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
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.