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Satoko Okudera
Satoko Okudera (奥寺 佐渡子, Okudera Satoko, born 1966 in Iwate Prefecture) is a Japanese screenwriter. She is known for her screenplays in both the live-action and anime mediums. Her 1995 screenplay for Gakkō no kaidan was nominated for the Japan Academy Prize. She is best known for her collaborations with anime director Mamoru Hosoda.Contents1 Career 2 Awards 3 Works 4 References 5 External linksCareer[edit] A graduate of the Literature Department of Tokai University
Tokai University
in Tokyo, Okudera did not originally consider a career in screenwriting. Instead, she worked for an oil company until 1991, after which she quit her job and became a full-time writer.[1] After over a decade of work in live-action film and television, Okudera was offered her first animation project: adapting Yasutaka Tsutsui's novel Toki o Kakeru Shōjo for director Mamoru Hosoda
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Iwate Prefecture
Iwate Prefecture
Iwate Prefecture
(岩手県, Iwate-ken) is a prefecture in the Tōhoku region of Japan
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Mainichi Film Concours
The Mainichi Film
Film
Awards (毎日映画コンクール, Mainichi Eiga Konkūru) are a series of annual film awards, sponsored by Mainichi Shinbun (毎日新聞), one of the largest newspaper companies in Japan, since 1946. Awards[edit]Mainichi Film
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International Standard Name Identifier
The International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI) is an identifier for uniquely identifying the public identities of contributors to media content such as books, television programmes, and newspaper articles. Such an identifier consists of 16 digits. It can optionally be displayed as divided into four blocks. ISNI can be used to disambiguate names that might otherwise be confused, and links the data about names that are collected and used in all sectors of the media industries. It was developed under the auspices of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as Draft International Standard 27729; the valid standard was published on 15 March 2012
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Hayao Miyazaki
Hayao Miyazaki
Hayao Miyazaki
(宮崎 駿, Miyazaki Hayao, born January 5, 1941) is a Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter, animator, author, and manga artist. A co-founder of Studio Ghibli, a film and animation studio, he has attained international acclaim as a masterful storyteller and as a maker of anime feature films, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest animation directors. Born in Bunkyō
Bunkyō
Ward of Tokyo, Miyazaki expressed interest in manga and animation from an early age, and he joined Toei Animation
Toei Animation
in 1963. During his early years at Toei Animation
Toei Animation
he worked as an in-between artist and later collaborated with director Isao Takahata. Notable films to which Miyazaki contributed at Toei include Doggie March and Gulliver's Travels Beyond the Moon
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IMDb
IMDb
IMDb
(Internet Movie Database) is an online database of information related to films, television programs, home videos, video games, and streaming content online – including cast, production crew and personal biographies, plot summaries, trivia, fan and critical reviews, and ratings. An additional fan feature, message boards, was abandoned in February 2017
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Anime News Network
Anime
Anime
News
News
Network (ANN) is an anime industry news website that reports on the status of anime, manga, video games, Japanese popular music and other related cultures within North America, Australia, South East Asia
South East Asia
and Japan
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Locarno International Film Festival
The Locarno
Locarno
Festival (formerly called the Festival del film Locarno and commonly referred to as the Locarno
Locarno
Film Festival) is an annual film festival held every August in Locarno, Switzerland. Founded in 1946, it is one of the longest-running film festivals,[1] and is also known for being a prestigious platform for art house films.[2] The festival screens films in various competitive and non-competitive sections, including feature-length narrative and documentary, short, avant-garde, and retrospective programs. The Piazza Grande section is held in one of the world’s largest open-air screening venues, seating 8,000 spectators.[3] The top prize of the Festival is the Golden Leopard, awarded to the best film in the International Competition
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Screenwriter
A screenplay writer (also called screenwriter for short), scriptwriter or scenarist is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs, comics or video games, are based.Contents1 Profession 2 Film
Film
industry 3 Script doctoring 4 Development process 5 Production involvement 6 Union 7 See also 8 ReferencesProfession[edit] Screenwriting
Screenwriting
is a freelance profession. No education is required to become a professional screenwriter, just good storytelling abilities and imagination. Screenwriters are not hired employees but contracted freelancers. Most, if not all, screenwriters start their careers writing on speculation (spec) and so write without being hired or paid for it. If such a script is sold, it is called a spec script
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Bibliothèque Nationale De France
The Bibliothèque nationale de France
France
(BnF, English: National Library of France; French: [bi.bli.jɔ.tɛk na.sjɔ.nal də fʁɑ̃s]) is the national library of France, located in Paris. It is the national repository of all that is published in France
France
and also holds extensive historical collections.Contents1 History 2 New buildings 3 Mission 4 Manuscript
Manuscript
collection 5 Digital library 6 List of directors6.1 1369–1792 6.2 1792–present7 Films about the library 8 Famous patrons 9 See also 10 References 11 Further reading 12 External linksHistory[edit] The National Library of France
France
traces its origin to the royal library founded at the Louvre Palace
Louvre Palace
by Charles V in 1368
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Makai Tensho
Makai Tensho (魔界転生, Makai Tenshō, Hell Reincarnation) is a historical fantasy novel by Futaro Yamada. It is a tale in which Mori Sōiken resurrects other dead historical figures to overthrow the Shogunate, while Yagyū Jūbei Mitsuyoshi rises to fight him and his warriors of the dead.Contents1 Plot 2 Characters 3 Adaptations3.1 Film 3.2 Manga 3.3 Others4 External linksPlot[edit] The tale starts in the Tokugawa shogunate
Tokugawa shogunate
when Yui Shōsetsu meets the old Mori Sōiken, who in the story had survived to the Shimabara rebellion and learned the dark arts of ninpou in order to get his revenge. Knowing they both wish for the dethroning of the shogun, Soiken forms an alliance with Shosetsu and reveals a spell devised by him, the Makai Tensho, which can rise dead people as his puppets
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Konsento
Konsento (コンセント) is a Japanese thriller film released in 2001 and directed by Shun Nakahara. It is based on the bestseller novel of the same title by Randy Taguchi. Main cast[edit] Miwako Ichikawa - Yuki Asakura Miho Tsumiki - Ritsuko Houka Kinoshita - Takayuki Asakura Masahiko Akuta - Dr. Kunisada Mantarô Koichi - Yamagishi Jun Murakami - Jun MurakamiExternal links[edit] Konsento on IMDbThis article related to a Japanese film of the 2000s is a stub
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Yokohama Film Festival
The Yokohama
Yokohama
Film Festival (ヨコハマ映画祭, Yokohama
Yokohama
eigasai) is an annual awards ceremony held in Yokohama, Japan. Ten films are chosen as the best of the year and various awards are given to personnel. The first festival, held on February 3, 1980, was a small affair by fans and film critics[1]
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Système Universitaire De Documentation
The système universitaire de documentation or SUDOC is a system used by the libraries of French universities and higher education establishments to identify, track and manage the documents in their possession. The catalog, which contains more than 10 million references, allows students and researchers to search for bibliographical and location information in over 3,400 documentation centers. It is maintained by the Bibliographic Agency for Higher Education [fr] (ABES).External links[edit] Official website This article relating to library science or information science is a stub
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Toki O Kakeru Shōjo
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (Toki wo Kakeru Shōjo (時をかける少女, literally "Time-Soaring Girl")) is a science fiction novel by Yasutaka Tsutsui. It tells the story of a high-school girl who accidentally acquires the ability to time travel. Originally serialised in seven installments in two of Gakken's secondary school student-aimed magazines, beginning in Chūgaku Sannen Course in November 1965 and ending in Taka Ichi Course in May 1966,[1] and first published as a book in 1967 by Kadokawa Shoten, it has gone on to become one of Tsutsui's most popular works and has been reinterpreted in other media many times, the most famous internationally being a 1983 live action film directed by Nobuhiko Ōbayashi and a 2006 traditional animation film directed by Mamoru Hosoda
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Anime
Anime
Anime
(/ˈænəˌmeɪ/ (Japanese: アニメ, [aɲime] ( listen), plural: anime))[a] is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan. The word anime is the Japanese term for animation, which means all forms of animated media.[1] Outside Japan, anime refers specifically to animation from Japan
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