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Events - 01.15.2019

An Evening of Animation | Student Works from Japan and the US

An Evening of Animation: Student Works from Japan and the US



6:30 PM – 8:45 PM


JAPAN HOUSE Salon, Level 5



In "An Evening of Animation | Student Works from Japan and the US," visionary young talents from Tokyo University of the Arts (Tokyo Geidai) and the University of Southern California (USC), as well as the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), will unveil their next-generation animated creations at JAPAN HOUSE. The screening will be followed by a live animation concert of "Autumn" from Vivaldi's Four Seasons, performed by students and faculty from Tokyo Geidai.

This program is a part of a two-day program entitled "Visual Euphony: Animation & Music," bringing together emerging talent in the fields of animation and music from both Japan and the United States.

Experience this exciting multimedia collaboration between three universities paving the way for the future of animation and music.


6:00 PM | Doors Open
6:30 PM – 8:20 PM | An Evening of Animation
8:25 PM – 8:45 PM | Live Animation Concert by Tokyo Geidai
                                 Vivaldi’s Four Seasons “Autumn”


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Hosted by: Tokyo University of the Arts (Tokyo Geidai), University of Southern California & JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles, Supported by: The California Institute of the Arts, Technical support by: Center of Innovation Tokyo University of the Arts (Tokyo Geidai), Yamaha Corporation, Sponsored by: All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd., TAKAGI CO., LTD.

Related Program | January 13

In "Vivaldi's 'The Four Seasons' Live Animation Concert," students and faculty from the music departments of Tokyo Geidai and USC, two of the most prestigious music programs in the world, will perform a musical program of The Four Seasons by Vivaldi at The Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo. This event will feature a true visual euphony performance of Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons." Using Yamaha's "score following" technology, an AI program that listens and continually synchronizes the animation with music, each season will be accompanied by animated films by renowned independent animators. Check Event for details.

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