Fully supervised by Tonko House Dice Tsutsumi! A book filled with the art of Hollywood’s 3DCG animation “ONI” and the philosophy of Tonko House.
The Netflix original work “ONI ~ Kamiyama no Ori” released in October 2022 was also awarded the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. A 3DCG animation directed by Dice Tsutsumi of Tonko House, who worked on the nominated “The Dam Keeper”.
This is an official art book published in conjunction with the “ONI Exhibition”, an exhibition that will be held at PLAY! MUSEUM from January to April 2023.
The production process of “ONI ~ Kamigamiyama no Onari”, the secrets of the overwhelming visual beauty, the characters, the concept of the world view, etc. are thoroughly explained with plenty of images and production materials.
Also, in a long interview, Daice Tsutsumi, who has pursued a career that can be called the American Dream, including moving to the United States after graduating from high school and joining Pixar, talks about his passion for filmmaking, and the philosophy of Tonko House, which he founded with his sworn friend Robert Kondo.
Includes special interviews with 8 people, including Robert Kondo, screenwriter Mari Okada, and producer Sarah K. Sampson, talking about “ONI”.
A book that can be enjoyed from various perspectives such as animation, illustration, art, design, and life philosophy.
- Release Date:
- February, 2023
Born in Tokyo. He graduated from the School of Visual Arts.
He is in charge of concept art such as “Ice Age” and “Robots” at Lucas Learning and Blue Sky Studios.
In 2007, he was invited by Pixar to work as an art director on “Toy Story 3” and “Monsters University”. In July 2014, he left Pixar to found Tonko House.
His directorial debut, The Dam Keeper, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2015.
In 2021, he became the first Japanese to receive the June Foray Award at the American Annie Awards.
He is also the originator of the project “Sketch Travel,” in which 71 well-known artists draw pictures one by one in a single sketchbook and hand it over to travel around the world.
Dice Tsutsumi‘s books
TONKO HOUSE The art of ONI¥3,080