Akira Yamamoto

Akira Yamamoto

Japan

Biography

Born in Hiroshima in 1991, Akira Yamamoto entered the Tokyo Zokei University to study film. After graduating, he directed CYCLING, which was filmed in his hometown and whose main character is his grandfather. CYCLING won a prize in Pia Film Festival (PFF) and was screened in Hong Kong. After that he went on to study at the Tokyo University of the Arts for a Master’s degree, majoring in Film, studying under Nobuhiro Suwa and Kiyoshi Kurosawa.

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