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FILM COMMITTEE RECEIVES INDUSTRY AWARD

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From left: Committee board liason David Satterwhite, Mori and Severns with Kohei Ando, who bestowed the award. (photo by Mance Thompson)

The FCCJ’s Film Committee was honored at a ceremony in early March with a Cine-Culture Club Award for its “contributions to the development of cinema culture” and its “domestic and international promotion of Japanese cinema.” Sponsored by the Japan Fashion Association, it was among a number of commendations given across a range of fields, including product and technology development, cultural activitiesand regional promotions. The award was accepted by Film Committee Chair Karen Severns and her partner Koichi Mori, who have together coordinated over 150 film screenings with more than 300 Q&A guests over the past 10 years.

 

NUMBER 1 SHIMBUN COLLECTS DESIGN AWARD

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Cutting open Kim Jong-un’s head wins Number 1 Shimbun an award – or at least the illustrative representation of such on our November 2016 cover about the journalists analyzing North Korea has done so. Designer Andrew Pothecary submitted the cover to the Society of Publication Designers (SPD) Annual Design Competition and achieved a “Merit” win. The New York-based SPD has been running for 52 years and is “dedicated to promoting and encouraging excellence in editorial design.” This year’s jury was co-chaired by designers from Condé Naste Traveler and Texas Monthly and included 36 jury members including design, illustrator and photographic representatives from the New Yorker to Popular Mechanics.

 

 

 

 

 

Published in: April 2017

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