Yukako Shimada

Yukako Shimada


Los Angeles, California

Member Since:
June 2016
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About Yukako

LA based mid-level editor with English & Japanese language skill.



  • King Cake: A Big Easy Story

    King Cake: A Big Easy Story (2017)
    Film (Documentary) Editorial department Journey back in time and witness the rise of "America's Most Interesting City". On May 7, 1718, French explorer Bienville founded La Nouvelle-Orleans (New Orleans) in honor of the Duke of Orleans. Napoleon sold Louisiana to America via the Louisiana Purchase (1803). Since then, Mardi Gras has become synonymous with "The City That Care Forgot". Art mirrors life with tragedy and pain. New Orleans has known both, the Vieux Carre fire (1788), the Battle of New Orleans (1815), hurricane Katrina (2005). From this pain comes inspiration. The invention of Jazz in New Orleans is a reflection of the city's hardships. Fat Tuesday, a springtime celebration of life, the Romans knew as Saturnalia and the Greeks knew as Kronia. Humanities' need to celebrate life has brought millions to New Orleans to enjoy "the greatest free show on Earth"! New Orleans turns three hundred in 2018. Her tradition of creativity and love bind "The Crescent City" in a way one can only understand if you visit. To all whom... Written by Will Hess

  • The Journey Within

    The Journey Within (2015)
    Film (Documentary and Music) Editor The 'Coke Studio' Origin Story - In a post 9/11 Pakistan faced with challenges of war and conflict, a quest for self-identity leads the inspirational journey of a music show to help reclaim the rich and vast musical heritage of this region. In doing so it has become one of the biggest music initiatives from this side of the world, bringing together unique cultural experiences and genres, including but not limited to folk, sufi, rock, pop and rap music. We discover the show from its humble beginnings, living through its spirit to reach the heart of the experience, as artists unify eastern and western sounds to make music that will resonate across the globe; impacting all involved and planting the seeds for an ongoing inward reflection towards who we are as individuals and as a people. Written by Anonymous

  • Family Party

    Family Party (2015)
    Film (Comedy, Drama, Family and Romance) Editorial department High school seniors Nick and Arti plan an escape after being dragged to a family party. Can they make it to the big concert? Or is this family party the end of the line? Written by Pari Mathur

  • Hot Bath an' a Stiff Drink

    Hot Bath an' a Stiff Drink (2014)
    Film (Action, Family and Western) Editorial department Marshal Vance Dillinger makes a shocking discovery -- his twin, presumed dead 30 years ago, is the notorious outlaw 'The Lucky Bandit.'

  • Stay

    Stay (2014)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Romance) Editor After losing his job, a recovering addict struggles to survive and meets a free spirited woman, who changes his world, but cannot stay in his life.

  • Girl Rising

    Girl Rising (2013)
    Film (Documentary) Miscellaneous Crew The movie tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world who face arranged marriages, child slavery, and other heartbreaking injustices. Despite these obstacles, the brave girls offer hope and inspiration. By getting an education, they're able to break barriers and create change. Written by Seventeen Magazine

  • How to Make a Giant Robot Mech

    How to Make a Giant Robot Mech (2013)
    Film (Documentary) Editor WIRED built a giant robot mech in partnership with YouTube, Stan Winston School and Legacy Effects. And now you get to see how we did it, from design to tech, prototype to insanely detailed finished product.

  • Sake-Bomb

    Sake-Bomb (2013)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Editorial department Sake-Bomb is a cocktail created by dropping a shot of sake into a pint of beer. It's also a comedic road movie about a sarcastic Asian American and his Japanese cousin. Sebastian is a bitter, self-deprecating wannabe Internet star from Los Angeles. He is recently dumped by his girlfriend and on the look out for someone new. When his cousin Naoto, a naive sake maker from Japan, shows up to find his own ex-girlfriend, Sebastian takes him to northern California to find her. They are a clash of cultures waiting to happen. Someone has to break first. Together they meet a colorful group of characters as they come to grips with who they are and the true nature of the girlfriends they're pursuing. Written by Anonymous

  • Reunion

    Reunion (2011)
    Film (Short, Drama, Family and Romance) Editor A reunion with a long lost childhood friend uncovers secrets that give the suicidal daughter of a dying preacher a second chance at life.

  • The Death and Return of Superman

    The Death and Return of Superman (2011)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Sci-Fi) Sound department Screen writer Max Landis accounts DC's 1994 multi-issue story arc "The Death and Return of Superman", pointing out various plot holes and featuring a number of celebrity cameos.

  • With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story

    With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story (2010)
    Film (Documentary and Biography) Editorial department A feature length documentary on the life and creations of Stan Lee. Stan Lee is the co-creator of Spider-Man, Hulk, X-Men, Fantastic Four, Iron Man and over 200 other characters that can be found in comic books, movie screens, and in retail stores around the world. Written by Anonymous

  • Heal

    Heal (2010)
    Film (Short, Drama and War) Editor In the midst of the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan and Pakistan, a gifted child makes an extraordinary effort for his people.

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