Experts :

FUJIOKA Asako
(Director of Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival Tokyo Office)


Born in 1966, spent childhood years in New York and Duesseldorf, Germany. Works with YIDFF since 1993, after working in film distribution. Established the New Asian Currents program, a collection of films and videos by emerging documentarists from around Asia during the years 1995 - 2003. Organized three documentary film workshops with young Thai, Japanese, and Chinese filmmakers in each country 2009 - 2011. Selection committee and advisor for Pusan International Film Festival's Asian Network of Documentary (AND) Fund since 2006. Active in supporting Japanese films overseas. Freelances as interpreter and translator for international film affairs, bridging film cultures and audiences.