Tonko House

In early 2012 art directors Dice Tsutsumi and Robert Kondo found themselves searching for ways to expand upon their filmmaking experience in Pixar art department. They decided to write and direct an independent animated short film together. The film The Dam Keeper, was an 18minute short that garnered an Academy Award Nomination. Upon completing the film, they found the experience of building the team and film life-changing, and the two artists found themselves reinvestigating their current path