Yayoi Winfrey

Yayoi Winfrey

Throwing Rice Productions LLC
Director, Editor, Producer, Screenwriter and Illustrator

Honolulu, Hawaii

Member Since:
May 2017
Last online:
5 days ago
Invites sent:
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About Yayoi

fashion illustrator & graphic designer turned journalist turned filmmaker with multiple skills & talents. check out my 5-part doc series, ‘War Brides of Japan, a docu*memory’. next up...animation!

Unique traits: 1. strong visual arts & storytelling skills 2. mixed-roots background & world citizenship 3. deeply connected to APA & other ethnic communities

Credits

  • War Brides of Japan

    War Brides of Japan (2012 - 2018)
    Documentary by Throwing Rice Productions (Documentary) director War Brides of Japan is about the brave, bodacious and bad-ass women who married their former enemies when the US occupied their country following WWII.

  • Silent Shame

    Silent Shame (2010)
    Film (Documentary, History and War) Writer A Japanese-born filmmaker took seven years to peel back the cultured facade of her country, and uncovers its darkest secrets giving us a shocking and provocative look at Japan's inhumanity in war.

  • Portrait of Artists as Latino Immigrants

    Portrait of Artists as Latino Immigrants (2005)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Cinematographer "Portrait of Artists as Latino Immigrants" is a thirty two-minute long documentary that features the stories and art of four Latinos who live throughout California. These artists are in different stages of their immigration process, through their unique stories we will find a tale that is common to every immigrant; through their art, we will be able to recognize different moments in the transition from immigrant to American. Einar and Jamex de la Torre, Maria Amparo Escandon, and Victor Cartagena are the artists portrayed in "Portrait of Artists as Latino Immigrants", in their different artistic disciplines, reflect the experience of Latino immigrants in California, their hopes and visions. Einar and Jamex de la Torre crossed many years ago, when they were still children. Taking the best of each culture, they have crafted their own identity. An identity that allows them to feel "at home" on either side of the border and at the same time being observers and critics of their native and ... Written by TGR

  • Margaret Cho: Notorious C.H.O.

    Margaret Cho: Notorious C.H.O. (2002)
    Television (Documentary and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department A film of Margaret Cho's one-woman stand-up show, in which she presents her take on modern sexual topics and minority issues.

  • Ghosthunter!

    Ghosthunter! (2000)
    Film (Comedy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Add a Plot »

Awards

  • Official Selection: Kosice International Monthly Film Festival
    (2020)

  • Semi-Finalist: Alternative Film Festival
    (2020)

  • Finalist: Kosice International Film Festival
    (2020)

  • Best Film Poster: The Indo-Global International Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Official Selection: The Indo-Global International Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Best Concept: The Buddha International Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Best Trailer: The Buddha International Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Official Selection: The Buddha International Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Official Selection: Great Message International Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Best Trailer: Great Message International Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Semi-Finalist Film Poster: Visualis International Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Official Selection: Indie Visions Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Official Selection: Picasso Einstein Buddha International Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Best Film Poster: Picasso Einstein Buddha International Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Best Trailer: Picasso Einstein Buddha International Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Official Selection: Rome Independent Prisma Awards
    (2019)

  • Finalist: Rome Independent Prisma Awards
    (2019)

  • Official Selection: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Best Film Poster: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Official Selection: Laurus Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Semi-Finalist: Laurus Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Official Selection: Lift-Off Sessions 2019
    (2018)

  • Documentary of the Month, 9/2016, From the Heart Productions for 'War Brides of Japan'
    (2016)

  • Finalist, 30-Second Snipler Competition, New Media Film Fest for 'War Brides of Japan' (disqualified
    (2012)

  • Trailblazer Award, African American Playwrights Exchange
    (2011)

  • Semi-Finalist: FIND Project:Involve, Fall 2005-Spring 2006 for ‘Watermelon Sushi'
    (2005)

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