Interview with Film Director Yosuke Fujita – Latest Movie Fuku-chan of FukuFuku Flats

Interview and photo by Mike Sullivan. Today your movie Fuku-chan of FukuFuku Flats will be showing at the Raindance Film Festival, previously you directed Fine, Totally Fine – was this your first movie? Yes, that is correct. Although that was my first commercial movie, before that I had made a number of independent movies. I […]

An Interview with Nagisa Isogai – Talented Up and Coming Film Director

Interview and photos by Mike Sullivan. Is Lust of Angels your first movie? I heard about another movie called My Baby? Yes, My Baby was my first movie and Lust of Angels is my second movie. I understand that you wrote the screenplays for both of your movies, could you tell us a bit about […]

Interview with Thomas Lim – Actor, Producer and Director based in Tokyo

By Mike Sullivan In the past you have travelled through many countries, studied at Rose Bruford College in London and at the Beijing Sports University, and now live in Japan – how did you end up settling in Tokyo? That’s right. I’m from Singapore and had studied theatre in London, and Chinese Kung Fu in […]

Interview with Akira Nagai – CM and Film Director

By Mike Sullivan. Translation by Saneyuki Owada We interviewed film director Akira Nagai, who recently made his first film ‘Judge!’, at the Terracotta Far East Film Festival 2014 in London. He normally directs advertisements, known in Japan as CMs and his work has included ‘TOYOTOWN,’ ‘GREEN DAKARA’ and more in Japan. The movie ‘Judge!’ is […]

Interview with Saera Jin – Film Director based in London and Tokyo

By Mike Sullivan Please tell us about where you are from in Japan and your background. I was born in Yokohama and grew up in Tokyo. I studied fashion photography at the London College of Communication and did my Masters in Creative Writing at Brunel University. So basically, I’m a Tokyo Girl, but also a […]