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.
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!
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…
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…
“Mekong-Japan Exchange Year 2019” starts from 1 January and continue until 31 December 2019. Its purpose is to further promote the relationship between Japan and the Mekong region countries (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam).
For more information visit the below: https://www.mofa.go.jp/s_sa/sea1/page25e_000214.html
“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:
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” 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.