About The Speaker
Ko Mori is a film producer and distributor. Originally from Japan, Ko now resides in Los Angeles, where he acts as the President and CEO of ELEVEN ARTS. ELEVEN ARTS distributes primarily Japanese Anime to the American market, and produces films in the US and globally. He has previously produced, LORDS OF CHAOS (2018 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection; Dir. Jonas Akerlund), DOWNRANGE (2017 Toronto International Film Festival Official Selection; Dir. Ryuhei Kitamura) MAN FROM RENO (2015 Independent Spirit Award Nominee; Dir. Dave Boyle), UZUMASA LIMELIGHT (2014 Winner of Best Picture and Best Actor at Fantasia International Film Festival; Dir. Ken Ochiai), and other film and tv programs. Ko is currently in Pre-Production for PRISONERS OF THE GHOSTLAND, a feature film directed by Sion Sono, and starring Nicolas Cage and Imogen Poots, and GIFT OF FIRE, a Sundance Film Festival award winning script, co-produced by NHK Japan.