Ryu, Kato

Ryu, Kato

Given name: 加藤
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Birthday: Unknown
Website: http://ryukato.net/inde...
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Born in Akita, Japan in 1980. Graduated Tama Art University graphic design department in 2004. Graduated Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music design department master course in 2007. As an independent animator he made many short films. He is a versatile creator, he is also a music composer, he made some music videos for the rock band People In The Box. He uses different animation techniques, like sketchy hand-drawings, shadow play, stop motion and often water paint on glass. His works are dream-like.

He has won some awards:
2007 [THE CLOCKWORK CITY] Kichijoji Animated Film Festival grand prize,
2007 [around] ASK? Film Festival grand prize,
2008 [THE CLOCKWORK CITY] Tokyo International Anime Fair excellent prize,
2008 [around] INTERNATIONAL YOUNG FILMMAKERS FESTIVAL GRANADA Experiment movie section grand prize.

His works were selected in many other festivals, like Annecy International Animated Film Festival, Zagreb International Animated Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, Japan Media Art Festival.
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galimx | Jan 28, 6:03 AM
I like this dudes short experimental animations.


Darkconfidant7 | Dec 17, 2015 10:14 PM
His works are superb and extremely unpopular which is really unfortunate for all the great work he has done.


_HeroKenzan_ | Jun 3, 2015 10:29 AM
I really liked Yodaka no Hoshi and Calm.
I guess if van Gogh would work on animation...it would look like this. :D


PhKay | Mar 2, 2015 10:09 PM
Accidently stumbled across his youtube channel. Really glad i did! He has won some awards for a reason...


nekomimibadiknew | Nov 11, 2014 3:14 AM
I dont think he made this page for himself lol


Jodyqt | Jun 12, 2014 5:55 PM
Like your work, hope to see more of it.


IntroverTurtle | Oct 23, 2013 10:35 AM
The art in this guy's works is amazing. Just like his bio says, they are dreamlike. Especially Around and Dance, dance, dance.


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