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Movie Director

Naotaro EndoNaotaro Endo

Depicting our beautiful world through documentary techniques and a lens focused on individual connections  

Experience

Naotaro Endo’s film Tsukiji Wonderland, shot and produced over a 4-year period, won best documentary at the Japan Movie Critics Awards. He has also entered his works into nine different global film festivals, such as the San Sebastián International Film Festival and the Montreal World Film Festival. His work has garnered global attention, including breaking box office records for documentary viewership in Thailand. He is also an active speaker in Europe and America, including presentations at Harvard University and The Japan Foundation.

Awards

COOL JAPAN MATCHING AWARD 2017: Runner-Up PrizeJapan Movie Critics Awards 2019: Best Documentary