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Ichiro Yamamoto: a Salaryman in a Japanese Film Company

"Careers in Asia" Presentation with Ichiro Yamamoto, Japanese film producer

Monday, June 04, 2007
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
10367 Bunche Hall, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Ichiro Yamamoto is currently working as a producer at one of Japan’s oldest film studios, Shochiku Co., Ltd. He has worked with some of Asia’s most famous directors (Yoji Yamada from Japan, Hou Hsiao-hsien from Taiwan) and on critically acclaimed films, such as The Twilight Samurai (2002) and Café Lumiere (2004). Yamamoto is also currently a Visiting Scholar at the Cinema and Media Studies Program, Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media and a participant in the Japanese Government Programme for Artists.

This presentation is a part of the Asia Institute’s "Careers in Asia", an occasional series on professional careers in, with, and about Asia.

Cost: Free

For more information please contact

Kanara Ty
Tel: (310) 825-0007

Sponsor(s): Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, Asia Institute

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