Tomoyuki Furumaya

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Tomoyuki Furumaya
Born (1968-11-14) 14 November 1968 (age 50)
OccupationFilm director

Tomoyuki Furumaya (古厩 智之, Furumaya Tomoyuki) (born 14 November 1968) is a Japanese film director.


Born in Nagano Prefecture, Furumaya was attending Nihon University when his 16mm film, Shakunetsu no dojjibōru, won the grand prize at the Pia Film Festival.[1][2] That earned him a Pia Scholarship to make his first theatrical feature, This Window Is Yours, a film that won the first Dragons and Tigers Award at the Vancouver International Film Festival and helped him get the Directors Guild of Japan New Directors Award in 1994.[3] His film Bad Company won a Tiger Award and the FIPRESCI Award at the 2001 Rotterdam Film Festival.[4][5] Sayonara Midori-chan also was the runner-up in the competition at the 2005 Three Continents Festival.[6] He has also worked on such television programs as Mori no Asagao.

Furumaya is married to the actress Miako Tadano.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "Kono mado wa kimi no mono" (in Japanese). Pia Film Festival. Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  2. ^ "Furumaya Tomoyuki tandoku intabyū". Cinema Factory (in Japanese). 15 February 2008. Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  3. ^ "Nihon Eiga Kantoku Kyōkai Shinjinshō" (in Japanese). Directors Guild of Japan. Archived from the original on 22 November 2010. Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  4. ^ "Tiger Awards Competitie" (in Dutch). International Film Festival Rotterdam. Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  5. ^ "FIPRESCI Award" (in Dutch). International Film Festival Rotterdam. Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  6. ^ "27ème Festival des 3 Continents" (in French). Festival des 3 Continents. Retrieved 13 December 2010.

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