We will be featuring works by Hideaki Anno, one of Japan’s most prominent filmmakers. “The World of Hideaki Anno” will be the first-ever major screening occasion to showcase his works.
When he was in his early twenties, Anno impressed Hayao Miyazaki, who subsequently hired him as an animator on his film Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind . Since then, Anno has created a string of hits, including NADIA THE SECRET OF BLUE WATER (1990), the first television series he directed, and the EVANGELION series, which has become a global phenomenon.
“The World of Hideaki Anno” will include screenings of around 50 of Anno’s works, including TV and theatrical animation, short films he created when he was at school, commercial films, and promotional videos. ritual, which won the 13th TIFF Best Artistic Contribution Award in 2000, and LOVE & POP, which featured in the special screening section at the 20th TIFF in 2007, will be part of the collection.
Date: Oct 24th-30th
Venue: TOHO Cinemas Nihonbashi
Introductional film composed and edited by Hideaki Anno could be viewed from
here（jump to niconico channel: Tokyo International Film Festival channel）
“The World of Hideaki Anno” Line-up PDF Download 2.41MB
27th TIFF to Shine a Spotlight on Animation Films: “The World of Hideaki Anno”