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A demon is attacking Kyoto. Katsura must save the city, along with
goddess, Amaterasu, and folk-legend, Momotaro. However, because Katsura is
new to town, her fish-out-of-water struggles make the mission harder
than first expected.
Diandra Dwyer is a Jamaican-born American, award-winning filmmaker. She screened her film, Just a Phase, at the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner and won a Jury Award from Campus Movie Fest. She was selected as one of fourteen 2019 Pixar Next-Up Story Art Competition winners. Her designs and animations are featured in virtual reality and augmented reality applications, such as Adventure Squad, an AR game for UNC Children's Hospital. Diandra's primary missions are to expand the narratives told with animation and to broaden the range of characters we see on the silverscreen. more...