AnimeFest to Host Animatrix Co-Director Koji Morimoto in Dallas
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Planners of Dallas' AnimeFest announced on Monday that this year's convention will host the Animatrix co-director Koji Morimoto. The event will take place at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel from August 31 to September 3.
Morimoto has worked as an anime director, filmmaker, visual creator, and art director. He was involved with television anime series, films, and original video projects including Akira, Magnetic Rose, Extra, Ai Monogatari, Macross Plus, and Tekkonkinkreet. He directed the Beyond segment in The Animatrix.
As a founding member, Morimoto worked at the Studio 4°C from 1989 to 2011. He now helms the new Φphy creative team as Executive Art Director. The studio produces anime but also creates other works.