|Born||in Garden Grove, California, USA|
|Birth Name||Samuel Keiji Yano|
Mini Bio (1)
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 effects and 3D animation team for CGI driven films and television and then broke away to film the documentary "In Search of Juan Valdez" while traveling through South America. With this foray into television and film Sam would work for Discovery Health and Paramount Pictures. He has since worked as a feature cinematographer for films like Takamine, Salad Days, and Sake Bomb and wrote the feature film SAKI.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Sam K. Yano