Edinburgh Film Festival To Receive UK Premiere of Studio Ponoc’s Modest Heroes

The Scotland Loves Anime social media channels have today revealed that the Edinburgh Film Festival event next month will be hosting the UK Premiere of Studio Ponoc’s short film collection, Modest Heroes.

Animated by Studio Ponoc, the animated studio behind the feature-length-film Mary and the Witch’s Flower (which is available on Blu-Ray and DVD in the UK via Altitude Films, the Modest Heroes Short film collection consists of three short films, each of which lasting around fifteen minutes in length, from different directors and tweaked animation styles. It is a great way to experience different stories from different directors within a short time.

Synopsis via website:

Japan’s Studio Ponoc has been cited as the successor to the world-famous Studio Ghibli. After it was announced that Ghibli would be shutting down production in 2014, a team of Ghibli’s directors established Studio Ponoc.

This anthology of three short animated films showcases why Japan’s distinctive approach to graphic storytelling is celebrated around the world, featuring three individual award-winning directors who share their unique visions.

Modest Heroes will be available to watch as part of the Edinburgh Film Festival on Thursday 27th June 2019 at 11pm with Tickets now available to book online through the official website.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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