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J.J. Koester

Film Producer in Tokyo

Getting a Footing, Footage in Tokyo

PRESENTED ON FEB 20, 2015
IN TOKYO @ VOL 122

J.J. Koester talks about IceBlock film, a group of freelancers that focus on filmmaking. He talks about the creative projects and works they have already done and more projects they will do in the future in Tokyo. 

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My Tokyo

BY GERALD ESCALANTE
@ VOL 54 ON JUL 30, 2008

A glimpse of Gerald's graphic design and stunning photography www.geraldescalante.com
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Tokyo in Sketches

BY ADRIAN HOGAN
@ VOL 108 ON NOV 06, 2013

A few years ago, Adrian Hogan went to Aomori, Japan and taught English for one year. During that time, he developed a habit of drawing his students. Here he shows us his work and how it has evolved over the years. Now he works as a freelance illustrator in Tokyo.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 22, 2013.

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A Crash Course in Independent Filmmaking

BY KRISTIN WRIGHT
@ VOL 20 ON OCT 04, 2013

Kristin Wright teaches us how to be an independent filmmaker. She talks about how to write stories, the challenges of film direction, and what's involved in production. Kristin touches on the good and bad points of being an independent filmmaker and gives us some tips on how to make the most of your work.

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Getting Out, Getting Animated

BY SIMON HOWE
@ VOL 22 ON MAR 04, 2014

"Collective Creativity is something I am increasingly interested in and a part of."

In "Getting Out, Getting Animated" from PechaKucha Night Melbourne Vol. 22 Simon Howe shares how he started out working behind the scenes in a film-based theater, but as technology caught up with him, he was forced to look to other avenues for work. Simon talks about his trials and triumphs, on working in a creative group, and his work in animation.  

 

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Hors Pistes Tokyo

BY ANTONIN GAULTIER
@ VOL 114 ON MAY 28, 2014

Antonin Gaultier discusses a few of the films to be shown at the Hors Pistes film festival in Tokyo later this month. This year's theme is discovery, introducing a diverse selection of films from around the globe. With 36 films in 13 days and events held in 7 different venues across Tokyo, Hors Pistes sounds like an event not to be missed!

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Filmmaking in Turkey - Redefining the Image

BY MANUEL INACKER
@ VOL 1 ON JUL 04, 2014

Manuel Inacker, freelance filmmaker and journalist, was strongly influenced by his studies and time spent in Turkey in his pursuit of imagery and how these visual expressions influence our collective memory.  In his talk, he explains with various visual examples of how images and films shaped his ideas for his own short film project named KOZA.
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Stuck on Film

BY JESSE FREEMAN
@ VOL 120 ON DEC 16, 2014

Jesse Freeman is a photographer/filmmaker based in Japan, and in this presentation he takes us on a tour of the film projects he has produced, and also shares some of the things that have inspired and informed his work.

 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 5, 2015.

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Rare Model

BY ADAM ROTHSTEIN
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 01, 2016

Speaker Adam Rothstein talks about the making of his science fiction film and everything that goes into the process.

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Filmmaking in Cowboy Land

BY FABIAN HEE
@ VOL 2 ON APR 01, 2016

Fabian Hee offers a sneek-peek into the non-glamorous production process behind funny YouTube videos and short movies and on how to churn out screen-worthy videos on a low budget and still get somewhere!