Animation & 360 Forum

  • Jablonskyte, Roberta (Projektdeltager)
  • Thorning, Morten Harpøth (Projektleder)
  • Bragard, Clemence (Projektleder)



The Animation & 360 Forum will bring together top key players of both Denmark’s and Japan’s animation, entertainment, publishing, games, and interactive industries, dealing with hot topics around globalization and cultural exchange.
The audience of the event will include professionals, students, and researchers, enjoying an exclusive platform and unique conditions to get the issues and
opportunities of the contemporary industry of art, listening to speakers who will interact with each other, with the specific ambition of initiating new dialogues and addressing the complementarity of both markets.
The Animation & 360 Forum will address the complementarity of the Japanese and Danish/European markets, highlight current and potential partnerships, think the knowledge exchange and co-productions as viable alternatives to the extensive subcontracting practices which are a challenge for the animation industry, especially young professionals, in the era of globalization.
The program will be composed of several talks, covering hot topics by world renowned artists, scholars and leaders from Japan and Denmark industries.
The Animation & 360 Forum aims to have as speakers and guests, some key players such as:
♦ Mr. Shuzo Shiota, Polygon Pictures/President
♦ Mr. Toshiaki Okuno, OLM/OLM Digital/President
♦ Mr. Hiroaki Matsuura, Ultra Super Pictures and Sanjigen/President
♦ Mrs. Kazuko Ishikawa, Nippon Animation/President and AJA (Association of Japanese
♦ Animation)/Chairperson
♦ Ms. Norikko Matsumoto, Dwarf/Executive Producer (TV commercial and character license business
♦ experts, recently working with Amazon Prime Video in U.S.)
♦ Mr. Akira Fujita, Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions/Board Director
♦ Mr. Hyoe Narita, VIZ Europe/President
♦ Mr. Naoki Iwasa, Nippon Television Network Corp./Executive Producer
♦ Mr. Kenji Saito, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corp./Executive Producer
And leaders from some major Danish companies such as Lego, Nørlum, A Film, Copenhagen Bombay, Ghost, Egmont, IO Games, Kiloo, Nimbus Films, Wil Films, Nice Ninja, and the Viborg-based Sybo.
Effektiv start/slut dato02/01/1729/09/17


  • VIA (leder)
  • The Embassy of Japan in Denmark (Projektpartner)
  • The Embassy of Denmark in Japan (Projektpartner)
  • Danish Ministry of Business (Projektpartner)
  • Kulturministeriet (Projektpartner)
  • Viborg Kommune (Projektpartner)
  • Det Danske Filminstitut (Projektpartner)
  • Aarhus 2017 - Europæisk Kulturhovedstad (Projektpartner)
  • The EU Japan Fest Committee (Projektpartner)
  • Arsenalet (Projektpartner)


  • Æstetik, design og medier


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