YUICHIRO SATO

Director

A film director born in Shiogama City, Miyagi prefecture. He graduated from Tama Art University as a graphic design major and became a film director in ROBOT Communications Inc. soon after, and as a freelancer since 2014. He considers himself a minimalist and a “nomad worker” after minimal ozone his belongings by 95%. He began living a simplistic life, travelling the world. Just like in his movies, he spent countless thrilling days with gangsters in his last destination, Vancouver. In 2017, he made his comeback as a full time director back in Tokyo. He has sophisticated and timeless graphical expressions and has produced numerous films in varying categories, from humour to surrealism.

A grand prize winner of the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) in 2008 in internet competition department.