BECOMING JAPANESE IN UGO
TRAVEL DESIGN & AKITA TOURISM
A travel film to promote tourism to the regional town of Ugo which is located in the mountainous Akita prefecture. In the film, we follow 3 girls as they make the journey from Tokyo to Ugo. The urban landscape changes to that of snowy ricefields. They meet the locals and learn traditional Japanese crafts like soba making, the bon odori dance and meditation.
Director / Producer: Vikash Autar
Cinematographer: James Gilligan
Post-Production: James Gilligan
Client: Travel Design & Akita Tourism
Production Company: Radical Orange