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Sam Yano

A graduate of the California State University of Long Beach Film Production Bachelor of Arts, Sam K. Yano started in publishing as a freelance graphic novel artist. He moved in post production as an assistant editor, then headed the 3D CGI department working on commercial projects for Hyundai, PacifiCare Health, and Johnson & Johnson. He led the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Stolen Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gun Woman Visual Effects
Ink & Rain Visual Effects
Bond of Justice: Kizuna Visual Effects


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 2018 Bond of Justice: Kizuna (visual effects supervisor)
 2018 Ink & Rain (visual effects artist - uncredited)
 2016 No Fancy Ride (Short) (visual effects)
 2016 Karate Kill (digital effects) / (visual effects)
 2014 Gun Woman (visual effects - as Sam K. Yano)
 2013 Sake-Bomb (visual effects)
 2011 Saki the Killer (Video) (visual effects)
 2011 Takamine (visual effects)
 2009 A Girl in Her Imagination (Short) (visual effects artist)
Show Show Cinematographer (7 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (6 credits)
Show Show Editor (4 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)

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In the movie Takamine there is a scene where two young characters talk near an ancient lighthouse. Director Toru Ichikawa had other production business to attend to leaving DP Sam Yano to direct part of the scene. See more »

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