Japan Creator Bank

Creator

Ū-ki Yamato

Ū-ki Yamato

Director
Date of Birth
1988
Career
Yamato made her debut as a director in 2012 with the movie ”Ano ko ga umibe de odotteru”. ”Drowning Love” (2016) starring Nana Komatsu and Masaki Suda attracted over 600,000 people to the theaters and became an unprecedented hit directed by a young female director. She also shot music videos for artists like RADWIMPS, Nogizaka 46 etc.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 2012 Ano ko ga umibe de odotteru
Movie (Live-Action) 2012 Her Res - 3 cases in which you will find me in 3 minutes
Movie (Live-Action) 2014 Like a Fairy Tale
Movie (Live-Action) 2014 Itsutsu Kazoereba Kimi no Yume
Movie (Live-Action) 2016 Drowning Love
Movie (Live-Action) 2018-2019 21st Century Girl
Movie (Live-Action) 2019 Hot Gimmick: Girl meets Boy

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- 24th Tougaku-sai Live-Action section Special Jury Award Ano ko ga umibe de odotteru
- 34th Pia Film Festival PFF Awards 2012 Nomination, Seoul International Women's Film Festival Asia Competition Section Her Res - 3 cases in which you will find me in 3 minutes
- 24th Japanese Professional Movie Award Best New Director Like a Fairy Tale
- 24th Japanese Professional Movie Award Best New Director Itsutsu Kazoereba Kimi no Yume
- Tokyo International Film Festival 2018 Japanese Cinema Splash section Special screening, Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival Blue section 2019, Fantasia International Film Festival selection 21st Century Girl