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director , executive producer

Kazuo Okada, Japanese executive producer, director. International jury Wildscreen 1982, 84, Bristol, United Kingdom, 1982, 84; trustee Shimonaka Memorial Foundation, Tokyo, since 1984. Member International Scientific Eochon Association, Association for the Advancement of Science, International Association of Media in Sciences.

Background

Okada, Kazuo was born on November 27, 1942 in Toyko. Son of Sozo and Tazu (Nabesima) Okada.

Education

Master of Arts, VGIK All Russian Institute Cine, Moscow, 1971.

Career

Assistant film director, TokyoCinema Inc., 1967-1969; film director, Tokyo Cinema Company, Inc., 1970-1973; producer, director, Tokyo Cinema Company, Inc., 1973-1983; executive producer, Tokyo Cinema Company, Inc., since 1983; film director, European Commission Japan Archives, Toyko, 1971-1983; director, European Commission Japan Archives, Toyko, since 1983; executive president, producer, director, Ctr for Research on the use of the Moving Image in Museum Inc.,, since 1994. Member editorial board Encyclopedia Cinematographica, Göttingen, Federal Republic Germany, since 1984. International jury 11th Indian International Film Festival, New Delhi, 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Director (film) Marine Flowers, 1975 (International Science Film Association diploma). Director, producer (science film series) Where There is Life., 1979, 82 (grand prize, 1980, 82).

      (children television program) Amusing Animal Encyclopedia, 1979-1982. Producer (television special) Lords of Hokkaido, 1986, 1987. Editor: LaserDisc Encyclopedia Animals, 8 vols.

Membership

International jury Wildscreen 1982, 84, Bristol, United Kingdom, 1982, 84. Trustee Shimonaka Memorial Foundation, Tokyo, since 1984. Member International Scientific Eochon Association, Association for the Advancement of Science, International Association of Media in Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: wildlife observation, scuba diving, cycling.

Connections

Married Masako Ohta, Sep. 5, 1972, 1 child, Nina.

father:
Sozo Okada

mother:
Tazu (Nabesima) Okada

spouse:
Masako Ohta

child:
Nina Okada