Zhang Miaoyang was born in the Manchuria region, growing up during the Cultural Revolution, which meant he had little access to movies. He later studied…
Winner, Achievement in Cinematography, 2018
Originally from Japan, Hideho began his career in the United States after studying film at New York University. He worked as a camera assistant on the influential television drama NYPD Blue before returning to Japan to work as cinematographer. His second feature, Kamataki (2005) a Japan and Canada co-production, won five awards at the Montreal World Film Festival including the Audience Award. It also won a Special Mention at the 2006 Berlin International Film Festival. Urata won Best Cinematography at the 2009 Montreal Fantasia Film Festival and Best Visual Achievement at the 2009 New York Asian Film Festival for his work on The Clone Returns Home (2008). He is also a Senior Lecturer.
APSA Winner Clip
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