Yuki Saito
Director

Yuki Saito studied Film Directing at Columbia College-Hollywood. Yuki's short films has won Audience Award four times at Short Shorts Film Festival and were screened at over 200 international film festivals. He won Gold lion at Cannes Lion In 2014. His first feature film "The Old Capital (based on a novel by Yasunari Kawabata) " was selected as a special selection film by the Ministry of Culture in 2016. The TV Drama "Ossan’s love " became the 1st place of Twitter's world trend and won Best director award for the Television Academy Award in Japan in 2018.

1979年千葉県生まれ。高校卒業後に渡米、Columbia College-Hollywood卒。短編映画ではSSFF&Asiaで4度の「観客賞」を受賞、これまでに世界各国200以上の映画祭で上映される。2014年、カンヌ広告祭でゴールドを受賞。2016年、川端康成原作「古都」で商業長編デビューを果たし、文部科学省特別選定映画に選出される。2018年、「おっさんずラブ」がTwitter世界トレンド一位となり話題を呼び、同作でザテレビジョン・ドラマアカデミー賞監督賞を受賞。