CALL FOR APPLICATION: Travel Support for Attendees to the 2019 AAS-in-Asia Conference in Bangkok in JULY 2019

CALL FOR APPLICATION (Thailand – Lao PDR and Cambodia): Announcement of the Japan Foundation Travel Support for Attendees to the 2019 AAS-in-Asia Conference in Bangkok, Thailand that will be held on July 1st – 4th, 2019. 

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is a scholarly, non-political, non-profit professional association open to all persons interested in Asia and the study of Asia. 

The Japan Foundation is now calling for the application of those emerging scholars who are teaching about Japan at the educational institutions; and those scholars who are to be participated in the accepted panel sessions at the conference.

For those who are interested in applying for this travel supports, please read carefully the Application Instructions and submit the following documents by e-mail to the Japan Foundation, Bangkok.

 The deadline is February 15th, 2019 (Fri.).

For more information visit the below:
www.jfbkk.or.th/english-call-for-application-thailand-myanmar-lao-pdr-and-cambodia-announcement-of-the-japan-foundation-travel-support-for-attendees-to-the-2019-aas-in-asia-conference-in-ba/?lang=en

Mirai no Mirai / “ມິໄລ” ມະຫັດສະຈັນສອງໄວ

Synopsis

 ເດັກຊາຍຊື່ວ່າ Kun ໄດ້ໄປພົບກັບສວນແຫ່ງເວດມົນ ແລ້ວເຮັດໃຫ້ລາວສາມາດໄປທ່ອງທ່ຽວຂ້າມຜ່ານເວລາໄປພົບນ້ອງສາວຊື່ Mirai ໃນໂລກອະນາຄົດ ໃນຂະນະທີ່ພໍ່ແມ່ຂອງເຂົາເອົາເວລາໄປເບີ່່ງນ້ອງສາວທີ່ຍັງນ້ອຍ.


A young boy called Kun encounters a magical garden which enables him to travel through time and met his future sister, Mirai. starts to misbehave when his mom spends all her time with her newborn…

ONE CUT OF THE DEAD / ຊ້ອມບີ້ກັດຢ່າຢຸດຖ່າຍ

Synopsis

ການຖ່າຍຮູບເງົາຜີຊ່ອມບີ້ໃນສາງຮ້າງແຫ່ງໜຶ່ງເປັນເວລາ 37 ນາທີ ໂດຍບໍ່ມີການຕັດຕໍ່, ສຸດທ້າຍກໍ່ສາມາດສ້າງຮູບເງົາໃຫ້ສຳເລັດໄດ້ດ້ວຍການຮ່ວມມືສາມັກຄີກັນຂອງທີມງານທັງໝົດ ຊຶ່ງເປັນຮູບເງົາຕະຫຼົກອີກແບບໜຶ່ງ.


Starting off in a run-down, abandoned warehouse with a non-stop one-take 37-minute shot, the film then completely switches direction and turns the zombie genre completely upside down into a charming, audience-friendly comedy!

Inuyashiki / ພໍ່ລຸງຫຸ່ນຍົນຜູ້ພິທັກໂລກ

Synopsis

ລຸງ Inuyashiki ແລະ ໜຸ່ມນັກຮຽນຊື່ Shishikami ໄດ້ຖືກລະເບີດຈາກຍານມະນຸດຕ່າງດ້າວ,ຫຼັງຈາກຕື່່ນຂື໊ນມາທັງສອງກໍ່ມາຮູ້ວ່າຮ່າງກາຍສາມາດແປງເປັນຫຸ່ນຍົນ ແລະ ມີພະລັງພິເສດ,ທັງສອງມີເປົ້າໝາຍຕ່າງກັນ ພໍ່ລຸງໃຊ້ເພື່ອປົກປ້ອງຄົນ, ແຕ່ Shishikami ແມ່ນໃຊ້ເພື່ອທຳລາຍຜູ້ຄົນ.


An alien encounter changes two characters into indestructible cyborgs. While one decides to use his new superpowers to save human lives, the other uses to torture and murder innocents…

Laughing Under the Clouds / ເຍີ້ຍຟ້າທ້າເມກ

Synopsis

ໃນຕອນທ້າຍຂອງຍຸກຊາມູໄລ ແລະ ລັດຖະບານ Meiji ໄດ້ຖືກສ້າງຕັ້ງຂື້ນໃນປີ 1868. ໄດ້ມີຕຳນານຂອງງູຍັກທີ່ມີພະລັງພິເສດໄດ້ຟື້ນຂື້ນມາທຸກໆ 300 ປີ ເພື່ອທຳລາຍປະເທດ, 3 ອ້າຍນ້ອງໄດ້ຕໍ່ສູ້ເພື່ອນຳຄວາມສະຫງົບມາສູ່ປະເທດ.


At the time is the end of Samurai era and the new Meiji government is founded in 1868. Legend has it that a gigantic snake which has a special power revives every 300 years and brings harm to the country. Three young brothers stand up to prevent the snake from coming back to life…

Lu over the wall

Synopsis

ເດັກໜຸ່ມນັກຮຽນມໍປາຍ ຊື່ວ່າ Kai ທີ່ພໍ່-ແມ່ແຍກທາງກັນຊຶ່ງມັກໃນການແຕ່ງເພັງ ໄດ້ຖືກຊັກຊວນຈາກໝູ່ສະໜິດ 2 ຄົນ ເພື່ອໄປດິນແດນເງືອກ.ແລ້ວໄດ້ໄປພົບກັບ “Lu” ນາງເງືອກນ້ອຍມະຫັດສະຈັນທີ່ຮັກໃນການຮ້ອງເພັງ ແລະ ການເຕັ້ນ…


Middle school student, Kai ends up in a declining fishing town as a result of his parent’s divorce. Depressed, he is one day invited by a classmate to join their band. Kai reluctantly goes to the practice spot on Mermaid Island where he meets Lu, a young mermaid…

Lao filmmaker receives “special mention” award at Talents Tokyo 2018

“Talents Tokyo 2018” was held from November 19 to 24, 2018 in Tokyo.  A Lao filmmaker Mr. Xaisongkham Induangchanthy, who was invited by the Japan Foundation Asia Center, has just been awarded a “Special Mention” for his directed work “Raising a Beast.”

This year 15 upcoming promising filmmakers and producers, film experts presented his or her project and Mr. Xaisongkham was selected for the “Special Mention”  as the first awardee from Laos.

For more information visit the below:
https://talents-tokyo.jp/2018/news/results-talents-tokyo-award-2018


Visual Documentary Project 2018 – Announcement of Winners!

Visual Documentary Project 2018 received 117 works from across Southeast Asia under the theme of “Popular Culture in Southeast Asia.”  Out of the works, 5 are selected. We will screen those works in Kyoto and Tokyo this December. Also, directors and team members will be invited to Japan for the screening and have a talk and discussion with commentators.
For more visit the below:
https://jfac.jp/en/culture/news/n-vdp2018-winners/

“Talents Tokyo 2018” ໂປແກມຄົ້ນຫາຜູ້ສ້າງ ແລະ ຜູ້ຜະລິດຮູບເງົາໄວໜຸ່ມ ຈາກອາຊ້ຽນ ແລະ ອາຊີຕາເວັນອອກ-“Talents Tokyo 2018” – Looking for Young Filmmakers & Producers from East and Southeast Asia

“Talents Tokyo 2018” ຈະໄດ້ຈັດຂື້ນຕັ້ງແຕ່ວັນທີ 19 ຫາ 24 ພະຈິກ ປີ 2018 ນີ້ ທີ່ໂຕກຽວ. ຊຶ່ງໃນປີນີ້ ທ່ານ. ໄຊສົງຄາມ ອິນດວງຈັນທີ ຊຶ່ງເປັນຜູ້ອຳນວຍການສ້າງຮູບເງົາທີ່ເປັນຄົນລາວໄດ້ຖືກຄັດເລືອກໃຫ້ເຂົ້າຮ່ວມເຊັ່ນກັນ.
ຂໍ້ມູນເພີ່ມເຕີມເຂົ້າໄປອ່ານທີ່:
ໂຮມເພກທາງການ: https://talents-tokyo.jp/
ໂຄງຮ່າງຂອງໂຄງການ: https://talents-tokyo.jp/2018/talents-tokyo/introduction

“Talents Tokyo 2018” will be held from November 19 to 24, 2018 in Tokyo.  A Lao filmmaker Mr. Xaisongkham Induangchanthy has been selected as a participant of the “Talents Tokyo 2018.”  Bringing together 15 upcoming promising filmmakers and producers will share their experiences through lectures. Each participant will have the benefit of presenting his/her own project. Four experts and local industry professionals will analyze each project on its various aspects, such as directing, producing and investment viability.
This year, a film produced by our alumnus SHAN Zuolong (TT 2011) has been selected to Cannes Film Festival. This film was selected as one of the awarded projects of Next Masters Support Program, an initiative to support Talents Tokyo alumni.

Official homepage: https://talents-tokyo.jp/

Program Outline: https://talents-tokyo.jp/2018/talents-tokyo/introduction