sunao is to be President of the Jury of the 20th Bucheon International Animation Festival(BIAF2018) which will be held from October 19 to 23 this year.


Director KATABUCHI Sunao won the Best Animation Film at Japan Academy Prize in 2017 and the Grand Prize for Feature Film at BIAF2017 with In This Corner of the World. He also won the Grand Prize for Animation films at the Japan Media Art Festival, which will be held in June 2018.


Starting his career as an assistant director of Kiki’s Delivery Service(1989), he directed Princess Arete(2001), Mai Mai Miracle(2009) and In This Corner of the World(2016).

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