August 13, 2019

NHK WORLD-JAPAN Joins Japan Cuts Hollywood

Japan Cuts Hollywood is proud to announce our newest sponsor/participant NHK WORLD-JAPAN to our film festival happening this November in Hollywood. NHK WORLD-JAPAN will be premiering a new drama at the festival. Japan Cuts Hollywood is very excited to provide our fans the opportunity to experience high-quality Japanese content for the first time at our festival”. In addition, NHK WORLD-JAPAN will be the first media sponsor for Japan Cuts Hollywood.


August 3, 2019

Special screening of “Astro Boy”

On July 30th, Japan America Society of Southern California and JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles co-sponsored 'Astro Boy and the two-way street between Japanese and American Animation' to promote JAPAN CUTS Hollywood in November. With a sold-out audience, we screened an episode of the original 'Astro Boy' followed by a panel with special guest, Macoto Tezka. Thank you to everyone that came and made this event successful!


July 25, 2019

Film submission on has ended

Entry for submission films on has ended on July 25th. We have received overwhelming numbers of submissions from all over the world. Filmmakers will be notified the result by email on August 15th. (PST)

July 23, 2019

Central Hollywood Neighborhood Council joins Japan Cuts Hollywood

Japan America Society of Southern California is pleased to announced “Central Hollywood Neighborhood Council” as a sponsor of Japan Cuts Hollywood film festival. “We are so excited to be working with Central Hollywood Neighborhood Council as it was very important to us to have our film festival in Hollywood. Both organizations will do our best to promote the ever-growing two-way bridge between Japan and Hollywood.”


July 18, 2019

Aurora Borealis Entertainment, Inc. joins Japan Cuts Hollywood as Grand Sponsor

Japan Cuts Hollywood Film Festival adds Tokyo based sponsor. The Japan American Society of Southern California is excited to welcome Aurora Borealis Entertainment as a grand sponsor for the inaugural Japan Cuts Film Festival, Nov. 1-3, in Los Angeles. Executive producers for the Japan-based production company have a distinguished 20-year history of producing stellar original TV programs for several major networks to include FOX, the National Geographic Channel, NBC Universal, A+E Networks, and the History Channel, as well as independent films. “We are honored to be a part of a film festival that will bridge the creative communities of Hollywood and Tokyo,” said Daniel Smith, an Executive Producer at ABE. That sentiment was echoed by fellow ABE Executive Producer Gudni Gudnason. “We see the Japan Cuts Hollywood Film Festival developing as one of the preeminent platforms to showcase outstanding works and talent that is coming out of Japan.”


July 17, 2019

SHIHO appointed to Japan Cuts Hollywood ambassador


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