I am a comedian
Original title: I am a comedian
Directed by: Fumiari Hyuga
Produced by: Emi Ueyama (ARTicle Films, Japan), Gary Byung-Seok Kam
Country of production: Japan, Korea
Expected release: November, 2022
Production stage: Post Production
Budget: €135,000 (90% in place)
1st feature: No
Looking for: Festivals, Sales agents, Distributors, Buyers
Daisuke Muramoto (39) has been in the entertainment industry for 20 years. In 2013, he became the champion in one of the most prestigious comedy contests in Japan, rising to the top from a field of 1855 contestants. At the time he was flooded with offers, appearing on TV almost every day. However, because he repeatedly criticized politicians, Japanese entertainment industry – in 7 years, Daisuke’s appearance on TVhas plummeted to zero.
Fumiari Hyuga joined the production company ‘Documentary Japan’ in 2006. He has directed various TV programs and short documentaries for NHK and the other channels. His short film Tokyo Kurds (17) has been selected for numerous Films Festivals including HOT DOCS Films Festival, DMZ Documentary Festival, and also won the Excellence Award in TokyoDocs Short Documentary showcase. Fumiari continued to follow the subject, feature length film Tokyo Kurds (21) screened International premier at JEONJU International film festival as International Competition, Taiwan International Documentary Festival as Asian Competition and so on.His latest film I am a comedian (22) chosen at DMZ Documentary Festival`s industry rough-cut presentation.
Gary Byung-Seok Kam 2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Documentary In the Absence (18), Shadow Flowers (19), Best Documentary award- National Competition at the DMZ Docs, IDFA , DOC Point Helsinki , and so on. Emi Ueyama, producer based in TOKYO Japan, The legacy of Frida Khalo (15) have won awards and screened at numerous festivals including JEONJU IFFl, HOT DOCS and so on.Tokyo Kurds (21) screened as International premier at JEONJU IFF as International Competition, Taiwan International Documentary Festival as Asian Competition and so on. Her latest film I am a comedian (22) chosen at DMZ Docs`s industry rough-cut presentation.