by | Sep 24, 2018 | Past Events

6:30PM-9:30PM October 12, 2018 FRIDAY

Special Screening: Animation Feature

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms- Anime Feature,120m

Special Screening Film Title


An immortal girl and a normal boy meet and become friends, sharing a bond that lasts throughout the years.

A Q&A w Celebrities and Animation Executives will follow the screening.


Emily Nordwind (Moderator)

Emily Nordwind was recently appointed Vice President of Production and Development at Paramount Animation, focusing on the front end of production and finding new comedic material.   She joined the women at Paramount Animation led by Mireille Soria, and is part of the team building a new slate of titles.   Prior to her post at Paramount, Emily worked at DreamWorks Animation on CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS, HOME, MADAGASCAR 3, and TBS’ adult animated series “Neighbors from Hell.”

Panel Featuring Emily Nordwind, Vice President of Development and Production at Paramount Animation
Pamela Pettler, award winning writer of 9 and Miranda Sanchez, Senior Editor of Anime at IGN

Venue: Regal Cinemas LA LIVE : 1000 W Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90015

This screening is being sponsored by : ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio

This film will be screened in a Dubbed English format.

Directed by


Mari Okada

Writing Credits

Mari Okada (written by)

Produced by

Naoko Endo producer
Kenji Horikawa producer
Hirohisa Kikuchi producer
Tomomi Kyôtani producer
Nobuhiro Takenaka producer

English Cast

Xanthe Huynh Xanthe Huynh Maquia (voice)
Eddy Lee Eddy Lee Ariel / Additional Voices (voice)
Ryan Shanahan Ryan Shanahan Ariel (Teen) / Additional Voices (voice)
Barnaby Lafayette Barnaby Lafayette Ariel (Child) (voice)
Cherami Leigh Cherami Leigh Leilia (voice)
Kevin T. Collins Kevin T. Collins Krim (voice)
Michael Schneider Michael Schneider Lang / Prince Hazel / Additional Voices (voice)
Allegra Clark Allegra Clark Mido / Additional Voices (voice)
Lipica Shah Lipica Shah Racine (voice)
Marc Thompson Marc Thompson Izor / Baiera King / Additional Voices (voice)
Brooklyn Nelson Brooklyn Nelson Medmel (voice)
Courtney Chu Courtney Chu Young Medmel / Additional Voices (voice)
Daniel J. Edwards Daniel J. Edwards Barou / Additional Voices (voice)
Spencer Rosen Spencer Rosen Young Lang / Additional Voices (voice)
Catie Harvey Catie Harvey Young Dita (voice)
Micah Gursoy Micah Gursoy Young Deol (voice)
Mike Pollock Mike Pollock Mazarte King / Additional Voices (voice)
H.D. Quinn H.D. Quinn Darel (voice)
Ryan Bartley Ryan Bartley Dita / Old Woman / Additional Voices (voice)
Lolita Lafayette Lolita Lafayette Proprietress / Additional Voices (voice)
Pheobe Quinn Pheobe Quinn Millia (voice)
AnnaBelle Deaner AnnaBelle Deaner Lily / Additional Voices (voice)
Wayne Grayson Wayne Grayson Hyke / Additional Voices (voice)
Graham Halstead Graham Halstead Riko / Additional Voices (voice)
Christian La Monte Christian La Monte Jack / Additional Voices (voice)
Ben Phillips Ben Phillips Eido / Additional Voices (voice)
Bryce Papenbrook Bryce Papenbrook Additional Voices (voice)
Cam Clarke Cam Clarke Additional Voices (voice)
Camden Carter Camden Carter Additional Voices (voice)
Derek Stephen Prince Derek Stephen Prince Additional Voices (voice)
Emily Bauer Emily Bauer Additional Voices (voice)
Jamieson Price Jamieson Price Additional Voices (voice)
Jason Simon Jason Simon Additional Voices (voice)
Jessica Straus Jessica Straus Additional Voices (voice)
Laurie Hymes Laurie Hymes Additional Voices (voice)
Michael Donovan Michael Donovan Additional Voices (voice)
Michael Deaner Michael Deaner Additional Voices (voice)
Michael Sorich Michael Sorich Additional Voices (voice)
Mona Marshall Mona Marshall Addiional Voices (voice)
Quinton Flynn Quinton Flynn Additional Voices (voice)
Samara Naeymi Samara Naeymi Additional Voices (voice)
Spike Spencer Spike Spencer Additional Voices (voice)