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"Fig" is a part of the omnibus movie "Tokyo loop", created by 16 artists' short films based on the theme Tokyo. "Fig" is a part by Koji Yamamura. The Tokyo Tower and the window transform themselves into the characters, and roam in the night of Tokyo.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Fig

    Directed by: Koji YAMAMURA

    Born in Japan in 1964, Koji Yamamura graduated from Tokyo Zokei University in 1987 and founded Yamamura Animation, Inc. in 1993. His 2002 short "Mt. Head" was nominated for an Oscar and scored 6 Grand Prix at festivals, including Annecy, Zagreb and Hiroshima. In 2007, his film "Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor" won the Grand Prix in Ottawa. He has also illustrated several children's books, is a sub-chairman for the Japan Animation Association and teaches at Tokyo University of the Arts.

    Country: Japan

    Year of production: 2006

    Running time: 06 min

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used:

  • Credits

    Directed by: Koji YAMAMURA


    Script: Koji Yamamura

    Graphics: Koji Yamamura

    Sets: Koji Yamamura

    Animation: Chie Arai

    Music: Seiichi Yamamoto

    Sound: Koji Kasamatsu

    Editing: Koji Yamamura