search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Theodore Life Jr.

SF (2005), SF (2007)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
Life Jr. (changed from LIFE)
Global Film Network Inc.
Executive Director
Contact Address:
Address Type
Address 1
957 County Route 5
Address 2 (optional)
PO Box 70
East Chatham
Zip Code
United States
*Survey URL
1. Are you enaged in Japanese Studies?

Answer: D. No, I am not engaged in Japanese Studies at all.

2. Please describe what you are currently doing. (If you have your own website or any relevant site, provide its URL.)

Answer: Our website is Currently we are developing a feature film based on the novella COCKTAIL PARTY by Oshiro Tatsuhiro.

3. Where did you acquire your most advanced Japanese language training for your research?

Answer: B. I learned it at a special language training school. (Private tutor and a Tokyo based language school)

4. Have you ever participated in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme?

Answer: NO

Optional Inquiry:
1. Please describe briefly how the Japan Foundation Fellowship experience influenced your career.

Answer: All of my associations with Japan Foundation and CGP have been life changing. CGP supported my first film in Japan, STRUGGLE AND SUCCESS and Japan Foundation supported post production on both DOUBLES and AFTER AMERICA....AFTER JAPAN. I was the recipient ot two Japan Foundation Research Fellowship that were devoted to the development of my current Okinawa based project. As well, the Japan Foundation offices in LA hosted numerous screenings of my films and the NY office hosted a forum for my film at the Nippon Club.

2. The Japan Foundation is planning to create a network or forum among past Japan Foundation fellows. Please let us know if you have any suggestions in terms of themes, format, etc.

Answer: I think the database should function more like a page on Facebook to allow interactivity between alums of Japan Foundation programs. The page should also allow members to post papers, photos and even short videos.