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Yumiko is a storyteller. With special interest in topics of transience, self and identity, they use writing and photography to observe the world.
With roots in Tokyo, Yumiko had a nomadic upbringing, raised in cities like Mexico City, Guadalajara, Johannesburg, Rome, and New York.
Yumiko has written award-winning short films, live interactive shows, branded content, commercials and music videos. Their photography and films have been shown in Los Angeles, Rome, Lisbon, New York and San Francisco, as well as in print and online publications.
Yumiko graduated with a BA in Liberal Arts (filmmaking and psychology) from Sarah Lawrence College, and an MFA in Screenwriting from the AFI Conservatory.
Currently, they are based in Los Angeles, CA.
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Writing portfolio and samples available on request.