Are you an anime fan living on the Gold Coast or nearby? You will most certainly feel special with the Gold Coast Film Festival having several events catered towards the fan of anime. While the event starts on the 21st of October, they have opened an Anime Exhibit right now at Robina Community Center which will be open until the 27th. 90% of the content there will be work from Makoto Shinkai’s “Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below” by Makoto Shinkai including:
- Original concept drawings by Makoto Shinkai.
- High resolution stills from the film showcasing Makoto Shinkai’s visually stunning background landscapes for which he is famous.
- Original background concept art by the Background Art Director.
- Original character concept art by the Animation Director.
- Original Layouts with hand written revisions by Makoto Shinkai, further draft and final film still. Showing the animation process in great detail.
- Original storyboards attaching animation to script.
Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below is an anime movie produced by Makoto Shinkai, and has been nominated for Best Animated Feature Film at this year’s Asia Pacific Screen Awards. Better yet is that if you are at the exhibition hall at 2:30pm on the 25th November you will be able to hear Noritaka Kawaguchi, a producer of the film speak about it. Afterwards, at 7pm they will be holding the Australian Premiere of the film at Australia Fair.
Other works by the team of Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below include the highly popular film 5 Centimeters per Second and The Place Promised in Our Early Days.