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Nick Uemura

Nick Uemura

Executive Producer Nick Uemura started his career in 1984 with a micro-budget independent feature film that saw worldwide success in many film festivals. Nick set himself apart in the Japanese film industry for high end producing including everything from super low budget music videos to a $60 million budget Japanese feature film. Nick is also an experienced traveler, discovering new destinations and new friends. The world is his filming location. Nick lived in the traditional way of his Tokyo family, but internationally minded, felt like he was raised by American Films and TV. Nick was also the Japanese producer of G4TV’s “Attack Of The Show” for many years, presenting Japanese pop culture to US audiences.
Nick was also bilingual producer in the production company Dentsu Tec until he found The Directors Alliance. He produced many of TVC in his career include many worldwide brands. He won many of awards for his clients.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 2022 百合の雨音 Dir. Shusuke Kaneko
Movie (Live-Action) 2020 Tottemo Ghost Dir. Hiroaki Kakukawa
Movie (Live-Action) 2019 LOS JAPON Warner Bros Picture Spain
Movie (Live-Action) 2018 ALMOST HUMAN Carlsberg Foundation
Movie (Live-Action) 2017 Lear on the Shore Dir. Masahiro Kobayashi
Movie (Live-Action) 1998 Garden of Evil Staring Malcolm McDowell
Movie (Live-Action) 1992 Scary True Stories: Realm of Spectres Dir. Norio Tsuruta
Movie (Live-Action) 1992 Scary True Stories: Night 2 Dir. Norio Tsuruta
Movie (Live-Action) 1991 Hey Oilers the Legend of Skyline Dir. Koji Kobayashi
Movie (Live-Action) 1991 Kekko Mask Dir. Hikaru Hayakawa

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
2020 Málaga Spanish Film Festival Best Spanish Film Nominee LOS JAPON
2017 Takasaki Film Festival Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress Lear on the Shore