About New Deer
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Nobuaki Doi was born in Tokyo in 1981. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo, completing his thesis on the animated films of Yuri Norstein. In 2015, he was commissioned as festival director for New Chitose International Animation Festival. Doi has worked as a curator, researcher, and critic of animation. He was a co-founder of CALF, a collective of Japanese independent animators that produces DVDs of independent Japanese animations and introduces Japanese audiences to excellent foreign animations through special screening events. After taking over the CALF distribution division, Doi established New Deer, Inc. in 2015.
New Deer, Inc.
Masuda Building 201 3-7-2 Yamato-cho Nakano-ku
Founded in April, 2015
President and CEO: Nobuaki Doi
Theatrical distribution of animated films (features and short films)
Planning and organization of events/festivals
Agency and coordination for commissioned works
Management and direction of various animation fields
Writing, editing, and translation