Christopher Makoto Yogi
Christopher Makoto YOGI was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He graduated with an MFA in Cinematic Arts from USC School of Cinematic Arts. Layover, on the Shore (2009), his short thesis film, was awarded Best Hawaiian Short at the Big island Film Festival. Yogi also has extensive experience editing documentaries for film and television. His work has been nominated for an Emmy, a GLAAD award, and he has been awarded a Student Academy Award. August at Akiko's (2018), world premiere at IFFR, is his debut feature film.
(selection) Layover, on the Shore (2009, short), Obake/Ghosts (2011, short), Makoto: Or Honesty (2013, short doc), Occasionally, I Saw Glimpses of Hawai‘i (2016, short doc), August at Akiko's (2018)
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Christopher Makoto Yogi at IFFR
August at Akiko's