Vacancy: Social Media Officer

Vacancy: Social Media Officer

Social Media Officer For the eleventh edition of the CAMERA JAPAN Festival, we are looking for a Social Media Officer to strengthen our team. The position is part of the friendly and supportive CAMERA JAPAN...read more
Vacancy: Press Officer

Vacancy: Press Officer

The eleventh edition of the CAMERA JAPAN Festival will take place from 6 to 9 October in Rotterdam, and from 14 to 16 October in Amsterdam. To strengthen our team and to help us create...read more
Vacancy: Events Manager

Vacancy: Events Manager

The eleventh edition of the CAMERA JAPAN Festival will take place from 6 to 9 October in Rotterdam, and from 14 to 16 October in Amsterdam. To strengthen our team and to help us create...read more
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Vacancy: Social Media Officer

Vacancy: Social Media Officer
Social Media Officer For the eleventh edition of the CAMERA JAPAN Festival, we are looking for a Social Media Officer to strengthen our team. The position is part of the friendly and supportive CAMERA JAPAN communications team. Please note that all positions in the CAMERA JAPAN team are on a voluntary basis. In return we...read more
Social Media Officer For the eleventh edition of the CAMERA...read more

Anime Screening in Rotterdam on June 26, 2016

Anime Screening in Rotterdam on June 26, 2016
In cooperation with The Japan Foundation and the Embassy of Japan in the Netherlands, CAMERA JAPAN presents a full day of anime by Studio 4ÂșC at the Japanese cultural centre Shofukan in Rotterdam on Sunday 26 June. Tickets are 5 euros for the whole film programme. Doors open at 13:00. The first film starts at...read more
In cooperation with The Japan Foundation and the Embassy of...read more

Vacancy: Press Officer

Vacancy: Press Officer
The eleventh edition of the CAMERA JAPAN Festival will take place from 6 to 9 October in Rotterdam, and from 14 to 16 October in Amsterdam. To strengthen our team and to help us create another great festival experience, we are looking for a Press Officer. Please note that all positions in the CAMERA JAPAN...read more
The eleventh edition of the CAMERA JAPAN Festival will take...read more

Makeup Room screening at Shofukan on June 10

Makeup Room screening at Shofukan on June 10
On Friday 10 June, Makeup Room (2015) will screen at Shofukan in Rotterdam at 8 pm. A unique comedy by MORIKAWA Kei, the film features a finely nuanced performance by MORITA Aki as the makeup artist as well as some hilarious dialog. See the full film page here. The film is subtitled in English. Tickets...read more
On Friday 10 June, Makeup Room (2015) will screen at...read more

Vacancy: Events Manager

Vacancy: Events Manager
The eleventh edition of the CAMERA JAPAN Festival will take place from 6 to 9 October in Rotterdam, and from 14 to 16 October in Amsterdam. To strengthen our team and to help us create another great festival experience, we are looking for an Events Manager Please note that all positions in the CAMERA JAPAN...read more
The eleventh edition of the CAMERA JAPAN Festival will take...read more

Our Family Screening in Rotterdam on April 1, 2016

Our Family Screening in Rotterdam on April 1, 2016
We are not kidding! CAMERA JAPAN is launching the 2016 season of Japanese film on April 1 with a screening of Our Family by director Ishii Yuya in the familiar surroundings of the Shofukan Japanese Cultural Center at Charloisse Kerksingel. Tickets are 5 euros at the door. Doors open at 19:00. The film starts at...read more
We are not kidding! CAMERA JAPAN is launching the 2016...read more

The 2015 CAMERA JAPAN Audience Award

The 2015 CAMERA JAPAN Audience Award
The tenth edition of the CAMERA JAPAN Festival is pleased to present the winner of this year’s Audience Award. After counting up and averaging all the votes from the festival screenings in Rotterdam and Amsterdam, the winner is… Kakekomi (2015) Kakekomi is an Edo jidaigeki (Edo period drama) directed by HARADA Masato and starring TODA...read more
The tenth edition of the CAMERA JAPAN Festival is pleased...read more

More CAMERA JAPAN 2015 Festival Impressions

More CAMERA JAPAN 2015 Festival Impressions
We are very pleased to present this short and punchy impression of the tenth edition of the CAMERA JAPAN Festival. This video was shot and edited by Maurice de Bruijne who also scored the soundtrack using drums from different taiko performances and effects from the soundtrack by composer HAYASHI Hikaru for the Japanese classic film...read more
We are very pleased to present this short and punchy...read more

CAMERA JAPAN 2015 Impressions

CAMERA JAPAN 2015 Impressions
Every year CAMERA JAPAN works with a number of photographers and videographers to capture the festival in still and moving images. You have already seen some of these photographs on this website and on our social media channels and there will be more photos to enjoy and remember the festival by as soon as we...read more
Every year CAMERA JAPAN works with a number of photographers...read more

Voting for the 2015 Audience Award

Voting for the 2015 Audience Award
We are pleased to announce the current standings for the CAMERA JAPAN 2015 Audience Award. After counting all the votes for the films that showed at LantarenVenster in Rotterdam from September 24 to 27, the top ten films out of the total 35 films in competition are: 1. 0.5 mm 2. Our Little Sister 3....read more
We are pleased to announce the current standings for the...read more

More Photos from CAMERA JAPAN 2015

More Photos from CAMERA JAPAN 2015
Sundays at CAMERA JAPAN start with our legendary Film Brunch. This year the menu featured added sunshine! The perfect match for Hibiscus Hotel, a feelgood tale filmed in sunny Okinawa. On Sundays we also have a programme for our littlest fans on Kids’ Day. Another sell-out with fifty kids joining in the fun and keeping...read more
Sundays at CAMERA JAPAN start with our legendary Film Brunch....read more

First Days of CAMERA JAPAN 2015

First Days of CAMERA JAPAN 2015
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2015 Official Opening Ceremony in Pictures

2015 Official Opening Ceremony in Pictures
On Thursday September 24, the 10th anniversary edition of the CAMERA JAPAN Festival kicked off with a look back at the past ten years by Alex, Dirk and Yasuo, our three founders, a speech by TSUJI Masaru, Ambassador of Japan to the Netherlands, and the mesmerizing dance performance MERGE. Here are some pictures of what...read more
On Thursday September 24, the 10th anniversary edition of the...read more

2015 Festival Opening Performance

2015 Festival Opening Performance
On September 24, the tenth edition of the CAMERA JAPAN Festival will open with MERGE, an image and sound performance using modern dance and video. Dancer KENZO KUSUDA guides the audience across a visual world of projections, animations and sounds. His body and its shadow fuse with the projected images. A sensuous stream of images...read more
On September 24, the tenth edition of the CAMERA JAPAN...read more