Vacancy: On Tour Coordinator

The thirteenth edition of the CAMERA JAPAN Festival will take place in October in Rotterdam and Amsterdam. To strengthen our team and to help us create another great festival experience, we are looking for an On Tour Coordinator. Please note that all positions in the CAMERA JAPAN team are on a voluntary basis. In return, […]

2016 CAMERA JAPAN Audience Award

The 2016 CAMERA JAPAN Audience Award goes to ….. Flying Colors ビリギャル from director DOI Nobuhiro 土井裕泰 After the final count of votes from Amsterdam, the top five audience favorites were: 1. Flying Colors 2. Fukushima Mon Amour 3. Rudolf the Black Cat 4. HK2: Abnormal Crisis 5. The Mohican Comes Home  

2016 CAMERA JAPAN Timeline / Blokkenschema

Two and a half days to go… and here it is, only one click away. The blokkenschema! That essential tool for navigating the 2016 CAMERA JAPAN Festival. BLOKKENSCHEMA The calico cat by Studio MAKY is a bonus. Picture yourself lounging on it at LantarenVenster with pen in one hand and the timeline in the other. […]

Lowlife Love Screening on September 9

Come get your pre-festival fix of Japanese film and soak up some of the Japanese vibes at Shofukan in Rotterdam this Friday evening. We have a black comedy lined up for you. Lowlife Love, 2015, is a satirical depiction of the bottom layer of the Japanese film industry “populated by rebels, failures, wannabes and gangsters.” […]

Anime Day Screening on June 26

In cooperation with The Japan Foundation and the Embassy of Japan in the Netherlands, CAMERA JAPAN presents a full day of anime by Studio 4ºC at the Japanese cultural centre Shofukan in Rotterdam on Sunday 26 June. In cooperation with The Japan Foundation and the Embassy of Japan in the Netherlands, CAMERA JAPAN presents a […]

Makeup Room Screening 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. Director MORIKAWA, who worked in adult video for many years, taunts his own […]

Our Family Screening on April 1

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. The film revolves around a mother who is diagnosed with cancer and is told she […]