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Directed by Robert Kondo, Daisuke ‘Dice’ Tsutsum

Short Narative
Japan | 15 min | 2016

Have you ever wondered what happens to your forgotten objects?
In this story, those objects with its ‘memory’ still attached end up rising from the waters of the magical lake.
Scared and lost, memories need help to let go of their objects. Sometimes, it can be as simple as opening a car door or loosening a lid. Other times, memories can have a hard time letting go. Those memories might need more help. This is the story of one of those memories stuck in this world. His name is Moom.

Moom Poster

Robert Kondo, Director of MoomRobert Kondo
Director, Writer

I am from Southern California. Graduated from Art Center College of Design near Los Angeles. In 2006, as a sketch artist in Pixar who I admired, I was involved in the production of “Remil ‘s Delicious Lestran”. After that, he worked as background art director “Remi ‘s Delicious Stranger”, “Toy Story 3” and “Monsters University”. July 2014 I left Pixar, established Tonkohaus. I am sending a new challenge and adventure every day.

Daisuke Daisuke ‘Dice’ Tsutsum
Director, Writer

I am from Tokyo. Graduated from the School of Visual Arts. Lucas Learning, Blue Sky Studio, etc. in charge of concept art such as “Ice Age” and “Robots”. Joined Pixar 2007. As art director “Toy Story 3” and “Monsters University” etc. are handled. July 2014 I left Pixar and founded Tonkohaus. It is also the creator of the project “Sketch Travel” that 71 artists have painted in a sketchbook and turned around the world.

Film Information

Directors: Robert Kondo, Daisuke ‘Dice’ Tsutsum
Country: Japan
Year: 2016
Language: English
Runtime: 15 min
Rating: PG


Producers: Tomohiko Ishii
Film Editor:  Bradley Furnish
Animation Department:  Wataru Kitamura
Original Music/Composer:  Mark Willsher

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Hashtag:  #Moom

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