The unique style of illustrator and independent animator Kōji Yamamura has been recognized internationally with his Mt. Head short being nominated for the Academy Award for Animated Short Film—nominated and winning Cristal d'Annecy, and his A Country Doctor being recognized with the Ottawa Grand Prize and Ōfuji Noburō Award.
His latest short, Muybridge's Strings, pays tribute to Eadweard Muybridge, inventor of an early motion picture device called a zoopraxiscope.
The 12-minute short will be playing at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography on September 17th.
DVD collection Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor and other Fantastic Films by Koji Yamamura was released in North America by Zeitgeist Films.