Japan Institute of the Moving Image

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The Japan Institute of the Moving Image (日本映画大学, Nihon Eiga Daigaku), formerly known as the Yokohama Broadcasting Technical School, is a Japanese film school. It was founded in 1975 by film director Shohei Imamura.[1]

While a student at this school, director Takashi Miike was given his first film credit, as assistant director on Imamura's 1987 film Zegen.[2]

The current president is Tadao Sato.[3]

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  1. ^ 歴史と沿革 [History and Development] (in Japanese). Japan Academy of the Moving Image. Archived from the original on 28 December 2012. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Catalogue | The Masters of Cinema Series". Eurekavideo.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-12-31. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-12-28. Retrieved 2012-12-31. 
  4. ^ Thirst (2005-12-01). "Hwang Byung-Guk Talks 나의 결혼원정기 (Wedding Campaign) | Twitch". Twitchfilm.net. Archived from the original on 2007-12-19. Retrieved 2012-12-31. 

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Coordinates: 35°36′18.0″N 139°30′27.1″E / 35.605000°N 139.507528°E / 35.605000; 139.507528