In the Big Yard Inside the Teeny-Weeny Pocket
| Short animation | March 2022 | Japan | 06'27" |
Text, Animation and Directed by »Yuki Yoko, Music: honninman, Surround Mixing: TAKINO Masumi, Producer: YAMAMURA Koji, Assistant Producer: sanae
When it shrinks, it expands. It floats and it sinks. It separates but connects. When I think I’m watching them, they're actually watching me.
A charming animation rhyme that weaves together the many days of observing, recording, and experimenting.
Official Selection: 74th Locarno International Film Festival
700th Anniversary Project after Dante's Death Italy-Japan Collaboration Short Animation
Planning and Production: Yamada Hiromi, Marco Del Bene, Supervision: Koji Yamamura
"VITA NUOVA" Kim Yewon, "NELLA FORMA DEL QUINTO" Luo Sijia, "MORE, MORE" Huang Wenrui, "CHECKER CHECKER (DANTE)” Shibuta Naoaki, "IL NOSTRO DUE" Song Yungsung, "DALL'ACQUA MERAVIGLIOSA" Murata Caori, "AMORE" Duanmu Junqing, "SIETE VOI QUI, SER BRUNETTO?" Yano Honami
Music: Carlo Forlivesi, Ravenna State Conservatory of Music, Denis Zardi
Narrated by Emi Del Bene
Premiere: Ravenna Nightmare Film Festival, 2021.10.30, Ravenna, Italy, »Site
A Bite of Bone
| Short animation | March 2021 | Japan | 10'00" | 4K, HD | 16:9 | 5.1ch Stereo | Japanese | English subtitles | Trailer |
Directed by »Yano Honami, Voice: Ayamo Tano, Superviser, Producer: Koji Yamamura, Assistant Producer: sanae, Sound Design: Masumi Takino, Production, Distribution: Au Praxinoscope
A little girl reflects on her last summer with her father at his funeral.
Grand Prize for Short Animation: 45th Ottawa International Animation Festival
Tokyo University of the Arts, Film and New Media Animation Department
| Produced Works | Short Films | 2008-2022 | YouTube Geidai Animation | vimeo Geidai Animation |
The graduation works from the Department of Animation, Graduate School of Film and New Media, Tokyo University of the Arts, where Koji Yamamura teaches.
Best Animation School: 23th Zagreb World Animation Festival
Animation Workshop "Rhythm of the Body"
| Animation Workshop | 2017.02.05 | HD | 16:9 | No dialogue | YouTube |
Yokohama Museum of Art Citizen's Atelier Room, February 5, 2017
Organizer: Yokohama Museum of Art
Lecturer: Yamamura Koji
Cooperation: Tokyo University of the Arts Graduate School of Film and New Media
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European Institute of Japanese Studies Koji Yamamura 5 days lecture and workshop
| Animation Workshop | 2017.11.27-12.01 | Quezersbert, Alsace, France | HD | 16:9 | No dialogue |
France, Alsace, Kaysersberg, »Centre Européen d'Etudes Japonaises d'Alsace - CEEJA, 11.27-12.01
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Animation Circus Workshop in the 12th China International Animation Festival International
| Animation Workshop | 2016.08.29-30 | China | HD | 16:9 | No dialogue |
The 12th China International Animation Festival International
Lecturer: Yamamura Koji
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Face to Face Workshop
| Workshop Work | 2015 | Japan, Australia | HD | 16:9 | No dialogue |
Tokyo University of the Arts + University of Technology Sydney Joint Exercise, Face to Face Workshop
Lecturer: Koji Yamamura
My title 01@La Poudriere
My title 01 @ La Poudrière
| Aimation Workshop | 2015.03.17-20 | France | HD | 16:9 | No dialogue | YouTube |
4 days workshop at La Poudriere in Balance, France.
Students selects one Music from own music player. They use that "Title" for this short animation.
They also have to use the sound effects that were selected at random from sound library.

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    La Poudrière 2000 - 2015
    DVD with those works
Cadavre exquis animé
"Animatou" Workshop - Animation Circus 04
| Animation Workshop | 2014.10.06-10 | Geneva, Switzerland | HD | 16:9 | No dialogue | YouTube Groupe A | YouTube Groupe B | YouTube Groupe C |
Workshop to create the "Animatou 2015" trailer at Geneva University of Art and Design (HEAD Switzerland)
Cadavre exquis animé
Carrefour du cinéma d'animation 2013
| Animation Workshop | 2015.03.17-20 | Paris, France | 2013 | 5:00| HD | 16:9 | No dialogue | Site | Movie |
Direction, Animation: 70 French Students
Forum des images
Based on a single picture by Koji Yamamura, each team will connect animations using various techniques.
Cadavre exquis animé
| Animation Workshop | 2003.06 | Japan | 2013 | 0:08| HD | 16:9 | No dialogue |
Animation: Katori Shingo & Yamamura Koji
Animation Workshop with Katori Shingo at Super TV "Made in Japan/SMAP" Nippon Television).
Taketori Monogatari
| Music Video | 2010 | Japan | 1'43" | 35mm, HD, DCP | Cinemascope | No dialogue |
Original script, animation: Ofuji Noburo
Superviser: Koji Yamamura, Copy right: Independent Administrative Institution National Museum of Art, Production: Yamamura Animation, restoration and assistant: Sanae Yamamura, Atsushi Wada, Ryo okawara, provide the materials from The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
みる・しる・つくる アニメーション・キット
Miru Shiru Tsukur Animation Kit
| VHS. DVD, booklet, work collection | 1995 | Japan | SD | 4:3 | Japanese |
Production, editing, animation: Koji Yamamura
Publisher: Children's Castle AV Division
MIRU KIT (VHS, DVD): An original animation and a making video that introduces how to make an animation in a fun way.
Shiru Kit (booklet, 4-color printing, 32 pages):
A "monitoring reader" that explains the process of creating an animation by mixing illustrations and photographs of the production scenery. Also features interviews with animation artists and the history of various video devices.
Supervision: The Imaging Society of Japan
Crafting kit (work collection): A collection of old-fashioned video toy craft patterns that move in a simple way. With detailed commentary.
Yamamura Animation, Inc.
Tokyo, Japan
Yamamura Koji