Screening of "The Birth of Astro Boy" (1963) and Panel Discussion
Born in Tokyo in 1961.
Tezka began filmmaking while in high school and won several film awards including the Pia Film Festival. Since then, Tezka has turned into a successful creator in various fields; as a director of films, TV, commercial ads and PV, and also as an author of various books.
He is the son of the legendary Osamu Tezuka, father of Japanese Animation.
Astro Boy and the two-way street between Japanese and American Animation
Makoto Tezka I Charles Solomon
Screening of Astro Boy
Japan America Society of Southern California
JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles