- out of competition
Stop-motion (animated objects, puppets, clay animation, etc.)
Short film made for kids
Shimajiro is a mischievous little tiger boy living in a quiet forest. When he falls into a hole, many of the forest’ s residents try to help him. But, when they fail to
pull him out of the hole, Shimajiro takes his frustration out on them and hurts their feelings.
The director was born in 1972 in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.After graduating from Musashino Art University, he became a graphic designer at an advertising production company. He then left this job and became a freelance film director. He has worked on the production of numerous commercials in Japan. While working on these commercials he set out to produce experimental films.