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'Hideo Kojima - Connecting Worlds' Documentary Will Premiere At Tribeca Film Festival

by Rainier on May 22, 2023 @ 8:19 a.m. PDT

Kojima Productions announced “Hideo Kojima - Connecting Worlds”, a documentary film about game creator Hideo Kojima is set to have its world premiere at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.

Founded by actor Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, and Craig Hatkoff in 2001, the Tribeca Film Festival has become one of the most popular independent film festivals in the United States.

The documentary film “Hideo Kojima – Connecting Worlds” takes you on a journey into the creative mind of the most iconic video game creator in the world. Featuring appearances from visionary artists and creators such as Guillermo del Toro, Nicholas Winding Refn, Grimes, George Miller, Norman Reedus, Woodkid, Chvrches, and many others, this visually captivating documentary gives a rare insight into Hideo Kojima’s childhood as well as his creative process from launching his own independent studio and creating Death Stranding.

World Premiere Details:

  • Date: Saturday June 17th, 2023 at 5pm (Eastern Standard Time)
  • Venue: The Indeed Theatre at Spring Studios
  • Tickets: Can be purchased here
  • Stage Talk: Hideo Kojima will take the stage at the premiere to share details about the documentary and hold a Q&A session with attendees.

Hideo Kojima is a world-renowned game creator and auteur known for pushing the boundaries of the video game medium. Widely considered the father of the stealth genre, he is also credited with innovating both story-telling and cinematic presentation in video games at large.

On December 16th, 2015, Hideo Kojima established his own studio called KOJIMA PRODUCTIONS, under the banner of "From Sapiens to Ludens." On November 8th, 2019 the studio released its first title, Death Stranding, starring Norman Reedus, Mads Mikkelsen, Léa Seydoux and Lyndsay Wagner and later Death Stranding Director's Cut. Since its release, Death Stranding has received numerous game awards and achieved worldwide acclaim.

In 2020, Hideo Kojima received the BAFTA® Fellowship, the highest accolade bestowed by BAFTA® upon an individual in recognition of exceptional contribution to film, games, or television.

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