Ottawa International Animation Festival Podcast

Episode 29: TAC 2008 Panel: Japan in Focus

Nov. 26, 2008

Japan is a market that has been self-sufficient for years, but many Japanese producers there are seeing the need to enter the global market. This panel examined ways that Japanese producers can work with their North American counterparts. What business models already exist? How have North American producers been working and getting around the system? What is a road map for the small to mid level companies working together? Is it even possible?

Speakers: Eric Calderon, CEO/Concept Creator/Script Writer, Wild Boar Media; Doug Murphy, President, EVP and GM of Corus Kids, Nelvana Ltd.; Shuzo John Shiota, President & CEO, Polygon Pictures; Moderated By: Anthony Jiwa, Director of Marketing, Studio B Productions neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.