Bio:

Being totally trilingual, speaking fluently his three mother tongues; English, French and Japanese, and being familiar with diverse European languages, Hisanori Tamura has aspired to work in an international context since his childhood.

His father, who was a part of the Japanese diplomatic corps, permitted him to live abroad and in various countries, such as Thailand, Canada, Kenya, Luxembourg, Libya, Australia, France and Japan. His Father gave Hisanori Tamura great opportunities to not only travel around the world, but also to discover different cultures, people, habits, languages and mentalities.

Education:

  • Graduated from the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations (INALCO) with a Master's Degree in Japanese Studies (Japanese Sociology) with Cum Laude honors.

  • Graduated from the University of Paris VIII with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences (Western Sociology) with Satis Bene honors.

  • Courses completed at the School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS).

Professional Experiences before the current activities:

  • Senior Japanese/English/French Translator and Interpreter for InboundTech in Tokyo, Japan.

  • Official Japanese/English/French translator for Cannes Film Festival 2014 and 2016 in Cannes, France.

  • Japanese Market and Social Consultant Manager for Information & Inspiration, a company working for L'Oréal Group, Chanel Group and LVMH Group in Paris, France.

  • Teaching Assistant at Keio University in Fujisawa, Japan.

  • Press Secretary at the Consulate of Japan in Lyon, France.

  • Press Secretary at TAKADA by Kenzo Takada in Paris, France.

Works:

FEATURE FILMS

2019 - WOMAN IN THE CHAIR by Derek Hammer – Producer

SHORT FILMS

2017 - I WANT TO SEE YOU AGAIN IN MY DREAMS, OKÂSAN by Shota Kasumi –Associate Unit Publicist
2019 - THE RAINY DUSK (series) by Hisanori Tamura – Director & Producer
2019 - DON’T DRESS ME UP by Shota Kasumi – Producer
2019 - LES AMOUREUX SOUS LA PLUIE by Shota Kasumi – Producer

DOCUMENTARIES

2015 - GRAIN MEDIA – Production Coordinator, Moon Shot, Episode 5, Japan: Team Hakuto
2017 - OCEANS 7 PRODUCTIONS – Assistant Producer, Against the Tides
2018 - JOCUMENTARY PRODUCTIONS - Assistant Producer - Omega Man
2019 - NOMAD SOULS FILMS – Director & Producer - Plovertown
2019 - NOMAD SOULS FILMS – Director & Producer - Gogo Tokyo

ADVERTISEMENT MOVIES & STILLS

2016 - TWENTY FIRST CITY – Production Assistant, Adidas China
2016 - TWENTY FIRST CITY – Production Assistant, Pampers
2016 - TWENTY FIRST CITY – Production Assistant, Uniqlo
2016 - TWENTY FIRST CITY – Production Assistant, IBM
2016 - TWENTY FIRST CITY – Production Assistant, Apple
2016 - TWENTY FIRST CITY – Production Assistant, Netflix
2016 - TWENTY FIRST CITY – Production Assistant, OTHERtone
2016 - PLUS B FILM PRODUCTIONS – Production Assistant, Neutrogena
2016 - FIELD OF AMBITION – Production Assistant, SK-II
2017 - TWENTY FIRST CITY – Production Assistant, Apple
2017 - AUTOBAHN – Producer / Assistant Director, Casio G-Shock UK Japan Sequence
2017 - PIRANHA NYC – Producer / Assistant Director, JNTO Go: Tohoku
2017 - SCOUT PRODUCTION SERVICES – Producer, Paul Giggle’s 12 Natural Wonders Japan
2017 - BLINK – Assistant Producer, Google Local Guides Japan
2018 - NOMAD SOULS FILMS – Producer, Hafu2Hafu Crowdfunding Promotional Video
2018 - DENTSU CREATIVE X – Assistant Producer, Nike
2018 - NOMAD SOULS FILMS – Producer, Eagle Tokyo Promotional Video

TELEVISION

2015 - CARRON FILMS PRODUCTIONS – Producer, Wasp Hunters in Japan
2016 - C. PRODUCTIONS – Producer Enquête Exclusive by M6
2016 - FIXERS JAPAN – Production Assistant, I Love Kellie Pickler Japan Episode
2016 - TOKYO PRODUCTIONS – Producer, L’Émission d’Antoine Japan Special 2016
2016 - TOKYO PRODUCTIONS – Producer, L’Émission d’Antoine Japan Special 2017
2016 - GALAXIE PRESSE – Producer, Nyûsu Show Japan Special 2016
2017 - GALAXIE PRESSE – Producer, Nyûsu Show Japan Special 2017
2018 - AMAZON STUDIOS – Producer, The Gymkhana Files Japan Episode
2018 - FUJI MEDIA TECHNOLOGY – Live Assistant Technical Manager, WTCR Suzuka 2018

CORPORATE FILMS

2017 - THE ONLINE PRODUCTION OFFICE – Production Manager, Goodman Japan

JOURNALISM

2015 - NHK WORLD – Fixer, Rooftop Agriculture in Tokyo
2015 - NHK WORLD – Fixer, Recycling in Kesennuma
2015 - FRANCE 24 – Fixer, SEALDS Activism in Tokyo
2015 - CANAL+ – Fixer, Vintage Jeans in Japan
2016 - CANAL+ – Fixer, Fetish Fashion in Tokyo
2016 - CANAL+ – Fixer, Cho Hikaru; the Ultra Realistic Body Painter
2016 - FRANCE 24 – Fixer, Post-Tsunami Ghosts in Miyagi
2016 - FRANCE 5 – Fixer, Revenir à Fukushima
2016 - KOREA TIMES – Fixer, Fukushima 5th & Chernobyl 30th Anniversary Special Article Series - AWARDED
2016 - MADAME FIGARO - Friends for hire
2017 - BBC TRAVEL – Fixer, JR Tadami Line’s Present and Future
2017 - THE GUARDIAN/THE WASHINGTON POST/POLITICO EU – Fixer, Binational LGBT Couples in Japan
2018 - ARTE - Fixer, Japanese Androids and Humanoids
2018 - PARIS MATCH – Fixer, Experience Tokyo
2018 - PHOTOGRAPHER NICO – Fixer, Interesting Characters of Tokyo
2018 - LE PARISIEN - Tokyo’s Gay Scene

EVENTS

2014 - CANNES FILM FESTIVAL – Overseas Coordinator, for Lee Inchul & Mutsumi Lee
2017 - CANNES FILM FESTIVAL – Overseas Coordinator, for Shota Kasumi & Sei Sugiura
2018 - ASSEMBLAGE – Event Engineer, Chanel