pictures dept. is an international distribution company and world sales agent with the unique ability to provide end-to-end services; from throughout production to movie theaters. We deliver success in theatrical distribution world-wide, bringing its well established procurement, sales, public relations and marking skills to bear on a sometimes fickle and inconstant market. Recently we jointly made successful world-debut for our sales title “Guilty of Romance” by Sion Sono, presenting at Cannes Director’s Fortnight 2011. It’s head Yuko Shiomaki is an international producer working on several projects including SION SONO’s latest film, THE LAND OF HOPE. Producer of the award winning indie comedy about cultural crash SAKE-BOMB by Junya Sakino, SXSW 2012 official selection.