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Yuichiro Nakada

Yuichiro Nakada

Date of Birth
February 24, 1984
English level
Native speaker
After graduating from University of California at Santa Barbara as physics major, he studied astrophysics at Munich University Graduate School in Germany. While working as a research assistant in JAXA, and National Astronomical Observatory in Japan, he took a screen writer’s workshop in Eiga 24ku. In 2018, his debut short film, ‘Goodbye my son’ was selected as an official selection in more than 70 film festivals in the world. In 2019, he participated in the Jidaigeki workshop in Kyoto filmmakers’ lab as a soundman in the Shochiku team. During the filmmaking workshop, he collaborated with the Shochiku production team and other selected members all over the world among 300 applicants. In 2022, his second short film, ‘Gift’ which portrays the family like bond between a Syrian refugee and a solitary Japanese boy will start to be released. He graduated from the International Film Business Academy in Busan Asian film school as the only Japanese filmmaker in that year with all aspiring filmmakers in Asia in 2022.

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    The Door to Last Summer

    Genre: Drama , Science Fiction , Fantasy

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 2018 Goodbye my son
Movie (Live-Action) 2020 Beat Beat Covid
Movie (Live-Action) 2022 Gift

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
2018 Hongsong international film festival Special Jury Award, Best Actor Award Goodbye my son
2019 WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival Bronze Remi Award Goodbye my son
2021 Hongkong International Short Film Festival Best Actor Goodbye my son
2021 Madrid International Independent Film Festival Best Supporting Actor Goodbye my son
2022 International Cosmopolitan Film Festival of Tokyo, Best Short Actor Goodbye my son
2022/05 UNICA Korea International FIlm Festival Diploma Goodbye my son
2022/11 Montecatini International Short Film Festival Special Mention Gift
2023/03 Kansas City FilmFest International 2023, Official Selection, Best World Cinema Gift
2023/04 Moscow International Film Festival Out-of-Competition Short Film Program Gift