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Benjamin Sakai


Son of Richard Sakai (I).

'A Kid Like Jake' Stars Step Out of Normal Roles to Celebrate Identity

Priyanka Chopra, Octavia Spencer, Jim Parsons, and Claire Danes visit the IMDb Studio at Sundance and talk to Kevin Smith about why they wanted to step out of their accustomed roles to work on director Silas Howard's family drama about a young couple who learns to accept their son's identity.

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Life of Pi
Life of Pi Visual Effects
The Princess and the Frog
The Princess and the Frog Animation Department
Tangled Animation Department
The Simpsons Movie
The Simpsons Movie Visual Effects


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 2016 Elena of Avalor (TV Series) (technical director - 5 episodes)
- Spellbound (2016) ... (technical director)
- Island of Youth (2016) ... (technical director)
- All Heated Up (2016) ... (technical director)
- Model Sister (2016) ... (technical director)
- First Day of Rule (2016) ... (technical director)
 2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue (technical layout artist)
 2011 Hop (layout artist)
 2010 Tangled (assistant technical director)
 2009 The Princess and the Frog (assistant technical director - as Benjamin Christopher Sakai)
 2008 The Simpsons Ride (Short) (cg generalist)
 2007 The Simpsons Game (Video Game) (cg animator - as Ben Sakai) / (digital artist)
 2007 The Simpsons (TV Series) (cg artist - 1 episode)
- He Loves to Fly and He D'ohs (2007) ... (cg artist)
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 2012 Life of Pi (camera layout artist: Rhythm & Hues Studios)
 2008 Dead Space: Downfall (Video) (visual effects - as Ben Sakai)
 2007 The Simpsons Movie (CG artist)
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 2008 Dead Space: Downfall (Video) (background designer: 3d - as Ben Sakai)
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 2005 The Zombies (Short) (grip)
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 2008 After-Life (Video short)
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 2008 After-Life (Video short)
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 2016 The 7D (TV Series) (technical director - 1 episode)
- Bummer Vacation/They Growl by Night (2016) ... (technical director)

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Alternate Names:

Benjamin Christopher Sakai | Ben Sakai

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Son of Richard Sakai (I).

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